North Pole! Home of Santa's Workshop is one of Mini Family Vacations.

1. North Pole! Home of Santa's Workshop

Theme Park · 5050 Pikes Peak Hwy, Cascade, CO

ParentingParenting: Christmas-themed amusement park complete with the Candy Cane Coaster, the kids can meet Santa in his element! Read more.

Strategic Air & Space Museum is one of Mini Family Vacations.

2. Strategic Air & Space Museum

Museum · 28210 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE

ParentingParenting: At Kids Space, they can even blast off with flight simulator rides! Read more.

Block Island, RI is one of Mini Family Vacations.

3. Block Island, RI

Island · Block Island, RI

ParentingParenting: Make sure walk the wooden stairway down Mohegan Bluffs, a 150-foot drop. And while in town, you'll find no shortage of family-friendly restaurants, shops, and charming bed and breakfast inns. Read more.

Butterfly Pavilion is one of Mini Family Vacations.

4. Butterfly Pavilion

Zoo · Central Westminster · 6252 W 104th Ave, Westminster, CO

ParentingParenting: Definitely a family attraction; the bright greenhouse is filled with many enormous and colourful butterflies. Impressive for all ages. Read more.

Texas State Aquarium is one of Mini Family Vacations.

5. Texas State Aquarium

Aquarium · 2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX

ParentingParenting: Kids can pet stingrays and get a behind-the-scenes tour of animal feeding and care! Read more.

Pink Jeep Tours Sedona, AZ is one of Mini Family Vacations.

6. Pink Jeep Tours Sedona, AZ

Tourist Information Center · 204 N State Route 89A, Sedona, AZ

ParentingParenting: Junior adventurers go wild for the way-off-the-beaten-track Pink Jeep Tours. It's like an amusement park ride through ruins, gulches, and ancient rock art. Read more.

Consolidated Gold Mine is one of Mini Family Vacations.

7. Consolidated Gold Mine

General Entertainment · 185 Consolidated Gold Mine Rd, Dahlonega, GA

ParentingParenting: Dahlonega was the sight of the first U.S. gold rush. Take a mining adventure 60 feet below ground at the Consolidated Gold Mine, where you can try your hand at panning for gold. Read more.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is one of Mini Family Vacations.

8. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Sculpture Garden · 1000 E Beltline Ave NE (btwn Bradford & Leonard), Grand Rapids, MI

ParentingParenting: Kids can put on their own puppet shows at the Storytelling Garden or sit in an enormous bird's nest in the Treehouse Village. Read more.

Thanksgiving Point Gardens is one of Mini Family Vacations.

9. Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Garden · 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi, UT

ParentingParenting: See what dinosaurs looked like when they roamed the earth at The Museum of Ancient Life, and get a behind-the-scenes look at Dinosnorzzz, a dinosaur-themed slumber party held once a month. Read more.

10. Smoke Rise Ranch

Campground · 6751 Hunterdon Rd (Route 78), Glouster, OH

ParentingParenting: Learn about life on a real cattle farm, including lessons in roping, horseback riding, and team penning. You can also take the family on a trail hike, spend the night in a cabin, or camp out. Read more.

Turquoise Trail is one of Mini Family Vacations.

11. Turquoise Trail

Road · Santa Fe, NM

ParentingParenting: Head to the top of Sandia Crest to take in the views of the desert hills, buttes, and rock formations that make the area unique. Read more.

The Magic House is one of Mini Family Vacations.

12. The Magic House

Museum · 516 S Kirkwood Rd (at Woodbine Ave), St Louis, MO

ParentingParenting: Kids can do everything from starring in their own telecast to constructing a firehouse. Read more.

Mammoth Cave National Park is one of Mini Family Vacations.

13. Mammoth Cave National Park

National Park · 1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy, Mammoth Cave, KY

ParentingParenting: Tours take you from a quarter-mile to 5.5 miles in, showing you a new world of natural and historic wonders. Read more.

Starved Rock State Park is one of Mini Family Vacations.

14. Starved Rock State Park

Park · IL Rte 178 (at IL Rte 71), Oglesby, IL

ParentingParenting: Starved Rock State Park offers a wealth of outdoor activities including fishing, picnicking, horse back riding, and beautiful waterfalls. Read more.