Family Vacations & Vacation Ideas

Your family vacation

When the carpools, gymnastics meets and chapter tests subside, a family pauses for a much needed breather. Thankfully, the best family vacations aren't one-size-fits-all, from all-inclusive family vacations to city adventures. Whether a summer vacation or long weekend is on your radar, we've got family vacation ideas for the stroller set, tweenage years and beyond.

Anaheim

Anaheim Family friendly Resorts

Nightly rates from $89

Anabella Hotel

4 stars
3.6 / 5 809 reviews
…Rooms come decorated in one of 14 different styles: from deluxe rooms to Hacienda suites and Disney-inspired kids' bunk rooms.
Value Stay 1 night and save 30%!
Nightly rates from $114

Desert Palms Hotel and Suites

3 stars
3.7 / 5 305 reviews
…Bunk beds in the signature kids' suites add an element of fun for children, while businesspeople can book a stay in the deluxe rooms.
Value Complimentary beverage
Nightly rates from $89

Anaheim Portofino Inn and Suites

3 stars
3.6 / 5 230 reviews
…Service reigns at this sunny, family-friendly hotel in Anaheim Whether visitors are in Orange County for a convention or a family vacation, Anaheim Portofino Inn and Suites is an attractive, affordable lodging option.
Nightly rates from $282

Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel on Disneyland Resort Property

4 stars
4.1 / 5 221 reviews
…Gym3 restaurants: Disney's PCH Grill, Surfside Lounge, Slurpin' USA!ATMLicensed child activity center.
Nightly rates from $134

Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel And Water Playground

3 stars
4.1 / 5 123 reviews
…The bright, family-friendly Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel And Water Playground is across the street from the Disneyland Resort and is just an eight-minute walk from the park's main gates.
Value Stay 2, Save 15%
Nightly rates from $74

BEST WESTERN PLUS Raffles Inn & Suites

3 stars
3.6 / 5 208 reviews
…Great place for all the family to stay with the Disney Resort close byWith excellent family-friendly accommodations and an array of things to do, The Best Western Plus Raffles Inn & Suites is a perfect hotel option for families who are planning a Disneyland vacation.
Value Save 10% on your stay
Nightly rates from $435

Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Spa on Disneyland Resort Property

4 stars
4.4 / 5 179 reviews
…Guests won't be short on dining options, with two lounges, a snack bar, the family-oriented Storyteller's Cafe, and the first-class restaurant Napa Rose all on-site.
Nightly rates from $365

Disneyland Hotel on Disneyland Resort Property

4 stars
4.3 / 5 162 reviews
…To enjoy pampering and leisure after a long day, visit the Mandara Spa or grab a drink at Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar.The Frontier Tower is the furthest away from the amenities, but the rooms feel bigger; this is helpful for families with small children who have strollers and cribs to store.
Nightly rates from $139

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Anaheim Resort

3 stars
3.8 / 5 208 reviews
…Family-friendly gem steps away from Disneyland Resort Fairfield Inn by Marriott Anaheim Resort is an ideal vacation spot for families and business travelers who are eager to explore all that Disney has to offer.
Nightly rates from $70

Hotel Pepper Tree Kitchen Suites

3 stars
3.7 / 5 189 reviews
…The on-site Aztecas Family Restaurant & Bar serves American and Mexican cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Value Winter Deals: 10% off
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Cancun

Cancun Family friendly Resorts

Nightly rates from $322

GR Solaris Cancun Resort and Spa- All Inclusive

4 stars
4.1 / 5 928 reviews
…Also available are special menus  and delicious cocktails designed for children at any of  our  restaurants.
Nightly rates from $346

Crown Paradise Cancun - All Inclusive

3 stars
3.6 / 5 278 reviews
…The high-energy, family-friendly beach resort has seven restaurants and eight bars.
Nightly rates from $300

Royal Solaris Cancun Resort, Marina & Spa- All Inclusive

3 stars
3.9 / 5 521 reviews
…The Royal Solaris Cancun Resort, Marina & Spa is family-friendly.
Value Kids stay & eat FREE / Mini water park
Nightly rates from $432

Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort All Inclusive

5 stars
4.3 / 5 498 reviews
…The landscape hosts a meditation garden, climbing tower, two fitness centers, a club for kids and a disco.
Nightly rates from $352

Riu Cancun All Inclusive

4 stars
4.0 / 5 695 reviews
…Unless specified otherwise, the maximum occupancy is four people per room -- three adults plus one child or two adults plus two children.
Nightly rates from $429

Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 527 reviews
…Family friendly, all-inclusive Cancun beach resort with many amenities.
Value Special Offer for Limited Time
Nightly rates from $399

Paradisus Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.3 / 5 289 reviews
…Ideal for both family holidays and romantic getaways, Paradisus Cancun Resort offers the Royal Service, an adults-only option, and the Family Concierge, designed to ensure fun for the whole family.
Nightly rates from $392

Riu Palace Las Americas - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.4 / 5 641 reviews
…Unless specified otherwise, the maximum occupancy is four people per room -- three adults plus one child or two adults plus two children.
Nightly rates from $362

The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa, Cancun

4 stars
4.3 / 5 288 reviews
…Beach fun and water sports await at family-friendly Cancun resort.
Nightly rates from $159

Marriott CasaMagna Resort Cancun

4 stars
4.3 / 5 271 reviews
…Magna Resort Cancun welcomes families with a supervised club for children and complimentary family activities.
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Chicago

Chicago Family friendly Resorts

Nightly rates from $119

Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park

4 stars
4.1 / 5 212 reviews
…In-room child care services Neighborhood.
Value Save 10% on your stay
Nightly rates from $151

The James Chicago

5 stars
4.4 / 5 136 reviews
…Paul Frank adult and child city bikes plus Paul Frank booster car seats Rooms.
Value Rate includes up to 20% off
Nightly rates from $102

Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

4 stars
4.2 / 5 136 reviews
…Also, you're welcome to plan a business function, social event or family celebration within our 15,000 sq.
Value Rate Includes Breakfast
Nightly rates from $149

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

4 stars
3.9 / 5 189 reviews
…If you're coming to Chicago with children, check out the perks of the Westin Kids Club during your stay.
Value Save 15% on your stay
Nightly rates from $105

Crowne Plaza CHICAGO METRO DOWNTOWN

3 stars
3.9 / 5 100 reviews
…Prop up on the soft, contemporary headboard with integrated spotlight reading lamps to watch the flat-screen TV, connect with friends and family via free high-speed wireless Internet access or read the free morning newspaper delivered to the door.
Nightly rates from $253

The Peninsula Chicago

5 stars
4.8 / 5 56 reviews
…If you're traveling with kids, be sure to try the hotel's legendary Sunday brunch, which includes a Pen Kids Club area with special treats for the younger crowd.Keep your eyes peeled for Peter Bear, the official mascot of Peninsula Hotels, who scoots around the city in a MINI Cooper.
Value 3rd Night Free
Nightly rates from $129

Holiday Inn CHICAGO - MIDWAY AIRPORT

3 stars
4.0 / 5 22 reviews
…Treat the entire family to a day of seeing roaring lions or underwater creatures by going to the Brookfield Zoo and the Shedd Aquarium, both located just a few minutes away.
Nightly rates from $243

Park Hyatt Chicago

5 stars
4.7 / 5 15 reviews
…The Chicago Children's Museum (1.4 mi/2.2 km).
Value Includes Full Breakfast for 2 & Free Valet Parking
Nightly rates from $127

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

4 stars
4.4 / 5 36 reviews
…No children under 16 are allowed in the public areas without an adult including the health center and swimming pool.
Value Save 15% on your stay
Nightly rates from $131

The Talbott Hotel

4 stars
4.6 / 5 1277 reviews
Independently-owned and with a dedication to green practices, The Talbott Hotel has been a fixture in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood since 1927. The hotel mingles old-world sophistication with modern conveniences - the lobby has a cozy, open-fire warmth and the vintage-style boardrooms feature 1920s mahogany walls. Awarded the Best in Stay Award in 2014 - 2015, the Talbott features exclusive touches like the creative Tippling Brothers cocktail menu at the Mercadito Fish Co., and the knowledgeable 'Concierge Blog' on the hotel's site, setting the hotel far apart from other Chicago accommodations. Key facts149 guestroomsPets allowed (up to 50 pounds, and fees may apply)Conference and event spaces: 3 rooms, up to 200 guestsFitness centerLaundry serviceFree Wi-Fi Restaurant/bar: Mercadito Fish Co. NeighborhoodWith a prime location just a few blocks from Washington Square Park, Oak Street and the Magnificent Mile, The Talbott Hotel comes with easy access to shops like Bloomingdale's and Macy's, as well as the scenic Lakefront Trail on the shores of Lake Michigan. The Art Institute of Chicago is less than two miles from The Talbott's front entrance, boasting a staggering collection of over 250,000 works of art, including work by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Mary Cassatt. Hints and tipsFor privileged views of Chicago and a bit of distance from busy Delaware Street, ask for a room on the upper floors.For a more personalized stay, the Talbott Hotel's packages offer everything from the princess treatment for young daughters - including milk and cupcakes at turndown - to a $50 gift certificate  for the 900 North Michigan Shops. Policies and feesGuests must be at least 21 years of age to check in.
Value Last Minute Deal!
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Orlando

Orlando Family friendly Resorts

Nightly rates from $79

Coco Key Hotel and Water Park

3 stars
3.8 / 5 248 reviews
…Hotel plus massive, family-friendly water park near Universal Orlando Resort.
Value 15% Off
Nightly rates from $181

Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa, a Sky Hotel and Resort

4 stars
4.2 / 5 244 reviews
…A family resort and spa with access to theme parks, outlet stores For shoppers and theme park visitors, the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa is in the ideal location.
Value 35% OFF EACH NIGHT
Nightly rates from $157

Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas, Lake Buena Vista/Orlando

4 stars
4.2 / 5 212 reviews
…Planned children's activities.
Value Save 10% on your stay
Nightly rates from $95

Grande Villas Resort

3 stars
4.1 / 5 287 reviews
…You will find a large outdoor pool with a central volcano feature, a large outdoor "adult" pool, outdoor hot tubs, children's pool, as well as a basketball court, tennis courts, shuffleboard court, children's playground, exercise room and game room.
Value Book Early and Save, 30% Off
Nightly rates from $144

Sheraton Vistana Villages Resort Villas, I-Drive/Orlando

4 stars
4.2 / 5 246 reviews
…The resort provides the rest, whether you want to splash in one of the two heated swimming pools, play a game of basketball with your kids, or just let the bubbles surround you in the outdoor whirlpool.
Value Save 10% on your stay
Nightly rates from $119

staySky Suites-I Drive Orlando

3 stars
3.7 / 5 320 reviews
…Spacious suites feature a separate living and dining area, as well as a fully equipped kitchen -- perfect for family meals.
Nightly rates from $127

Residence Inn by Marriott Orlando at SeaWorld

3 stars
4.1 / 5 256 reviews
…Back at the property, meanwhile, leisure travelers unwind at the heated resort-style outdoor pool or the game room for children outfitted with air hockey and video games.
Nightly rates from $104

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orlando at Seaworld

3 stars
4.4 / 5 72 reviews
…Hill Suites Orlando at SeaWorld®, family friendly hotel suites near SeaWorld® Orlando.
Nightly rates from $179

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

3 stars
4.3 / 5 106 reviews
…This family-friendly resort in Orlando features comfortable accommodations and an array of on-site recreational amenities.
Value Rate includes up to 20% off
Nightly rates from $107

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando at SeaWorld

3 stars
4.2 / 5 90 reviews
…For those looking to soak up some sun, look no further than the one-of-a-kind Shamu Pool and splash zone, an iconic feature of this family friendly hotel near SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida.
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San Diego

San Diego Family friendly Resorts

Nightly rates from $149

The Dana On Mission Bay

3 stars
3.9 / 5 466 reviews
…Belmont Park  (1.0 mi/1.6 km)Children's Museum (5.9 mi/9.0 km).
Value Business Advantage - Arrival Day Cancel
Nightly rates from $129

Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites

3 stars
4.0 / 5 464 reviews
…The hotel's Shelter Island location makes it equally suitable for business conferences, family vacations or weddings.
Value Save 35% on your stay
Nightly rates from $127

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

4 stars
3.8 / 5 503 reviews
…Registered guests are allowed up to two guests with two children per room.
Value Save 10% on your stay
Nightly rates from $119

Bay Club Hotel & Marina

3 stars
4.1 / 5 159 reviews
…A short walk to Coronado Island leads families to a park for children.
Nightly rates from $116

Crowne Plaza SAN DIEGO - MISSION VALLEY

3 stars
3.9 / 5 126 reviews
…Family-friendly hotel in heart of Mission Valley.
Nightly rates from $71

Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World

3 stars
3.7 / 5 115 reviews
…There is no charge for children 17 and under with an adult.
Value Stay 2, Save 15%
Nightly rates from $114

Holiday Inn SAN DIEGO MIRAMAR - MCAS AREA

3 stars
3.9 / 5 23 reviews
…With complimentary high-speed wireless Internet throughout the hotel, you can easily get your work done or check in with the family.
Nightly rates from $104

Holiday Inn Express & Suites SAN DIEGO-SORRENTO VALLEY

3 stars
3.9 / 5 27 reviews
…Kids also love LEGOLAND, while adults enjoy spending the evening in the beautiful Gaslamp Quarter.
Nightly rates from $219

Ocean Park Inn

3 stars
4.2 / 5 50 reviews
…Children under 12 stay free.
Nightly rates from $83

PB Surf Beachside Inn

2 stars
3.1 / 5 35 reviews
…Just steps from the sandy shores of the Pacific Ocean, this San Diego beach community has become the ideal destination for sunbathers and family vacationers alike.
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