Plan your trip to Texas
When they say everything is bigger in Texas, that includes the family fun you have while you are there. Whether you are exploring the Alamo and the Riverwalk in San Antonio, or venture to Dallas to catch a Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium. If you are heading to the Gulf Coast region of the state, a trip to Houston and the Houston Space Center may be in order. Galveston Island offers families 32 miles of beaches, downtown shopping, art galleries, and so much more! With all of these great options, Texas offers the ideal destination for your next family vacation.
Featured Family Resorts and Lodges in Texas
Coral Cay's efficiency to three-bedroom condos, with full kitchens, balconies/patios and daily maid service, provide all the comforts of home on your Texas Gulf Coast family vacation. Enjoy the pools and tennis courts on site or head into Corpus Christi for amazing Gulf Coast family attractions.
Tanglewood Resort provides all the amenities of a luxury Texas resort, combined with a light, casual lakefront atmosphere that's terrific for Lake Texoma family vacations. You'll discover championship golf, a soothing spa, three swimming pools and endless sports on land and water. Not to mention their Kids Klub which offers fun, supervised...
Create memories with the family you'll never forget at Kontiki Beach Resort! With condos right on Aransas Bay, you're merely steps away from great Gulf Coast activities like fishing, sailing, and water skiing! Or head to the nearby Maritime Museum, the Rockport aquarium, or the Center for the Arts!
Silver Spur Ranch is an ideal retreat for families. You'll form an even stronger bond by horseback riding, playing volleyball, or watching a serene sunset together. The ranch's playground area is great for kids, while parents will love playing pool or relaxing on the front porch.
Families will never have a dull moment at Log Country Cove! With a variety of onsite and offsite activities, this will be a lakeside vacation to remember. Start off with fishing or waterskiing on the beautiful Lake LBJ, and then enjoy horseback riding or head to drag boat racing at Marble Falls. Their wide range of charming cabins offer you all the...
You'll find something for the whole family at the Settlers Crossing! Unwind in your own spacious historic cottage and enjoy all the wide open rolling hills for playing with the kids. Nearby Hill Country attractions like the LBJ State and National Parks and the National Historic District offer outdoor recreation of many kinds. There's also plenty to...
There's plenty of excitement to be had at Hunt's Castle Hotel! There are kayaks available for your family to rent for a trip out on the Gulf of Mexico and fishing poles to use along the length of the pier. Plus there are numerous attractions in the area including downtown art galleries and antique shops. And after all that excitement, you can...
Make yourself truly at home on your Hill Country family vacation in one of the 12 charming vacation rentals at Cypress Creek Cottages. Let the whole family indulge in an afternoon of shopping, or a refreshing hike around the area. Pets are welcome as well, so there's no need to leave them at home.
La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa is a Texas family playground! There's the Aqua Park, with multiple pools, in-water playground, and a lazy river for kids (and parents!) of all ages. There's also Kids' Camps for ages 5-11 and a Teen Lounge to give all age groups a space just for them. And of course, watersports on Lake Conroe!
Neal's Lodges provides a bevy of family fun! Make a splash in the sprawling onsite pool and then head to the Frio River for tubing and swimming fun. Stay on dry land for scenic hayrides, wildlife tours, and golf! Neal's truly offers four seasons of family fun!
Hotel Flora & Fauna, located between Austin and San Antonio in Wimberley, is the perfect home base for a family getaway in Texas Hill Country. Experience the region's natural beauty first-hand via a thrilling zipline adventure through the famed Devil's Backbone. For a more relaxing retreat, outdoor movies at the local Corral Theater, shopping...
Looking for a different kind of family getaway? Then, treat everyone to real ranch living at the West 1077 Guest Ranch -- appropriately located in the "Cowboy Capital of the World." With 230 acres to explore, plus direct-access to 5,500 acres of breathtaking state park land, as well as a swimming pool, badminton, ping pong, horseshoes, and more,...
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