Cycling the Gap of Dunloe with Kids

image of cycling past water on Gap of Dunloe in Killarney

One of the best things to do in the Killarney National Park is the Gap of Dunloe. The Gap of Dunloe is an incredibly scenic, narrow mountain pass which separates the Purple Mountains from MacGillycuddy’s Reeks (the highest mountain range in Ireland).

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A Family Cycling Holiday in Connemara, Ireland

image of two parents on bikes pulling a trailer and one with a kid on a tag-a-long

We have always dreamed of cycling Ireland, but after we had kids, we figured we’d need to put the dream on hold until they were old enough. We are a very active family when traveling and we love the idea of a family cycling holiday, but we have often struggled to find a tour operator which has the right equipment and a family-friendly itinerary.

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A Family Friendly Chiang Mai Bike Tour

Family cycling tour in Chiang Mai Thailand

Most people travel to Chiang Mai to enjoy outdoor activities in its beautiful setting. We were really hoping to go for a Chiang Mai bike tour in the countryside, but we weren’t sure if we could find a tour operator with cycling equipment for kids (ours were 3 & 5 years old at the time).

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Ayutthaya Thailand with Kids

Wat Chai Wattanaram in Ayutthaya Thailand with Kids

Ayutthaya is the former capital of Siam and was once one of the world’s most important cities. It was nearly destroyed by a Burmese attack in 1767, but we are fortunate that enough temple ruins remain to give us a feel for what this incredible city was like in its prime.

We visited Aytuthaya, Thailand with our two kids, aged 3 & 5, in December. We were a little worried about the temples being too boring for them, but they never complained once.

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Kanchanaburi Thailand with Kids

Kayaking under the River Kwai Kanchanaburi Thailand

Kanchanaburi, Thailand is best known as the home of The Bridge over the River Kwai, but we were drawn there by the amazing outdoor activities. In three full days, we were able to do our three favorite outdoor activities with our kids (aged 3 & 5); hiking, biking and kayaking.

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