Texas wins again. I mean, we are the second most populous state in the nation. And we do have a lot of land mass over here in the Lone Star. So maybe we have advantages in our favor. Maybe it isn't fair to all the other states. But we'll take the wins, however they come.

From Oregon to Vermont, the family-friendly destinations listed below are hot spots for kids of all ages. If you're looking for a place to trek that will have a little something for everyone, check out these popular locales.

Making the list of Yelp's 2024 Top 10 Family-Friendly Destinations are:

Salem, Oregon

Famous for it's annual Cherry Blossom Festival, Salem sits in the Willamette Valley, a premier region for wine production. With its proximity to the Cascade Mountains, the area provides plenty of access to outdoor recreation.

San Luis Obispo, California

With its natural beauty, pedestrian-friendly downtown, and a Bubblegum Alley that would sufficiently distract Buddy the Elf, SLO (as known to locals) could be a terrific place to visit for your next family vay-cay.

Virginia Beach, Virginia

It's all right there in the name. If you're wanting a beach getaway, Virginia has it. Along with the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and other attractions, you can easily coast into a fun family outing.

Ithaca, New York

Anchored by two esteemed universities, stunning natural landscapes like Taughannock Falls State Park, and the year-round Ithaca Farmers' Market, this New York town has a  vibrant energy.

Burlington, Vermont

Home to the University of Vermont, Burlington sits on the shores of Lake Champlain and offers plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation. Watch street performers at  Church Street Marketplace or visit nearby Shelburne Farms for family-friendly activities.

Breckenridge, Colorado

Famous for its world-class ski resort, this mountain town touts tours of its historic mining sites and hosts several summer festivals. If your family likes creating together, check into a workshop in the Breckenridge Arts District.

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Theories abound about the origins of Kill Devil Hills' quirky name. This city is known as the site from which the Wright Brothers powered their first flight in 1903. Beaches, bike paths, and parks are a few of the family-friendly places to land in this coastal town.

Charlottesville, Virginia

Notable sites near Charlottesville include Monticello, primary residence of Thomas Jefferson, and Shenandoah National Park. With its historic roots, regional festivals, and many outdoor activities, this community offers a lively scene for the family.

Napa, California

Famous for its vineyards and gourmet restaurants, Napa offers beautiful vistas and outdoor recreational opportunities. If the offspring are in tow, consider a walkabout in The Petrified Forest in nearby Calistoga, taking kids' cooking classes, or visiting area farms.

Fredericksburg, Texas

The #1 pick for the USA's most family-friendly destination...Fredericksburg, Texas!

Founded in 1846 in central Texas, Fredericksburg was established and grown by German settlers. These days the city - with a population at approximately 11,000 - boasts a bustling scene that includes shopping, breweries, vineyards, peach growing, the 200-acre Wildseed Farms, and much more. Nearby Enchanted Rock offers hiking trails and views of the Texas Hill Country aplenty.

According to Yelp, families are fans of Fredericksburg. So are we.

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