While planning a family trip, there are always question for where is the best place for kids and the elderly to go in Taiwan. We try to find some attractions to relax and play in northern, central, and southern Taiwan.
In northern Taiwan, Taipei Zoo and Maokong Gondola is the best recommendation for those travelers with kids. Families could take a stroll for the penguin, koala, Formosan animals, and pandas. The cute pandas Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan definitely cannot be missed. To view the nightscape of Taipei, tourist can take Maokong Gondola to the mountain. Apart from nightscape, Maokong is also famous for its tea and local cuisine. Another family-friendly tourist attraction is Huashan 1914 Creative Park. There are exhibitions held in Huashan 1914 Creative Park every week. Kids and the elderly can experience making the woodcraft in the workshop.
In central Taiwan, Cinjing Farm could be a good option for nature lovers. The sheep shearing show, DIY handicraft, and horse riding show are the unique experience that families can join together and make a stronger bond with each other. Another tourist attraction good for a family trip is Nantou Monster Village. Kids will absolutely fall in love with the cute monsters. Adults and kids can try some bread and desserts like witch’s finger or monster’s eyeball. If you still have the energy to go around after being scared by the monsters, don’t miss the nearby Sun Moon Lake. It is also a good famous place for the family to relax in the mountains.
As for southern Taiwan, Love River is a good place for the family trip with the elderly. Taking a ride of the boat, you can view the riverside slowly and chat with parents. There are also bars along the Love River. If tourists want to have some drinks, you can try some at the bars. For those who want to spend an afternoon to enjoy the river scenery, there are also Cafés for you. Drinking a cup of Cappuccino and chat with families, travelers may laze freely in Kaohsiung.
In Kaohsiung, if you are interested in Taiwanese temple culture, Lotus Pond could be a great destination. Around Lotus Pond, there are Dragon and Tiger Pagodas, Spring and Autumn Pavilions, and Confucius Temple. Kids can go through the Dragon’s mouth and out of Tiger’s, then they can turn the bad luck into good fortune. There is also Guanyin (Buddhist bodhisattva with compassion and veneration) riding dragon pagoda in front of Spring and Autumn Pavilions, which is also a knowledgeable classroom for tourists to learn the temple culture. Confucius Temple here is the largest Confucius Temple in Taiwan. Confucius is the great teacher of China, who is responsible for education. Built in the style of the Song dynasty, this solemn and majestic architecture welcomes all tourists. (Want to explore more Taiwanese temple culture? Join our tour “Oh My God!”)
If you are planning a family trip to Taiwan, these spots can be listed on your Taiwan tour. Also, Justaiwantour offers a customized tour for the family trip. Feel free to ask itinerary for the family trip.