When I decided to plan a trip to Africa, I knew that Ghana had to be one of our stops. I’ve wanted to visit Ghana for as long as I can remember, and I am so glad that we were able to make this trip as a family. This post highlights my list of 25 things to do in Ghana with kids.
Thinking about planning a trip to Africa? I high recommend Ghana, for even the first time traveler. You and your kids will enjoy the culture, the food, the history, the people; basically everything about it!!
Below is my list of 25 things to do with kids in Ghana, in no particular order !!
1. Visit The Monument of Liberation and learn about its significance
2. Be brave and take the canopy walk at Kakum National Park
3. Stay at a bed and breakfast and enjoy a typical Ghanaian breakfast
4. Watch crocodiles at a Crocodile Garden
5. Visit the slave cell at Cape Coast Castle
6. Learn about the history of slaves at Cape Coast Castle
7. Stay At Coconut Grove Beach Resort
8. Drink Malta
9. Learn more about slavery at Elmina Castle while you admire the scenery
10. Jump into the waves, clothes and all
11. Smile when you realize that you are standing at the “Door Of Return”
12. Shop till you drop at the Center For National Culture Textiles Market
13. Take a photo in front of the fishermen’s boats at Cape Coast Castle
14. Shop at Accra Mall
15. Take a walk through a local market
16. Go swimming
17. Drink yummy coconut water – Ghana is HOT!
18. Admire the artwork at the slave museum in Cape Coast Castle
19. Take a drone photo of the fishermen boats at the coast
20. Learn about Nkwame Nkrumah and visit the museum dedicated to him at the Nkwame Krumah National Park
21. Take a closer look at what the slaves at Cape Coast Castle endured
22. Enjoy a guided tour through the forest at Kakum National Park
23. Snap a selfie with you significant other before your clingy kid tries to photobomb
Now you can Snap a family selfie in your Dashiki
25. Eat Ghanaian Jollof Rice, because there is really none in the world like it
So tell me, have you been to Ghana, what did you / your kids love about it?
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