Jordan Family Travels

Jordan is without a doubt the perfect destination for family travel. Home to the iconic archaeological site Petra, which is often the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Jordan. There is so much more to it though as we discovered.

Some of the highlights of our Jordan itinerary were a visit to Jerash where we caught a gladiator show among the ancient ruins. We tried floating in the Dead Sea and covering ourselves in mud and staying overnight in a desert camp in Wadi Rum. We snorkelled in the Red Sea and of course, we stood in awe upon seeing our bucket-list destination, Petra, for the first time.

The people are incredibly friendly and welcoming and they love children. The country is safe to travel around with modern infrastructure, including paved and well-signposted roads and the food is great. What more could you want from a family trip?

Visiting Petra with kids: The ultimate guide

Have you ever considered visiting Petra with kids? Whilst it is undoubtedly the number one highlight of Jordan and firmly on many people's bucket list, many people still don't think of visiting Petra with kids. For us, it was the absolute highlight of our family trip to Jordan and we want to share all of our tips and advice so that you can experience this magical place too.
Wadi Rum visit with kids 4x4 jeep

Wadi Rum: Everything you need to know about visiting with kids

Wadi Rum desert was one of the highlights of our Jordan itinerary. It was almost up there on a par with our long-term bucket list destination Petra which is really saying something. For the kids, it was number three on their kid's guide to Jordan behind meeting Gladiators and hiking around Petra and that is saying something too!
Visiting Jordan with kids: camel riding in Wadi Rum

Things to do in Jordan: A kid's guide

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We wanted to write a guide to kid's guide to Jordan because our boys loved it. Jordan is one of those places that they still talk about so it obviously made a great impression. This kid's guide to Jordan includes information on the best places to visit in Jordan from the perspective of our kids. We've also included a little helpful information from the parent's perspective.

An epic 10-day itinerary for Jordan with kids

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We visited Jordan during the Easter holidays and had 10 days to play with, which turned out to be a good amount of time to see the highlights. We were surprised that Jordan turned out to be such a family-friendly holiday destination...