Bermuda is a great destination for the entire family. Most resorts offer children's activities and special family packages. Most of the larger properties also give Mom and Dad an opportunity to spend some time alone by offering babysitting services for minimal fees.
More importantly, Bermuda offers many activities that will keep kids interested all day long. Kid-friendly activities include sailing, water-skiing, snorkeling, and glass-bottom-boat trips from April to October, plus tennis, visits to museums and caves, and a wide array of walking tours. Here are some of Bermuda's top sights and activities for kids:
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo -- This complex offers kids a wonderful introduction to the undersea world. Hand-held recordings let you listen to a history of marine life as you visit live exhibits of Bermuda's native fish.
Bermuda Maritime Museum -- Everyone in the family takes equal delight in seeing the exhibits of Bermuda's nautical history in this authentic Victorian fortress museum. Although exhibits are scattered around the grounds of a half-dozen outbuildings, its centerpiece, the Commissioner's House, is packed with enough references to the historical dramas of yesteryear to keep pre-teens diverted and amused.
Bermuda Railway Trail -- This nature walk, with strolls overlooking the seashore and along quiet tree-lined alleyways, is suitable for the entire family. You can pick up the 34km (21-mile) trail at many points and explore as many sections as you like, according to your stamina and interests.
Crystal Caves -- Two boys chasing a runaway ball in 1907 discovered an enormous cavern and an underground lake. Easily navigable walkways and informative guides take parents and kids down into the caverns in Hamilton Parish.
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