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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,...
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...
Smoke Tree Ranch features activities and accommodations with both kids and adults in mind, an ideal locale for your Palm Springs family excursion. With all meals included, an onsite pool and hot tub as well as kids activities at Kamp Kawea in the summer, you're sure to have a great time reconnecting with your loved ones here. Their cozy...
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...
Hotel Healdsburg offers your family a relaxing getaway in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country. Here, you can simply enjoy your time together as you soak at the pool, dine at Charlie Palmer's, or head out nearby to visit the vineyards, shops, and more! Check out the Charles M. Schulz Museum to learn more about the creator of the lovable Peanuts comic...
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 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!
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...
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...
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