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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!
The Sea Otter Inn offers a family-friendly retreat with suites accommodating up to six guests with a cozy, inviting atmosphere. Cambria's central location makes the Inn the perfect hub for your family's California vacation. The kids are sure to enjoy playing on the beach and a trip to see the famed elephant seals!
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...
With Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals it's easy to spend a vacation with your family. Their selection of luxurious vacation homes and charming cottages let you search and choose the accommodation just right for you and your loved ones. You'll love being just minutes away from beautiful Redwood National Park, where you can enjoy a hiking trip...
When traveling with a family, Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort offers Calistoga Family Suites, which are 2-room guest units with a fully stocked kitchen and a shared bath. They are also an ideal arrangement for girl’s getaway weekends and reunions. You'll find there are plenty of great attractions and activities in the area that your family can enjoy...
Families will love the quiet, natural environment of Solage Calistoga. Their luxury accommodations offer all the space and comfort you and your family need during your Napa Valley vacation. Plus, their convenient location near plenty of Calistoga activities makes it the ideal destination. Go on a tour of the nearby wineries, shop and dine in...
Located on 75,000 acres of national park service lands, Cavallo Point offers fun in every direction for the whole family. Onsite you will find hiking, biking and the popular Discovery Museum. Nearby attractions include Alcatraz Island, Academy of Sciences, Disney Museum, Muir Woods, the Exploratorium and more. Kids are welcome – friendly dogs,...
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,...
Treat your family to a one-of-a-kind experience when you stay at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Explore the city and great local attractions like Seaport Village and Petco Park. There are also plenty of great onsite attractions and activities including an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and an elegant outdoor fire pit, perfect for s'mores...
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...
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