Reviews and best-of lists for kid-friendly hotels and resorts, plus tips on other types of lodging like home-swaps and vacation rentals.
one of the artist rooms at the Nativo Lodge in Albuquerque
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3 Unique Albuquerque Hotels For Families

The Hotels:  • Nativo Lodge  • Hotel Chaco • El Vado Motel Where: Albuquerque, New Mexico We had the opportunity to spend time in three unique Albuquerque hotels. We stayed in two and spent an afternoon experiencing the third. They have very different looks and ambience and target slightly different audiences. …

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Pink Shell Beach Resort has great adult and family pools
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Great All-Ages Resort: Pink Shell Beach

A question that comes up all the time in family travel circles is, where should we go for a multi-generation vacation? It’s a challenging question. You have to accommodate several ages, energy levels, waking and sleeping hours, and perhaps mobility challenges, plus differing diets, tastes and travel styles. You want …

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The Aerial adventure park at Jiminy Peak is fun in the warm weather
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A Fun Summer Weekend At Jiminy Peak

The Resort: The Country Inn at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort The Destination: The Berkshires Region of Massachusetts (nearest town: Lanesborough) The Vibe: We know Jiminy Peak as a ski destination for both New York City and Boston, but this was our first summertime visit. With the green, forested slopes of the Berkshire …

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Gaylord National Resort lights up at night
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Gaylord: Your Washington, DC Base With Kids

The Hotel: *Gaylord National Resort The Location: National Harbor, MD (Washington, DC) The Vibe: Everything about the *Gaylord National Resort is impressive and entertaining in the larger-than-life way Las Vegas hotels are. Everything is big from the soaring glass atrium and tall glass elevators to the sprawling cocktail lounges and …

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The Woodlands Hotel in WIlliamsburg has a great pool area.
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Huzzah! for Williamsburg Woodlands

Resort: The Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & SuitesWhere: Williamsburg, VA Ever notice that since you became a parent you appreciate anything that make your life easier? It’s especially true for me when I’m on vacation. Staying the Woodlands Hotel made our visit to Williamsburg very easy in a lot of ways. …

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