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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
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 their 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!
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...
If you want room for the entire family, a three- or four-bedroom unit with three bathrooms and lake views might just be the perfect option! Chinquapin's beautiful lakefront setting is sure to be the perfect place to reconnect with the whole family. Whether you spend time swinging a racket at the tennis court, hiking through the surrounding trails,...
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...
Families will find endless possibilities for fun and entertainment at The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa! They offer an incredible array of exciting activities to keep the whole family busy. The Westin Kids Club is perfect for the kids while Mom and Dad play golf or relax at the spa.
This secluded California getaway boasts incredible activities that will make each vacation more memorable than the last. Meadowood has a children's program on weekdays during the summer. Enjoy tennis and croquet onsite and hiking and biking offsite. Spacious suites and lodges are a perfect way to relax after an active day.
Located on 75,000 acres of national park service lands, Cavallo Point offers fun in every direction for the whole family. Onsite are hiking, biking and the popular Discovery Museum. Nearby options include Alcatraz, Academy of Sciences, Disney Museum, Muir Woods, the Exploratorium and more. Kids are welcome – friendly dogs, too!
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!
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!
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.
You've never had a family vacation quite like this! At Lake Oroville Marina you can experience an unforgettable getaway right on the water. Stay in one of the resort's luxurious houseboats that offer slides, hot tubs and much more. When you're not relaxing together indoors, then enjoy all that Lake Oroville has to offer! Let the kids cast their...
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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