The Top Things to Do With Your Family in Vietnam

Cua Dai beach

Vietnam is a country with many beautiful landscapes from the long coastline to the majestic mountains. It is worth for you to make a family trip to this beautiful country. Here are the top things to do with your family in Vietnam.


The capital of Vietnam is a vibrant city, never had a boring moment in Hanoi. The people are friendly, the food is delicious and tasty. There are so many things to see, for the whole family.

Between Hanoi is Hoan Kiem Lake, very beautiful. Local people and tourists also visit this lake to relax on the bench, admire its beauty or visit Jade Island where the Nui Temple is located. The island is connected to the shore by a red bridge.

In addition, near the center of Hoan Kiem Lake is Turtle Tower. According to legend, in early 1428, Emperor Le Loi was approached by a Golden Tortoise Master to ask for his magecraft, called the Heavens. Loi concluded that the tortoise had requested the sword to return his master, the Dragon King, who had brought the sword to Loi. After Loi uses the sword in battle against China, he returns it. He renamed the lake to honor the Golden Tortoise. For many years, many turtles have been found in the lake, and the famous tortoise known by everyone unfortunately died this year. However, there are 3 remaining turtles in the lake, but of another species.

Hoan Kiem Lake

Walking through Hanoi Old Quarter is wonderful. The small restaurants, markets, local people, all make a wonderful experience and show you the true heart of Vietnam.

About 120 km from Hanoi is Cuc Phuong National Park, which has rich flora and fauna. It’s a perfect park for a family day out to observe wildlife, most endangered species!

Hanoi Opera House is a spectacular, yellow building in the city centre of Hanoi. The Opera House was built by the French Colonial Administration for 10 years, completed in 1911.

There are many museums to discover the rich history in Hanoi such as the Museum of Military History of Vietnam. Opened in 1956, it is one of seven national museums in Vietnam. Besides, The Ethnology Museum, Woman Museum, Hoa Lo Prison, Ho Chi Minh Museum, Fine Arts Museum, etc

The One Pillar Pagoda is considered one of the most iconic temples in Vietnam along with the Perfume Pagoda. It was built by Emperor Ly Thai Tong, he built it in gratitude when he had a dream that the Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva gave him a son on the lotus. Soon after he married a poor girl he had a child. In appreciation, he built the One-Column Temple in the same way as in his dream.

Halong Bay

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Halong Bay is a truly beautiful sight. Covered in lush green waters and mountainous areas which is full of hidden caves and looks as a picture full of flowers on it, Halong Bay is truly a peaceful place for visiting in Vietnam.

Cong Dam Fishing VillageThis magnificent area faces cruise travel and cave tourism.

This is a great family experience; it allows a family the opportunity to connect with the tranquility of these hynotic waters.


Hoi An is a small town famous for its beaches and home appliance. Hoi An offers families a relaxing clothes and casual. Hoi An ancient town is a charming way to capture your heart.

There are many activities provided Hoi An as cycling, cooking classes, snorkeling, scuba diving, walking around the night market or relax on the beach. So there are a variety of activities for all the family.

Hoi An Ancient Town
Hoi An Ancient Town

One of the sights not to be missed is the Japanese Covered Bridge. It was built in 1590 by a Japanese community, and is protected by a pair of statues of monkeys and a dog. Why monkey and dog? An old story tells that it was because they had started construction in monkeys and was completed in the year of the dog. It really is a lovely sight to see.


Danang is also known as a private beach for the resort and public beaches. Both are equally good and have a strong sense of family as most people who go to the beach there are parents with their children.

Water is extremely safe, and flat beaches and should not have any accidents! Danang is also no shortage of hotel resorts, is a great place to breathe.

Non Nuoc Beach
Non Nuoc Beach

Danang is home to the Marble Mountains, a group of five mountains, limestone and marble. They are named after the five elements:

Kim – Metal, Hoa – Fire, Thuy – Water, Moc – Wood, Tho – Earth

Each mountain caves are hidden; However, the only mountain can climb as Thuy. The Buddhist sanctuary can also be found around the mountain.

Closed to Danang city, Hue City is the Old Capital with history and mausoleums of Nguyen Kings to discover. It is the last Royal Palace of Vietnam where show you the Palace still remains until now.

My Son is a group of Hindu temples were destroyed in part, to the southwest of Danang. It was built between the 4th century and the 14th century AD by the Champa Kings.

Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon)

Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city of Vietnam, located in the South. The first place to visit in Saigon is the Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnel system. Vietnamese Communists have used tunnels to hide, communicate and sometimes lived during the war in Vietnam (1955-1975). Trip of Cu Chi is an interesting trip and interesting, something the whole family will enjoy.

With many days in Ho Chi Minh which you just want to have fun, you can visit Suoi Tien theme park including swimming pools and gardens dinosaurs. You can also visit the Dam Sen Water Park, where area electronic games, theater folk dance, ancient castle, square, lake west of the small garden royal Yugoslavia, rock gardens and palaces of water, islands dance center, sea life, puppet Theater, Giac Vien, butterfly garden, fishing, tea shop, the adventure games, pool, horses, gardens western, squares culture water, cultural attractions, theater bowling, sports, fishing Lake, Thuy Ta restaurant and play area for children.

Duc Ba church
Duc Ba church

For those who are interested in animals, Zoo and Botanical Garden, Saigon is big for both pleasure family. It is home to more than a hundred species of mammals, reptiles and birds, as well as many rare orchids and other plants.

Saigon Central Post Office is a beautiful building built in the late 19th century when Vietnam was part of French Indochina. Postal Service is now tourist attractions in the city center of Ho Chi Minh.

The Mekong Delta

In South Vietnam, the Mekong Delta is a network of rivers flowing from the Tibetan plateau, although Chinese provinces, Yunnan to Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam ended. This is the 12th longest river in the world and is a great adventure for the whole family if you want to travel from Vietnam to Cambodia (Angkor Wat is also a great landscape). The river is full of floating markets, temples and villages. It’s a great way to appreciate nature and the beauty of Vietnam.

Tra Su forest
Tra Su forest

Not only Vietnam have all these offers and more, but what makes it so special is the people you will meet on your journey. Vietnamese are very welcoming, friendly and hospitable and really is the highlight of the visit to Vietnam by anyone.


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