From having fun at theme parks and shopping expeditions to enjoying scrumptious dishes, family getaways in KL and Penang are bound to be memorable.


If your kids are aspiring to be a pilot, doctors or a firefighter when they grow up, KidZania is the place to be. This small kid-friendly space is all about giving kids a firsthand experience of working in different occupations of their choice. With your kids, having to work as a group in order to play these games, there is ample chance for them to make new friends whilst learning new skills.


KLCC park is an idyllic place for your kids to relax and enjoy the greenery of Kuala Lumpur to their heart’s content. Brought to life by the late architect and environmentalist Burle Marx, the urban sanctuary is definitely one of the best eco spaces in the city. Offering charming views of the Petronas Twin towers and the cityscape, in the park, you and your kids can simply lie down and watch the world go by.

Royal Malaysia Police Museum

Royal Malaysian Police Museum | Image by Chongkian via Wikimedia Commons,CC BY-SA 4.0

Playing cops and robbers with your kids is all the better at Royal Malaysia Police Museum. With free-of-charge entrance, you will have ample time on your hands to explore three galleries that will take you back in time to the history of the Malacca Sultanate empire not to mention significant events which molded the nation’s police force into what it is today. Interestingly, the museum is only a short drive away from a family hotel in Penang the likes of charming PARKROYAL Penang Resort.

Perdana Botanical Garden

Home to a children’s playground known as Fantasy planet and a dinosaur park, Perdana botanical garden is a perfect place for you and your kids to enjoy some quality family time. The park is also within proximity to a host of other attractions like Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and Butterfly Park, so you can easily combine a trip whilst visiting this famous botanical garden.