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Family friendly resorts and hotels in New England welcome children

Find accommodations to fit your family vacation needs. Hike the White Mountain wilderness, rent a fishing boat, sail Bar Harbor, or explore Boston while you stay at a New England family-friendly hotel or motel. Many lodgings have flexible suites, cottages, or houses for people hosting family reunions. Enjoy pools, spas, sports, mini golf, and other resort activities year round at conveniently located and scenic lodgings. Customize your family trip with fun events just for kids.

All New England states have lodgings that welcome parents and kids. Find them when you go to explore the lighthouses of Maine; the cool children's and science museums of Connecticut; the historic village and Cape beaches of Massachusetts; the mountains of New Hampshire; the parks and mansions of Rhode Island; the friendly farms and swimming holes of Vermont ... and more!

Family Friendly Lodging in New England
Kids In Pool - Nonantum Resort - Kennebunkport, ME
Nonantum Resort

95 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-4050 Toll-Free: 800-552-5651

Resort on a river strives to treat guests as if they were part of the family

An authentic New England resort where guests are treated like part of the family, a location by a scenic river just a short stroll into a bustling village center, a host of fun activities for parents and kids to reconnect: At The Nonantum Resort, it’s no wonder that they say memories are made every visit. In your family suite with a water view, you can truly relax before a day spent watching the kids enjoy a scavenger hunt while you lounge by the pool; or grabbing a boat tour from the marina; or heading to the beach. Dining is casual (ask about the lobster mac ‘n’ cheese), and there are family campfires, sing-alongs and s’mores! A hearty breakfast buffet is complimentary.
Aerial Sebasco Harbor Resort Sebasco Estates Maine
Sebasco Harbor Resort

Mid-Coast Maine on Casco Bay Sebasco Estates, ME, 04565 Phone: 207-389-1161 Toll-Free: 866-389-2072

Kids love the water, the woods, the blueberry pancakes

We've got water! We've got woods! That makes Sebsaco Harbor Resort the perfect spot for your next family vacation. Stay in one of our cottages, where you can gather around a crackling fire at night. Our restaurants, the Pilot House and the Ledges, have menus kids will love. Who doesn't relish five-cheese ravioli or paninis or fried clams.  And in summer months we also have special culinary events -- like blueberry pancake breakfasts and our family "suppahs" -- that include games and live music. We've got lots of activities, too. Morning yoga is popular with all ages. Canoes and paddle boats are available. Take a cruise around the harbor aboard our tour boat Ruth. And dad can give the kids golf lessons on our three-hole beginner's course.
Kids in the Pool - The Nantucket Hotel & Resort - Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

77 Easton Street Nantucket, MA, 02554 Phone: 508-228-4747 Toll-Free: 866-807-6011

Our Grand, Award-Winning Nantucket resort makes family fun a specialty

Families love their stays at the award-winning Nantucket Hotel + Resort, and it’s no wonder: Activities at our resort include a complimentary Kids’ Club activities program; antique fire truck rides; library and complimentary DVD rentals; Concierge Services; a game room; shuttles to-and-from Nantucket’s popular beaches during the in-season; a fun, make-your-own S’mores program at our Breeze restaurant, complimentary outdoor heated pools; and more. With our resort as your home base, head out on a bike trip around the island, visit the world-famous Whaling Museum, park your umbrella on a beautiful beach or embark on a whale-watch or harbor cruise. Accommodations at our AAA Four-Diamond resort range from spacious one-to-four bedroom suites with kitchenettes and spacious living areas (some with private decks), to private cottages.
Junior Suite - Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington, MA
Inn at Hastings Park

2027 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA, 02421 Phone: 781-301-6660

History is at your doorstep when your family stays at this luxury inn

Just 15 miles from Boston, The Inn at Heritage Park, steps away from the battle green where the War for Independence began and other historic sites, boasts that its hospitality is truly revolutionary. See for yourself when you and your family check into a spacious and elegant room or suite. Or ask about the Pint-Sized Patriots Package, where the kids get tricorne hats, slippers and robes (plus milk and cookies!). Whether you’re riding complimentary bikes on the much-loved rail trail, hiking around Walden Pond, picking apples at an orchard or touring Louisa May Alcott’s home, you will love your Lexington area experience – and the modern amenities and comforts of this historic and multiple award-winning inn.
Indoor Pool - Salem Waterfront Hotel - Salem, MA
Salem Waterfront Hotel

225 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 Phone: 978-740-8788 Toll-Free: 888-337-2536

Scenic waterfront hotel fun, comfortable place for your family’s Salem vacation

Bring the family to the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites and settle in for a fun, and relaxing, getaway by the coast. From its perch on Pickering Wharf, the hotel offers guests spacious, comfortable rooms and suites, including some with refrigerators, microwaves and dining areas. There’s a big, heated indoor pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Dining is a breeze at the Regatta Pub, where hearty breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served, all with kids’ menus. Pickering Wharf is a great place to visit, with an assortment of unique boutiques and world-class dining. Stroll along a jetty to historic Derby Wharf Lighthouse, take a cruise along the North Shore’s scenic coastline, or walk into downtown Salem to explore its rich (and witchy) history.
Indoor Pool - Cape Cod Holiday Estates - Mashpee, MA
Cape Cod Holiday Estates

97 Four Seasons Drive Mashpee, MA, 02649 Phone: 508-477-3377 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Spacious and Cape Cod friendly for the whole family

Located on the southern coast of Cape Cod, just a short distance from Nantucket Sound and South Cape Beach, this family friendly vacation resort offers 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units on a one-third acre lot with a spacious sun deck or patio. Each unit includes a full kitchen, wireless Internet access, central air, a washer/dryer combo (except our one-bedroom units), charcoal grill, cable TV, DVD player, and whirlpool tub (except in 1-bedroom units). More great resort amenities include an indoor pool, BBQ/picnic area, children’s play area, tennis, basketball, playground, game room, shuffleboard, putting green, and laundry facility. This enchanting setting is just a short trip to excellent boating, fishing and whale watching excursions. The warmth and fun of a New England family adventure is here.
Lakeside Tent Dining - Basin Harbor - Vergennes, VT
Basin Harbor

4800 Basin Harbor Road Vergennes, VT, 05491 Phone: 802-475-2311 Toll-Free: 800-622-4000

Resort on Lake Champlain a family favorite for its activities, central location

It’s no wonder families return every year to their cottage at the Basin Harbor resort on breathtaking Lake Champlain: There is so much to do! Play tennis, basketball, soccer, lawn games or pickleball right on the resort property. Go tubing or water-skiing. Take out a paddleboard or sailboat, go swimming in the lake or heated pool or grab a pole and go fishing off the dock. A kid’s camp with day and evening activities for ages 3 to 17 means adults can grab a massage, a yoga class or just relax by the lake. Nearby: great hiking, biking, kayaking, scenic cruises, farmers’ markets and fun shopping. Dining is casual, relying on fresh local ingredients. Please review our 2021 Reopening policies before placing your reservation.
Kids on the Bed - Brenton Hotel - Newport, RI
Brenton Hotel

31 America's Cup Avenue Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-849-3100

Family-friendly rooms and suites your home base for exploring Newport’s attractions

At the Brenton Hotel, on the harbor and close to all that makes Newport so much fun, the rooms, with water or city views, are suite-sized and the suites home-sized, making them perfect accommodations for families of all sizes. Let the hotel concierge plan your itinerary, take a staff-led walking or bike tour, or set off on your own to explore this historic city’s mansions, beaches, scenic walks and trails. Take a boat or trolley tour (they leave from right outside the hotel door), check out the eclectic shops and restaurants, visit the auto museum or tennis hall of fame. And don’t forget to ask about the Saturday and Sunday Tarts and Toons brunch in the hotel Living Room, with homemade toaster pastries and cartoons.
Winter Entrance View New - RiverWalk Resort at Loon - Lincoln, NH - Photo Credit Shanna Hale
RiverWalk Resort at Loon

22 South Mountain Drive Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-7500

There’s no place like a home in the White Mountains

RiverWalk is your home away from home in the Western White Mountains that the entire family will enjoy. This seven story, 79 unit resort hotel offers spacious and furnished studios, one, two or three bedroom condominiums with all the creature comforts plus the services and amenities of a great resort hotel. The kids will love the game room, the indoor/outdoor heated pool, skating rink, skiing at Loon Mountain and four season fun in the White Mountains. Mom and Dad will appreciate the fitness room and spa, the onsite Italian restaurant and winery, plus entertainment and shops in nearby Lincoln, NH. You’re near the highest concentration of natural and man-made attractions in the White Mountains. Photo Credit: Kathereine Betts Launch Video
Hobbit House - The Preserve Club & Residences - Richmond, RI
The Preserve Club and Residences

87 Kingstown Road Richmond, RI, 02898 Phone: 401-539-4653

Resort’s outdoor activities a great way to ensure fun-filled vacation for everyone in the family

The great outdoors has a way of engaging every member of the family when it comes to vacations. At The Preserve Club & Residences, four seasons of world-class outdoor adventures means there is something for everyone, from zip lining through the trees to rock climbing, archery, hiking, mountain biking to horseback riding, fishing, tennis and, in the winter, cross-county skiing, ice skating and snowshoeing. Kids will be enchanted by the resort’s two Hobbit Houses nestled into hillside boulders, where lunch and dinner are served in a total Tolkien environment. Lodging options include suites with private patios, spacious townhomes with dedicated concierges to arrange for children’s amenities, luxurious cottages and cabins for the ultimate in privacy, glamping tents – and an actual treehouse.
Penthouse Suite Living Area 500x250 - Watch Hill Inn - Westerly, RI
Watch Hill Inn

38-44 Bay Street Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: 877-394-8903

From this scenic seaside inn, families can plan full days of activities by the shore

There is something for everyone at the Watch Hill Inn, the historic seaside resort in the heart of charming Watch Hill village. That’s why families come back year after year. The suites are spacious, with room for everyone to stretch out. They have fully equipped kitchens and terraces as well as great views of the water, village and courtyard. Some have washers and dryers. Activities at nearby sister resorts range from swimming, fishing, kayaking and paddleboarding at private sandy beaches to scavenger hunts for fairy houses and other children’s programs as well as lawn games and nature cruises.. Nearby activities include amusement parks, nature centers, a lighthouse museum, shopping, the famous Flying Horse Carousel and the hidden ruins of an old battle fort.

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Family Vacation - Sheepscot Harbor Vacation Club - Edgecomb, ME
Sheepscot Harbour Vacation Club

7 Island Lane Edgecomb, ME, 04556 Phone: 802-422-5050 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Resort by the river can be your family’s home base for exploring coastal Maine

Think of the Sheepscot Harbour Village Resort, on the shores of the scenic Sheepscot River, as your family’s comfortable home base from which you’ll sample the delights of Midcoast Maine. Grab the resort’s continental breakfast, then stroll down to the quaint village of Wiscasset or take a short drive to Boothbay Harbor and beyond. The activities are almost endless, from whale-watching and lobstering cruises to schooner sails, hiking, sea kayaking, mini-golf, swimming and seashell-hunting at saltwater beaches, exploring museums (art, railroad, maritime and transportation) and family farms. And the seafood, of course, is amazing. Come back to your individually decorated suite, cottage or townhouse with room for everyone to stretch out and water views from decks or balconies.
Indoor Pool - Best Western Cape Cod - Hyannis, MA
Best Western Cape Cod Hotel

1470 Iyannough Road Hyannis, MA, 02601 Phone: 508-771-4804

Affordability, comfort and convenience on Cape Cod

Cape Cod, families and their pets are a natural at this vacation headquarters with historic charm and modern amenities. Comfortable rooms feature two double beds, hairdryers, irons and boards, 25" TVs with free HBO, pay-per-play Nintendo, pay-per-view movies, and coffeemakers. Some King Bed rooms have sofas, coffee tables, microwave and refrigerator while the spacious guest suite offers a relaxation room that is ideal for families. Start your day’s adventures with a healthy morning buffet. Enjoy the indoor heated pool, sauna, fitness center, and private sun deck. You’re just five miles from the restaurants, quaint shops and historic landmarks of downtown Hyannis where you will enjoy free long-term parking as a guest of the hotel. Check out the year-round lodging deals.
Grandparents & Kids - Bar Harbor Grand Hotel - Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Harbor Grand Hotel

269 Main Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-5226 Toll-Free: 888-766-2529

Fun town, fabulous national park make this Maine inn a must for family vacations

Book a two-bedroom unit at the classic Bar Harbor Grand and settle in for your exciting family vacation. The elegant inn’s in-town location means you can explore all Bar Harbor has to offer without spending your valuable time traveling. Family-friendly activities include everything from cool shops, restaurants and cinemas to whale watches, puffin cruises, mini golf and ghost tours. And then there’s magnificent Acadia National Park, a 47,000-acre paradise for hikers, bikers, swimmers and paddlers. After your outdoor adventures, come back to the inn to enjoy the heated pool and fitness center or just relax on the large front porch. Complimentary grab-and-go breakfasts are included with your stay, and every room has a refrigerator and free wifi.

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Poolview Suite - Hotel 1620 - Plymouth, MA
Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor

180 Water Street Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-747-4900 Toll-Free: 866-719-8185

Get connected to the nation’s history when you stay at this comfy hotel in Plymouth Harbor

Get up close and personal with history when you plan your family vacation at Hotel 1620 in picturesque Plymouth Harbor. From this spacious, comfortable 177-room hotel, it’s a short stroll to the Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock, the Pilgrim Hall Museum and other historical sites, as well as kid-friendly activities from whale watches and ghost tours to arcades and ice cream emporiums. A short drive away, the Plimoth Patuxet Museums take visitors back to 17th century life, and, in 20 minutes, you can be on Cape Cod (Boston is only 40 miles away). At the hotel, a sparkling, heated indoor pool awaits, as well as relaxing rooms, some with harbor views, all with refrigerators. The town boasts dozens of restaurants and unique shops.
Kayaks Ashore - Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee - Laconia, NH
Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee

76 Lake Streeet Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-524-5210 Toll-Free: 800-627-4283

Comfortable accommodations, lots of activities a great combo for family vacationers

Guests are treated like family at The Margate on Winnipesaukee on picturesque Paugus Bay. That’s why they come back year after year, to enjoy the resort’s private sandy beach, indoor and outdoor pools, summertime game room and evening fireworks and beach campfires. Sixteen different room types mean there’s a perfect accommodation for every family. Stay in a family suite in the Inn Building, next to the outdoor pool, and you’re just across the street from swimming, sunbathing, kayaking and paddle boarding off the beach. Grab a complimentary grab-and-go breakfast, and enjoy lunch and dinner in the casual Gazebo Beach Bar, with a children’s menu. Area activities include arcades, skiing and snowboarding, train rides, movie theaters and lake cruises.
Game Room - Golden Eagle Resort - Stowe, VT
Golden Eagle Resort

511 Mountain Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-4811 Toll-Free: 866-970-0786

Families love this mountain resort’s down-home atmosphere, variety of activities

Atmosphere, amenities and area attractions: That’s the combination that makes the Golden Eagle Resort so appealing to families. Nestled at the foot of the Green Mountains, the scenic resort’s accommodations – rooms, apartments, a house – give families the space to stretch out, and come with refrigerators and, in many cases, kitchenettes or kitchens. On-site activities include an indoor and seasonal outdoor pools, a playground, horseshoe pit, seasonal fire pit with s’mores, charcoal grills, trails for hiking and biking, free snowshoe rentals and two stocked ponds for fishing. Off-site, there’s four-season fun at the Stowe Mountain Resort, as well as great shops and dining options (although you don’t want to miss the bountiful down-home breakfast at the resort’s Nest Cafe).
Kids - Bar Harbor Motel - Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Harbor Motel

100 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-3453 Toll-Free: 800-388-3453

Great activities on- and off-site make this Bar Harbor motel the perfect vacation base for families

Fun on-site family activities and a location close to in-town and in-park adventures, the Bar Harbor Motel is an exceptional location from which to explore this bustling, beautiful part of Maine. Motel rooms, including two-bedroom accommodations for six, are in small, individual buildings sprinkled throughout the 15-acre property, providing a sense of privacy. On-site amenities include a pool, playground, tree swings, giant Adirondack chair, bocce, badminton, family movie nights, scavenger hunts and trivia contests. Rooms have small fridges and free wifi. A shuttle stops in front of the property to take you into town for restaurants, whale watches, cruises, mini golf, movies and shopping. And from the back of the property, you can walk or bike directly into fabulous Acadia National Park.

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The Lodge on the Cove Lakeside Kennebunkport ME
The Lodge on the Cove

29 South Main Street Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-3993 Toll-Free: 800-879-5779

Hippest kid-friendly hotel in town has fun accommodations, great family activities

Relaxed and upbeat, with a light-hearted approach to the quintessential Maine vacation, The Lodge on the Cove is the hippest kid-friendly hotel in bustling Kennebunkport. All of the inn’s 30 guest rooms have refrigerators and microwaves, complimentary wifi and plenty of space. There’s a heated outdoor pool, scavenger hunts, kids’ costume kits, a poolside restaurant and lawn games from ping-pong to corn hole. You can rent beach cruisers and kids’ bikes, the beach chairs and towels are complimentary, and there’s a discount on kayak rentals. Stroll into town for lobster excursions, whale watches, a trolley tour and shopping – then come back to the motor lodge for the nightly bonfire and s’mores.

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Family Firepit - Battery Wharf Boston Hotel - Boston, MA
Battery Wharf Boston Hotel

Three Battery Wharf Boston, MA, 02109 Phone: 617-994-9000 Toll-Free: 800-257-7544

Harborfront hotel close to aquarium, historical sites, lively marketplace and other family activities

For generations, family have been finding so many fun things to do in Boston, they want to come back year after year. At the Battery Wharf Hotel, you won’t have to go far to experience a variety of family-oriented activities. There’s the New England Aquarium right down the street (and this harborside hotel has a package for that and for trolley tours), harbor cruises, whale watches, fabulous museums, the popular Freedom Trail, the lively North End neighborhood and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. You’re also close to TD Garden, where the Bruins and Celtics play. At the hotel, with comfortable and spacious rooms and suites, there’s a 24-hour fitness center, spa access, a convenient take-away cafe and casual dining with harbor views at the Battery Wharf Grille.
Kids Tent - Acadia Inn - Bar Harbor, ME
Acadia Inn

98 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-3500 Toll-Free: 800-638-3636

Inn with kid-centric amenities will become your family’s favorite Maine vacation spot

Don’t be surprised if the Acadia Inn becomes your family’s favorite vacation spot. Sitting on four acres bordering Acadia National Park (there’s direct access right on the property) and the charming coastal town of Bar Harbor, the inn has all the amenities families love, from a heated outdoor pool, whirlpool spa and playground to bocce ball, lawn Jenga, scavenger hunts and movies in the back yard (the inn provides chairs and blankets!). Ask about the Kids Kampout Package with a tent, lantern and padded mat for an in-room hideaway, the Kids Package with a stuffed animal-children’s book combo and the kiddie bath kit with a step stool and rubber ducks. Take your grab-and-go breakfast and head for town or Acadia. What’s not to love?

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Skiing Kids - Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa - Stowe, VT
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

1746 Mountain Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-7355 Toll-Free: 800-253-2232

Activities and lively atmosphere are resort’s main attractions for families

Your family really can “do it all” at Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, whether that means hiking or skiing on the property’s groomed trails, swimming in the indoor and outdoor pools or touring the Ben & Jerry’s factory right down the road. The family owned and operated resort on over 50 acres has two Har-Tru tennis courts, racquetball and squash courts, lawn games and family and children’s activities. It’s close to swimming holes and kayaking in the summer and downhill skiing, skating and sleigh rides in the winter. Tour a maple sugar house in the spring; shop the Stowe boutiques for early holiday gifts in the vibrant fall. Accommodations are spacious, and Charlie Bs’ Pub and Restaurant has a great kid’s menu.
Cozy Cabin Style - Seawinds II - Dennisport, MA
Seawinds II

128 Old Wharf Road Dennisport, RI, 02639 Phone: 508-398-1474 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Resort asks: Is there a better place for vacationing families than Cape Cod?

Cape Cod has been entertaining families for decades, and you can join in the fun when you book a fully furnished condo unit at Seawinds II in Dennisport. You can walk from your one- or two-bedroom unit (with gas fireplace and kitchen) to a private sandy beach, hit the pool at a nearby sister resort – or go exploring! Catch a wave at one of the National Seashore’s oceanside beaches, do some funky shopping in Hyannis, catch a whale-watch boat out of Provincetown, go biking on the Cape Cod Rail Trail, visit a nature sanctuary or museum or lighthouse. See some local theater, check out a concert and dine on the freshest seafood the coast has to offer.
Library Winter View - Ponds at Foxhollow - Lenox, MA
Ponds at Foxhollow

Route 7 Lenox, MA, 01240 Phone: 413-637-1469

Boundless activities to keep families entertained at this mountain resort

Family activities at the welcoming Ponds at Foxhollow begin at the mountain resort itself: On the 223-acre estate, sheltered by towering pines, there is plenty of room to hike, cross-country ski, take a canoe or rowboat out on the winding pond, play tennis or bocce. There are indoor and outdoor pools, games, bikes, a playground and movies to rent. One- and two-bedroom condo units are spacious, with full kitchens, dining and living areas as well as decks with pond views. Barbecue on one of the resort grills or head into one of the delightful towns to dine, shop, see a play, visit a museum, hike up a mountain, head to a beach or hear a concert.
New Aerial View - Manchester View - Manchester Center, VT
Manchester View

77 High Meadow Way Manchester Center, VT, 05255 Phone: 802-362-2739 Toll-Free: 800-548-4141

Spaces to relax, places to go: Let this inn be your family-friendly vacation headquarters

Family vacations require two things: Space to stretch out and relax and access to great activities. The Manchester View, nestled between the Green and Taconic Mountains, has both. Rooms and suites are comfortable and cozy, with fireplaces, spa tubs and private decks and patios. A heated seasonal outdoor pool, free wifi, room refrigerators and continental breakfasts are among its many family-friendly amenities. As for activities, they range from alpine and cross-country skiing, tubing and snowshoeing in the winter to ziplining, boating, fishing, swimming, golf and tennis in the summer. Come up for spectacular foliage and farm visits in the fall, and hiking and biking in the spring. And the dining and shopping (from major-brand outlets to country stores) are first-rate year-round.
Beach View Room - Hotel Maria - Westerly, RI
Hotel Maria

132 Atlantic Avenue Westerly, RI, 02891 Phone: 401-622-4000

No shortage of fun family activities at this relaxed, scenic beachside hotel

Hotel Maria, a relaxed beachside resort, has everything you need for that memorable, laid-back family vacation. Rooms and suites are airy, come with high-speed wifi, microwaves, mini-fridges and balconies with sweeping ocean views. (Some suites have dishwashers, washers and dryers.) Maria’s Seaside Cafe is a great place for family dining al fresco. Private access to sandy beaches are right across the street. Complimentary bikes are ready for you to tour the town with its children’s amusements and ice cream shopd. Area activities include pristine beaches and fun family entertainment from kiddie rides to mini golf and bumper boats at Atlantic Beach Park and Bayview Fun Park.
Kids on Beach - Winnetu Oceanside Resort - Edgartown, MA
Winnetu Oceanside Resort

At South Beach on Martha's Vineyard -- 31 Dunes Road Edgartown, MA, 02539 Phone: 508-310-1733 Toll-Free: 866-335-1133

Special kids’ activities, family-friendly accommodations at this beachside resort

Got kids? The Winnetu Oceanside Resort has you covered for a fun-filled family vacation. With two heated outdoor swimming pools, antique fire truck rides, a water taxi ride to bustling Edgartown and a 250-yard walk to beautiful South Beach, the resort has something to keep everyone entertained. Special programs for parents and toddlers as well as day and night programs for children round out the activities. Teens will love the life-size chess set, tennis and a lawn perfect for Frisbee, soccer and whiffleball. Dining at The Dunes restaurant is a breeze, with a special Kids’ Corner area for families. Comfy accommodations range from hotel suites with kitchenettes to garden cottages and private homes perfect for multi-family vacations.
Kids & Crabs - Weekapaug Inn - Westerly, RI
Weekapaug Inn

25 Spray Rock Road Westerly, RI, 02891 Phone: 877-394-8902

No shortage of things to do for everyone in the family at this seaside resort

You know a resort is family-friendly when it offers kid-sized bikes and fishing poles. At the Weekapaug Inn, family fun runs the gamut from lawn games like bocce and bean-bag toss to a scavenger hunt for fairy homes placed throughout the landscape. A full-time naturalist also offers guided beach walks and boating excursions, and the Quonnie Queen electrical boat will take you to a remote beach to hunt for moon snails, or you can rent a kayak, sailboat or standup paddle boat. Beach jaunts are stress-free: Umbrellas, towels and chairs are in the Bathhouse, and attendants will set everything up. Save time to visit Watch Hill’s Flying Horse Carousel, the oldest continuously operating carousel in the country.

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Family at Breakfast Buffet - Seaport Hotel Boston - Boston, MA
Seaport Hotel Boston

One Seaport Lane Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 617-385-4000

Walkable, bike-able Boston and the comfortable Seaport Hotel is a great family-centric combo

Walkable, historic Boston is a great place for family vacations, and there’s no better launching pad than the Seaport Hotel, perfectly situated in the heart of the exciting Seaport District. The hotel’s spacious rooms and suites, with super harbor and city views, mean lots of room to stretch out and plan your busy days, from hiking the Freedom Trail to visiting the nearby Boston Children’s Museum and Tea Party Ships & Museum. Explore this vibrant neighborhood on one of the hotel’s complimentary bikes. Come back for dinner on the open-air terrace at TAMO Bistro + Bar. Ask about the First Mate’s Club, providing a year-round scavenger hunt and amenities for kids, starting with a toy they can select from Seaport’s Treasure Chest upon arrival.
Winter Aerial View - Franconia Inn - Franconia, NH
Franconia Inn

1172 Easton Road Franconia, NH, 03580 Phone: 603-823-5542 Toll-Free: 800-473-5299

Endless indoor and outdoor activities for every season at this welcoming family inn

Plenty to do for the whole family! Head out the back door to access 25 miles of groomed cross country ski trails, or skate on the frozen pond behind the barn. Snow-tubing, snowshoeing, and horse-drawn sleigh rides are also offered right on site during the winter. In warmer months, tennis courts, a heated outdoor pool, fishing or swimming in the river, horseback riding, yard games, and access to hundreds of miles of hiking and mountain biking trails will fill your days. Head across the street to take an incredible glider ride over the picturesque White Mountains - an experience you'll never forget. Want to stay inside? There's a game room, TV movie room, library, and award-winning dining. Great views, great food, great activities: the perfect family vacation.
Bunk Beds - Camp David on Bantam Lake - Morris, CT
Camp David

On Bantam Lake Morris, CT, 06763 Phone: 631-827-7748

Lots for your vacationing family to do when headquartered at this lakeside resort

Remember that feeling of a fun, relaxing lakeside family vacation? You can capture it when you stay in one of the four spacious cottages at Camp David, on the shores of Bantam Lake. The newly renovated cottages, from three to seven bedrooms, with full kitchens, air conditioning and wifi, mean plenty of comfort for all-size families. And being steps from the lake means kayaking, swimming out to a raft, fishing, canoeing – or just relaxing on the beach. The property also has lots of room for lawn games, picnics (there are charcoal and gas grills) and s’mores by the fire pit at night. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, a nature museum and plenty of shops and restaurants in Morris and nearby Litchfield.
Outdoor Pool - Breezeway Resort - Misquamicut, RI
Breezeway Resort

70 Winnapaug Road Misquamicut, RI, 02891 Phone: 401-348-8953 Toll-Free: 800-462-8872

In the business of families and their love affair with the beach

Families know families and this cozy beach resort on the southern shore of Rhode Island has been in the same family for 46 years. You’re on your very own piece of private ocean front property near Misquamicut, Westerly and Watch Hill, including a private beach. Enjoy a beach bag filled with fluffy beach towels and parking passes, with umbrellas and chairs available for rent. 50 non-smoking rooms include a mini-refrigerator, some with a fireplace and a kitchen. Suites feature a full living room area, wet bar and ocean views. There’s complimentary continental breakfast and lunch & dinner served at Maria's Seaside Cafe. The swimming pool, playground, and shuffleboard court invite a little family competition or visit Watch Hill, Newport, Block Island and quaint coastal villages.
Lawn and Waterfront - Spruce Point Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Spruce Point Inn

88 Grandview Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4152 Toll-Free: 800-553-0289

Waterside resort is family-friendly – and just plain fun with a host of activities

Families love to come back to the Spruce Point Inn, perfectly positioned between the woods and the sea on Maine’s coast – and it’s no wonder. Lodge, cottage and townhouse accommodations mean plenty of room, and dining options include something for everyone (seek out the lobster mac and cheese – and s’mores by the firepit). But it’s the activities that really seal the deal, from croquet and tennis to a gameroom stocked with vintage arcade and other games to two saltwater pools to a waterfront location that means kayaking, paddleboarding and fishing. There are hiking paths (some with geocaching), complimentary bikes and a host of things in the area to do, from whale-watching to island sails.
Winter View - Steele Hill Resorts - Sanbornton, NH
Steele Hill Resorts

516 Steele Hill Road Sanbornton, NH, 03269 Phone: 603-524-0500 Toll-Free: 855-475-4372

So much to do at this inviting mountain resort, your family might never want to leave

Hiking, snowshoeing, fishing in a private pond, swimming in an indoor or outdoor pool, relaxing in a hot tub or sauna, playing tennis or racquetball, enjoying video game systems or ping-pong or going up to the observation tower to look at the mountains: There is so much for families to do at Steele Hill Resorts, you might never leave the 500-acre property. But you don’t want to miss all the area’s other great activities, from biking, boating, outlet shopping to alpine and cross-country skiing. (And don’t forget Santa’s Village and Storyland.) Back at the resort, there’s terrific casual dining on site, and some accommodations include everything from full kitchens and washer/dryers to whirlpool baths, fireplaces and balconies.
Starlight Lodge - Family Friendly - Outdoor View
Starlight Lodge of Rockport

360 Commercial Street Rockport, ME, 04856 Phone: 207-236-3276

A family favorite, this lodge boasts privacy and proximity to host of activities

They don’t call Maine’s mid-coast “Vacationland” for nothing: loads of beaches, pretty-as-a-picture harbor towns, a host of festivals and activities from kayaking and boating to biking, hiking and gallery-hopping. At the Starlight Lodge at Rockport Harbor, families love the newly renovated rooms (15 of them), the seasonal pool and the fire pit plaza. But they also love the proximity to lighthouses, galleries, parks, theater, concert halls and cruises. Get on a ferry an explore Monhegan or another picturesque island, check out a lighthouse or transportation museum or rent a kayak. Festivals celebrate everything from blueberries to indie films to antiques to chocolate! And dining ranges from five-star elegance to those great open-air lobster shacks.

Check out our sister locations - Starlight Lodge Cape Cod, MA - Starlight Lodge North Conway, NH
Frozen Lake Fun - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT
Lake Morey Resort

1 Clubhouse Road Fairlee, VT, 05045 Phone: 802-333-4311 Toll-Free: 800-423-1211

Come to this popular lakeside resort as a guest – but leave as a member of the family

At the Lake Morey Resort, they say guests come as friends and leave as family. It’s easy to see why: There are over 25 seasonal activities at the lakeside resort in the Vermont hills. Family members can play tennis, bocce ball, volleyball or golf; go hiking or biking; play lawn games, bingo or swim in the heated pool. The 600-acre lake means great kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and guided pontoon boat tours. In the winter, there’s cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and a 4.3-mile ice-skating trail. With 130 guest rooms and suites (including multi-room suites), as well as four lakeside cabins, there are accommodations for families of every size. Fun area attractions include a raptor center, planetarium, science museum and classic general stores.
Indoor Pools - Brewster Green - Brewster, MA
Brewster Green

203 Lund Farm Way Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-7551 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

History, family fun and the sea!

Brewster Green welcomes you to taste the local flavors – history, sea and sky, great seafood, shopping and whatever whets the family appetite. Amenities include an exercise room, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and racquetball courts, shuffleboard and volleyball. Two and three bedroom condominiums include full kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace, flat screen TV and washer and dryer. For history, visit Plimoth and Heritage Plantations, the Pilgrim Monument. For exercise and amusements, try our quaint seaside and bayside villages with museums, an Audubon center, bowling, biking and hiking trails, movies, and a chance to have a personal encounter on a whale watch excursion. And the beaches – always and a lot of them - along Cape Cod National Seashore. Inspiring families for centuries.
Kickball on the Lawn 500x250 - Briarclif Motel - Great Barrington, MA
Briarcliff Motel

Route 7 - 306 Stockbridge Road Great Barrington, MA, 01230 Phone: 413-528-3000

Families fun is the order of the day when you stay in this centrally located Berkshires inn

Your kids will have a blast staying at the Briarcliff Motel, a perfect home base for everything fun in the Berkshires. The inn has a comfortable, retro-motor lodge feel, with plush-top mattresses, great views, fridges in every room and free wifi. There’s lots of room on the property, at the foot of Monument Mountain, for yard games, including volleyball, badminton and lawn darts. Guests get vouchers for dining at the motel’s sister inn, the Red Lion Inn, and the staff is happy to help curate your Berkshires adventure, whether that means hiking nearby mountains and parks, visiting an art museum, mountain biking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, whitewater rafting, canoeing, visiting a wildlife sanctuary or ziplining through a canopy of trees.

Visit our sister properties - Red Lion Inn - Porches Inn
Family Bike Ride - Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club - Brewster, MA
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

2907 Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-9000 Toll-Free: 800-343-6074

Resort offers luxurious lodging, great dining – and plenty of fun for active families

Here’s the challenge for your family at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club: How many of the resort’s activities can you do before your vacation is over? There’s kayaking and paddle-boarding on Blueberry Pond, swimming in Cape Cod Bay or one of five pools, biking on the Cape Cod Rail Trail, playing tennis and pickle ball, roasting s’mores on the beach, golfing, games on the front lawn: And that doesn’t even include area activities like whale-watching, mini golf, touring a lighthouse or watching a Cape League baseball game. Stay in a spacious villa with all the modern amenities and dine on the freshest cuisine at the Ocean Terrace, Bayzo’s Pub or Linx Tavern. (And there’s soft-serve ice cream at the Shark Bah.)
Summer Entrance View - Bar Harbor Villager Motel - Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Harbor Villager Motel

207 Main Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-3211 Toll-Free: 888-383-3211

Your family vacation on the coast of Maine starts at this hotel in the heart of Bar Harbor

What are you looking for on a family vacation? Lodgings that are spacious, with modern amenities; activities for the whole family that are close enough to mean you don’t have to be forever in the car; lots of dining options. If that’s your list, the Bar Harbor Villager Motel is the place for you. On Main Street in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor, the motel is a five-minute walk to shopping, restaurants and a picturesque waterfront where you can arrange for everything from a whale watch to a puffin cruise. Just two miles away is breathtaking Acadia National Park, with miles of hiking and biking trails. Grab-and-go breakfast and high-speed wifi are free, and the motel has a heated outdoor pool.

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Tan Pool Room - The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort - Proctorsville, VT
The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort

Junction of Routes 103 and 131 Proctorsville, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-226-7361 Toll-Free: 888-764-6836

Even your most finicky family member will find attractions near this hotel irresistible

Relaxing, affordable, family-friendly: That’s The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort & Spa, the premier hotel in southern Vermont’s scenic Green Mountains. You’ll find free wifi, mini-fridges and lots of space to stretch out in the hotel’s rooms (some with bunk beds), suites and studio lodgings. There’s a heated indoor pool and hot tub, a well-equipped fitness room and enough nearby attractions to satisfy every member of your family. Here’s a short list: mountain biking, hiking, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding and zip-lining. In the winter, there’s downhill skiing at Okemo Mountain, cross-country skiing, skating, snowmobiling and snowboarding. Other area attractions include welcoming farms, a nature center, the Vermont Country Store, amazing Quechee Gorge and spectacular Bridal Veils Falls.

Visit our sister properties - Castle Hill Resort
Jumping in the Pool - Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center - Bar Harbor, ME
Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center

119 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-5801 Toll-Free: 800-336-2463

Stay in or head out: This oceanfront hotel will make every family happy

Whether your family is seeking an action-packed vacation or a quiet-time bonding weekend, the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel features the amenities and activities to please your brood. With the shoreline of the Atlantic practically at your doorstep (25 feet away, in some cases), you’ll have easy access to a private beach. The hotel also has a playground, indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub and breakfast room. Dine onsite or request a room with a kitchenette. Or head into historic Bar Harbor for great restaurants and shopping. Take the kids to nearby Acadia National Park, go on a nature cruise right from the hotel pier or enjoy nearby activities including mountain biking, cross-country skiing, sailing and kayaking.

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Outdoor Pool - Holly Tree Resort - West Yarmouth, MA
Holly Tree Resort

412 Main Street -- Route 28 West Yarmouth, MA, 02673 Phone: 866-469-8222

Mid Cape family fun on and off site

Located in the heart of historic Cape Cod, this family oriented fun-filled vacation destination features studios, one bedroom suites, private entrance townhouse studios and suites, and deluxe suites with in-room whirlpools. Each unit is equipped with a refrigerator, coffeemaker, toaster, microwave and tableware. Relax in the indoor or outdoor pools while the kids enjoy their own wading pool. Guest facilities include an arcade, health center, racquetball court, basketball courts, cook-out/picnic facilities, and seasonal activity programs for both kids and adults. Conveniently located in the Mid-Cape area, you’re minutes from Cape Cod's beautiful beaches and harbors and the quaint villages of Provincetown, Hyannis, Falmouth and Chatham with great dining, theatres, nightlife, and family attractions.
Pool Deck View Sea Cliff House Old Orchard Beach, ME
Sea Cliff House

2 Sea Cliff Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4874 Toll-Free: 800-326-4589

Plan to spend your fun family vacation at this beachfront hotel with great accommodation

It’s easy to see why families keep coming back to the four-season Sea Cliff House: It’s right on Old Orchard Beach, with a serene stretch for swimming, sunbathing or strolling, and it’s close to so many fun attractions you’ll have to make a list. There’s the nearby Pier with entertainment, dining and novelty shopping; the Arcade at Palace Playland with over 200 video and vintage games; amusement and water parks; a zip line course; kayaking; river and whale-watch cruises; and miniature golf. Head into Ocean Park for homemade ice cream at the original soda fountain or lounge by the outdoor pool at the motel. Families love the two-room efficiencies with kitchenettes, that can sleep up to five.
Lobby and Family - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

297 North Street Pittsfield, MA, 01201 Phone: 413-358-4741

Boutique hotel happy to serve as headquarters for all your Berkshire adventures

Ready to launch a family exploration of the beautiful Berkshires? The Hotel on North, smack dab in the middle of the region (no attraction is more than 40 minutes away), is ready to serve as your headquarters. Impeccable service and spacious rooms, some with kitchenettes and washer/dryers, await you at this welcoming hotel. There’s super-fast wi-fi throughout the hotel, but there’s also a lounge with board games, cards and vintage puzzles for low-tech relaxation. Area activities include ski slopes, the eclectic Berkshire Museum, a classic wooden carousel, mini golf, bowling, shopping, the Norman Rockwell Museum, tons of arts and theater venues, the Hancock Shaker Village and state parks ideal for hiking, biking and picnicking.
Family Firepit Time - Green Mountain Inn - Stowe VT
Green Mountain Inn

18 South Main Street Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-7301 Toll-Free: 800-253-7302

Time for a family getaway? Check into this fun, full-service mountain resort

Pack up the kids (and, in the winter, your skis) and head for the hills of Vermont. At the friendly Green Mountain Inn, families have space to stretch out in luxury rooms, suites or apartments. Or, ask about a Depot Street townhouse, with all the comforts of home plus access to a year-round outdoor pool and fire pits. The inn has a kid-friendly game room, a breakfast place with hearty morning meals and a comfy restaurant with an extensive children’s menu. Hiking, biking, sleigh-riding, skating, downhill and cross-country skiing, toboganning, snowboarding, snowshoeing, dog-sledding, ice-climbing: The list of activities practically at your doorstep is almost endless. Lots of fun shopping and restaurants, too, to make for a perfect family vacation.
Rustic Twin Room - Higgins Beach Inn - Scarborough, ME
Higgins Beach Inn

34 Ocean Avenue Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-883-6684

Your family will become instant fans of this inn, just steps from a sandy beach

Higgins Beach Inn is closed for the season - see you again in May 2022!
Is there a child on the planet who doesn’t want to stay in a hotel just feet from a sandy beach? Your family will become instant fans of the Higgins Beach Inn, a stone’s throw from unspoiled, sandy Higgins Beach. They’ll be joining a line of fans that goes back generations: The spacious inn began welcoming guests in the 1890s! Now completely renovated, with light, airy rooms and suites, the hotel has all the modern amenities, including wifi and flat-screen TVs. On-site dining is casual under a covered porch, and there’s a beach shack for burgers and lobster rolls closer to the water. Lots of activities in the area, from amusement parks and ice-cream shops to nature centers, hiking trails and boating excursions.
Kids in Pool - Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort - Wells Beach, ME
Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort

393 Mile Road Wells Beach, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-2831

Families find fun and relaxation at this resort right on the beach in Southern Maine

It’s no surprise families want to return to Lafayette’s Oceanfront Resort in the heart of the Southern Maine coast. For starters, you are right on one of the state’s prettiest sandy beaches when you stay at this spacious resort. Or, opt for a bigger vacation home a short walk from the beach and enjoy a kitchen, porch or deck, bunk beds and a yard with a grill. Back at the resort, swim in the heated indoor pool or work out on modern fitness equipment. Area activities for the kids include water parks, amusement parks, kayaking, eco-tours where they can explore tidal pools, fishing cruises, horseback-riding and, in the winter, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Last but not least: Lobster rolls? They are everywhere!

Visit our sister property - Norseman Resorts
Children on Swing - Liberty Hill Farm Inn - Rochester, VT
Liberty Hill Farm & Inn

511 Liberty Hill Road Rochester, VT, 05767 Phone: 802-767-3926

Families have been falling in love with this gracious farm inn for decades

It’s impossible to imagine families not falling in love with the Liberty Hill Farm & Inn, where guests have been enjoying the everyday adventures of the farm life since 1984. The inn’s Greek Revival-style main house goes back to 1825 and features cozy rooms and plenty of private nooks. But it’s the barn that’s the big draw: Kids can help milk a cow, bottle-feed a calf, explore the hay loft or cuddle with kittens. Outside, there are berries to pick, meadows to romp in, trails to hike. (And, yes, there’s also wifi.) There’s nearby fishing, swimming, biking and museum-going. Meals are casual, served family style, bountiful and oh so delicious. Gather together in the evening on the farm porch to watch the stars come out.

Liberty Hill Farm B&B is reopening this May - Please follow our link to reserve your stay today!
Indoor Pool Village by the Sea Wells Maine
Village By The Sea

1373 Post Road Wells, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-1100 Toll-Free: 800-444-8862

Your family is going to fall in love with this resort, close to beaches and lots of attractions

Families fall in love with Village by the Sea, the perfect launching pad for a vacation in coastal Maine. A two-bedroom suite, with two baths, a fully stocked kitchen, living room, balcony or patio and washer/dryer is four times the size of an average hotel room, which means lots of stretching-out space. Lots of activities here, too, from indoor and outdoor pools to the firepit & patio, basketball courts, a fitness center and game room, free movie rentals and nearby trails. Ready to explore the area? There’s plenty to see and do, from sandy beaches to water and amusement parks, whale watches, zip lines, kayaking, biking, surfing and a science center. Go on a lobster tour – or just enjoy a lobster roll sitting by the sea.
Winter Family Outing - The Berkshires of Western MA - Photo Credit Ogden Gigli
The Berkshires of Western MA

Find the Perfect Lodging Spot for the Family

Winter is an especially magical time to visit the beautiful mountains of Western Massachusetts where the Berkshires offer family fun and cozy lodging in one convenient and snowy package. Whether you crave the charming experience of a bed and breakfast, the indulgence of a local resort, or the convenience of a rental property or hotel, you are sure to find the perfect accommodation for your needs and budget. Spend your time indoors at museums and shops, or outside on the ski and snow tubing slopes. The Berkshire region offers numerous activities for all members of the family, so pack up the entire crew for an unforgettable winter adventure. Learn more at Berkshires.org or follow “Visit the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts” on Facebook.
Winter View - Summit Resort - Laconia, NH
Summit Resort

177 Mentor Avenue Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-556-7028 Toll-Free: 855-474-4360

Family-favorite amenities and are activities make this resort a hit with everyone

Family fun at the Summit Resort, in the heart of the Lakes Region, begins with the spacious accommodations: two-bedroom suites with full kitchens, free wifi, washer/dryers and balconies or patios. A busy, 25,000-square-foot Amenity Center includes a heated indoor pool with slide, hot tub and fitness center. There’s also an outdoor pool, racquetball courts, a children’s playground and a PlayStation gaming system in the lobby. Area activities include skiing at Gunstock Ski Mountain, skating, sledding, snow tubing, hiking, boat excursions on Lake Winnipesaukee, water parks, a natural history museum, the Cog Railways and the popular Santa’s Village and Story Land amusement parks. Ask about the Winter Family Getaway that includes hot chocolate and fresh-baked cookies in your suite upon arrival.
Kids and Flowers - Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - Hancock, MA
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

37 Corey Road -- Route 43 Hancock, MA, 01237 Phone: 413-738-5500 Toll-Free: 800-882-8859

Your family is going to fall in love with mountain resort’s lodging, list of activities

It’s hard to imagine a family not falling in love with Jiminy Peak. The mountain resort’s Berkshires setting is spectacular, the adventure parks, skiing and snowboarding superb, and staying in the Country Inn suites or more spacious condominium units is convenient – and just plain fun. The suites include a living room and kitchen, and the inn has an outdoor heated pool, exercise room and heated whirlpools. Need more room? Condo vacation homes have two and three bedrooms, and many have washer/dryers. Lodging is close to the Mountain Adventure Park with its alpine roller coaster, slide, rock-climbing wall and other attractions as well as the Aerial Adventure Park with a self-guided, elevated ropes course. Lots of casual restaurants to choose from, too.
Family Fun 500x250 - Cape Codder Resort & Spa - Hyannis, MA
Cape Codder Resort & Spa

1225 Iyannough Road Hyannis, MA, 02601 Phone: 855-861-4370

Spend quality time with your family at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa....you may never want to leave!

Make a splash in the NEW Water Park with huge water slides, lazy river, wave pool, retractable roof and so much more or in the Rainbow Falls Heated Outdoor Pool, pamper yourself (kids too) in the full-service Beach Plum Spa, roast marshmallows by our bonfire, take in dinner under the stars or enjoy live entertainment on The Deck, lounge or play in our beach-like area, savor breakfast, lunch or dinner in our Hearth ‘n Kettle Restaurant and Tavern, enjoy bistro-fare, award-winning wines and live jazz in our Grand Cru Restaurant, watch a movie by moonlight, play games with the kids and our recreation staff and SO much more! Relax in one of our 257 guest rooms or luxury fireplace suites with oversized whirlpools. Reserve online for the lowest rate…guaranteed.

Visit our sister property - The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa
Winter Mom & Daughter - Mountain Top Inn - Chittenden, VT
Mountain Top Resort

195 Mountain Top Road Chittenden, VT, 05737 Phone: 802-483-2311

Have your best family vacation ever at this idyllic resort high atop a Vermont mountain

Bring your family to the idyllic Mountain Top Resort and be prepared to have your best vacation ever. Stay in a spacious lodge room or suite or, for the ultimate in privacy, in a guest house with a balcony or patio – or a pool table. The 700-acre resort with mountain views and miles of trails through woods and meadows has a full slate of activities, from disc golf, tennis, sand volleyball and horseback-riding to, in the winter, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, sledding and skating. A private beach on a quiet cove means great fishing, kayaking and paddle boarding as well as pontoon boat tours. On-site restaurants have kids’ menus. Nearby attractions include the Ben & Jerry’s and Vermont Teddy Bear factories.
Family Paddling - Naswa Resort - Laconia, NH
Naswa Resort

1086 Weirs Boulevard Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-366-4341 Toll-Free: 888-556-2792

Sandy beach, paddle boats beckon guests of this family-owned lake resort

There’s plenty to do for families in the popular Lakes Region, from arcades to hiking and biking, but once your family settles in to their comfy room, suite or cottage at the NASWA Resort, they just might want to stay put! Right on Lake Winnipesaukee, this family-owned-and-operated resort boasts the longest private sandy beach on the lake. Grab a resort kayak, paddle board or paddle boat and head out onto the lake, go for a swim – or build a sand castle with the kids (perhaps followed by some libations from the nearby NazBar). Book one of the resort’s 18 colorful cottages with a screened-in porch and full kitchen. Children’s menus are available at the on-site Blue Bistro, which has great lake views.
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common Exterior Sturbridge MA
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common

277 Main Street - Route 131 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3313 Toll-Free: 800-782-5425

Active, comfortable family vacations begin at this spacious historic inn

When you bring your family to the Publick House inn, you have to start your day at the Bake Shoppe for some heavenly pastries. In the summer, take a dip in the outdoor pool or enjoy the spa and fitness room. If you have young history buffs, they’ll love the Revolutionary-era ambiance, and everyone will love dining at Ebenezer’s Tavern, where light Yankee fare for lunch and dinner includes a children’s menu with a turkey meal, fish and chips and burgers. Whether you stay in a spacious room in the motor lodge or a suite in the historic inn, Chamberlain House or Tiller House (with room fridges), your accommodations will be spacious and comfortable. Nearby attractions include Old Sturbridge Village, parks and beaches.
Indoor Pool New 2019 - Cape Winds Resort - Hyannis, MA
Cape Winds Resorts

657 West Main Street Hyannis, MA, 02601 Phone: 508-778-4949 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Everyone’s a kid on Cape Cod!

Bring the family to Cape Winds and find great comfort and value and in a Cape Cod vacation. One and two bedroom units all with patio or deck have king or queen-size beds, living and dining areas, fully equipped kitchens, 1.5 -2 baths and complimentary Wifi. A fitness center and clubhouse with fireplace frame the heated indoor pool and whirlpool spa. A picnic area comes with volleyball, horseshoes and shuffleboard. Swim and tan on nearby Craigville Beach or relax on one of America’s Top Ten beaches in nearby Nauset. Great food, shopping, entertainment and history make Hyannis a gathering place for families visiting the Cape. Sail out of Hyannis harbor on a fishing trip or take off on a day cruise to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket. It’s all good!
Playground - Beachside Village Resort - Falmouth, MA
Beachside Village

45 Surf Drive Falmouth, MA, 02540 Phone: 508-548-3975 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Cape Cod means unending list of activities for families, starting at this resort

There is so much to do on Cape Cod, and at the Beachside Village Resort, that starts right on the property with an outdoor heated pool, a children’s playground, picnic tables and grills. The soft sandy beach is right across the street, and the rooms, with kitchenettes, wifi and outdoor seating, are big enough to allow families to really get comfortable. Bike trails are less than half a mile away, and the village, less than a mile away, has all sorts of family attractions, from baseball games and outdoor concerts to great seafood places, interesting museums and fun shops. As for the rest of the Cape, from breathtaking beaches to arcades, mini golf, whale-watching and boat excursions, there is something for everyone to love.
Shades of Silver Room - Starlight Lodge - North Conway, NH
Starlight Lodge North Conway

3537 White Mountain Highway North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-3551

Hotel in the heart of Conway country a particular favorite with active families

Your family will have a blast in the heart of the Mt. Washington Valley, and there’s no better place to enjoy all the area’s activities than the Starlight Lodge North Conway, close to village shops and restaurants as well as ski resorts, national parks, outlet malls, lakes and summer theater. Kids will love nearby Storyland and Santa’s Village, an indoor water park, the Mt. Washington cog railway, ziplining, and tubing and kayaking on the Saco River as well as all the downhill and cross-country skiing you could want. Adults will love the comfort of the inn’s 17 remodeled rooms, some with mountain views, microwaves or canopy beds, all with mini fridges. Fully equipped kitchenette suites are a particular favorite with families.

Check out our sister locations - Starlight Lodge Cape Cod, MA - Starlight Lodge Rockport, ME
Swimming Platform Purity Spring Resort Madison New Hampshire
Purity Spring Resort

1251 Eaton Road (Route 153) East Madison, NH, 03849 Phone: 603-367-8896 Toll-Free: 800-373-3754

Kids sleep well after days on beach, boats, bikes, and trails

Bring the family to this wonderful resort on scenic Purity Lake in the White Mountains. For more than 100 years, families have been enjoying affordable vacations and great hospitality in a nature-blessed setting, There’s the lake for swimming, canoeing, kayaking and exploring and mountains for hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding and sightseeing. Stay together in cozy rooms, rustic lodges, mountainside and slope side retreats and lakeside and wooded cottages and condos. Each offers complimentary WiFi, microwave, mini fridge and coffee maker with some offering common rooms and lounges. There’s a sandy beach, boat docks, an indoor pool and fitness center. Seasonal rate options include lodging, meals, recreation programs and use of all resort facilities. Meals at our on-site restaurant & pub and family relaxation included.
Swimming Sisters - Point Sebago Golf Resort - Casco, ME
Point Sebago Golf Resort

261 Point Sebago Road Casco, ME, 04015 Phone: 207-558-8000 Toll-Free: 800-655-1232

Kids understand the point of a perfect family vacation – fun activities!

Point Sebago Resort is located on the shores of pristine Sebago Lake, Southern Maine's largest lake. Enjoy a picturesque lakefront setting that combines award winning a free children's programs with a friendly, caring staff, a marina, a nationally recognized 18-hole championship golf course, a lake view restaurant, a fabulous entertainment program, lounge and a host of other recreational amenities to offer the ultimate vacation getaway. Point Sebago has been nationally recognized as the Northeast's premier family outdoor resort and the a perfect family vacation. With 775 shorefront and wooded acres, we are the perfect place for your spring and fall getaways, and summer long family vacation weeks.
Firepit May19 - Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa - Whitefield, NH
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Mountain View Road Whitefield, NH, 03598 Phone: 888-260-4929

Comfortable accommodations, casual dining, fun family activities at mountain resort

Mountain View Grand is open for overnight stays! Please review our health & safety measures for current updates and information.

For generations, families have eagerly awaited vacation time at the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, and it’s easy to see why. Not only are the resort’s rooms and suites spacious and comfortable, with combination possibilities making them perfect for families, but the list of things to do is almost endless, from tennis and disc golf to indoor and outdoor pools, a working farm, air hockey in the game room and movies in the resort theater. In the winter, there’s snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, skating and snow tubing. Nearby activities include whitewater rafting and floating, fishing, dogsledding, moose tours, a cog railway and, of course, Santa’s Village. There’s great casual dining in the tavern – and kids’ manicures and pedicures in the Tower Spa.
Rockport Inn and Suites Exterior Rockport MA
Rockport Inn and Suites

183 Main Street Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-3300

Explore scenic Rockport, North Shore from your suite in this convenient inn

Your family will love Rockport, and there’s no better place from which to see this scenic town than the Rockport Inn & Suites. Set on five acres, this comfortable inn is just a short walk to downtown shopping, restaurants, galleries and beaches. Book a suite with a full kitchen: a perfect launching pad for your vacation. In addition to great beaches, this active North Shore area offers kayaking, pirate ship charters, whale-watching and plenty of hiking and strolling opportunities. Or, venture into nearby Salem to visit the Witch Museum, Gloucester for the Maritime Heritage Center or Essex for a river cruise. Back at the inn, which offers a complimentary continental breakfast, relax in the indoor pool, or start your daily routine in our fitness center.
Swimming Kids 500x250 - Attean Lake Lodge - Jackman, ME
Attean Lake Lodge

On Birch Island in Attean Lake Jackman, ME, 04945 Phone: 207-668-3792

Something fun for every member of the family at this comfortable Maine lake lodge

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Every member of your family will find something fun to do at the Attean Lake Lodge: Guaranteed. There’s canoeing, kayaking, boating, fishing, paddle boarding, swimming and sailing on the pristine lake. Canoe out to a remote sandy beach for a private picnic, or hike the nearly 20 miles of maintained trails to remote ponds and mountain tops with amazing views (and great berry-picking). For those family members who just want to relax, the rustic main lodge is great for books and board games as well as hearty breakfasts and dinners. Enjoy together time in your cozy cottage, where there’s no electricity: Just wood-burning fireplaces, kerosene lamps, gas lights, porches with water views and the sound of the loons in the evening.
Double Queen Suite - Hanover Inn - Hanover, NH
Hanover Inn

Two East Wheelock Street Hanover, NH, 03755 Phone: 603-643-4300 Toll-Free: 800-443-7024

Ambiance, activities guarantee the whole family will love staying at this historic inn

Snugly situated on a site overlooking the scenic Dartmouth College Green, the Hanover Inn Dartmouth is a great place to launch your much-needed family vacation. The 108 guest rooms, including five suites and 15 junior suites, have room for everyone to stretch out, and the inn’s PINE Restaurant has the kind of casual ambiance and seasonal farm-to-table menu that will make everyone feel right at home. Nearby activities really seal the deal for families: There’s downhill and Nordic skiing and snowboarding, canoeing and kayaking, hiking on the magnificent Appalachian Trail and shopping along Main Street. Science and art museums, cultural venues and a wildlife center are also on the list of fun things to do.
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Jacuzzi & Indoor Pool - Sea Mist Resort - Mashpee, MA
Sea Mist Resort

141 Great Neck Road South Mashpee, MA, 02649 Phone: 508-477-0549 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Mashpee’s "Family Friendly" Resort

Set on 20 quiet, wooded acres just five miles from Nantucket Sound between Falmouth and Hyannis. It’s Cape Cod’s bucolic south coast where beautiful beaches, shopping, on the water adventures, and delicious local seafood are all within shouting distance. It’s 90 comfortably appointed one and two bedroom condos with a stocked, full-sized kitchen, queen beds, two full bathrooms, and all your linens and paper goods. This is a kid’s paradise with mini-golf, volleyball, horseshoes and shuffleboard. Unwind in one of the large pools or hot tub or get some time at the exercise room or the two tennis courts. Local marinas can set you up with equipment rentals, fishing charters, and excursions to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.
Pottery Lesson Kids - Deerfield Inn - Deerfield, MA
Deerfield Inn

81 Old Main Street Deerfield, MA, 01342 Phone: 413-774-5587

Relaxing and close to kid-centered activities, inn makes for fun family getaway

The kids will have a great time – and learn a little something about history, too – when you stay at the Deerfield Inn. The 24-room inn dates back to 1884, and you can still see the original hayloft door and horse weathercock. Deerfield Village is a National Historic Landmark, featuring a 1774 Liberty Pole. Children love the Memorial Hall Museum with its local treasures, including the oldest rag doll in America and the world’s largest pumpkin pie pan! Nearby Hancock Shaker Village includes not only the Round Stone Barn, but piglets and other baby farm animals. And the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is a short drive away. Dining at the inn is comfy and casual, and the spacious front porch is a great place to relax.
Starlight Lodge - family Friendly - Pool
Starlight Lodge Cape Cod

203 Main Street Route 6A (Old King's Hwy.) Dennis, MA, 02638 Phone: 508-385-3464

From this centrally located inn, families can truly enjoy all Cape has to offer

Families love the Cape, and it’s no wonder, with all it offers. At the Starlight Lodge Cape Cod, in the seaside town of Dennis, families have space to stretch out in one of 26 rooms or two suites, all with refrigerators or kitchenettes. Relax in the pool or by the fire pit or picnic area or visit nearly beaches, some only a mile or two away, the Cape Cod National Seashore, the rail trail or hiking trails. Take in an art museum, cinema or theater. Hike up to Scargo Tower to see the lake shaped like a fish. Or head into Provincetown or Hyannis for shopping and whale-watching. Up to two children under 12 stay free when using existing beds.

Check out our sister locations - Starlight Lodge Rockport, ME - Starlight Lodge North Conway, NH
Pool Sterling Ridge Log Cabin Resort Jeffersonville Vermont
Sterling Ridge Resort

155 Sterling Ridge Drive Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 Phone: 802-644-8265

Log cabins and fun area activities make this mountain resort a must for families

At the Sterling Ridge Resort, families love spending time together in their private log cabins as much as they love all the area’s activities. Nestled in the mountains, the log cabin resort is close to horseback riding, rock climbing, gondola rides, zip lining, golf courses and farmers markets. Go hiking on the property (or skiing and snowshoeing in the winter), learn to fly fish, take an electric bike tour or walk through a covered bridge to swimming holes and the Brewster River Park. Go on a winter sleigh ride or visit a maple sugar house in the spring. One-, two- and three-bedroom cabins, and larger houses, have wood stoves or fireplaces, covered porches, grills and fire pits – and breathtaking views. Some are dog-friendly.
Sweet Suite - Neptune House - Block Island, RI
Neptune House

64 Connecticut Avenue Block Island (New Shoreham), RI, 02807 Phone: 401-466-2100 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Beaches and beyond provide fun for the whole family at this island resort

It’s a family affair when you visit the natural wonder that is Block Island and stay in one of the condominium units at the Neptune House. The room-to-stretch units feature full kitchens with all the comforts of home for up to six people. There are tennis courts, a pool table, board games, BBQ grills and shaded picnic tables – and washers and dryers onsite. This summer, a heated outdoor pool adds to the things to do at the resort. On the island, families enjoy 17 miles of beaches, 25 miles of hiking and biking trails, 365 freshwater ponds, a skateboard park, boutique shopping, lighthouses, bonfires on the beach – even an animal farm where camels, emus and a fainting goat roam.
Deck View of the Beach 500x250 - Ocean House Resort - Watch Hill, RI
Ocean House Resort

1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: Toll-Free: 877-346-9442

Every family will find their perfect combination of relaxation and recreation at this ocean inn

Whether your family is in the mood for a relaxing getaway by the sea or an activities-filled vacation, the Ocean House resort is the perfect place. Rooms and suites in this five-star resort are spacious and comfortable, with spectacular views. For more privacy, there are cottages with pools and media rooms. On-site activities at Ocean House include croquet and a heated indoor saltwater lap pool. At the private white-sand beach, you can learn to surf or paddle board. Dining options range from more formal at COAST to the beach Taco Shack (and the Below Deck candy and ice cream shop). There are special welcome amenities for children and, In the summer, the Sand Castles children’s program with morning and evening activities.

Visit our sister properties - Weekapaug Inn - Watch Hill Inn
Indoor Pool - Massachusetts Timeshares - Various Locations
Massachusetts Timeshares

From the mountains to the coast, Massachusetts has timeshares for that perfect family getaway

From the breath-taking Berkshires to bustling Boston and the shimmering shores of Cape Cod, Massachusetts has exactly what you need for that memorable family vacation. And what better way to relax than by purchasing a spacious, comfortable timeshare from one of the dozens offered in Massachusetts? Walk the Freedom Trail in Boston from your timeshare in Marriott’s Custom House, ski or hike through the beautiful Berkshires when you stay at Silverleaf’s Oak ’n’ Spruce in South Lee. On the Cape, timeshare ownership opportunities from Falmouth to Provincetown mean you can visit exceptional arts venues, golf on championship courses, shop ’til you drop in seaside villages and, of course, enjoy all the beach and water activities this famous coastal vacation haven has to offer. Call 866-633-1030 or visit our website by following our link above for more information.

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