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50 Family Trips Movies To Watch In 2024

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Is there anything quite as memorable as a family vacation? If you’re heading to a beach house or the mountains, spending time on the road with the family is always an adventure. And some of the best movies made for repeat watching happen to be family trip movies! From meeting Robin Williams as Bob Munro in RV (2006) to going on the road with Chevy Chase or John Candy, these family trips are absolutely memorable. Here are 50 family trips movies to watch (or rewatch!) this year. Affiliate links are included in this post.

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Family Trips: Vacation Movies To Watch In 2024

You gotta be a little crazy to head out on a family vacation these days.

With a dysfunctional family in tow, you know it will be “a good time.” Or at least that’s what most of these parents thought when they decided to head out on the ultimate family vacation in these movies.

Quality time with the kids always goes well, but heading to a theme park with the entire family or planning a family reunion can sometimes lead to less-than-perfect family moments.

Many of these are found on streaming platforms and we included affiliate links for Amazon Prime viewing for many.

Family Trips Movies List

  • The Parent Trap– identical twins separated at birth, reunited at summer camp? Yes Please!
  • Finding Nemo
  • What About Bob?
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  • A Christmas Story – a few vignettes of a child’s Christmas vacation
  • Johnson Family Vacation
  • Judy Moody And The Not Bummer Summer
  • The Great Outdoors – Dan Aykroyd is having an adventure of a lifetime- at his brother-in-law’s expense!
  • Summer Rental
  • Home For The Holidays
  • Little Miss Sunshine – Toni Collette heads the family determined to get their daughter to a beauty pageant across the country
  • The Family Stone
  • Arthur Christmas
  • The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
  • Home Alone – the misadventures of a young boy left home alone while his family takes a trip to Paris.
  • City Slickers
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York City
  • A Very Brady Sequel
  • The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
  • A Goofy Movie (1995)- one for the whole family to enjoy!
  • Cheaper By The Dozen 2 (2005)
  • Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
  • Up (2009) – a long-awaited trip to South America with the family you didn’t know you needed!
  • College Road Trip (2008) – a cross-country road trip with family travel to celebrate the end of high school
  • Dirty Dancing (1987) – no one puts Baby in a corner!
  • National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983) – The Griswold family at its finest in the original movie.
  • National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985) – Clark Griswold in Europe. What could go wrong?
  • National Lampoon’s Vegas Vacation (1997)
  • Vacation (2015)
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  • We’re the Millers (2013) – One of the best family road trip movies
  • Captain Ron (1992)
  • Cars- Lightning McQueen says KACHOW on Route 66, many young children favorite movies.
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
  • Madagascar
  • Moana
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked
  • Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • Mr. Bean’s Holiday
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles– a Steve Martin, John Candy CLASSIC
  • The Way Way Back (2013)
  • On Golden Pond (1981)- Jane Fonda stars with family member Peter Fonda (her father!) in this oldie but goodie
  • RV (2006) – starring Robin Williams
  • Munster, Go Home! (1966)
  • Grown Ups (2010)
  • The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2001)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
  • Jurassic Park
  • Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation- James Stewart. Need we say more?

Let us know what we’re leaving off this list of the best family trips movies!

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