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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
The entire family will love their stay at Alisal, especially the kids! Let them take horseback riding lessons, help take care of ponies, goats and calves in the Alisal Barn Yard, or do some arts and crafts in the Laurel Room. Then, bring the entire family together with a fun-filled team-building course!
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...
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...
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!
The combination of all the accessible family-friendly San Diego attractions with its beach location makes Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa an attractive resort option for the entire family! Whether just stepping out to explore the nearby Mission Bay (the world's largest aquatic park) or short trip to check out any number of San Diego's famous 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...
Timber Cove Inn is the perfect Sonoma Coast destination for your next getaway! This luxurious California resort offers spacious accommodations that can comfortably host your whole family plus a variety of activities onsite and nearby so you never have a dull moment. Reconnect with your loved ones as you kayak at the Russian River, visit Fort Ross,...
Bring your family to the Camellia Inn! Their family suite includes a full size queen room, bathroom, and cozy smaller room with double bed, and with a family package you can enjoy discounts on family activities and at family restaurants. It's a unique and inviting atmosphere the whole family is sure to love!
Enjoy a four-season vacation spot at Tahoe Tavern. Visit during the winter months and enjoy a skiing or snowboarding getaway for the entire family. Come during the summer and enjoy swimming along the west shore of Lake Tahoe, or just take a dip in the pool. Tennis courts and a sandy beach provide two additional locations for plenty of family...
Bring the whole family to the Omni San Diego Hotel and you'll be surrounded by attractions and activities that will appeal to the whole family! A Children's Museum is only 5 blocks from the hotel and the USS Midway, a decommissioned aircraft carrier can be toured as well! Catch a ballgame at PETCO Park too!
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.
Ranging from cozy studios to luxurious five-bedroom vacation homes, Vacasa Rentals Lake Tahoe offers the perfect home base for any family getaway! An outdoor lover's dream, the area offers world-class skiing, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, beaches, golf, waterskiing, canoeing, and much more! There's four season fun to be had in Lake Tahoe!
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