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 / 5 793 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 $91

Desert Palms Hotel and Suites

3 stars
3.7 / 5 292 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 $65

Anaheim Portofino Inn and Suites

3 stars
3.6 / 5 220 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 $203

Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel on Disneyland Resort Property

4 stars
4.1 / 5 209 reviews
…Gym3 restaurants: Disney's PCH Grill, Surfside Lounge, Slurpin' USA!ATMLicensed child activity center.
Nightly rates from $119

Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel And Water Playground

3 stars
4.1 / 5 121 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 $84

BEST WESTERN PLUS Raffles Inn & Suites

3 stars
3.6 / 5 203 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 $289

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

4 stars
4.3 / 5 156 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 $257

Disneyland Hotel on Disneyland Resort Property

4 stars
4.3 / 5 144 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 $149

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Anaheim Resort

3 stars
3.8 / 5 202 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 $71

Hotel Pepper Tree Kitchen Suites

3 stars
3.7 / 5 185 reviews
…The on-site Aztecas Family Restaurant & Bar serves American and Mexican cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Cancun

Cancun Family friendly Resorts

Nightly rates from $306

GR Solaris Cancun Resort and Spa- All Inclusive

4 stars
4.0 / 5 899 reviews
…Also available are special menus  and delicious cocktails designed for children at any of  our  restaurants.
Nightly rates from $282

Crown Paradise Club - All Inclusive

3 stars
3.6 / 5 272 reviews
…The high-energy, family-friendly beach resort has seven restaurants and eight bars.
Nightly rates from $518

Omni Cancun Hotel and Villas - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 549 reviews
…A cascading, zero grade-entry pool with swim-up bar, oversized, oceanside Jacuzzi and pool for kids give way to a beach punctuated by palms.
Value 30% off per night!
Nightly rates from $258

Royal Solaris Cancun Resort, Marina & Spa- All Inclusive

3 stars
3.9 / 5 508 reviews
…The Royal Solaris Cancun Resort, Marina & Spa is family-friendly.
Nightly rates from $532

Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort All Inclusive

5 stars
4.3 / 5 487 reviews
…The landscape hosts a meditation garden, climbing tower, two fitness centers, a club for kids and a disco.
Nightly rates from $313

Riu Cancun All Inclusive

4 stars
4.0 / 5 681 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 $346

Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 519 reviews
…Family friendly, all-inclusive Cancun beach resort with many amenities.
Value Special Offer for Limited Time
Nightly rates from $372

Riu Palace Las Americas - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.4 / 5 628 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 $459

Paradisus Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.3 / 5 250 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 $289

The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa, Cancun

4 stars
4.3 / 5 282 reviews
…Beach fun and water sports await at family-friendly Cancun resort.
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Chicago

Chicago Family friendly Resorts

Nightly rates from $135

Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park

4 stars
4.1 / 5 206 reviews
…In-room child care services Neighborhood.
Value Save 10% on your stay
Nightly rates from $127

The James Chicago

5 stars
4.4 / 5 133 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 $73

Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

4 stars
4.2 / 5 135 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 $89

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

4 stars
3.9 / 5 184 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 $89

Crowne Plaza CHICAGO METRO DOWNTOWN

3 stars
3.9 / 5 99 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 $263

The Peninsula Chicago

5 stars
4.8 / 5 50 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 Save 10% on your stay
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 $118

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

4 stars
4.5 / 5 31 reviews
…No children under 16 are allowed in the public areas without an adult including the health center and swimming pool.
Value Save 20% on your stay
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 $116

The Talbott Hotel

4 stars
4.6 / 5 1225 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 $69

Holiday Inn Resort ORLANDO-LAKE BUENA VISTA

4 stars
3.9 / 5 425 reviews
…Guests enjoy seasonal poolside activities, including dive-in movies, as well as family-friendly recreation resources like a playground and Cyber Arcade.
Nightly rates from $129

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

4 stars
4.2 / 5 242 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 $171

Floridays Orlando Resort

4 stars
4.3 / 5 186 reviews
…With two pools and children's water-jet feature, the whole family can unwind in between trips to the parks and nearby outlets.
Nightly rates from $133

Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas, Lake Buena Vista/Orlando

4 stars
4.2 / 5 207 reviews
…Planned children's activities.
Value Save 10% on your stay
Nightly rates from $79

Grande Villas Resort

3 stars
4.1 / 5 280 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 Now and Save, 35% Off
Nightly rates from $110

Sheraton Vistana Villages Resort Villas, I-Drive/Orlando

4 stars
4.2 / 5 242 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 $79

staySky Suites-I Drive Orlando

3 stars
3.7 / 5 312 reviews
…Spacious suites feature a separate living and dining area, as well as a fully equipped kitchen -- perfect for family meals.
Nightly rates from $114

Residence Inn by Marriott Orlando at SeaWorld

3 stars
4.1 / 5 255 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 $118

Hyatt Regency Orlando

4 stars
4.4 / 5 289 reviews
…Coconuts Poolside Bar hits the spot with refreshing mojitos and other specialty concoctions, while the kids splash about in their own pool and water slide.
Nightly rates from $129

Wyndham Grand Orlando Bonnet Creek

4 stars
4.3 / 5 144 reviews
…The Mediterranean-inspired Wyndham Grand Orlando Bonnet Creek resort mixes elegant neutral decor with a playful family atmosphere.
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San Diego

San Diego Family friendly Resorts

Nightly rates from $109

The Dana On Mission Bay

3 stars
3.9 / 5 454 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 $98

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

4 stars
3.8 / 5 495 reviews
…Registered guests are allowed up to two guests with two children per room.
Value Save 10% on your stay
Nightly rates from $90

Crowne Plaza SAN DIEGO - MISSION VALLEY

3 stars
3.9 / 5 126 reviews
…Family-friendly hotel in heart of Mission Valley.
Nightly rates from $109

Bay Club Hotel & Marina

3 stars
4.1 / 5 147 reviews
…A short walk to Coronado Island leads families to a park for children.
Value Winter Sale 40% off
Nightly rates from $66

Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World

3 stars
3.6 / 5 114 reviews
…There is no charge for children 17 and under with an adult.
Value Stay 2, Save 15%
Nightly rates from $135

Omni San Diego Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 85 reviews
…Family visitors enjoy the Omni sensational kids program.
Value Save 20% on your stay
Nightly rates from $90

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 $89

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 $81

Holiday Inn Express & Suites SAN DIEGO OTAY MESA

3 stars
3.7 / 5 15 reviews
…Your family can learn about local history at the Cabrillo National Monument, the Air and Space Museum and the Maritime Museum.
Nightly rates from $117

Ocean Park Inn

3 stars
4.2 / 5 45 reviews
…Children under 12 stay free.
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