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Bangkok is a mega Asian city. Visiting Bangkok with kids whether they be small, tweens or teens is a great experience. In this post, you will find a mix of Thai history, cultural, relaxing and fun things to do in Bangkok with teenagers.

Bangkok is a big sprawling confrontation of old meeting new, of traditional versus modern and it all happens in front of your eyes in the Thai capital. Visiting Bangkok with teenagers is easy, fun and an experience not to be missed. Bangkok is one of the best places to go with teenagers on a family vacation and this post will make planning your trip to Bangkok easy and hassle-free.

Know before you go! Our top Bangkok travel tips

There are so many things to do in Bangkok with teens and tweens that you will find it an excellent city to return to for future family vacations, especially if you are looking for fun trips for teens. A mix of amazing culture, epic fun and relaxing are sure to make Bangkok a family favourite for holidays in Thailand. Here are the basics to get you started for the epic family trip to Bangkok when you are vacationing with teens.

Where to stay in Bangkok with teenagers

You’ll never be short of options for your accommodation in Bangkok. In Bangkok, you find a range of hotels, apartments and hostels. You will be sure to be able to find something to fit singles, couples, families and groups on every budget. If you’re not keen on any of our picks below or have specific needs, we recommend using Trip Advisor and to find the best prices in Bangkok.

  • Luxury: with aerobics and dance classes, tennis. courts, spa pool, sauna and shopping arcade makes the Shangri-La Bangkok your luxury spot to stay. The Shangri_la has suites fitting up to 4 people. Rooms from $210USD per night.
  • Mid-Range: featuring family rooms with a balcony Naga Residence is an ideal choice in Bangkok. Nago has a 24-hour front desk and airport transfers available. Rooms from $80USD per night
  • Budget: Resort V features family rooms for 4 in a local city neighbourhood. Swimming pool, air conditioning with restaurants and street food nearby. Rooms from $30USD per night.

For all your other Bangkok accommodation needs also has amazing deals and some properties even have a free cancellation just in case!

Bangkok apartment alternative for your stay

If you prefer a home away from home-style accommodation when you travel with teenagers then an apartment in Bangkok is the best choice for you on your family trip to Thailand. There are so many options for singles, families and budget-friendly options as well.  Check out the map below to find the perfect Bangkok apartment for your family holiday in Thailand.

How to get to Bangkok

  • Bangkok has two International Airports. Don Mueang (budget airlines), and Suvarnabhumi Airports are your entry point for Bangkok. Search for flights to Bangkok with
  • Trains arrive hourly from all across the country. Hua Lamphong station is the main railway station in Bangkok, Thailand. It is in the centre of the city in the Pathum Wan District. You can book your Thailand train tickets with
  • For travel by bus, you will leave/enter from Morchit or Chatuchak. Morchit serves northern destinations such as Chiang Mai while Chatuchak serves southern destinations like Krabi. Search Busbud for all your tickets.

Related Post – If you’re considering travelling to the north of Thailand, consider staying at the amazing Connect Hostel in Chiang Rai. Amazing location, great facilities and the most helpful staff.

How to get around Bangkok

  • Bangkok has both an underground metro system and the Skyrail system which is an elevated service. You can find more about both further down in the article.
  • We recommend that you consider using GRAB (the Asian Uber) and avoid taxis. If you must take a cab always ask first if they use the meter and make sure they turn it on.

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There are so many activities in Bangkok for families and you can save up to 55% off retail prices on admission to 25+ top Bangkok attractions and Bangkok family tours including Madame Tussauds which is one of the great family activities in Bangkok.

There are so many things to do in Bangkok for families and the multi-entry passes such as this are great for families visiting Bangkok. There are 2 different passes to choose from including all-inclusive and explorer pass.

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Do you need a sim card for your family trip to Bangkok?

Relying on Wi-fi when you are travelling and sightseeing in Bangkok with family can be hard. Making calls and staying in contact when you travel with teenagers is a top priority. Plan your family trip to Bangkok and order your sim before you leave home to stop any stress about travelling, data and calls on your family vacation in Thailand.

Bangkok for teens? Here are all the very best things to do!

Now that we have all the travel tips and tricks for your holiday in Bangkok with teens sorted here are all the very best things to do in Bangkok with teenagers to make planning a trip to Bangkok easy!

Best thing to do in Bangkok – food tours

We did the Historic Bangkok food tour with Bangkok food tours. This is an amazing way to learn about the history of Bangkok through its Thai cuisine. Our guide Yiwah was very attentive and happily answered all the questions our teen and tween posed her about Thai food.

She was also fantastic at finding alternative food for fussy eaters but also encourages them to at least try the food first. For foodie kids and even the fussiest, this is a brilliant way to experience Bangkok with kids.

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bangkok food tours

We were lucky enough to sample foods influenced by the Chinese, Muslims and Indians. Of the 5 places, we sampled foods they had all been in business for well over 50 years. It is one of the most unique things to do in Bangkok especially if you are not sure about foods or looking for a hidden gem.

These iconic food spots surely know how to serve up a tasty meal! Our teenagers in Bangkok particularly liked the stop at the bakery where their specialty was Green Custard Buns. Going on a food tour of Bangkok is an amazing experience for everyone and certainly helps put Bangkok high on the list of best travel places for teens.

Ratchada Train Night Market

What to do in Bangkok at night with kids? A night market! You will have to travel to the outskirts of Bangkok for this one. The MRT station Bangkok Cultural Centre is straight over the road. Ratchada Market is huge by any standards and it’s packed to the rafters with people every night.

If you are looking for one of the top things to do in Bangkok then Ratchada is for you. It’s a mixture of food and the usual goods like clothes, sunglasses, crafts and souvenirs which every traveling teens love to look for. Keep an eye out for some of the vintage clothes and accessories that today’s teenagers love, too.

It’s that type of market where your teen can try crazy food such as scorpions and bugs! This is one of the easiest activities to do in Bangkok with kids, just make sure you stick together as it gets really busy.

cooking at ratchada night market bangkok

The food is a little more expensive than most night markets but still of high quality. We can recommend the Chinese hot pot that we enjoyed it was amazing. You will often find live music or tunes blasting from one of the food and drink bars on site.

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Ratchadaphisek Rd,

Din Daeng, Bangkok 10400, Bangkok

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Open daily

5 pm – 1 am

Entry is free!

It all depends on what you buy.

How to get to Ratchada Train Night Market by train:

The MRT station Bangkok Cultural Centre is straight over the road from Ratchada Market and is an easy walk.

Thai Cooking Class

There are a few things you can do to totally take your experience in Thailand home with you and one perfect way is Thai cooking class in Bangkok. Your teens on vacation in Bangkok can learn all of the cooking skills they need to make a beautiful dish at home and it is a memory that will last a lifetime! You might even pick up some new skills too.

Bangkok National Museum

The National Museum in Bangkok is located just near the Royal Palace and has to be one of the best world schooling activities for kids in Bangkok. The museum blew us away from the moment you walk into the first gallery. You are greeted with artifacts dating back as far as the history of Thailand.

The giant Buddha head salvaged from Ayutthaya is a stand out feature of the room. As you move through the different sites at the museum you will see displays of metalwork, porcelain, fabrics and much more. This has to be one of the best places to visit in Bangkok with family, especially if you are world schooling your kids.

Bangkok national museum

Not to be missed is the Royal Carriage room that showcases coronation and celebration carriages the Royal Family have used dating back 300 years. It is also the home to some of the Royal Piers and coffins that have been used.  It is a must for travelling kids in Bangkok to learn about the history of the country. A visit to the National Museum should be high on your Bangkok itinerary.

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Na Phra That Alley, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok

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Wednesday-Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)

200 Baht per person

Looking for epic activities out of Bangkok for your teens? A stay at the Elephant Nature Park would be an amazing inclusion on your family trip to Thailand

Grand Palace Bangkok

The Grand Palace in Bangkok has been the residence of the King’s of Siam since 1872. The large complex of buildings is one of the best things to see in Bangkok and no trip to Bangkok would be complete without a visit to the Grand Palace.

If you are visiting the Grand Palace with teens there are some things you need to know:

  • You must have your knees and shoulders covered for women
  • No tight fitting or revealing clothes
  • Men must be wearing pants
  • Don’t wear offensive, religious or controversial t-shirts
  • It can get really busy. Have a plan if you get seperated
  • If you are not dressed appropriately you will be asked to cover up
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Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok

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Open daily from

8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.

500 Baht per person

200 Baht for an audio guide

Places to visit in Bangkok – Madame Tussauds

While not a theme park we all know Madame Tussaud’s name but have we all visited Madame Tussauds? This is the sort of place teens and tweens love and would have to be one of the most fun places in Bangkok to visit with teenagers.

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Sealife Aquarium Bangkok

Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is an aquarium in Bangkok, Thailand, the largest in South East Asia. It covers approximately 10,000 square meters with hundreds of different species on display. Bangkok Sealife has the special experience you pay extra for such as diving with sharks. You will move through different sections such as Shark Walk, Coral Reef, Rainforest and the tropical Ocean to see all the species on display. Sealife great place to visit on a family holiday to Bangkok.

What to do in Bangkok – Hop on Hop off Boat

Looking for fun trips for teens in Bangkok? The hop on hop off boats plies their way back and forth on the river Chao Phraya. The boat is a great way to easily see Bangkok with teenagers. The boat stops at a number of important points along the river such as the Sathorn Pier (BTS Saphan Taksin-S6), ICONSIAM Pier, LHONG 1919 Pier, Ratchawongse Pier, Pakklong Taladd (Yodpiman) Pier, Wat Arun Pier, Tha Maharaj Pier, Thonburi Railway Station Pier, and Phra Arthit Pier.

Boats depart every 30 minutes from 9 piers which means you will never wait more than 5-10 minutes at any stop. The Bangkok skyline looks amazing from the water. This is a great way to get some Bangkok sightseeing done easily and with little fuss on a hot day.

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How to get to the hop on hop off boat

If you’re not staying on the river the best place to access the boat is via BTS Station Saphan Taksin. Take Exit 2 and you will be facing the river with the departure point in front of you.

Bangkok bike tour

A 3-hour bike tour of Bangkok is an ideal way to explore Bangkok with teenagers and the areas of Chinatown, the historic capital of Thonburi and hidden backstreets.

Starting out in Chinatown, the 3-hour tour explores the market, winding narrow streets and alleyways. We will pass by shops, hidden temples, and experience a culture that has been centuries in the making. It is a brilliant way to see Bangkok in a very unique way and one of the best family activities in Bangkok!

Eat Ice cream at Mo & Moshi

This will definitely be top of the list for kids in Bangkok. Mo & Moshi is like an ice cream wonderland. They make them small, big, bigger and enormous. They come in flavours such as cotton candy and they make your taste buds dance with delight and your wallet squeal with fright!

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Fancy an epic ice-cream eat off with the family? Mo & Moshi is for you

We had the big pink one between a family of four and it came in at around $130 Australian Dollars. It was filled with ice cream, sorbet, poki, waffles, bread (yes a bit strange I know) and fruit. It was a great foodie experience in Bangkok and definitely one of the most fun things in Bangkok to do with kids.

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Siam Center 4th floor,

979 Rama 1 Rd., RM H408 & 433,

Prathumwan, Bangkok 10330

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Open 10 am to 10 pm

7 days a week

Prices start at 100 Baht for a scoop of ice cream

Getting to Mo & Moshi by train:

BTS Station National Stadium is the best station for easy access to Mo & Moshi.

Learn to Surf in Bangkok

The Flow House is an artificial surfing simulator where you can bodyboard or Flowboard. Located in the downtown Sukhumvit area this Bangkok attraction is easily reachable. This is a great activity to beat the heat in Bangkok and one of the top places to visit in Bangkok for kids.

You can have a lesson or just have your own fun. Along with the FlowRider machine, the location also features a sports bar, a coffee shop & restaurant, a plunge pool, games room. If you need any attire, there is a RipCurl flagship store onsite. It’s a great place to hang out with friends and family in Bangkok

Getting to Flow House by train:

 BTS Phrom Phong

Go Fishing in Bangkok

Fishing may not be something that you associate with Bangkok, but fishing is a great activity to consider on your family holiday in Bangkok. Fishing is a great way to spend time doing something unique and competitive when you are in Bangkok with family.

Head out to Bangkok’s most popular fishing site at Bungsamran, this park is friendly for beginners and advanced fishers alike. You can hire Fishing rods, bait, nets and more at the site. You can catch over 40 different types of fish including the giant Mekong catfish. There is no direct public transport link we suggest you take a grab.

Watching a Muay Thai fight in Bangkok

Muay Thai is a traditional form of fighting in Thailand. Authentic Muay Thai is a martial art and combat sport that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This sport has become more popular during the last few years with the rise in popularity of mixed martial arts events on tv. While this may not be appropriate for all kids in Bangkok if your family is into martial arts this would be a great family attraction in Bangkok for you.

The best place close to the city centre to watch a Muay Thai match is at Rajadamnern stadium. The stadium is located close to the Old City area and Khao San Road,

10 pin bowling in Bangkok

Make your holidays with teenagers fun with some 10 pin bowling. After some days in the Bangkok heat, you may just want to find an indoor activity in Bangkok to escape it! There is nothing more fun than a little family rivalry with a game of 10 pin bowling in Bangkok.

Cosmic Bowl

Cosmic Bowl Part of the EGV chain, Cosmic Bowl features exciting fluorescent bowling and ‘mini’ bowling for the kids. The nearest branch is at EGV Metropolis, Big C Ratchadamri (opposite CentralWorld). This is a must do in Bangkok if you are struggling with the Bangkok heat.

Location of the Cosmic Bowl

Ratchadamri BTS station: Chidlom 

How to get to Cosmic Bowl:

From the BTS, walk pass exit 1 and continue on to the skywalk. Take the stairs in front of the InterContinental Hotel and turn right at the intersection. Continue walking for 10 minutes (300 metres), and Big C should be on your right

SF Strike Bowl & Music City

Enjoy the disco-like atmosphere of SF Strike Bowl & Music City with its 26 normal lanes and two ‘VIP’ lanes. This is a great way to let the family have a bit of fun in Bangkok and get the rivalry out!

Location of the SF Strike Bowl:

MBK Center

ten pin bowling

Blue-O Rhythm & Bowl

The sleek and sexy Blu-O has 38 lanes, 12 karaoke rooms (including private rooms) and an in-house restaurant. This would be like an indoor playground in Bangkok for teenagers looking for fun!

Location of the Blue-o Rhythm and Bowl:

5th Floor Paragon Cineplex, Siam Paragon

Escape rooms Bangkok for teenagers

If you are looking for entertainment places in Bangkok look no further than an Escape room. For those new to Escape rooms this is a quick run down.

An escape room, also known as an “escape game”, is a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives at hand.

Escape rooms may consist of a large, single room, or span multiple rooms. Players are given a set time limit to unveil the secret plot which is hidden within the rooms. If your teen likes this stuff it is definitely one of the top things to do in Bangkok with teenagers.

Puzzle room Bangkok

The four rooms currently are featuring the following puzzles to escape

  • Bank Robbery
  • Prison break
  • Lost symbol
  • Star Wars
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21/8 Soi Sukhumvit 18, Khwaeng Khlong Toei, 10110, Bangkok

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Open daily from 11.00 am to 10.00 pm

Prices start at 555 Baht per person

Ticket to Mystery

Featuring the following escape rooms for you to conquer.

  • Ghost tower
  • Ripper London
  • Hono Masamune Japan 1725
  • Curse of the Pharoah.
  • You will have 60 minutes to solve the puzzle and find the truth

Address: 982/22 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand

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Gateway Ekkamai 982/22 Sukhumvit Road, Prakhanong, Room 3115-3116, 3rd floor,, Khlong Toey, Bangkok 10110

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Open 7 days a week from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm

Prices start at 1,600 Baht for 2 people 2,300 Baht for 3 people

Going to the gym in Bangkok

Fitness is very important to a lot of travel teens these days. Working out is a big part of a healthy lifestyle. Lifting weights, using the treadmill, cardio and muscle workouts. Just because one is travelling does not mean you need to stop working out.

In Bangkok, you can go to a number of Gyms that sell passes ranging from a day to a week and a month. you can enquire about the daily and weekly prices directly with the gym. You can find a list of Gyms in Bangkok on the Trainaway fit website

Bike riding in Bangkok

Bangkok bike riding is a popular travel with teens family activity when travelling with teenagers. Bike riding allows you to experience your location either in town or out in the surrounding areas. You will find bike tours are the best way to go for an up-close and personal experience on your family holiday in Bangkok.

You will either have a guide to point out all the important attractions or a map to follow. The bike tours will take you on a Bangkok family vacation 2 wheeled adventure. Alternatively, you can find locations that hire bikes and let you explore on your own.

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Family holidays in Bangkok – Going to the cinema

Watching a movie is popular with teenagers anywhere in the world. Going to the cinema in Bangkok with teenagers is a great evening activity. The humid weather in Bangkok can be easily escaped during the day by going to the cinema. You will find the state of the art screens and sound for you to watch the latest blockbusters in Bangkok cinemas.

In Bangkok, you will find megaplex, Imax, 3d and specialty cinemas showing art house and indie films. You can use this guide to the best cinemas in Bangkok

Where to shop in Bangkok

The MBK centre in Bangkok is not the newest or the most upmarket shopping mall in Bangkok (you can find that opposite at Siam Discovery and Siam Paragon) What you will find at the MBK is 8 floors of shops.

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If you can imagine a cross between a shopping centre and a market that’s what you will find at the MBK in Bangkok. Whole floors dedicated to clothes and electronics. On the 8th floor, you will find cinemas, karaoke and food,

How to get to the MBK:

BTS National Stadium.

Walk out of the BTS station and it is directly on your right.

Temples in Bangkok to visit

Bangkok literally has a temple on most blocks. You can’t throw a stone without hitting a temple in Thailand and visiting temples is one of the most special things to do in Bangkok. In Bangkok, there are a few outstanding temples. I won’t go into too many details, I will just list some below that are well worth checking out on your visit to Bangkok with teenagers.

  • Wat Arun on the banks of the river
  • Wat Suthat
  • Golden Mountain Temple

If you are thinking of visiting temples we highly suggest a tour of them. You can get to the main ones quickly and see as many as you can in one day. This may prevent your travelling teens from temple burnout and give you the chance to do some more exploring of temples again on your trip to Bangkok.

Theme Parks in Bangkok with teenagers

There are so many things to do in Bangkok with tweens and teens that you will have to juggle your time wisely while you are there to see it all. But there are times you might just have to do something they love and theme parks are one of the best things to do with teens when you are travelling.

The heat and humidity may have your planning a trip to a theme park in Bangkok to cool down while you are visiting Bangkok, Thailand.

Fantasia Lagoon Water Park

Centrally located on top of the Mall Bangkae roof is Fantasia Lagoon, Water Park. You will find multiple pools and water slides to have fun with. On the floor under the water park is an amusement centre. Combine all this with the mall and you have the ultimate day out with teenagers in Bangkok

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275 Moo 1, Petchkasem Rd. Phasicharoen Bangkok 10600

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10:30am-8:00pm (Monday-Friday)
10:00am-8:00pm (Saturday-Sunday)

Adult – 220 Baht

Child – 130 Baht

Dream World Bangkok

Dreamworld Bangkok is located just out of the city. It has 43 different attractions onsite ranging from Roller coasters to indoor snow tubing. You will find the usual stage shows, restaurants and even a small water park.

You can have so many great days out with teenagers but a visit to Dream World Bangkok would have to be one of the best kids activities in Bangkok for all teens and tweens!

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62 Moo1, Rangsit-Ongkarak Road,ThanyaburiPathumthani, 12130 Bangkok

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Monday–Friday 10 am – 5 pm, Saturday–Sunday 10 am – 7 pm

Tickets start at 1,100 Baht per person Kids under 90 cm free

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Siam Amazing Park

There is something for everyone at this awesome amusement and water park just out of Bangkok. You can easily spend an entire day here. If you are struggling with the heat in Bangkok this is one of the best things to do with teenage kids in Bangkok.

Day trips from Bangkok with teens

Thailand is a very diverse country and you witness it in many of the small towns in the country. Getting out of the city is an amazing experience for any traveling teens. If you are able we highly suggest a couple of day trips from Bangkok with teenagers.

Not only are they brilliant places to visit with kids they are also great world schooling opportunities for teens and tweens.

Learn and Visit History of WW2 on the Death Railway with a local

While we were in Bangkok with kids, we wanted them to learn some of the WW2 history associated with Australia. Take Me Tour runs an amazing tour that specialises in just that history. Australians have a long history with the Thai – Burma railway, The River Kwai and Hellfire Pass.

We stopped at Kanchanaburi, one of the best places to visit near Bangkok, for some traditional food on the way as well as one of the best coffee’s we have had in Asia so far. We went to the Hellfire Pass Museum and then into Hellfire Pass itself.

Many POW’s were Australians interned by the Japanese to work and build this wartime infrastructure in Thailand. Our guide Chain was amazing, full of knowledge and friendly towards the kids. We love guides who listen and interact with the kids. We were picked up in Bangkok and taken to Hellfire Pass via Kanchanaburi.

Related Post: Visiting Hell Fire pass in Kanchanaburi is a learning experience for anyone. If you are taking teens, read our guide on what to expect before you go

death railway thailand

We caught the train along the death railway back to Kanchanaburi before walking the Bridge over the River Kwai. We had a great meal before heading back to Bangkok. The kids learned heaps about the Australian involvement and that of the Thai, British, American, Dutch and so many more nations.

*Some parents may worry about what their children will be exposed to during this tour. There were no graphic pictures but there were graphic recounts of their time at the camp that some people may find too distressing for their children in the theatre. For us, it was one of the most important Bangkok activities we could do with our children to teach them history.

A day trip to Ayutthaya from Bangkok

If you are going to spend some time in Bangkok with teenagers on holiday a day trip to Ayutthaya from Bangkok is a must while you are staying in Bangkok. The historic city of Ayutthaya is a UNESCO world heritage site and while it is in ruins there is something absolutely majestic about it.

We visited this heritage site with a private guide and we were also able to visit some other sites around the city that were entwined with the beautiful and ancient place. As we had a tour guide we got inside information on the history and the significance Ayutthaya played in the past for Thailand

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Bang Pa-In Summer Palace

Wow, and more wow’s were coming from us in this amazing Royal Palace complex. This site used to be the Summer Residence of the Thai Kings and is now still used by some members of the Thai Royal family but not on a regular basis.

You must be fully covered and have no tight-fitting clothes on. You will be turned away at the gate if you are not dressed accordingly and it really is up to the guard on the door. I was turned away as I had a t-shirt on but they did not like the sleeves. The guard was not happy with me.

We know because we go: Our guide on how to get from Bangkok to Ayutthaya will give you the best options for an easy day trip from Bangkok

Things to pack for Bangkok for teenagers

Below is a list of some common sense items to take that will make the travelling experience in Bangkok all that much easier and better.

Things to pack for BangkokItem DescriptionBrowse the Product
Light weight clothingKeeps you cool and
dries quickly
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The sun is strong in

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Walking Shoes
Bangkok is a big city
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Rain jacketsIf visiting in
the wet season

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Day packFor carrying water bottles, sarongs and rain jackets
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Power Cube
Hotels don’t have
many power outlets

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Power Adaptor
Different countries
different power supply

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Power bank
So many pictures so
little battery
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Bangkok Weather

The weather in Bangkok is a tropical monsoon climate. The city has three main seasons:

  • The hot season from March to June,
  • Rainy season from July to October and
  • The cool season between November and February.

Expect hot weather all day every day. Daytime temperatures to be in excess of 30 degrees centigrade throughout the year. You may see a slight dip in December and January.

As Bangkok holds claim to being the hottest city in the world. It may not be the hottest day in day out but the fact is that it stays hot for 24 hours a day.

Do I need a visa to enter Thailand?

Yes, you do, If you’re only staying in Thailand for under 30 days you will get a visa on arrival at the airport. If you want to stay 30-60 days you will need to apply for a visa in your home country at the Thai embassy or you will need to do a visa run. A Visa run is where you leave Thailand by land or plane and then re-enter thus renewing your passport for an extra 30 days.

Where to stay in Bangkok with teens

At the top of the article, we suggested some accommodation choices for your vacation If you are looking for a wider variety of choices please find below an interactive map from for you to find your perfect stay in Bangkok.

Money in Thailand

The official National Currency in Thailand is the Thai Baht. The abbreviation used for the Thai Baht is the TBH and the symbol for the Baht is ฿. The Thai Baht comes in ฿20, ฿50, ฿100, ฿500, ฿1000 banknotes as well as ฿1, ฿2, ฿5, ฿10 coins There is also a ฿60, ฿70, ฿80, ฿500,000 and 25, 50 satang coins but they are rarely used. You will find it easy to withdraw Thai Baht from ATM’s and there are plenty of options within stores to pay with your card.

Currency Exchange and ATM’s in Bangkok Thailand

We had no problem withdrawing money from ATM’s. One thing about Asia is there is an ATM on every corner just about. Try and withdrawal multiple days worth of money at a time. It was costing us $5 (Australian) in withdrawal fees.

We hope this article from us here at Wyld Family Travel has you inspired to visit Bangkok with teenagers. Bangkok is an amazing city full of history and culture as well as amazing sites.

Travel with teenagers and tweens. Travelling with older kids has just as many issues as travelling with younger kids. Choosing the best teenage vacation destinations can be so time-consuming. Use our Travel with Teenagers Destination Guides from all over the world for your next family vacation inspiration to make your family vacations with teens epic.

For more amazing ideas on where to holiday in Thailand click through to our Thailand Destination Guide page for more brilliant family travel inspiration.

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Rebecca Wyld

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Co-founder and SEO editor here at Wyld Family Travel. Bec has travelled to over 45 countries across 3 continents and is a travel with kids advocate. When Bec is not planning travel, she is creating content for our family travel blog or doing local community services work. You can find all of Bec’s detailed travel guides here on Wyld Family travel and on other popular websites such as Lonely Planet.

Things to do in Bangkok with teenagers

9 thoughts on “Things to do in Bangkok with teenagers”

  1. Bangkok is absolutely amazing! I loved all of the rich history and beautiful temples. Also, delicious food! Can’t wait to go back.

  2. Amazing detail of trip. Sounds like you all had a fab time! We went to Phuket but haven’t made it to Bangkok yet!

  3. Wow! I wish I had found this article before I went to Bangkok in February! Maybe I would have enjoyed it a bit more. (i’m a single with the heart of a kid). This made the city seem so much more fun than what i found it. I think part of the problem was where I stayed, as the further I went the more I enjoyed it, but then my vaca ended. I will definitely make sure to save this page for future reference. 🙂

  4. Wow, this looks amazing! We wanted to visit Thailand a couple of years ago, but didn’t get the chance. It’s still high on our list. Thanks for the tips

  5. Thailand is on my bucket list. This is phenomenal info and a great resource for planning.
    I love the idea of the food tour and cooking classes…you can learn a lot about a culture from the food. Thanks for all the great info!


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