A total of 74 per cent of those surveyed believe heading to another country is a good way for a kid to experience a new area or culture whilst 73 per cent thinks it strengthens family relationships. And 67 per cent of parents believe it gives kids a chance to learn new things and have fun.
Jay Burress, president & CEO of Visit Anaheim, said: "Knowing Anaheim is a dream vacation destination for parents and children alike, it is vital for us to understand how families approach vacation planning. Being in the heart of Southern California, we know Anaheim is the perfect home base for an awe-inspiring and truly memorable dream vacation. Anaheim is recognized as one of the leading leisure destinations in the U.S. welcoming more than 24 million visitors a year. It is home to Disneyland Resort, Anaheim GardenWalk, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Anaheim Ducks, as well as some of the best shopping, dining and entertainment found anywhere in Southern California. Not to mention, Anaheim is just a few minutes' drive from an incredible 42-mile coastline with some of the best beaches in California: elegant Newport Beach, picturesque Laguna Beach and surfing mecca Huntington Beach.