Family Vacation Tips: 20 Things To Do in Medellin, Colombia

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The city of Medellín may not be the first destination that comes to mind, but there are plenty of things to do in Medellín, Colombia, with your family.

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Netflix crime series aside, Medellín has evolved as a wholesome tourist spot that offers many memorable experiences for children of all ages. Discover how to make the most of your Medellín family vacation.

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Medellín is one of the best places to consider for the perfect spot to unwind and have quality time with your loved ones.

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Park Arvi

This unique and magical park is located in the middle of a lush mountain where nature walks, mountain biking, and camping are all pleasurable experiences.

This astonishingly scenic gondola lift allows families to explore Medellín’s abandoned hilltops and surrounding mountains while soaking in the breathtaking view of the valley below.

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Hacienda Napoles

Kids will love its large amusement park with numerous rides such as go-karts, bumper cars, and mini golf, while parents can sit back, relax and take in some of Antioquia’s most stunning views.


Parque de Los Pies Descalzos is a fantastic park for families, where your children can take off their shoes, wander through the grass, climb ladders, and explore a huge water fountain.

Barefoot Park


Filled with stunning natural wonders, such as the iconic Piedra de Peñol and lush reservoir, this destination will captivate your little ones.


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