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If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Rio de Janeiro is a good choice. The beaches, museums, and local tours are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Fly into Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), which is the closest airport, or Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), which is located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center. Rio de Janeiro offers 345 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you want to stay.
Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort: Offers 2 outdoor pools, a kids' club, and 5 restaurants. Guests like the comfy beds and central location at this 5-star hotel.
Sol Ipanema Hotel - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free breakfast. Guests like the clean rooms at this 4-star hotel.
Hotel Marina Palace RIO Leblon - Offers a restaurant and laundry facilities. Guests like the clean rooms and central location at this 3.5-star hotel.
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Rio de Janeiro.
Museum of Modern Art, Maracana Stadium, and Niterói Contemporary Art Museum are interesting attractions you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Rio de Janeiro. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Sugar Loaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer, and National Library.Rio de Janeiro is also well-known for its:
Rio de Janeiro has transportation options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Carioca Station, Uruguaiana Station, and Cinelandia Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Rio de Janeiro Central Station, Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station, or Rio de Janeiro Sao Cristovao Station.