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In 2021, many families are going to want to start traveling again. The good news is that there are many destinations where families will enjoy a safe and fun vacation.

Washington, DC

Thanks to recent and upcoming improvements in hotels and attractions, Washington DC has become a family-friendly travel destination. There is no lack of places to stay while visiting D.C. Hotels opening for the first time in 2021 include The Cambria Hotel Washington DC and the Kimpton Banneker Hotel, which will be in DuPont Circle. This is a new development that also consists of six townhouses.

While families are in town, they can mark the Smithsonian Museum’s 175th anniversary. The Arts and Industries Building that originally housed the museum will be open again to mark the occasion. While they are at it, families are encouraged to visit the Natural Museum of American History when the Hall of American Culture opens.

Bookworms will enjoy a visit to the Martin King Jr Public Library to mark the D.C. Public Library System’s 125th anniversary. Other notable celebrations include the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Center.

New York City

Another popular destination for family vacations in 2021 will be New York. Hikers may look forward to experiencing the new Empire State Trail, which spans 750 miles and is the world’s longest trail with multiple uses.

A visit to New York isn’t complete without a stay at the Catskills, opening a sprawling new resort in 2021. The Eldred Preserve is also set to open in the coming months. Stretched over 75-acres of private land, the resort will offer a boutique hotel and an on-site lounge and restaurant.

Florida

To relax under the sun, families will be flocking to Florida. Secluded attractions open to visitors include the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, which can be found on Sanibel Island. Other popular destinations include Miramar Beach, conveniently in Santa Rosa Island, and Rosemary Beach. Visitors can book a stay at the new Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. It boasts amenities such as a rooftop pool, luxury spa, and four high-end dining options.

These are just a few of the destinations set to welcome families from all over the country in 2021.