1. Nickelodeon Family Suites by Holiday Inn-Orlando, FL
Best of the family resorts, featuring two free water parks. Night comes alive at the [email protected] adult lounge. Live shows with Nickelodeon style games are fun for the entire family.
2. The Breakers-Palm Beach, FL
One of the best family resorts, ocean side. Camps focus on outdoor adventures such as treasure hunts, nature walks, and snorkeling. A family entertainment center includes a game room, toddler playroom, and movie room.
3. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge-Buena Vista, FL
This resort is surrounded by a 33 acre wildlife preserve containing 200 animals and birds, featuring exciting animal programs. Parents can have time to themselves while kids play at Simba’s Clubhouse.
4. Winnute Oceanside Resort-Martha’s Vineyard, MA
A New England gem; one of the great family resorts that include group games, treasure hunts, remote-control boat races, clambakes, and dive-in movies.
5. Enchantment Resort-Sedona, AZ
A wonderful cultural experience for the whole family. The best educational and spiritual of the family resorts.
6. Club Med Sandpiper-St. Lucie, FL
This is one of the best family resorts featuring a year-round kids’ camp. Late night childcare is available also. Four swimming pools provide fun in the sun. Kids can safely learn to walk a tightrope and use a trapeze at “Circus School.”
7. C Lazy U Ranch and Resort – Granby, CO
Featuring a kids’ program with activities such as archery, scavenger hunts, ice skating and arts and crafts. Free kids activities include skiing and horseback riding. Parents can enjoy spa, yoga, fly fishing, and mountain biking along gorgeous trails.
8. Four Seasons Lana ‘I-Manele Bay, HI
A kids’ camp is nestled among jungle murals, overlooking a waterfall. Kids can take hula lessons and build erupting volcanos. Parents have access to free scuba diving courses.
9. Dunes Village-Myrtle Beach, SC
Beautiful ocean views and an indoor waterpark. Other activities available include a tennis court and cabana massages.
10. The Grand Treehouse Resort-Eureka Springs, AK
The resort has actual tree houses with trees growing through them. Breathtaking views inside and out will leave your family in awe.
11. Jellystone Park -Cave City, KY
Highlights include a 300’ waterslide with a 70’ plunge. This resort has many outdoor family activities and a huge pool. Cabins or campsites are available.
12. Earthshine Mountain Lodge-Lake Toxaway, NC
Families can make pottery, go hiking, turtle tracking, and zip lining. Large family suites are available.
13. King’s Mill Resort and Spa-Williamsburg, VA
This family resort has programs and private babysitting with screened sitters. This resort and spa has indoor and outdoor pools, a marina, kayaks, and paddle boats.
14. Four Seasons Resort-Jackson Hole, WY
They have kids’ programs, rodeo, fly fishing, horseback riding and whitewater or scenic float tours. A spa is also available.
15. Loews Coronado Bay Resort & Spa-San Diego, CA
Children can play dress up while hearing fairy tales at “A Day at the Castle.” This resort provides discounted second rooms and free meals to children 5 and under.