Jet Charter Travel Tips: Summer Destinations for Families

Jet Charter Travel Tips: Summer Destinations for Families

You may think it’s already too late to plan a great summer family vacation, especially trying to schedule flights. However, one of the greatest benefits of traveling by jet charter is the convenience: planning your itinerary according to your schedule, down to the time of the flight. You also avoid the hassles of commercial travel including the longs lines at security and boarding. So rethink the possibilities for summer family vacations. Here are a few to consider.


Seattle is a great destination for families as it offers a range of activities that everyone can enjoy. City tours allow you to see all of the sights and decide where you want to return. There are so many family-friendly attractions in Seattle including historical sights, museums, Seattle Aquarium, Pacific Science Center, Museum of Flight, Stadium Tours (as well as games) and so much more. Take a ferry to one of the close by islands to enjoy lunch, a variety of museums, parks and gardens and much more; the views on the ferry trip are reason enough.


You may not immediately think of Philadelphia as a summer hot spot, but it’s steeped in history and offers a variety of family activities. Make sure to visit the National Constitution Center, The Liberty Bell, and the Betsy Ross House. Other attractions include, The Franklin Institute (science museum), the Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse – one of the oldest playgrounds dating back to 1899 – which offers a safe a free place to run and play, the Philadelphia Zoo, The Seaport Museum, and for younger visitors don’t miss the Please Touch Museum, and so much more.

National Parks

There are so many amazing National Parks around the United States and summer is the best time to visit many of them. With activities ranging from hiking, swimming, boating, biking, fishing and of course just enjoying the amazing views, there is something for everyone. Many parks offer Jr. Ranger programs and other planned family activities. Some top family favorites include: Yellowstone in Wyoming; Yosemite in California, Bryce Canyon in Utah, Zion National Park in Utah, and Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.

San Diego

San Diego is known for perfect weather year round, but of course summer is the best. The beach is an obvious must-do, but there are so many other attractions for families as well, including The World-Famous San Diego Zoo (celebrating 100 years), LEGOLAND, Sea World, a variety of more than 10 museums and many more activities at Balboa Park, historic Old Town, the USS Midway, Padres baseball games, harbor cruises and so much more.

When planning your summer vacations, consider the benefits of private jet charter for families. In addition to the flexibility of schedule, traveling with Pacific Coast Jet provides the convenience and comfort not available on commercial flights. Cabins are private and well-appointed, children can play and nap comfortably, and delicious and particular foods are planned and catered for you. Contact us at Pacific Coast Jet and we will help you start planning your summer family travel now.