Friendly Family Lodging in New England

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!

The Best Family Friendly Places To Stay New England

Opting for a family-friendly hotel in New England promises a vacation filled with convenience, comfort, and cherished memories for your whole family. These hotels are designed to cater to families' needs and preferences, ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable stay. At The Nantucket Hotel & Resort, you'll find spacious and well-equipped rooms or suites that accommodate everyone comfortably, often with amenities like cribs, kid-friendly bedding, and in-room entertainment. On-site restaurants typically offer kid-friendly menus, and dining options that cater to various tastes, making mealtime hassle-free. The Purity Spring Resort also provides supervised children's activities and play areas, allowing parents some much-needed relaxation while the kids have a blast. These hotels are often strategically located near family-friendly attractions, ensuring that your New England adventure is filled with fun outings and memorable experiences. Ultimately, choosing a family-friendly hotel ensures that every loved one, from the youngest to the oldest, enjoys a delightful and unforgettable vacation in New England.

Family Friendly Lodging in New England
Biking Couple - Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington, MA
Inn at Hastings Park

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

Spacious suites, casual dining, location close to historic sites make for ideal family stays

At the Inn at Hastings Park, perfect family vacations begin with spacious suites, some with private entrances, and exceptional dining in the Town Meeting Bistro. Kids will particularly enjoy the bountiful Sunday brunch and unique Saturday High Tea. Bikes are available, and the Inn is right on the popular, scenic Minuteman Bikeway. It’s a short walk to Lexington’s Battle Green, where the “shot heard ‘round the world” began the Revolution. And it’s a quick drive to Concord, Minuteman National Historical Park, a petting zoo, hiking and canoeing, apple and berry picking and other activities. Ask about the Pint-Sized Patriot Package, which includes accommodations, a Revolutionary War kids' book to take home and child-sized tricorn hats. Complimentary continental breakfast is served daily, and guests have access to local pools and a fitness center.
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

Witches, pirates and a heated pool: Of course your kids will love this vacation!

Salem is a great place for families to explore, and the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites is the perfect base from which to launch your adventures. Breath-taking views, fun attractions and history are just steps away from the Pickering Wharf hotel, which has a heated indoor pool, marina, pub and patio serving three meals a day and a fitness center. Kids will love all the attractions in town that feature witches and pirates, and adults will admire the Peabody Essex Museum and the House of the Seven Gables. A heritage trail and kids tour will show you all the historical highlights. Stroll the shops on Pickering Wharf or walk out to Derby Wharf Lighthouse. Take the ferry to Boston or a coastal cruise. Ask about the Family Vacation Package.
Summit Resort Outdoor Pool Laconia NH
Summit Resort

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

You’ll need a list to narrow down all the fun things to do from your suite at this Lakes Region resort

Start making your list now of fun things to do if you’re booking a vacation at the Summit Resort, in the heart of the Lakes Region NH. At the resort, there’s the heated indoor pool with water slides, waterfall and cave, a kids’ playground, an outdoor pool and a PlayStation gaming system in the lobby. You can grab snowshoes and head out on trails right on the property or drive 10 minutes to Gunstock Mountain for great skiing, boarding and tubing. In the warmer months, walk to Weirs Beach, NH, take a boat ride out on Lake Winnipesaukee, go kayaking or fishing. Area attractions include scenic railroads, Santa’s Village, Story Land, a water park and giant arcade. Back at the resort, relax in your spacious two-bedroom suite with a full kitchen.

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Rustic Family Cabin - Sterling Ridge Resort - Jeffersonville, VT
Sterling Ridge Resort

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

Why settle for a family vacation when you can experience a family adventure?

Turn your family vacation into an adventure in the mountains when you stay at the year-round Sterling Ridge Resort. Set on 350 serene, scenic acres, the resort’s cabins and homes are the perfect headquarters for your Jeffersonville, VT vacation, close to biking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, zip lining and, in the winter, skiing, snowshoeing, dog-sled excursions and ice skating. Hike through the property to a swimming hole, or use the resort’s seasonal heated outdoor pool, play outdoor games or, inside, spend time in the game room. Log cabins have fireplaces, covered porches, full kitchens, AC in the summer and fire pits. Some are dog-friendly. Private homes, for up to 14 people, come with panoramic mountain views, whirlpool tubs and expansive living and dining areas.
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

See why families return every year to make this historic inn their vacation headquarters

Families have been making the Publick House Historic Inn the centerpiece of their vacation plan for generations, and it’s easy to see why. The 1771 inn offers spacious, comfortable rooms and suites, some of them pet-friendly. There’s an outdoor pool, spa and fitness room, two casual restaurants where comfort food is a specialty, and a Bake Shoppe that you might never get the kids out of once they sample the pecan sweet rolls and other mouthwatering treats. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, beach-going, skiing and snowboarding in the winter, shopping, and a variety of cultural venues and museums to explore. And, of course, Old Sturbridge Village, a re-created 1830 New England village with many hands-on activities for families, is a must.
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. Named to the Travel & Leisure Top 500 Hotels in the World in both 2022 and 2023.
Kids & Crabs - Weekapaug Inn - Westerly, RI
Weekapaug Inn

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

Shoreline inn guarantees the perfect vacation for every member of your family

Some members of your family just want to relax on vacation, while others want to enjoy every activity available? The Weekapaug Inn, nestled on the Rhode Island shoreline, has a long history of appealing to every type of guest. Super-comfortable rooms and suites with dramatic water views and amenities from enclosed decks to soaking tubs are great for relaxing – and so is the private sandy beach. Activities include outings with a resident naturalist, boating excursions, kayaking, biking, paddle sports, fishing, swimming in the lap pool, s’mores by the fire pit and working out in the fitness center. Guests also have access to the spa, croquet lawn and squash courts at the nearby Ocean House. Ask about the four-bedroom Emerald City Cottage for a truly unique stay.

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Hobbit House - The Preserve Club & Residences - Richmond, RI
The Preserve Resort and Spa

1 Preserve Boulevard Richmond, RI, 02898 Phone: 855-593-8473

Acres of fun, luxurious lodging options, make this resort one families will return to often

Will your family have fun at a resort where there is an exciting outdoor adventure everywhere you look? Of course! At The Preserve Sporting Club and Residences, families can ride horses, go kayaking or canoeing, hike and bike, play tennis, go rock-climbing or just hang out in the pool together. There’s a special Kids Club with outdoor games and activities. Take a nature walk during the day or play a little pickle ball or corn hole, then roast s’mores by a campfire at night. Lodging is as expansive as the activities, including luxurious suites, townhouses, cabins – even adorable tiny houses. Amenities include fireplaces, decks, gourmet kitchens, state-of-the-art technology and stunning views. And you have to check out the resort’s three hobbit houses!
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

Close to activities and attractions, with comfy accommodations, Vermont inn a hit with families

It’s time for some family fun, and what better place to experience it than Southern Vermont. Book a suite at the Manchester View, set high on a hill in a valley between the Green and Taconic Mountains, and enjoy area activities from skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating in the winter to swimming in summer. There are hiking and biking trails galore (especially beautiful in the fall and spring), adventure parks, arts venues, museums, farms to visit and great shopping. Back at the inn, enjoy the seasonal heated outdoor pool and, in your comfy, spacious room, a gas or wood-burning fireplace and relaxing soaking spa tub. Rooms, some of which are pet friendly, have fabulous mountain views. Many have private balconies.
Double Room at La Quinta Inn & Suites - Warwick Office of Tourism - Warwick, RI
Warwick Office of Tourism

3275 Post Road Warwick, RI, 02886 Phone:

Spacious suites, complimentary breakfasts, indoor pools: Hotels have inviting amenities for families

Hotels in family-friendly Warwick, RI have the kind of amenities that will make you want to keep coming back. Most have indoor pools (some with hot tubs), in-room fridges and microwaves and free wifi. Some have breakfast buffets, fitness centers and pet-friendly rooms. Some offer 24-hour dining, sports courts, laundry facilities or proximity to shopping and movie theaters. Hotels either have casual on-site restaurants (with kids’ menus) or are close to several restaurants. Rooms are spacious; suites have seating areas and plenty of privacy. And some hotels have special family packages or kids-under-17-stay-free policies. From sailing and kayaking in the warm weather to cross-country skiing and skating in the winter, to arts venues and history museums, there is plenty to engage every member of your family.
River Paddling - Liberty Hill Farm Inn - Rochester, VT
Liberty Hill Farm & Inn

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

A stay at this exceptional farm inn means a new adventure every day for guests

Every day brings a new adventure for guests at the Liberty Hill Farm & Inn, where families come back year after year to relax in the inviting atmosphere, to help with chores, to dine on the world’s best comfort food and to enjoy being together. Rooms at the inn are cozy and comfortable. Exceptional home-cooked breakfasts and dinners are served family-style around the big dining room table. And guests are more than welcome to help with everything from cow-milking to picking vegetables for that night’s meal. But there are also endless activities, from snowshoeing and skiing in winter to berry-picking, fly-fishing and swimming in summer. Nearby activities include hiking and biking in the Green Mountain National Forest and visiting the Shelburne Museum and Billings Farm & Museum.
Swimming Kids 500x250 - Attean Lake Lodge - Jackman, ME
Attean Lake Lodge

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

It’s only natural: Families who vacation at this island resort grow closer, have more fun

It’s only natural that families grow closer when they vacation at the Attean Lake Lodge, where unplugging from a busy world is part of the experience. From its picturesque spot on a 24-acre island, the resort (three delicious homemade meals are served daily) offers canoes, kayaks and paddle boards, water-tubing and waterskiing as well as swimming in the pristine lake. You can take out a boat to fish for trout or salmon or explore the shoreline, request a seaplane tour, or set off on a hike on one of the 20 miles of maintained trails. The resort’s 14 cozy, one- to three-bedroom lakefront cabins are electricity-free, lit by gas and kerosene lights and wood-burning fireplaces. The lodge has solar power and wifi plus a selection of games and puzzles.
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

Lodging options great for families, big and small, at this exciting mountain ski resort

Come see why Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is such a hit with families, starting with the great lodging options. Stay at the Country Inn, close to resort activities, and get comfortable in your suite with a fully equipped kitchen. The inn has indoor and outdoor heated whirlpools, an outdoor heated pool and an exercise room. Larger families might choose a condo community with two- to four-bedroom units, many with washer/dryers. (Check the website for lodging deals and discounts.) Wherever you stay, you’ll have a fabulous time on the slopes, in the snowboard terrains, in the Aerial Adventure Park with its elevated ropes course and in the Mountain Adventure Park with rides from alpine slides and rock-climbing walls to zip lines and a mountain coaster.
Suite & Patio - 250 Main Hotel - Rockland, ME
250 Main Hotel

250 Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-594-5994

Hotel on Rockland Harbor a great place from which to launch your family vacation in Maine

Whether you’re exploring scenic Rockland, ME or stopping off en route to Bar Harbor, ME and Acadia, the 250 Main Hotel is the perfect spot for some family vacation relaxation and fun. You can view the harbor from most of the hotel’s 26 comfortable rooms while you plan your eventful days in mid-coast Maine. Book a sail aboard a windjammer, a whale-watch cruise or take the ferry out to the islands. Check out the Project Puffin Visitor Center, walk up to the top of the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse or hike the Rockland Harbor Trail. At the Coastal Children’s Museum, kids can hold a puppet show, steer a ship or explore a cave! Rockland has a lively food scene, which means plenty of places to choose from for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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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

Kids love this waterfront resort as much as (maybe more!) than their parents do

It’s hard to tell who loves vacationing at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club more: kids or their parents! It all starts with spacious, comfortable accommodations, perhaps in a villa with a kitchenette and patio deck or a multi-level townhouse with the beach just steps from your door. Then you add in the activities: biking, paddle boarding, kayaking, tennis, golf, pickle ball, nearby Cape Cod Baseball League games. Plus five pools, including two indoors; live music at Balzo’s Pub, croquet, beachside bonfires in the evening. And, of course, the private beach and the wonders of Cape Cod Bay. In addition to the pub, dining includes lobster rolls on the Ocean Terrace, brick oven s’mores pizza on the front lawn, kid-friendly sandwiches and frozen drinks at the Shark Bah.
Happy Kids Jumping on Bed - Greater Merrimack Valley MA
Greater Merrimack Valley

61 Market Street, Unit 1C Lowell, MA, 01852 Phone: 978-459-6150

Hotels offer roomy accommodations, dining, fitness centers while serving as your home away from home

Enjoy all the attractions and activities the Greater Merrimack Valley has to offer, from shopping to skiing, from museums to fun festivals, from your roomy headquarters at one of the area’s full-service hotels. At the Boston Marriott Burlington, come in from the cold to sip a brew by the fireplace in the newly renovated lobby or order a steak at Chopps American Bar & Grill. At Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, take a dip in the heated indoor saltwater pool and whirlpool, part of its spacious health club. At the Sonesta Select Boston-Lowell-Chelmsford (which is pet-friendly), grab a morning cappuccino before you head out to nearby shopping. All three hotels are great places to plan your adventures in this bustling region.
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

Yes, at this village inn by the sea, you can satisfy the vacation needs of every family member

Whether your family includes low-key travelers or outdoor enthusiasts, the Watch Hill Inn, and its two nearby sister inns, have something to make everyone’s vacation perfect. Accommodations at the historic inn are spacious, for small families to up to eight guests. Some have washers and dryers; all have fully equipped kitchens, comfy beds and charming views. A continental breakfast, midday and evening snacks (including milk and cookies) are served in the lounge. Complimentary activities at the Ocean House and the Weekapaug Inn include a private beach for boating and paddling, guided nature walks, golf, biking, children’s programs, lawn games, fishing and movies show in a screening room. Nearby, kids will love the famous village’ carousel and the Watch Hill Lighthouse and Museum.

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Kids Wagon Ride - Mountain Top Resort - Chittenden, VT
Mountain Top Resort

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

Mountain resort guarantees there is something for every family member to love on its 700 acres

Does everyone in the family have a different definition of the perfect vacation? Then you need to book a lodge suite – or fabulous guest house (everyone has their own room!) – at the Mountain Top Resort. Activities include swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing in the 740-acre lake; playing tennis, disc golf or sand volleyball; in the winter, skiing, snowshoeing, skating or sledding; horseback riding and riding in horse-drawn sleighs; and just plain relaxing on a lawn, in a garden or under a birch tree. There’s an on-site spa, a restaurant with water views and a friendly tavern. Ask for picnic lunches and take the family hiking on 40 miles of trails or just chill out together in the pool.
Lobby and Family - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

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

Hotel’s spacious extended-stay rooms are perfect for busy family vacations

Ready to book a family vacation? Make the Hotel on North your headquarters for the perfect Berkshires vacation. Spacious extended-stay rooms have well-equipped kitchenettes and washer/dryers as well as amenities that are fun (claw-foot tubs and, in the Library Suite, 125 bookshelves!) and absolutely necessary (speedy wifi). The Berkshire Palate restaurant offers casual dining for lunch and dinner, and guests have access to the fitness center next door. Some rooms are pet-friendly. As for area activities, that’s easy: There is just about everything! You can ski, snowboard and snowshoe in winter; kayak, swim and fish in summer; hike and bike in the spring and fall. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum, a botanical garden, a botanical garden or a maple-sugaring farm. Go shopping, antiquing – or just relax in the hotel’s atrium.
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

Lots of room, lots of things to do: That’s the formula for a successful family vacation

Plenty of room to stretch out and lots of activities: the perfect combination for a great family vacation. At Margate on Winnipesaukee, accommodations include lake-view lodgings and motel-style rooms just steps from the private, sandy beach. More affordable rooms, renovated and ideal for families, are right next to the outdoor pool. All rooms have mini fridges and comfy bedding. In addition to the large outdoor pool and beach, where you can rent a kayak or paddle board, there’s also an indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna and fitness facility. Kids will love the arcade game room and the children’s menu at the Gazebo Beach Bar. Area activities include boat cruises, skiing, a scenic railroad, hiking and biking trails and tax-free shopping.
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

Close to activities, attractions, this mountain resort is relaxing, affordable, family-friendly

Relaxing, affordable and family-friendly, The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort and Spa will make you feel like you have checked into a home-away-from-home. Suites have bunk beds, washer-dryers, full kitchens, jetted tubs and gas fireplaces. With spacious dining and living rooms, comfort is front and center. And so is fun! Activities nearby include alpine and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, ice skating, horseback riding, hiking and biking. In the non-snow season, go zip lining or zoom down the slopes on a mountain coaster. There’s mountain biking, kayaking and canoeing. Visit the Vermont Country Store or the interesting shops in the area’s inviting towns and villages. See what farm life was like in the 1890s at the Billings Farm & Museum, visit a cheese factory, or walk through a covered bridge.

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Family Dining - Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake - South Casco, ME
Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake

30 Migis Lodge Road South Casco, ME, 04077 Phone: 207-655-4524

Happy kids, relaxed parents at this Full American Plan resort by the lake

Is that a sigh of relief heard when parents drive up to Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake, or the summer breeze drifting through the pines? At this Full American Plan resort nestled in the pine forest on the shores of a pristine lake, parents know they’ll have spacious accommodations in the Main Lodge or private cottages, all meals taken care of, and no bored children. In addition to supervised children’s camp programs (including during dinner!), there are so many activities to choose from. Go water skiing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing or fishing. Play tennis, basketball, pickle ball or disc golf. Parents: You can get a massage, book a personal trainer or just relax on your cottage porch with a cold beverage, knowing your kids are having a blast.

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Front Summer View - Christmas Farm Inn & Spa - Jackson, NH
Christmas Farm Inn & Spa

3 Blitzen Way Jackson, NH, 03846 Phone: 603-383-4313

N.H. inn has the amenities, and nearby attractions, to please everyone in the family

The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa may not be holiday-themed (the name comes from its history as a Christmas gift years ago), but the spirit of Christmas is still celebrated: friends, love, adventure, inspiration, well-being – and family. Stay in a family suite (a hayloft converted into a large two-story condo-like space for up to eight people) or in a spacious private cottage. Enjoy inn amenities including an indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool and cozy restaurant (with kids’ menus). Area activities include hiking, zip-lining, kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, adventure parks, tubing, and tax-free shopping. In the winter, enjoy cross-country and downhill skiing, sleigh rides and snowmobiling. And don’t forget Story Land and Santa’s Village. Come back to the inn for s’mores by the fire pit.
We have availability for the eclipse, with viewing party, BBQ, and more fun for all.
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

Ready for your family beach vacation? This year-round resort has everything you need for perfect getaway

Is your family ready for a vacation by the beach? At Lafayette’s Oceanfront Resort, on lovely Wells Beach, they have the two most important features for the classic seaside group getaway: spacious accommodations and direct access to a sandy beach with tide pools. And, there’s an indoor pool and hot tub. Spacious rooms have ocean views; many have balconies; some have kitchenettes. Or, rent a private home close to the resort for up to 16 people. Some have gourmet kitchens, laundry facilities and decks with water views. In addition to fun at the beach, families will love other activities, from sea kayaking and mini golf to movie theaters, hiking trails, lobster tours, day sails and shopping. (In the winter, sledding, skiing, skating and snowshoeing!) Great restaurants are everywhere.

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Fall View at Maguire House B&B in Ashburnham, MA - Visit North Central Massachusetts
Visit North Central Massachusetts

1000 Route 2 West (between Exits 103 & 102) Lancaster, MA, 01523 Phone: 978-534-2302

Getaway lodging options are plentiful in this vibrant region

When you’re planning a special weekend getaway, a midweek outing or a full-blown vacation, finding the right place to stay can be key and there are lots of lodging options in North Central Massachusetts. The Maguire House Bed and Breakfast in Ashburnham, MA offers a full New England breakfast, The Colonial Hotel in Gardner, MA has heated indoor pools, hot tubs, fitness centers and on-site restaurants, there is the perfect place to stay for you and your family. There are hotels that accommodate pets (they’re part of the family, after all) and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Leominster, MA that serve fresh-baked cookies upon arrival. Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg, MA has a massive indoor water park, indoor ropes course and nightly story time, all exclusive to resort guests. - Read more about North Central Mass. here!
Pottery Lesson Kids - Deerfield Inn - Deerfield, MA
Deerfield Inn

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

Good times await your family at this historic, welcoming Happy Valley inn

How could your family not have fun staying at a cozy historic inn in an area known as Happy Valley? The Deerfield Inn is comfortable and welcoming, with 24 spacious rooms and a suite; an inviting restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; and a parlor with board games, puzzles and a fireplace. Stroll down historic Old Main Street, visit the Flynt Center of Early American Life, check out the oldest rag doll in America in the Memorial Hall Museum or drive to see the animals at the Hancock Shaker Village or the lovely inhabitants of the Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens. There’s skiing and snowboarding, hiking, biking, and museums celebrating the work of Norman Rockwell and Eric Carle.
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.
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

Easy to see why families fall in love with this welcoming inn with a full slate of activities, amenities

What do kids want on a vacation? Fun things to do, great food and accommodations where they stretch out and re-charge. That’s what the Ocean House has been offering families for generations. The historic inn overlooking Block Island and beyond has a full slate of children’s day and evening programs as well as a 650-foot private white-sand beach where you can take surfing and paddle-board lessons. There’s a croquet lawn, movies, an indoor lap pool, bike rentals and sunset cruises aboard classic sailing yachts. Signature suites have amenities including state-of-the-art kitchens, and the Dune Grass Suite has a Pirate’s Den bunk room. Or, stay in a cottage with its own pool! Restaurants have children’s menus, and there’s a candy and ice cream shop. Named one of Forbes Magazine's "Most Luxurious Hotels & Spas", and one of the top 100 hotels in the world according to Travel + Leisure readers.

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Outdoor Pool - Huttopia White Mountains - Albany, NH - Photo Credit Corey McMullen for Huttopia
Huttopia - White Mountains

57 Pine Knoll Road Albany, NH, 03818 Phone: 603-447-3131 Toll-Free: 844-488-8674

Plan a vacation everyone will love by booking a mountain cabin as your home base

Why cram everyone into a small hotel room when you can spread out and really enjoy your winter break in a cabin at Huttopia White Mountains? The two-floor wooden cabins, nestled in the wilderness a short walk to Iona Lake, have two bedrooms, a bathroom, and a kitchen with a stove, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. Each has a wood stove and electrical heating. And they’re close to everything you and the kids will love: downhill skiing, snowboarding, tubing, mountain coasters and winter zip-lining at your choice of ski resorts; groomed trails perfect for snowshoeing, snowmobiling and hiking; and a fun choice of restaurants and interesting shops. And imagine coming home at the end of your active day to your cozy cabin, where everyone has space to stretch out and relax.
Family on the Beach - Black Point Inn - Scarborough, ME
Black Point Inn

510 Black Point Road Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-819-4064

Bikes and beaches, a heated pool and great restaurant: Inn is a must for vacationing families

If you’re in the mood for a family vacation that includes lots of activities but also does not skimp on relaxation, look no further: The Black Point Inn is the place for you. Surrounded by water on three sides on beautiful Prouts Neck, the inn offers miles of sandy beaches, bikes and kayaks to use for adventures, a geothermically heated outdoor pool, an all-weather sun porch with games and books and (here’s where the relaxing part comes in), a porch in its casual-dining The Chart Room restaurant where you can watch the sun set with a signature cocktail in your hand. The inn’s 25 rooms are soothing and spacious, some with private decks and most with amazing water views. It’s a 15-minute drive to the shops and attractions in lively Portland, ME.

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Spa Pool & Solarium 500x250 - Castle Hill Resort - Proctorsville, VT
Castle Hill Resort

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

Spacious accommodations perfect for families seeking relaxation, recreation

Bring the family to the elegant Castle Hill Resort and Spa and enjoy picturesque surroundings, exquisite dining and all the comforts of a charming inn. One-, two- and three-bedroom condominium accommodations on the resort property offer lots of space for families to stretch out, along with gourmet kitchens, gas fireplaces, dining areas and jetted tubs. Some have lofts and terraces. The resort, nestled among Green Mountain pines, has a heated outdoor pool, hot tub and state-of-the-art fitness center offering private classes and personal training. There’s an on-site spa and fine-dining restaurant. In the area are fun shops, arts venues, hiking and biking trails, swimming holes, restaurants, golf and places to ski, skate and snowboard.

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Fall in the Courtyard - Hotel Viking - Newport, RI
Hotel Viking

One Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-847-3300 Toll-Free: 800-556-7126

Get comfy in your luxurious suite, then plan your exciting day in Newport

Bring your family to the Hotel Viking, settle into your luxurious suite and plan your exciting getaway in Newport, RI. Start with the historic hotel itself: Some suites have private terraces or spiral staircases, and there’s an indoor pool and fitness center. Breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch, weekly lobster boils, and dinner are served in the inviting One Bellevue Restaurant. Or grab a latte, yogurt parfait or breakfast sandwich at the Hill Market cafe. Ask about the complimentary bikes: a great way to see the city. There are guest discounts for everything from helicopter tours and sailing cruises to an arcade with over 50 games and an attraction that lets you ride the rails on pedal-powered vehicles. The Newport mansions are literally down the street; and massive, explorable Fort Adams is a water taxi ride across the harbor.
Double Hotel Room - Lakes Region NH Tourism Association
Lakes Region Tourism Association

61 Laconia Road Tilton, NH, 03276 Phone: 603-286-8008 Toll-Free: 800-605-2537

Plenty of options for family accommodations, from budget hotels to luxury resorts

You want a budget-friendly option for your family vacation in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region, or you want to splurge with a classic resort with lots of activities and amenities. You can relax: This region boasts accommodations to suit every taste. There are hotels with heated pools and hot tubs and state-of-the-art fitness centers, resorts with everything from day spas to arcades and game rooms, and cottages with full kitchens and kayaks to take out onto the lake right outside your door. Look for resorts and hotels with basketball and tennis courts, hiking trails and kids’ activities or for that affordable hotel near ski slopes or your favorite lake. Seek out a place where you can dine on a rooftop terrace or walk to a selection of restaurants. It’s all here.
Visit the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts - Family Activities NE/MA
Visit the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

Rest and Relax in your Perfect Berkshire Lodging

No matter if you are able to plan your adventure well in advance, or just decided to take next week off for a Berkshires getaway, there are many welcoming and comfortable options when deciding where to lay your head at night. If you are looking to pamper yourself, perhaps you will choose to indulge in an all-inclusive resort, with everything from spa treatments to classes and finessed menus. You might prefer a smaller venue, like a stylized bed topped with fluffy comforters and a specially prepared breakfast, or a lake-front cabin within easy reach of local amenities. Bringing the family? There are spacious hotels complete with pools - some are even pet-friendly! Dream your dream and make it come true in the Berkshires!
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.
Girl Asleep on Dad - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT
Lake Morey Resort

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

With so many activities, you’ll never use the car once you arrive at this lakefront resort

Imagine this: Driving up to the Lake Morey Resort, putting your car keys in your cottage or suite’s bureau and then not using them until it’s time to go home. Yes, you can do that at this full-service resort, where there are so many activities, no one wants to leave the lakeside property. There’s an 18-hole golf course, heated indoor pool and sauna, tennis and pickle ball courts, lake activities from water skiing to paddle boarding and kayaking, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, ice skating on a 4.5-mile trail. Inside, there are movies, trivia nights, bingo and other activities. Dining is a breeze, in the lakeside dining room, Steamboat bar or the Clubhouse by the golf course. Oh, and don’t forget: When it’s time to go, your keys are in the bureau!
Family Mountain Hike - Mountain Club on Loon - Lincoln, NH
Mountain Club on Loon

90 Loon Mountain Road Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 800-229-7829

So many things to do at this mountain resort, you might want to start a list

You might want to start a list. At the Mountain Club on Loon, there are so many things to do! After all, it’s the only full-service ski-in/ski-out resort on the slopes of Loon Mountain, so skiing, snowboarding, tubing at New Hampshire’s largest ski resort are right outside your door. Go snowshoeing, skating or visit Santa’s Village! Warmer months bring mountain biking, ATV riding, fishing in a glassy pond, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, boating. There’s rock climbing, moose tours, outlet shopping, concerts and plays and so many other attractions. At the resort, there’s an on-site spa and wellness center with two pools. Dining is easy, and accommodations spacious – ask for a suite with a fully equipped kitchen.
Summer Background New - Riverwalk Resort at Loon - Lincoln, NH
RiverWalk Resort at Loon

22 South Mountain Drive Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-7525

You’ll soon see why families come back to Loon Mountain – and this friendly resort

You know you have found a great family vacation spot when you hear about families who come back year after year. And what makes a family-friendly resort? At the RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain, it starts with suites that provide space for everyone. One-, two- and three-bedroom suites have full kitchens, fireplaces and comfortable dining and living rooms. Some have mountain-view balconies and washer/dryers. Then there are the on-site amenities: multiple pools and hot tubs (including one of the largest lagoon pools in the Northeast), a game room, fitness center, skating rink in the winter, an onsite spa, dining at La Vista restaurant and even a winery. Nearby activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, hiking, biking, zip lining, disc golf, kayaking and canoeing, a climbing wall – even an outdoor ninja course with wilderness-themed obstacles.
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.
Family at Breakfast Buffet - Seaport Hotel Boston - Boston, MA
Seaport Hotel Boston

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

Fun-filled family time begins at this harborfront hotel, close to Boston’s best activities, attractions

With so much to do in the immediate area, the Seaport Hotel in Boston, MA is the perfect spot to bring the family for a fun-filled vacation. From your comfortable room or suite, with a harbor or city view, you can plan to walk to the nearby Boston Children’s Museum or Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. The kids will love the interactive playground at Martins’ Park, and the hotel’s free seasonal bikes. Take a ferry to see the Boston Harbor Islands National Park, check out the sea lions at the New England Aquarium or get a feel for history on the Freedom Trail. See the Sox at Fenway Park, the Bruins or Celtics at TD Garden. The hotel has a First Mate’s Club with activities and a reading program. And the TAMO Bistro + Bar has a kids’ menu.
Bunk Beds - Franklin Hotel Martha's Vineyard - Edgartown, MA
Franklin Hotel Martha's Vineyard

222 Upper Main Street Edgartown, MA, 02539 Phone: 508-379-2100

Easy to see why families love coming to the Vineyard, and you can experience it all from this Edgartown hotel

If your family wants space to stretch out and a full slate of fun things to do, the Franklin Hotel in Edgartown has just what you all need. Its 18 unique rooms include a penthouse loft that sleeps six (with a spiral staircase to the loft) and a one-bedroom cottage off the courtyard with a kitchen and a washer/dryer. Pets under 50 pounds are welcome. It’s a short stroll into Edgartown, where the fun energy revolves around one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants. You’re close to hiking and biking trails and gorgeous beaches (think swimming, paddling, boating and fishing). You’ll want to see the historic Flying Horses Carousel in Oak Bluffs, tour lighthouses, go on the African American Heritage Trail and visit the Aquinnah Wampanoag Indian Museum.
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

Plenty for kids to do, most of it within walking distance, at this comfortable, convenient hotel

You won’t have to think up things to do with the kids when you stay at the Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor. Plymouth will take care of that for you. You can take them on board the Mayflower II (after visiting Plymouth Rock). Or a whale watch right out of the harbor, across the street from the hotel. Drive to one of several beaches or to Plimoth Patuxet Museums, where the kids can muster with Myles Standish or use clam shells to help scrape out a dugout canoe. See how corn was ground at the Plimoth Grist Mill or, at the Pilgrim Hall Museum, sit in a Great Chair like that used by Governor Bradford. Back at the hotel, enjoy time with the kids at the newly-renovated indoor pool and Mayflower Landing Splash Pad or relax in the new extra-large hot tub.
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

You’ll be a hero to your kids when you plan a vacation at popular lakeside resort

You can be the vacation hero to your family when you book accommodations at the Purity Spring Resort, where they have been providing picture-perfect family vacations for 110 years and counting. Choose a condo with a screened porch, a cottage with access to the beach, or a family suite with a balcony. A pristine lake beckons, with a sandy beach, great swimming and complimentary stand-up paddle boards. Or, bring your own canoe or kayak for pleasant paddling. There’s fishing for all ages, and you can book a private charter for waterskiing and wakeboarding. In the winter, there’s superior skiing, skating, snowboarding and tubing at King Pine Ski Area. The resort has an indoor pool and hot tub, tennis and pickle ball courts and playgrounds.
Paddling Girl - Naswa Resort - Laconia, NH
Naswa Resort

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

Family-run resort with large private beach a popular place for adults and kids for decades

It’s not surprising that a resort run by the same family for 89 years provides the best family vacations on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH. At The NASWA Resort right on the lake, kids and adults alike fall in love with the lake’s longest private sandy beach, where you can take out a kayak, paddleboard, swim, or just relax with a frosty tropical drink from the NazBar. There are campfires and s’mores on the beach, beachside craft sessions, and discounts for area attractions from the Polar Caves to waterskiing lessons and mini golf. Casual dining with lake views is on tap at the Blue Bistro, which provides a kids’ menu. Stay in a spacious suite or a one- or two-bedroom cottage. (Two-bedroom cottages have full kitchens.)
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

Plenty for families to do when they stay at this hotel directly on Old Orchard Beach

A comfortable hotel directly on the beach, with a pool, close to the Pier at Old Orchard Beach, ME? What more could a family want? That’s why families keep coming back to the Sea Cliff House, where spacious rooms, suites and efficiencies make great headquarters for Maine seaside vacations. It’s just a 10-minute walk to the pier, with its many attractions, dining and entertainment options. Or arrange for a whale watch, river cruise or fishing excursion from the docks at nearby Camp Ellis. Half a mile south of Sea Cliff is Ocean Park, with the town’s original soda fountain, movies and concerts, clay tennis courts and walking trails. Back at the hotel, relax by the pool and hot tub, or by the ocean. Check the website for off-season specials.
Rustic Twin Room - Higgins Beach Inn - Scarborough, ME
Higgins Beach Inn

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

Be a vacation hero to your kids when you choose this seaside inn for your family getaway

When your kids tumble out of the car and see how close they are to that beach, you will solidify your position as vacation hero. Vacation heroes have been created for almost 100 years at the popular Higgins Beach Inn, where families have relaxed and enjoyed each other’s company for generations. In the soft sands of Higgins Beach, you can lay out your blanket and picnic lunch, launch your kayak, play in the surf (or watch surfers) — maybe even learn how to fish! The inn has comfortable quarters with a fresh-off-the-beach feel, and a casual restaurant serving classic beach fare on its three-season porch. You’re close to nature centers, great canoeing, hiking and biking and only 20 minutes south of exciting, lively Portland, ME’s museums, shops and restaurants.

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Summer View - Franconia Inn - Franconia, NH
Franconia Inn

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

Time for a family vacation? Head for the hills (or mountains) of New Hampshire!

If it’s family vacation time, head for the mountains! Stay in the cottage or a spacious suite at the Franconia Inn and prepare to relax – and have fun! On-site activities include a heated swimming pool, an outdoor hot tub, clay tennis courts and a game room. Set on 65 acres in the White Mountains, the inn also features 40 kilometers of groomed trails and ungroomed terrain for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and biking. You can go snow tubing and ice skating – or just sit by the crackling fire in the inn’s pub. Nearby seasonal activities include kayaking and fishing, snowmobiling, and alpine skiing at ski resorts only a short drive away. Visit the area’s quaint villages, go antiquing and tax-free shopping.
Steele Hill Resorts - Aerial - Sanbornton NH
Steele Hill Resorts

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

Full-service family-friendly resort has fun on-site activities, restaurant, pools, tennis courts

Steele Hill Resorts, the Lakes Region NH’s friendliest family resort, is the kind of place where memories of having fun together are made. Set on 500 acres of unspoiled fields and hardwood forests, the resort offers great snowshoeing, hiking, ice skating on the pond and sledding in winter. In the warmer months, you can explore miles of thrilling electric bike trails on a guided tour or challenge each other in a state-of-the-art outdoor laser tag battlefield. There are indoor and outdoor pools, racquetball and tennis courts, scheduled activities like craft sessions and video game tournaments. Indoor activities include ping pong, air hockey, a fitness center and gaming systems. There’s a great on-site restaurant, and the suites, studios and townhouses have washer-dryers, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, full kitchens and plenty of room.

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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

Come see why families love to vacation at this lake resort with endless activities, lodging options

Pirate-themed weekends, pickup basketball and volleyball games, arts and crafts programs and a mile-long sandy beach: At Point Sebago Resort, there’s a vast variety of activities and accommodations for families, which explains why they keep coming back for perfect vacations. Stay in an RV, tent, glamping tent, cabin, cottage, vacation home or multi-family island lodge. Enjoy special themed weekends and kids’ programs with professional counselors as well as the new waterpark obstacle course and lake activities from paddle boarding to fishing and swimming. There’s an on-site restaurant and lounges with pub food and live entertainment. Play tennis, pickle ball, mini golf or the real deal on the resort’s 18-hole championship course. Check the website for special rates for first-time visitors and full-time Maine residents.
Room for the Family - White Mountain Hotel & Resort - North Conway, NH
White Mountain Hotel & Resort

87 Fairway Drive North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-7100 Toll-Free: 800-533-6301

Your kids will love all the attractions, activities at and near this popular mountain resort

Whether your family is crazy for skiing in the winter, hiking in autumn foliage, biking in the spring or zip lining in the summer, the White Mountain Hotel & Resort is your headquarters for the perfect fun vacation. Stay in a spacious room or suite, enjoy breakfast (included with your stay), lunch and dinner at Ledges Restaurant and the Tullamore Tavern, take a dip in the four-season, heated outdoor pool, relax by the fire pit and play ping pong and video games in the resort game room. Outdoors there's recreational courts for pickleball, cornhole, basketball and shuffleboard. And the nearby North Conway area is full of exciting activities and attractions, including scenic railways, Story Land, Santa’s Village, hiking and biking trails and mountain gondolas. In the winter, several nearby ski resorts and snowboard parks beckon.

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