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Best places to go on vacation with a baby under a year old?


Asked by shanapiv at 11:12 PM on Feb. 22, 2011 in Travel

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  • If you go on a cruise, do your research first. Disney cruises have a nursery for children ages 3 and under. Most cruise lines do not offer childcare until they are age 3 and potty trained (must be both).

    If your main reason for a vacation is for the adults, then you can go just about anywhere with the baby at this age (provided you are looking for childcare while there). If you go to a place like Las Vegas, make sure you ask if children are permitted. Some of the hotels are adults only. There are also hotels in Vegas that welcome children, but don't allow strollers.

    If your main reason is for your 1 year old, the I would highly recommend a Disney resort. They have the typical Disneyland and Disney World, but they also have resorts in Hawaii, North Carolina, Vero Beach (FL east coast), Paris, Tokyo, etc. I wouldn't recommend flying more than 3 hours at a time though.

    Answer by sherribeare at 12:14 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Anyplace you want to walk a lot since they will be in a stroller and soon enough they will have their own opinions what they want to do. I'd go for some place you enjoy sighseeing and taking in museums etc.

    Answer by jamesonjustines at 11:14 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • wait - how old exactly - there is a big difference between a 5 month old and an 11 month old. the former is definitely more adaptable so the stroller and walking trip is great. once they start moving about, they become restless and the best vacations end up being places like beaches where they can explore themselves.

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    Answer by Kaamna at 1:46 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Disney or a cruise or a resort location because both have day care for all age kids. Years ago we went to a dude ranch. The kids were in kid camp and we had time to ourselves. Big cities are great because you can use the stroller about anywhere.

    Answer by robinkane at 10:20 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Beach. You can relax and bring a playpen there and also a stroller to stroll the peir and all of that. Make sure you have a hotel room or rental property near by so you can go inside when the baby gets tired.

    Answer by gemgem at 10:23 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • The coast is an awesome idea. The sound will soothe the baby and being outside will be nice. Just bring a sweater for baby and a hat and your set!

    Answer by TwilightMack at 10:51 AM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • somewhere you can bring a stroller!

    Answer by janeosborne at 10:21 PM on Feb. 23, 2011