Soaking up the summer while it lasts and making the most of the warm weather and free time with the family can be a race against time. While the longer days are cooling off and the threat of school and hectic schedules is on the horizon, there’s still plenty of time to snag one last beach vacation with the whole family.
Although Stellenbosch is known worldwide for putting South Africa on the map, Franschhoek (which translates to “French Town” in Afrikaans) is deservedly a favorite weekend haunt for Cape Town. While it delivers plenty of grown-up and sophisticated wine experiences, many of its wineries and businesses recognize oenophiles may have kids in town. Here, you will find successfully cultivated attractions and activities intended to engage curious young minds and expand young palates.
Family vacations can be hectic. From packing up the kids, getting to your destination, unpacking during your stay and repacking when the trip is through, a lot can go wrong and something can fall through the cracks, especially teddy bears.