Best Family Resort Vacation Ideas

Best Family Resort Vacation Idea #1:

In the Sunset Mountains of North Carolina, near Asheville, is The Grove Park Resort. It has a country club, a large sports facility, playground, children’s programs, hiking, sightseeing and lots of other activities in a spectacular setting.

The children can enjoy supervised programs that include everything from swimming and arts and crafts to face-painting, campfires, even pizza parties. All activities are taken under the guidance and care of fully-trained counselors.

Best Family Vacation Resort Idea #2:

The Sagamore Resort is a great family vacation spot. Located in the unspoiled Adirondack Mountains of Bolton Landing New York, it is a year-round resort and sports paradise full of old-fashioned charm. Parasailing and hot-air-ballooning are popular activities. The Teepee Club is The Sagamore’s children’s program.

This gives the kid’s the opportunity for supervised activities like swimming, golf, tennis, scavenger hunts, kickball, volleyball, nature walks, surrey rides. If you are interested in a learning vacation this New York family resort offers culinary, sailing, golf and tennis programs.

Best Family Resort Vacation Idea #3:

Wintergreen Resort in Wintergreen, Virginia is an all season resort on 10,800 acres of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Half of the acreage is set aside for preservation, research and education. The oak and hickory trees on this Virginia family resort are a wonderful gold and orange in the fall. Spring brings the wildflowers. Winter is time for downhill skiing.

The Treehouse is a 2,500 square foot kid’s center with playground, playrooms and sports court. There are plenty of activities like scavenger hunts, craft workshops, swimming and horseback or pony riding.

Best Family Resort Vacation Idea #4:

Schlitternbahn Waterpark Resort is a unique water park. It's located along the banks of a wonderful spring-fed river, Comal River, which provides a natural tree covered setting. The river also supplies fresh spring water for the park and several of the water rides make use of it. Another unique feature is the way three of the rides actually shoot the riders uphill. Now, that's different.

Rides like the Master Blaster and others are designed to provide excitement and thrills with their loops and turns and jet blasts of water. Younger children will have plenty to do here as there are half a dozen shallow water playgrounds with padded tube slides.

Schlitternbahn Waterpark Resort is near San Antonio in the town of New Braunfels. The resort has lodgings right on the premises that overlook the park.

Best Family Resort Vacation Idea #5:

Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia features a fun zoo called the Good Zoo. The zoo covers 30 acres and houses many fun and interesting animals and attractions. The Discovery Lab provides hands-on fun the kids will enjoy. See laser shows at the Benedum Planetarium.

There's train ride, and cool miniature train display. Zoocamp, Miniature Golf Park, The Brooks Nature Center and the Good Zoo provide numerous fun activities for the kids.

The Oglebay Resort has activities for all seasons that include championship golf, down-hill and cross-country skiing, swimming, horseback riding, tennis, fishing and boating.

Best Family Resort Vacation Idea #6:

Canoes at  Tyler Place Resort, Vermont
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The Tyler Place is a Vermont family resort which is extremely comfortable with great food and excellent children’s programs. For over 50 years the Tyler family has been turning catering to family vacationers into an art form. The resort is located in Highgate Springs on 165 acres just a few miles from the Vermont-Canadian border. It has a mile long lakefront on Lake Champlain.

The Tyler Place has a very extensive children’s program with seven separate programs. There is absolutely something for every age group. Nearby places of interest for your best family resort vacation are Montreal, Stowe and the Shelburne Museum.

Best Family Resort Vacation Idea #7:

Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge was named "2004 Resort of the Year" by Golf Minnesota Magazine and "One of America's favorite family vacation resorts" by Better Homes and Gardens. It’s located in Deerwood, Minnesota. Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge has everything your family needs to relax on your best family resort vacation.

The resort boasts both indoor and outdoor pools. They have a nice lakefront beach. The lake provides fishing and boating fun. They even have a championship golf course!

This Minnesota family resort has supervised children's programs including a Kids' Kamp which provides excellent certified staff to get the children involved numerous activities such as swimming, boating, island excursions, fishing, outdoor games, stories, music fun, and many different kinds of crafts.

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