Rome: Top 8 Things to See and Do with Kids

Italy, Rome Guide (B): Rome: Top 8 Things to See and Do with Kids

When people think of family vacations, Rome is typically not the first place that comes to mind. A large, busy metropolis inundated with tourists, it seems overwhelming as a destination to take the kids. I can understand that (and used to think that), but after having spent three days there with my family this July, I can say it is way less daunting than I had imagined, and would completely recommend to anyone in thinking of going with their family to do it. People also worry about the heat – if going in summer – and while at times the high temps were somewhat paralyzing, we found that many of the things on our “must see” list were either indoors, or had shade for us to cool off in. Our list increased in size, actually, as we discovered new places to go to escape the heat – places we enjoyed immensely and otherwise would maybe not have visited.

There is no place like the eternal city, with its rich history appearing everywhere you go, from Ancient Rome, to the cobble stone streets and grand piazzas, to the sheer number of churches, to the famous fountains and sculptures, to the renaissance palaces – there is something for everyone. Here are my Top 8 Things to See and Do in Rome with Kids (note, Trevi Fountain was closed for repairs and Vatican City we did see, but was not my kids favorite – you can view my Vatican post here): ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Rome: Top 8 Things to See and Do with Kids
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Colosseum   Pantheon   Villa Borghese Park   Piazza Navona   Campo de’ Fiori   San Clemente   Pizzeria Da Baffetto   Da Sabatino  
Author: Corey Cook
Read it on author's website: https://fifiandhop.com/2015/08/12/rome-top-8-things-to-see-and-do-with-kids/

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