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Plan your trip to 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!
Featured Family Resorts and Lodges in California
Bring together the family at Reverse Creek Lodge and enjoy a vacation unlike any other! Here, you'll find plenty of beautiful natural surroundings to explore. Fish at four nearby lakes, go out in a hike or walk, or enjoy the views from your cabin! Or, go on a day trip to Yosemite National Park, Bodie State Historical Park, Devil’s Postpile...
Camp Richardson Historic Resort is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy a refreshing, fun vacation. In the summer, go for a bike ride, play on the beach, or even try water skiing! Lessons are available! In the winter, try cross country skiing and snowshoeing! Inquire now!
Family fun is all around when you stay at Bay Club Hotel & Marina! Splash in the pool or visit nearby LEGOLAND and California or Sea World. Stay around the hotel and spend a day in the outdoor swimming pool! Or, head down to the beach for a day full of sandy fun. If you need help planning your daily events, the hotel concierge is always...
Located on the cliffs above the Torrey Pines State Beach, The Lodge at Torrey Pines is a luxurious destination for your next family vacation. Their spacious accommodations offer all the comforts of home from private patios to full kitchens to fireplaces, providing you and your family with a place to truly relax. And when you're looking for a bit of...
Bring the whole family together and reconnect on the shores of Shasta Lake! Tsasdi Resort strives to create a safe environment for your children with 20 private acres where they can play volleyball, basketball or swim in the pool. From snowboarding to fishing and even some water skiing, there's sure to be an activity to please everyone!
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...
Endless opportunities await the whole family at this unique Sonoma County getaway! Sonoma Coast Villa & Spa Resort puts you just minutes away from Bodega Bay, plenty of beautiful wineries, and much more! Take the kids to the beach for a day in the sun; swim in the waters, fly a kite on the shore, or go on a hot air balloon ride! The onsite...
Experience the best of San Diego with the whole family when you stay at the Bahia Hotel! Located in Mission Bay, this charming beachfront destination offers you and your family a chance to relax, have fun, and enjoy quality time together. Hit the beach with a kayak or paddleboard from the hotel's rental shop, hop aboard the Bahia Belle for a cruise...
For a vacation that your family will be talking about for years to come, your only option is Tradewinds Carmel! Start your day with a trip or two through the hotel's signature continental breakfast day, and then head out for a fun-filled day in the sun. The famous Monterey Bay Aquarium is just a short drive from Tradewinds, or you can spend the...
The family fun never ends at this ranch! The children's program affords the kids with the opportunity to horseback ride, go on nature hikes, and participate in arts and crafts. The family can reconvene on a hay ride and at the weekly barbeque. Adults can visit with other guests at the evening patio party and then stargaze in the hot tub!
Seeking a family getaway on the lake? Experience the quintessential lake retreat at the Lake Don Pedro Marina by renting a spacious, luxury houseboat. Several options come fully-equipped with a kitchen, sundeck, grill, satellite television, and much more to evoke your "home away from home" on the water.
Spend quality time with your family on a refreshing lake vacation! Pleasure Cove Marina rests on the shores of beautiful Lake Berryessa and offers you a great setting for outdoor fun and relaxation. Whether you spend your time lounging on your houseboat or reconnecting with each other through fishing and boating trips, you're sure to have an...
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