Holiday season is quickly approaching and that means one thing: family vacations. While not all hotels and resorts cater to families, we rounded up 10 kid-friendly places to stay across America that will blow your mind this holiday season.
- The Hotel Hershey – Hershey, Pennsylvania:
While Pennsylvania isn’t your typical vacation spot, Hershey truly has it all. Spend the day at Hersheypark’s winter spectacular, Christmas Candyland or drop the kids at the hotel’s kids’ club and relax.
- Keystone Resort – Keystone, Colorado:
Keystone Resort is perfect for all ski bunnies, no matter age or experience level. Hit the Colorado slopes and enroll your kids in ski school, you’ll all be pros by the end of the trip.
- Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort – Honolulu, Hawaii:
Escape the harsh winters and head to Honolulu for the trip of a lifetime. In addition to the beautiful Hawaiian sites, this incredible resort has Club Penguin, a club for kids ages 5-12. When enrolled in Club Penguin, your children will visit places like the Waikiki Aquarium and Honolulu Zoo, giving the adults time to relax.
- Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort – Scottsdale, Arizona:
Looking to lay by the pool this winter? Arizona is the perfect place for just that. Stay at one of Scottsdale’s most beloved resorts, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, and soak up the sun with your little ones. This luxurious resort also offers two adorable American Girl packages.
- Gaylord Opryland Resort – Nashville, Tennessee:
Celebrate the holidays at Tennessee’s very own, Gaylord Opryland Resort. Explore Nashville with the whole family and enjoy the resort’s ‘Country Christmas’ packages, which include fast pass tickets to ICE! and a Build-A-Bear Workshop scavenger hunt, among other things.
- Omni Chicago Hotel – Chicago, Illinois:
Chicago is the perfect place for families looking to explore. The Omni Chicago hotel is located in the heart of the city and offers perks for all kids, as well as an American Girl Place Package fit for a princess. What more could you ask for?
- Smugglers’ Notch – Jeffersonville, Vermont:
Known as ‘America’s Family Resort’ Smugglers’ Notch is a great place for all families to stay. From the FunZone 2.0 Family Fun Complex to laser tag and warrior courses, your kids will be constantly entertained.
- Club Med Sandpiper Bay – Port St. Lucie, Florida:
This all-inclusive resort has everything your family could ever want and more. With innovative kids clubs and sports schools, there’s something for every child to do while the parents de-stress.
- Fairmont Kea Lani – Maui, Hawaii:
Explore the beautiful island that is Maui while staying at the Fairmont Kea Lani. Drop your kids at day camp and spend some time with the adults or participate in one of the hotel’s many cultural activities as a family.
- Omni San Diego Hotel – San Diego, California:
San Diego is a great place for a family getaway and the Omni San Diego Hotel is the perfect place to stay. Located near The New Children’s Museum, The Museum of Art and the San Diego Zoo, there’s something for everyone.
Looking to get away without the kids? Check out our roundup on the best places to stay on a girls trip.