September 29, 2012

The Best Family Resorts to Visit in the USA

In today’s world, resorts are splurging on amenities for adults as well as children. Modern day resorts offer such amenities for the kids such as free baby gear, kids’ menus in gourmet restaurants and plenty of family events likes bonfires and clambakes. Toddlers and preschoolers can enjoy tennis and acrobat lessons, while kindergartners get facials. This article will focus on the best family resorts to visit that America has to offer. 

The Best Family Resorts to Visit in the USA - The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL

This resort is in a class of its own, and everything from the perfectly manicured landscaping to the Italian Renaissance-style architecture speaks to its’ opulence. This resort has scheduled family activities, a day camp for three to five-year-olds and six to twelve-year-olds and, best of all, a 6,160 square-foot family entertainment center that features a small theater, computers, blocks, train sets, tumbling mats and arts and crafts stations. The Breakers also provides private babysitting with screened sitters and a playground for the children.

The Best Family Resorts to Visit in the USA - Winnetu Oceanside Resort, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

This resort is designed to bring old fashioned appeal and simplicity to life. Winnetu Oceanside Resorthas a kids program where parents can drop their kids off anytime during normal operating hours. They also offer an evening program for three to twelve-year-olds three nights weekly. Children that partake in the programs enjoy daily activities such as treasure hunts, swimming and group games.

The Best Family Resorts to Visit in the USA - Kingsmill Resort and Spa, Williamsburg, VA

Kingsmill Resort & Spa’s Kids Kamp is the crown achievement of Kingsmill Resort and Spa. this program serves children from the ages of five to twelve, and the girls can even enjoy a creative innovation called the spa camp, which includes such activity as spa robes, nail-painting, and a mini footbath. Of course, Kingsmill Resort and Spa pffer private babysitters and even throws in a baby pool with fountain.

The Best Family Resorts to Visit in the USA - Loews Coronado Bay Resort and Spa, San Diego

At this luxurious resort, located in California, you can enjoy kid-friendly features and more in a relaxed beach setting. Children in between the ages of four and twelve have the privilege of partaking in 50-minute kickboxing and yoga classes. This resort offers family activities as well as childrens camp. Children will fly kites, swim, and learn origami while at camp, and family activities include baking classes and poolside workshops, among others.

The Best Family Resorts to Visit in the USA - Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, Longboat Key, FL

At this resort, children will learn to play tennis with smaller and lighter racquets that were specifically designed with themin mind. They also offer private babysitting with screened sitters and a complimentary kids’ camp all day and some evenings that is available all year-round.

The Best Family Resorts to Visit in the USA - The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, FL

Take advantage of childproofing kits, kid-sized furniture, cribs and a playground. Needless to say, The Ritz-Carlton provides private babysitting with screened nannies and a kids’ program for five to twelve-year-olds, with daytime and evening sessions. On some weekends, staff counselors dress up like pirates and host sing-alongs and story-telling.

The following article was written by Ross who is a freelance travelblogger and writes at and loves travelling in the USA
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