Beijing, with hundreds of history and plenty cultural heritages, is not only a popular destination for normal travelers, but also for family with kids. To help you plan your family tour in Beijing, here we share some family-friendly attractions with you, hope your family enjoy your days in Beijing.
Your kids must be familiar with the Great Wall from the TV, books or others. Now it is time to take theme to visit the real Great Wall. Your family will definitely amazed by this masterpiece of man-made architecture. The Great Wall has a total length of more than 8,850 km, and Beijing proudly keep the most beautiful sections - Mutianyu, Badaling, Jinshanling, Simatai, etc. Badaling and Mutianyu are recommended because they offer best preserved walls, well-maintained facilities, such as cableway, dinning, etc. Besides, flexible activities are offered as choices for family when visiting the Great Wall, including amusement park, zoo, hiking, etc.
The Toboggan ride on the Mutianyu Great Wall is very popular with kids. It is an exciting and safe ride from the upper location of Great Wall to the lower place.
Visiting a local family in Hutong, you can experience the real normal life of the people. Sitting together with the Chinese family, learning to make dumpling or tasting some local family food, it will be a fresh experience for you. Riding through Hutongs, by bike or rickshaw, you will catch a glimpse of the traditional courtyard residences.
Beijing Zoo and Beijing Aquarium within the Zoo are highly recommended for family with kids. Here you can see the lovely-pandas in the Panda House, beautiful sea creatures and appreciate the interesting Dolphin & Seal Performances in the Aquarium.
Beijing Happy Valley has become pretty popular with both adults and children for 40 different rides and quite cool themed areas. The teenage children can take some thrilling adventures rides and there are lovely shows suitable for little ones. The night performances in summer are brilliant for whole family.
Another featured theme park is the Happy Magic Water Cube Waterpark in the Olympic Park. Yes, just get inside the Water Cube. After Beijing Olympic Games, the Water Cube has been turned into a modern day waterpark. The theme park inside it offers huge water roller coasters and rockets firing people into the tube, artificial beach inside as well, very exciting and fun.
The best time for flying kites in Beijing is spring and autumn, when you and your kids can fly a kite in Temple of Heaven Park in a pleasant breezing day together with the locals.
Many children, especially teenagers love skiing. If your children are kind of snow-lover, take then to the ski resort around Beijing. Also, there’s another winter highlight in Beijing, that is skating on lakes or rivers in local parks, such as Beihai Park and the Summer Palace. Both are great places for travelers and local people to have fun in winter.
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