Sponsored Listings:


Related Links

Find California Family Hotels

Enter dates for best prices
Sort Hotels By:
Family Review Ratings:
Age Groups:
Interests:
Destinations:
50 of 328 Recommended California Family Hotels   •   Clear Filters
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
5
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Warm saline pool
  • Crochet lawn
  • Extras like in-room Nintendo

Best For:
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Pool, 
Sailing
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Montage Laguna Beach
5
Laguna Beach
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • All rooms have ocean views
  • Children's pool next to oceanfront Mosaic pool
  • Paintbox half-day and full-day kids' program

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Pool, 
Sailing
90%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
4
LEGOLAND, California
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Bed & Brick: LEGOLAND partner hotel
  • Sailboat excursions
  • Onsite family dining

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Pool, 
Sailing
88%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel
4
Orange County
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Gorgeous setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean
  • Kids programs that connect them to ocean life
  • Southern California surfing

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Golfing, 
Pool
84%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco
4
San Francisco
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Rooms offering dazzling views of the city
  • Easy stroll to Union Square, Chinatown and the cable car
  • Nanny Survival Kit and protection program for kids

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
84%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
4
Lake Tahoe
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Year-round gondola rides
  • Year-round activities for all ages

Best For:
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Golfing, 
Pool, 
Skiing
84%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Pool
Disneyland Hotel
4
Disneyland
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Monorail ride from Disney
  • 5,000-square-foot pool
  • Extra Magic Hours

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
83%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Holiday Inn Express Fisherman's Wharf
4
San Francisco
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Prime location just steps away from Fisherman's Wharf attractions
  • No-fuss good value
  • Free all-you-can-eat breakfast fuel-up

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
82%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Rancho Bernardo Inn
5
San Diego
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Plethora of children's activities
  • Spacious suites with balconies
  • Picturesque location above San Diego

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
82%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • Kids'/Theme Meals
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
La Valencia Hotel
4
San Diego
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Vintage elegance
  • Outdoor swimming pool and bar
  • Short walk to beach and boardwalk

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Theme Park, 
Water Sports
82%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Family Room 5+
  • Kids'/Theme Meals
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Marriott Coronado Island Resort and Spa
4
Coronado
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Waterfront community park
  • Large standard rooms and villas
  • Relaxed setting away from crowds

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Theme Park, 
Water Sports
81%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • Family Room 5+
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
5
Disneyland
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Luxurious Disneyland resort
  • Walk to Disneyland
  • Evening kids' program

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
80%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
4
Universal Studios Hollywood
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Adjacent to Universal Studios
  • Oasis-style swimming pool
  • One- and two-bedroom suites

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Pool
79%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Pool
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4
Coronado
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Large pool area and whirlpools
  • Kids' Club with planned activities
  • Teen Lounge and spa room

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Pool, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
78%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Kids' Pool
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
LEGOLAND California Hotel
4
LEGOLAND, California
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Fantastic LEGO-themed decor
  • Early entry to LEGOLAND Theme Park
  • LEGO-themed play areas in the hotel

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)

Interests:
Pool
78%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Pool
Omni Rancho Las Palmas
4
Palm Springs
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Water park and pool
  • Comfortable family rooms
  • Live music evenings

Best For:
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Pool
76%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Pool
El Capitan Canyon
4
Santa Barbara
Favorite
  • Families will love:
  • Saturday night concert and BBQ
  • Soaking bathtubs and kitchenettes
  • El Cap Market and Cafe

Best For:
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Pool, 
Water Sports
76%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Family Room 5+
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
0
Other California
  • Families will love:
  • All-inclusive family-friendly ranch
  • Set on 600 acres of beautiful property
  • Plenty of onsite activities for every member of the family

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
100%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Residence Inn Los Angeles L.A. Live
0
Los Angeles
  • Families will love:
  • Downtown location
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Complimentary breakfast

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
100%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Cribs
  • Kitchenettes
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
0
Palm Springs
  • Families will love:
  • Location overlooking Palm Springs
  • Outdoor swimming pools and spa
  • Ritz Kids program

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
100%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Pavilion Hotel
0
Catalina Island
  • Families will love:
  • Beachside
  • Large, inviting fire ring in the outdoor ocean view lounge
  • Access to tennis courts and golf course

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Golfing
99%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center
0
Santa Barbara
  • Families will love:
  • All-inclusive rates
  • Children's programs for all ages
  • Multiple activity choices, including nature tours and hiking trips

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
All Inclusive, 
Beach, 
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Horseback Riding, 
Pool, 
Water Sports
98%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway
0
San Diego
  • Families will love:
  • Comfortable, spacious, clean and reasonable accommodations
  • A short 25 minutes from San Diego
  • Complimentary hot buffet breakfast daily

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
97%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Kitchenettes
  • Pool
West Inn & Suites
0
LEGOLAND, California
  • Families will love:
  • Bed & Brick: LEGOLAND partner hotel
  • Free parking and shuttle service
  • Indoor heated swimming pool

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
96%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Beach Terrace Inn
0
Carlsbad
  • Families will love:
  • Beachfront, close to Village
  • Complimentary daily breakfast
  • Outdoor pool

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Pool
96%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Pool
Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square
0
San Francisco
  • Families recently said:
  • Free breakfast
  • Stylish decor
  • Perfect location and amenities

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural
96%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods
0
Orange County
  • Families will love:
  • Heated pool and outdoor fireplace
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Free parking

Best For:
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
96%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Laundry Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel
0
Newport Beach
  • Families will love:
  • DVD players and complimentary movie rentals
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • In-room mini-fridges

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Water Sports
96%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • DVD Player
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
Magic Castle Hotel
0
Los Angeles
  • Families will love:
  • Complimentary snacks
  • Large rooms with kitchens
  • Free laundry service by staff

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
95%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Omni San Francisco Hotel
0
San Francisco
  • Families will love:
  • Kids Fantasy Suites
  • Complimentary city walking tours
  • Children's welcome backpack

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Golfing
95%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Service
Hotel Vista Del Mar
0
Catalina Island
  • Families will love:
  • Ocean views
  • Suites
  • DVD players and rentals


Interests:
Beach, 
Sailing, 
Water Sports
95%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • DVD Player
  • Kitchenettes
Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island
0
Catalina Island
  • Families will love:
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Garden patio with koi pond and firepit
  • Catalina Island zipline

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

95%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • DVD Player
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
Crystal Pier Hotel
0
San Diego
  • Families will love:
  • On the pier
  • Kitchen in cottages
  • Parking by unit

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Hiking
95%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Kitchenettes
Harbor Court Hotel - A Kimpton Hotel
0
San Francisco
  • Families recently said:
  • Great amenities
  • Fabulous stay
  • Awesome staff

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Biking, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural
95%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Onsite Dining
The Grand Del Mar
0
San Diego
  • Families will love:
  • Four onsite swimming pools
  • A wide array of family-friendly activities
  • The Explorer's Club, for children

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Theme Park
94%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Kitchenettes
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Dolphin Motel
0
San Diego
  • Families will love:
  • Clean, quiet, reasonably priced accommodations
  • Friendly ownership
  • Close proximity to many of San Diego's best family-friendly fun

Best For:
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Theme Park
94%
families
recommend

 
 
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar
0
San Diego Zoo
  • Families recently said:
  • Great hotel
  • Excellent stay
  • Good stay

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
94%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Ayres Hotel Anaheim
0
Anaheim
  • Families will love:
  • Close to Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm
  • Free shuttle service every half hour
  • Free hot breakfast daily

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool, 
Theme Park, 
Water Parks
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Kitchenettes
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego/Del Mar
0
San Diego
  • Families will love:
  • Complimentary hot breakfast and dinner
  • Comfortable, clean and reasonably priced accommodations
  • Close proximity to many family-friendly attractions

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Kitchenettes
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
0
Los Angeles
  • Families will love:
  • Outdoor pool
  • Noe Restaurant
  • Kids' program

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Golfing, 
Pool
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
3
Los Angeles
  • Families will love:
  • Children's program
  • Outdoor pool and lounge area
  • Complimentary car transportation

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Children's Program
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Holiday Inn Express Anaheim Maingate
0
Disney's California Adventure
  • Families will love:
  • Outdoor heated pool
  • 10-minute walk to the parks
  • Within view of Disney fireworks

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Inn at Laguna Beach
0
Laguna Beach
  • Families will love:
  • Beachfront hotel with ocean views
  • Complimentary beach umbrellas, towels and chairs
  • Free breakfast and cookies

Best For:
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Pool
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Meal Plan
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego/Rancho Bernardo
0
San Diego Zoo
  • Families recently said:
  • Great hotel with great service
  • Great hotel and location
  • Wonderful

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Biking, 
Golfing, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
93%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Argonaut Hotel
0
San Francisco
  • Families will love:
  • Prime location near attractions
  • On the National Register of Historic Places
  • Kid-friendly Blue Mermaid Chowder House

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Biking, 
Museum/Cultural
92%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
Homewood Suites San Diego Airport-Liberty Station
0
San Diego
  • Families will love:
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Children's video rentals
  • Complimentary breakfast

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Pool
92%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
Omni San Diego Hotel
3
San Diego Zoo
  • Families will love:
  • Skybridge to PETCO Park
  • Location in Gaslamp District
  • Rooftop swimming pool

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Beach, 
Golfing, 
Pool, 
Sailing
92%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Babysitting
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Service
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station
0
San Diego
  • Families recently said:
  • Not as promised
  • Convenient and nice
  • loved the room and hotel


Interests:
Beach, 
Museum/Cultural, 
Pool
92%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Pool
Hotel Monaco San Francisco - A Kimpton Hotel
0
San Francisco
  • Families recently said:
  • Pet-friendly
  • Great choice
  • Good location

Best For:
Tots (0-2)
Kids (3-6)
Kids (7-9)
Tweens (10-12)
Teens (13+)

Interests:
Golfing, 
Hiking, 
Museum/Cultural
92%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Onsite Dining
JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. Live
0
Los Angeles
  • Families will love:
  • Close proximity to L.A. attractions
  • Several onsite dining options
  • Pool


Interests:
Pool
92%
families
recommend

 
 
Amenities:
  • Cribs
  • Pool
Why only 328 recommended family hotels in California that meet my criteria?
We choose high quality family-friendly hotels in family vacation destinations.

Every hotel property has been screened by our staff of experienced family travelers to ensure that it’s family friendly and offers extra value for families.

  •  
    FREE Family Travel Newsletter
  • Family Travel Tips   (7 New)

    Family Planning and Tips

    • Carnival Miracle Travel Tips
      OverviewCabinsDiningActivitiesTravel Tips All About the Extras Sail & Sign Card Carnival ships feature Sail & Sign cards, which make life so much easier. All you do is link a debit card or credit card to your Sail & Sign Card at Guest Relations or a kiosk on the ship. You'll then use your Sai...
    • Carnival Miracle
      OverviewCabinsDiningActivitiesTravel Tips One of four Spirit class ships, Carnival Miracle made its magical debut in 2004. While it's certainly not Carnival's grandest ship, it's definitely something of a "miracle" for families, who find an ample amount of amenities and activities on board. Amid ...
    • 10 Best Orlando Resorts for Families
      So many hotels and resorts to choose from! Which ones really are the best for families in terms of theme-park access, amenities, and accommodations? Here are our favorites in the Orlando area! 1. Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creak Maybe it is the Hilton's water park with two zero-entry pools, a 3-acre ...
    • 10 Best Disney World Resorts for Families
      When it comes to Disney, they certainly know how to cater to families, and families who want to visit Disney's Orlando theme parks will find a large selection of resorts and hotels to accommodate families of all sizes. But which ones are the best? Take a look at these 10 favorites of our editors and...
    • Skip This: Do That!
      Deciding where to go for your next family vacation? Often it's the most popular destinations -- from mega theme parks to world-famous beach towns -- that come to mind first. It's tempting to pick a familiar place and just go with what you know, but do this and you could be missing out on some fantas...
    • Disney Wonder Alaskan Cruise
      Join us onboard Disney Wonder's first exploration into Alaskan waters and ports as Family Vacation Critic Editor Lissa Poirot and her two tots take you on a tour. Be the first to see a sample of Disney's Alaskan Port Adventures, as well as glimpse the Disney Wonder's onboard fun, in our first-ever d...
    • Family Volunteer Vacations
      Away from the hectic pace of our everyday lives, any vacation is a chance for families to reconnect. There's no soccer game, no piano recital, no working late, so finally you have that precious day together. Yet, if you really want a meaningful break from your usual schedule, one that might change t...
  • Twitter
  • Facebook