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Course Description

Taking a great family vacation can be a fantastic experience for everyone. But a lot of a successful vacation comes down to choosing the right destination, planning ahead, and knowing what to consider.

That's where this course on great family vacation spots comes in. This course is designed to help families determine their own ideal family vacation spot. By the time you finish this course you will have an idea of what type of family vacation you want to pursue, as well as travel tips and arrangements required.

This course provides an in-depth look at such great family vacation spots as theme parks, nature-based vacations, family cruises, historical vacation spots, snow bound vacations, beautiful beach vacations, south of the border options, vacationing abroad, city trips to love, and more. Chock-full with helpful information, this course will help point you in the right direction to planning the family vacation of a lifetime!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: An Introduction to Great Family Vacation Spots

In this lesson we will take a look at why family vacations are important and some helpful information on planning a great one. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Article: How to Plan a Vacation
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Theme Park Vacation Spots

In this lesson we will take a look at a variety of popular theme park family vacation destinations. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 10 Articles: Disney World Parks; Universal Studios; Legoland; Six Flags; Busch Gardens; Kings Island; Cedar Point; Schlitterbahn; Hershey's Park; Knott's Berry Farm
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Vacation Spots for Nature Nuts

This lesson focuses on vacation spots that are nature based, and why families benefit from them. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review 8 Articles: U.S. National Parks Service website; Everglades National Park; Glacier County, Montana; Yellowstone National Park; Grand Canyon National Park; Monument Valley; Yosemite National Park; Great Smokey Mountains National Park
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Cruise Vacations

This lesson focuses taking a family cruise as a vacation, including popular destinations and what to consider. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review 4 Articles: Alaska Cruises; Mexico Cruises; Caribbean Cruises; Hawaii Cruises
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Historical Vacation Spots

In this lesson we explore the idea of taking history-based vacations and top spots to consider. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review 6 Articles: Washington, D.C. Historical; Boston Historical Vacation; San Francisco Historical Vacation; Philadelphia Historical Vacation; New York City; Mackinac Island
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Going Snow Bound

This lesson focuses on snow bound vacations, who should consider them, and what to expect. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Vail; Lake Tahoe; Stowe Mountain Resort
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Beautiful Beach Vacations

This lesson looks at taking a family beach vacation, including some of the most popular destinations. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review 6 Articles: Hawaii; Florida Beaches; San Diego; Myrtle Beach; US Virgin Islands; Cape Cod
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Heading South of the Border

This lesson looks at popular vacation spots that are south of the border and what they have to offer. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review 7 Articles: Galapagos Islands; Caribbean Island Resorts; Costa Rico; Jamaica; Belize; Mexico's Beaches; Bureau of Consular Affairs
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Taking it Abroad

This lesson covers taking an international family vacation and some top destinations to consider. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 6 Articles: Rome; London; Paris; Africa; Beijing; Egypt
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: City Tripping

This lesson looks at city vacations, including top places to consider, and what to expect. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review 7 Articles: New York City Vacation; Los Angeles; Nashville; Las Vegas; Miami; Chicago; Denver
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Planning Your Trip

This lesson discusses things you will want to consider when planning your trip. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Take Poll: Let us know what you think of this course
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Exam
  • Complete: The Final Exam
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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe great family vacation spots.
  • Know theme park vacation spots and what to look for when selecting a spot.
  • Know vacation spots for nature nuts and what to look for when selecting a spot.
  • Know cruise vacations and what to look for when selecting a cruise.
  • Describe historical vacation spots.
  • Know beautiful beach vacations, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Great Family Vacations
Course Number: 8900200
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: General Education (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 0.2 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Cathleen Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $30.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $55.00

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