Last year we made a decision not to take a family vacation in order to save money. This year, however, it’s time to start planning. The problem is that we know when we want to go, we just can’t decide where to go.
I’m all for Disney World. Huge fan. HUGE. I always have been. The problem I’ve encountered is convincing my husband and two sons that it’s the place we need to go. I thought they’d be all on board for it, but I guess the whole Cinderella Castle thing is a turn off. Right now I playing up Disney’s Animal Kingdom and all the dinosaur and pirate adventures. Plus, I even tossed SeaWorld into the mix to stir up a little interest.
The boys have voted for Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, a place where we’ve vactioned before. Since they’re five and eight, it’s really the only vacation they can remember, so I can’t really blame them for trying – I just have to convince them that Disney is something we need to try.
My husband is all for the nature vacation. So far he’s mentioned the Great Smokey Mountains or Georgia’s barrier Islands, mainly Tybee or St. Mary’s. While I like the idea, I think it’s better to do Disney while the boys are young, before they dismiss even the possibility of getting anywhere close to Mickey Mouse.
Ultimately, I’ll be the one to book the vacation. Most likely I’ll be able to convince them Disney’s the ticket, however, I don’t want to be completely autocratic. Regardless, a decision has to be made soon in order to book. Any suggestions?