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New Kid-Focused Hotel Programming

by Katie Skrzek

Mar 15, 2021

Photo: Visit Rhode Island

Age Specific / Kids

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.


The Brenton Hotel

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.

Photo: Visit Rhode Island


Hotel Zetta

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.


Little River Inn

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 Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour, Miami

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.


Sea Island

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.


Sylvan Lake Lodge

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.

Photo: South Dakota Department of Tourism


Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club

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.


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