Rio de Janeiro is much more than just sunburns and sand-buckets for kids. The city has a plethora of fun filled activities and lots of great destinations which are sure to hold the attention of your children. Go on a visit to the Botanical Gardens where your kids are bound to love the pretty flowers and local fauna. The recreation area at Rodrigo de FreitasLake is worth your time and money since it appeals to kids who love activities like cycling and skating. You might consider heading out to the Quinta de Boa Vista with your children if they are drawn to beautiful surroundings. This site has a complex design with plenty of statues and pools, the MuseuNacional, the JardimZoologico and is situated on the pristine grounds of the earlier ImperialPalace.