Okay, let’s be honest with ourselves, here. Lots of young romantics dream of going to Paris and experiencing a little bit of the expat flavor. You want to walk along the Seine and grab a quick peck at the Eiffel Tower. Does anyone really dream of bringing the kids along with them on their perfect Paris trip? Well, life happens, and — if we’re still keeping it honest — a trip to Paris with the whole family can be even better than you imagined. There are tons of things to do around the city that will keep your children enthralled from the get-go. What’s more, there are even some opportunities for mom and dad to truly enjoy their vacation to the City of Love.
1. Take a Walking Tour of Saint-Germain-des-Prés
World-famous Saint-Germain-des-Prés is known for its fashion boutiques. Sure, that might not thrill the kids … until you tell them that Saint-Germain-des-Prés is also famous for another kind of boutique — its chocolate boutiques. Bring some extra cash and let your kids grab a treat or two as you explore this gorgeous French neighborhood.