Taking your kids on holiday can be a pretty expensive affair.
Flights, accomodation, meals and attraction tickets all add up.
But don’t forget that there are plenty activities you can do for free as a family while on holiday.
Dotting in some free activities alongisde things you pay for will spread your budget much further, and you will have to worry a lot loss.
Drawing a complete blank on what fun activities you could do with your kids for free?
Not to worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here are 6 suggestions of fun and interesting things you could try, all for free.
You will have to just double-check that the museum in the area you are in does offer free tickets to public, but the majority will do so.
Museums are great for kids.
They offer history, art, knowledge and, usually, some interactive kid-friendly activities.
Check out the local public museum where you are going and see what they have going on there. Some museums will have talks and events for free that you can go to, so try and look up the times for them in advance to avoid disappointment and to maximise your free time at the museum.
Public art galleries are, typically, free entry.
Children will enjoy seeing all different types of art, pictures and sculptures, and it can be a valuable learning experience for them.
Art galleries are also places that can have free talks and events on, so check on the websites of any local art galleries before you go.
Arguably the best free experience while on holiday is sightseeing.
A lot of tourist spots and local landmarks will charge entry fees to actually get into them, but everything is free to look at from outside.
You and your children can tour the city or country you are visiting, take photos and learn lots about the culture and history of the place, without spending a dime.
Make a game out of things and try and get your children to spot landmarks and remember facts about them.
They can learn a lot of new information and you can make a lot of family memories all for free.
No matter where you go on holiday, there should be some local and public parks.
These are great to spend some free time in as a family either playing, relaxing or having some lunch together.
You don’t have to stay in your hotel room to have cheap lunch, and you don’t have to be bored to save money either.
Make the most out of what your travel destination has to offer for free before you spend any money.
Beaches and Lakes
Some natural beauty and fun in the water are always good family activities.
And you don’t have to pay for natural beauty.
Do your research before your trip and find some lakes or beaches to visit with your kids.
You can make a whole day out of it and bring a packed lunch.
An amazing family day on a budget, with photos and memories to last you a lifetime.