Family days out include The Fun Farm in Taunton, the East Somerset Railway, Fun City at Brean Leisure Park Burnham-On-Sea, Seaquarium in Weston-Super-Mare, and the North Somerset Butterfly House in Congresbury.The West Somerset Railway in Minehead is also well worth a visit.
Lincoln is the main city in Lincolnshire and Lincoln Castle and Cathedral are must sees.
In the castle you can take a tour of this imposing building and then enjoy its extensive grounds.
Lincolnshire in fact has many historic buildings to explore, Burghley House is a great day out, the stately home is striking with a decedent interior, but the grounds have mazes and magical sculptures to enjoy too making it fun for all the family.
Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens is another impressive stately home, Belton House, Tattershall Castle, Thornton abbey, Grantham House and St Martin's Church in Stamford are also worth visiting.
History lovers will enjoy the many museums in the area.
You can learn about the life of 1950's trawlermen at the National Fishing Heritage Centre in Grimsby.
The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre houses a range of aircraft and other wartime vehicles, where the Museum of Lincolnshire Life celebrates the history of the area and the people who have lived there.
Other notable sights and attractions include the Cogglesford Mill in Sleaford, Grimsby Dock Tower, Brayford Pool, a natural lake formed in the city, and the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway.
Family friendly days out could include a trip to the Natureland Seal Sanctury, Fantasy Island -an adventure theme park near Skegness, Pleasure Island Family Theme Park in Cleethorpes, or the Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park in Lincoln.
Excellent walks can be found in the national nature reserve, Gibraltar Point or head out into the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for rolling countryside and lovely views.
Somerset is a popular tourist destination with attractive towns and villages, and a fascinating heritage.