Hotels around the country up their family-friendly programming game. New for 2021, these properties debut kid-focused offerings guaranteed to keep your little ones entertained.
Located on the harbor in Newport, Rhode Island, the recently opened property offers stunning coastline views. Take out the Hinckley Picnic Boat for a sunset sail. Take advantage of the pajama brunch, a program offering homemade toaster pastries and cartoons available throughout March.
San Francisco’s Hotel Zetta offers a Z-Learning Pod this spring break. The pod accommodates up to six children, plus instructor. Available for guests and locals, the program includes rental of the property’s second-floor meeting space with flat-screen televisions, complimentary WiFi, snacks and beverages and access to various games.
The Mendocino, California, property’s Distance Learning Family package includes a four-night stay for two adults and two children. Guests taking advantage of the deal also receive materials for lessons in botany, tidal sea life, geology, astronomy and history. Other activities include a private guided nature walk, safari tour, plant and mushroom identification and star-gazing with hot chocolate.
The property’s prime location in north Miami Beach allows guests to take advantage of the city’s vibrant art scene. Its Unscripted Bal Harbour program provides access to art installations along Bal Harbour Beach and the Art Unscripted Museum access pass. The pass grants complimentary admission to numerous art museums. The property’s Ritz Kids program offers a special dining menu and kid-focused welcome amenities.
Located on the southeastern coast of Georgia, the luxury resort sits on five miles of private beach. Sea Island offers a range of outdoor activities for the whole family, including biking, golfing, fishing, kayaking and horseback riding. The property introduced a Cloister Curriculum program for kids that combines virtual learning and hands-on experiences.
South Dakota’s Sylvan Lake Lodge makes use of its stunning scenery and offers guests plenty of outdoor activities. Take part in canoeing or kayaking on Sylvan Lake. Go on an off-roading excursion in an open-air Jeep through nearby Custer State Park. Don’t leave without a visit to Mount Rushmore.
Head to Clearwater Beach, Florida, for a stay at Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club. The resort’s Stay & Play at CMA deal includes a visit to meet Winter the Dolphin, the star of the film Dolphin Tale.
The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, opening June 1, introduces a collection of immersive ocean experiences through Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment Program and Fari Islands Collaboration. The property is situated on the northeastern rim of the North Malé Atoll of the Fari Islands.
The Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card recently launched BoldFamilyTravel.Chase.com, an interactive, online resource allowing families to plan future travel together. The launch followed the Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card Survey of parents and grandparents that revealed most parents believe children are important resources for planning family vacations and that one-third of parents don’t currently involve their children in planning but would like to.
Travelers are ready for some rest and relaxation this spring break. Travel insurance company Allianz Partners surveyed travelers on their upcoming spring break travel plans. The study found Florida to be the top domestic destination. Mexico took the top spot among international destinations.
Everyone is itching to get back to travel. Travelocity is making that step back into exploring easier with its Early Bird giveaway, offering winners of an online contest a chance to win a $1,000 vacation package voucher.
While there are multiple LEGOLAND theme parks around the United States, a brand-new one is coming to Goshen, Orange County, New York — just 60 miles northwest of New York City. Shrink down to the size of toys and explore the new LEGOLAND Resort with your family.