Family vacation refers to recreation taken together by the family.
Spending time with family should be one of the top priorities during HOLIDAYS. Your children had a long academic session, while the parents have been busy working.
What fun way to spend time together FAMILY VACATION.
The family could lodge in an hotel close by and visit different amazing places: Beach, Museum, Zoo, Eatery, Parks etc.
Traveling is Fun
And if for no other reason to take your kids on vacation, travel because it is fun. As parents, we work hard to provide for our families. You deserve taking time away from your job. You deserve the time to make memories for your family.
15 FAMILY VACATION PLACES TO VISIT IN NIGERIA
1. Okomu National Park, Edo State
The Okomu National Park is a rain forest. It is a favourite spot for family picnics. Imagine watching above 150 varieties of birds each with its distinctive acrobatic display with your family. Similarly, children will be amazed at the sight of White throated monkey, forest elephants and other 33 wildlife species. Suitable air-conditioned accommodation is available.
2. Ikeja City Mall, Lagos State.
Ikeja City Mall is a shopping and entertainment resort. It is strategically located in the centre of Ikeja and it features a range of entertainment options for families including cinema and kiddies zone. There are many restaurants located in the shopping mall, and they serve the best food from several cuisines including African foods.
3. Olumo Rock, Abeokuta -Tourist Centre
Olumo Rock is Located in Abeokuta, Ogun State is Olumo Rock; a massive outcrop of granite rocks of prehistoric formation. The highest point of the rock is about 137m above sea level. There are several caves on the rock a few of which is 20 feet long and 25 feet wide. It is such a serene environ for family vacation.
4. Oguta Lake Holiday Complex, Imo State
In Oguta Local Government Area, Imo State is located Oguta fresh water Lake. Oguta Holiday Resort has a lot of facilities and services to make your family enjoy their vacation which includes: Golf course of international standard, mini children recreational park, cruise boat services much more. Swimming is another activity and the confluence of Oguta Lake and Urashi River make for good sightseeing.
5. Abraka Turf and Country Club
Located on the plains of Delta coastline, Abraka Turf and Country Club offers savannah adventure, natural reserves and clear emerald green river. It’s a holiday retreat for families and it provides recreational activities to keep adults and children happy. Watching the river flowing rhythmically and slowly is a fascinating way to bond with both your family and nature.
6. Millennium Park, Abuja
Millennium Park is the largest public park in Abuja. A narrow river run through the centre of the park, there are pleasant walkways with fountains and lights. A section of the park is devoted to scientific knowledge of the natural environment, it has Italian-style garden layout while another section comprises of untouched nature with brushwood and greenhouses for tropical birds and butterflies.
7. Funtopia Water Park, Lagos
Funtopia is a children’s world. Funtopia Water Park is located in Ibeju-Lekki and it brings adults and children together into its exciting world where fantasy is supreme. There are fun sections for kids below the age of three; parents can also have fun with their children when they play, swim and enjoy several water sports.
8. Nike Art Gallery, Lagos
Nike Art Gallery is wonderful place to visit with your children, you never know if one might discover his latent talent. Located in Lagos, it has a lot of artworks on display which includes beadwork, painting, drumming, singing and dancing, stone works and carvings, traditional loom weaving, indigo dyeing, embroidery etc.
9. Ifoko Beach, Port Harcourt
Ifoko Beach is a popular spot in Port Harcourt. It is maintained by the residents. Rainforest borders the shoreline which offers tourists a chance to stroll along the shore and impressive scenery and also follow the nature trails to see wildlife living in the rainforest. The centre serves as a tourist attraction as well as being significant for the culture, tradition and history of the Igbo people
10. Erin Ijesha Waterfalls, Osun State
Erin Ijesha waterfalls also known as Olumirin waterfalls is a natural sauna located in Ijesha, Osun State. The falls has seven layers of ascending plains with all the levels having breathing views and the freshness of the water is energising. Being at these different levels and just basking in the invigorating freshness of the falls is an unforgettable experience for the whole family.
11. Wonderland Amusement Park & Resort, Abuja
Wonderland Amusement Park & Resort is a world class recreation centre, situated opposite the National Stadium Abuja. It offers games and rides for various age categories, a leisure garden for relaxing, several restaurants and shops
12. Jhalobia Recreation Park and Gardens Located at the heart of Lagos, Jhalobia Recreation Park and Gardens features children’s play ground, waterfalls, sculpture, green lawns, exotic trees, flowers and palms, ponds and much more. A perfect atmosphere to bond with both nature and your family.
13. Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
The Port Harcourt Tourist Beach is a scenic stretch of sandy landscape side by side with a beautiful water body. It is an amazing spot for picnic and family vacation. The live performances of Cultural entertainers add to the fun and the resort offers sunbathing sites, restaurants and accommodation for all classes.
14. Enemabia Warm Spring, Benue State
Ememabia Warm Spring located in Benue State is a spectacular location for swimming in its natural warm water. It is also an amazing spot for family excursion as the scenery of its surrounding make for a good family sightseeing adventure.
15. Jos Wildlife Park
Jos wildlife Park is a man-made wildlife park. Set in an undulating landscape with different species of plant and picnic sites, Jos Wildlife Park hosts several wild life like hippos, buffalos, lions, pigmy horses, birds, crocodiles, pythons and much more. Children’s play ground, picnic pine forest, wildlife museum, video viewing centre and restaurants are some of the attractions of the Park.