Must See Destinations to Visit with Children in Vietnam

Traveling with children is extremely different from traveling as a single adult or a couple. You cannot just pack a bag and head off on an adventure. You need to plan your holiday, book hotels and ensure there are child friendly attractions to visit. You need to ensure that you chosen destination has something exciting for both adults and children. These restrictions do not mean you have to stick to a 100 mile radius or visit only developed nations with well known theme parks. You can visit exotic locations from China to Vietnam, all you have to do is a little research and some advanced bookings.

If you are considering Vietnam as your next holiday destination, here are some great attractions both you and your children will enjoy:

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh formerly Saigon is tragic and well known history. It has many monuments and museums that showcase its war history. It also has exciting street food to experiment. It also has places such as Saigon River and Suoi Tien Cultural Park which are great family destinations whether you are traveling with a toddler or a teenager.

Saigon River

Have a relaxing family day as you float down the Saigon River in a boat. Wave to children from riverside homes, keep an eye out for water buffaloes and admire the scenic beauty of Vietnam.

Suoi Tien Cultural Park

Suoi Tien offers more than cultural knowledge, it offers a day full of educational and entertainment opportunities. It has a zoo, shows, a water park, amusement park and even a beach. For older children and adults can also spend a fun afternoon encased in a giant plastic bubble running across water.


The capital of Vietnam is a bustling and crowded city but it has great indoor and outdoor child friendly attractions such as the Thang Long Water Puppet Park and the Ho Tay Water Park

Thang Long Water Puppet Theater

Learn about Vietnamese culture and live through spectacular water puppet performances. The Thang Long Water Puppet Theater makes education fun.

Ho Tay Lake Water Park

Enjoy a day of family fun while taking a break from the heat. The Ho Tay Lake Water Park has great rides for children of all ages. There are also fun activities for adults.

Hanoi Zoological Garden

Hanoi Zoological Garden offers two one entertainment opportunities for children. Spend the morning at the zoological garden and see many species of animals from across the world. Later in the day head to the ground next door and enjoy a high speed race at the go-carting arena, a game of ball or even old school games at an arcade.

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