Family Vacations in London


Thanks to the popularity of Harry Potter and his wizarding friends, London ranks among the top family vacation destinations for millions of muggle families around the world.

While it can be an expensive destination, there also are plenty of affordable and family-friendly things to do in this world-class city. Those include the British Museum, the changing of the guards outside Buckingham Palace, and a stroll along the River Thames and past the iconic Big Ben.

While driving can be a challenge, it’s easy to get around via the Metro (where you’ll be reminded regularly to “mind the gap”), via a double decker bus, classic London cab, or on foot during a family vacation.

London is a top family vacation destination for our TravelingMom family travel experts. Our experience is the key to ensuring your family vacations deliver all the fun and joy you hope they will. We know what works for kids and what doesn’t. And we’ve got tips for making the most of your family trip, wherever you want to go.

What You Need to Know about Family Vacations in London

On these pages, we’ll tell you about the best family hotels in the city. We’ll tell you about the best things to do with kids in London. We’ll give you tips for saving money and tips for getting the most out of your family vacations in London. And we’ll tell you the best free things to do in the town. Doing the free stuff is always the best way to save money on family vacations.

Our writers know the ins and outs of family vacations in Chicago, New York City, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco and, of course that family vacation Mecca: Disney.

Get all of our tips and insight here. If you don’t find what you need, visit our TravelingMom Facebook page and post your question there. Chances are good someone will know the answer. That’s because TravelingMom’s family travel experts have been there. We have learned what works best for families. And we’re ready to share to make your family vacations in London the best they can be.

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