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 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.
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.
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.
Summit Resort Outdoor Pool 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.

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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.
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.
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.
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

Something for everyone when you stay at this four-season resort in the heart of the Cape

It’s no wonder that families love vacationing on Cape Cod: There is so much to do, which means there is something for everyone. So why not stay in the heart of it all? At Cape Winds Resorts in Hyannis, you’re close to island ferries, beaches, whale-watching and harbor cruises, duck boats, great shopping, a children’s playground, arts venues and every type of dining imaginable. The four-season resort offers one- and two-bedroom units and two-level townhouse suites. Full kitchens, decks, patios and amenities including an indoor heated pool and recreation area, barbecue grills, laundry facilities, a fitness center, volleyball court, horseshoe pit and clubhouse with a fireplace make this resort a convenient, comfortable home-away-from-home for families.
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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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.
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.
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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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indoor Pools - Brewster Green - Brewster, MA
Brewster Green Resort

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

It’s a vacation wrapped in a vacation when you stay at this amenity-filled Cape resort

It’s almost like a vacation inside a vacation when you and your family stay at the Brewster Green Resort. Just off historic and picturesque Route 6A on the Cape’s north coast, the resort is a short drive to National Seashore and bay beaches, museums, golf, charter fishing, lighthouses, ponds and lakes and all the natural wonders of Nickerson State Park, from hiking trails to access to the scenic Cape Cod Rail Trail for bikers. But the resort itself has indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and volleyball courts, nature trails, a horseshoe pit, sauna, hot tub and a children’s playground. Two- and three-bedroom units have full kitchens, fireplaces, patios or balconies with grills and a washer/dryer (plus two TVs!).
Family Fun 500x250 - Cape Codder Resort & Spa - Hyannis, MA
Cape Codder Resort & Spa

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

With its water park, recreation activities and dining options, this resort is a family favorite

The Cape Codder Resort & Spa is so family friendly, you may have a hard time leaving. It starts with the water park, of course: a huge park with water slides, spouting whales, water cannons and buckets and a wave pool. It also has a whirlpool, sauna, fitness center and cafe. There are two casual-dining restaurants, an indoor arcade, a heated, year-round outdoor pool that turns into an LED light show at night, and a courtyard where you can lounge in the sand, or play basketball or pickle ball. Family suites at the resort accommodate up to six people, and special residences have full kitchens and fireplaces, for up to eight guests. Nearby activities include beaches, whale watches, cruises and ferries to the islands.

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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.
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.
Suite & Patio - 250 Main Hotel - Rockland, ME
250 Main Hotel

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

Indoor and outdoor fun for every member of the family begins with a stay at this hotel by the harbor

The whole family will fall in love with Maine when you stay at 250 Main Hotel on Rockland Harbor. Family-friendly rooms with harbor views are a great place to plan your busy days strolling, sailing, shopping and engaging in all the other activities the region is famous for. There’s a great Rockland Harbor Trail that includes a boardwalk and winds through Sandy Beach Park, the Coastal Children’s Museum with interactive exhibits including climbing structures and touch tanks, and the Project Puffin Visitor Center. You can book a lobster boat adventure, go kayaking, paddle boarding and biking. Climb to the top of a lighthouse or visit art museums and the Owl’s Head Transportation Museum. Dining options are many and varied – but you definitely want a lobster roll.

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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 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.
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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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.
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.
Playground - Beachside Village Resort - Falmouth, MA
Beachside Village

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

Enough activities in and around this seaside resort to keep every family member happy

From tots to teens, there really is an activity to keep everyone happy when you stay at the Beachside Village, across from Falmouth’s popular Surf Drive Beach. Enjoy a day on the sandy beach, in the warm waters of the resort’s heated outdoor pool, on the nearby bike path, or take the family into Falmouth Village to catch a Cape Cod Baseball League game, take a tour of historic museums on the picturesque village green, or shop Main Street’s bookstores, boutiques and bakeries. Or drive to Woods Hole and board a ferry to Martha’s Vineyard, a mere seen miles away. Back at the resort, cook in your studio, one- or two-bedroom condo unit’s kitchenette or barbecue outside while the kids explore the playground.
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!

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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.
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.
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

Your family will never go back to ordinary vacations after they go glamping

Once your family experiences camping at Huttopia White Mountains, they won’t want to vacation any other way. The 102 ready-to-camp sites on 50 acres of meandering creeks and rolling woodlands come with real beds, linens, private or shared bathrooms and electricity. Family tents have kitchenettes, fire pits and barbecue grills. Chalets have full kitchens, decks, microwaves and dishwashers. Pets are welcome. The recreational offerings are endless, from kids’ activities and foosball in the recreation tent to swimming and paddling off a private lake beach. There’s a heated saltwater pool, and a converted Airstream trailer serves up fresh meals including pizza. Nearby off-site activities include water tubing, adventure parks with zip lines and water slides, outlet shopping, mountain coasters and mountain biking.
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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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 COVID policies before placing your reservation.
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.
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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Summer Background New - Riverwalk Resort at Loon - Lincoln, NH
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
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.
Room for the Family - White Mountain Hotel & Resort - North Conway, NH
White Mountain Hotel & Resort

2560 West Side Road 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. The North Conway area is full of exciting activities and attractions, including scenic railways, Storyland, Santa’s Village, hiking and biking trails and mountain gondolas. In the winter, several nearby ski resorts and snowboard parks beckon.
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.
Firepit May19 - Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa - Whitefield, NH
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

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

Grand resort in the White Mountains is like a fairy tale come true for families

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

Don’t blame your children for thinking that the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, in the heart of the White Mountains, is like something out of a storybook. The breathtaking mountain setting, spacious rooms and suites, indoor and outdoor pools, game room, movie theater, campfires with s’mores: It all adds up to a perfect family vacation your kids will want to repeat. There’s an on-site spa for moms and dads, family and camp activities and contests, from cardboard-boat races in the pool to bingo. Wintertime means skiing, snow-tubing, snowmobiling, dog-sledding and skating. Ask about the Journey to the North Pole package, with Christmas cookies on arrival and a magical train trip to see Santa and his workshop. (And Santa’s Village is just 20 minutes away!)
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.
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.
Girl Asleep on Dad - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT
Lake Morey Resort

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

No such thing as ‘I’m bored’ at this resort, with activities and amenities designed for families

Here’s a guarantee they have made for generations at the Lake Morey Resort: You will never hear a member of your family say “There’s nothing to do” or “I’m bored.” There’s kayaking and water skiing in the summer, golfing in the fall, skating and skiing in the winter and hiking and biking in the spring. Indoors, there’s a movie theater, heated indoor pool, classic bingo games and a ping-pong table. You can curate a vacation as unique as your family, to include structured programs for the kids, marshmallow roasts and pontoon boat rides. Families love the resort’s casual-dining restaurant, serving three farm-fresh meals a day. Stay in one of the resort’s luxurious private cottages or in a multiple-room suite.
Outdoor Pool - Holly Tree Resort - West Yarmouth, MA
Holly Tree Resort

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

Fun for families is everywhere on the Cape and at this convenient resort in the heart of it all

Fun and relaxation are right outside your door at the Holly Tree Resort. From your comfortable studio or one-bedroom suite, you have access to amenities including indoor and outdoor pools, a kids’ wading pool, a whirlpool, basketball and racquetball courts, exercise and game rooms, a playground and seasonal activity programs for children and adults. Make dinner in your kitchenette or grill in the barbecue and picnic area – or drive into one of the Cape’s many picturesque towns and villages for memorable dining (as well as shopping, gallery-hopping, museums and nightlife). You’re close to beaches, island ferries, golf courses, beautiful bike paths and hiking trails, fishing and sightseeing cruises, theaters, sporting events and historic sites. Ask about deals and last-minute resort specials.
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

Opening for the season 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.

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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

Family fun begins at this friendly resort with free-standing homes for private relaxation

Why do families flock to Cape Cod? Because there is so much to do! From sailing to sunbathing, from hiking to harbor cruises, there is something for everyone on the Cape. And you can plan your fun vacation from your two- or three-bedroom home at Cape Cod Holiday Estates. Each home, with a sun deck and patio, whirlpool tub, fully equipped kitchen and charcoal grill, sits on a one-third-acre plot, surrounded by lawn and trees. You’ll have access to an indoor pool, tennis and basketball courts, a game room and children’s playground. Head off to the beach, or to stroll the Cape’s Main Streets with fun shopping and dining, take a Cape Cod Potato Chips Factory tour or visit the JFK Museum.
Summer 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.
Family Mountain Hike - Mountain Club on Loon - Lincoln, NH
Mountain Club on Loon

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

Amenities at mountain resort, nearby attractions, will make every family member happy

That dilemma of how to satisfy every single member of your family on vacation is solved in style at The Mountain Club on Loon, where great vacations start with great lodgings. Book a suite that sleeps four, six, eight or 10 people with separate bedrooms and well-equipped kitchens. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner on-site with delicious dining to suit foodies and families alike. Then hit the slopes in winter, hike to a waterfall in autumn, go biking and kayaking in the spring, and rock-climbing and zip-lining in the summer. The shopping, arts venues and attractions from the bear show at Clark’s Trading Post to scenic railroads and water parks are amazing. The resort’s health club has indoor and outdoor pools.
Indoor Pool - Rockport Inn & Suites - 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.
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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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.

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Library Winter View - Ponds at Foxhollow - Lenox, MA
Ponds at Foxhollow

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

Four seasons of the year, families find fun activities at this exceptional mountain resort

With fun activities and great recreation four seasons of the year, the Berkshire region is a family favorite. And what better way to enjoy it than by staying in a spacious condo at The Ponds at Foxhollow. The 223-acre property is perfect for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing. There are canoes and rowboats, a playground and a putting green, indoor and outdoor pools and courts for tennis, basketball and bocce. Do a puzzle in the library or bring a movie back to your condo, with a fireplace, fully furnished kitchen and deck overlooking the pond, Head out for an adventure in the mountains, from alpine skiing in the winter to kayaking in the spring, catching a concert at Tanglewood in the summer or visiting a scenic railway museum in the fall.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
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

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.

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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

Book your vacation at this classic lake resort and prepare for unending family fun

There’s no end to family fun at the Point Sebago Resort, where a calendar full of activities for adults and kids, entertainment programs, recreation options and a variety of comfortable, convenient accommodations in the woods or by the beach ensure everyone enjoys their time by the lake. Stay in a tent, cottage, cabin, glamping tent, RV or spacious lodge or vacation home, spread out on this gorgeous 775-acre property. Spend time on the private sandy beach, play golf or tennis, go fishing, try your luck in a trivia contest or laser tag. Enjoy dining by the lake or a cool drink at the tiki bar. Themed weekends range from Christmas in July to Cirque du Sebago. Ask about discounts for Family Fun Value Weeks.
Family Size Cabin - Your Place in Vermont - Okemo Valley
Okemo Valley - Your Place in Vermont

Valley’s comfortable family lodging options include resorts, hotels, country inns

When families travel, where they stay is as important as what they do. In the Okemo Valley, the four-season destination in south central Vermont, families have lots of lodging options. There are exciting mountain resorts with indoor and outdoor pools, spas and spacious family suites. There are comfortable hotels with game rooms, full kitchens, and rooms with queen bed-bunk bed combinations. And there are quiet country inns where you can go boating on a lake and dine on-site, family-style. As for activities, you name it, the valley has it, from spectacular alpine and nordic skiing in the winter to kayaking in the spring, zip lining in the summer, hiking in the fall – and shopping all year long.
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.
Outdoor Pool - Mountain Top Inn & Resort - Chittenden, VT - Photo Credit Beth Campbell
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.
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.

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Family Biking - 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.
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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Family at Tanglewood 500x250 - Berkshires Visitors Bureau - Photo Credit Ogden Gigli

Resorts, inns, hotels, cabins, campgrounds: The Berkshires has every lodging option imaginable

Your family will fall in love with the Berkshires in the spring and summer. There is so much to do and see, from whitewater rafting, biking, kayaking and mountain hiking to world-class museums, scenic train rides – even a butterfly garden to explore. Of course, it all begins with the perfect lodging, and this mountain region has plenty to offer. Stay in a full-service resort with activities from tennis to indoor and outdoor pools. Or choose an affordable motel redone in retro style. The area also boasts a great selection of cabins, cottages and campgrounds, as well as spacious vacation rentals for longer stays. Cook in your own kitchen or choose from an assortment of inviting restaurants. There are plenty of pet-friendly options, too, for that four-footed family member. To learn more click our listing link or search “Visit the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts” on Facebook.
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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