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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!
Carmel and the Monterey Peninsula is a magical place for families. VIsiting Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium or Big Sur will bring the family closer together while enjoying some of the most beautiful places in the nation. Everybody in the family will find something to love at Carmel Lodge!
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,...
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!
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...
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...
As the former home of Marineland - the world's largest oceanarium - Terranea Resort offers an inviting aura of luxury and family-friendly recreation. Family snorkeling, biking and sightseeing excursions are easily arranged. The resort's nine-hole, par 3 golf course is perfect for all ages!
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...
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!
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.
Offering the quintessential family lakes retreat, Trinity Lake Resorts & Marinas sports a range of accommodations ranging from houseboats to spacious cabins. The cabins feature fully-equipped kitchens, dining areas, and private decks with grills, and are all within walking distance to everything you would need from the resort. Various boat and...
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...
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