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Family - Resorts and Lodges in California
California is an adventureland for all ages! Meet Mickey Mouse at Disneyland, explore Yosemite National Park, visit the famous San Diego Zoo, or observe the playful marine life at SeaWorld San Diego. Build on the family fun at LEGOLAND, admire underwater critters at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, get behind the scenes at Universal Studios Hollywood, or drive amongst giraffes and nearly 200 other animals at Safari West in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country. For some aquatic activities, go snorkeling in the vibrant Pacific Ocean or head to Lake Tahoe for a wealth of water-fueled fun. The family fun never ends!
Family fun is in full supply when you stay at the Quail Lodge Resort! Construct sand castles on the beach or head out for some water-fueled fun. Take the kids to admire the marine life at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, enjoy scenic views cruising down 17 Mile Drive, or visit Old Fisherman's Wharf for some fresh seafood. Onsite, you can dive into the...
Amid Cambria's natural beauty, there's plenty for kids and parents to enjoy together at the Cambria Pines Lodge. See two ton elephant seals near the beach; lounge at the lodge's spectacular swimming pool, play some volleyball, or stroll through the fantastic gardens and fountains. Bring your pet - they can even enjoy outdoor dining with you!
Coastal Vacation Rentals is the ultimate destination for a family vacation! The kids will love being close to the beach where you can help them search for seashells or build a sandcastle. Plus, the finest, most extensive coastal dunes remaining in Oceano is just south of Pismo Beach! Take a thrill-a-minute ride along the beach and through the dunes...
Let The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel inspire the ultimate family beach vacation! Let their beach butler carry your seaside gear and plan the day while you connect with your kids. Build sandcastles out on the shore, explore the waters on a surfing adventure, or just take it easy by the pool. The Ritz Kids Club offers fun activities for the youngsters...
Smoke Tree Ranch features activities and accommodations with both kids and adults in mind, an ideal locale for your Palm Springs family excursion. With all meals included, an onsite pool and hot tub as well as kids activities at Kamp Kawea in the summer, you're sure to have a great time reconnecting with your loved ones here. Their cozy...
Your family will thank you for planning a fun-filled vacation at the Glorietta Bay Inn! Pack up your entire crew, as well as some beach towels and umbrellas, and head to one of the world's finest sand beaches located just a block away! There are over a dozen municipal tennis courts at your disposal, or rent a boat from Glorietta Bay Marina and...
At Best Western Plus Dry Creek Inn, the entire family, even the four legged furry members, can have a great vacation experience. Pets are allowed in the Vintage rooms. For the rest of the family, enjoy the two outdoor pools, and three indoor hot tubs, as well as a fitness room, sauna and steam room. When you're not unwinding onsite you'll find...
Seasons 4's quiet neighborhood is made just for families. Here you can choose from a huge variety of outdoor activities among stunning mountains and lakes, or stay at home for family fun in the game room or the seasonal heated swimming pool. Spacious condos offer two levels of room to stretch out!
The luxurious guest rooms at Sea Ranch Lodge play the perfect host to your next family vacation in Northern California. All 19 rooms at the lodge have been recently renovated and feature breathtaking vistas of the Pacific Ocean. There are also a number of three- and four-bedroom vacation rental homes available for slightly larger groups. Plus,...
Everyone will enjoy the fun outdoor activities surrounding you at the Best Western Seacliff Inn. Take a walk to the beach and enjoy a day of swimming and fun in the sand. Learn more about the area at the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary. Visit one of the nearby state parks, or just relax back at the hotel in the outdoor heated swimming pool.
There's nothing better than a lakeside vacation to get the family together. At Meeks Bay Resort & Marina, you and your loved ones can enjoy a relaxing, natural setting that's perfect for reconnecting in a variety of fun activities. Spend quality time as you paddle-boat across Lake Tahoe or take the kids out on their first fishing trip. The...
Families can explore the historic St. Helena, California downtown area while relaxing at Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer. The outdoor pools, sculpture garden and wine country kitchen will offer everyone in your family a great time! Spend a night out with fine dining a short distance away and stroll along Main Street shopping for trinkets. Choose...
Need a reason to unplug and spend quality family time together? St. Bernard Lodge offers a nature lovers dream, with fishing, hiking and relaxation in the beautiful Mount Lassen Volcanic National Park. Your family will make memories here that you can't experience at home! Lodge rooms provide the cozy comfort your family is looking for.
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