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100 Best Family Resorts in North America: 100 Quality Resorts with Leisure Activities for Children and Adults

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Put the fun back into your vacation! Let family travel experts Janet Tice and Jane Wilford show you the 100 best-not necessarily the most expensive-family resorts in the United States and Canada. Look inside for: Detailed descriptions of accommodations, recreation opportunities, and kid-oriented amenities, Summer and winter programs and activities, Dining options to suit everyone's needs, Helpful hints for traveling with children, including medical information and questions to ...
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Overview

Put the fun back into your vacation! Let family travel experts Janet Tice and Jane Wilford show you the 100 best-not necessarily the most expensive-family resorts in the United States and Canada. Look inside for: Detailed descriptions of accommodations, recreation opportunities, and kid-oriented amenities, Summer and winter programs and activities, Dining options to suit everyone's needs, Helpful hints for traveling with children, including medical information and questions to ask.

For the latest edition of this popular guide, the authors have carefully researched every resort to ensure that only quality destinations are included. The entries are grouped by geographic location, with thorough descriptions that feature pertinent travel information including addresses, phone numbers, rates, and activities. 60 photos.

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Perhaps 20 states in ten days is not really your style. If you'd prefer to get where you're going and then relax for two weeks, one of these resorts might be just the ticket.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762728183
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Series: 100 Best Series
  • Edition description: Seventh edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Janet Tice owned a travel agency for many years and founded Families Welcome!, a tour company specializing in family travel. 

 

Jane Wilford has traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe.

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Find the perfect family resort. Family-travel experts Janet Tice and Jane Wilford have selected the 100 best - not necessarily the most expensive - family resorts located throughout the United States and Canada. They have included information on ski lodges, beach resorts, dude ranches, lakeshore cottages, country inns, and more. Pile your family into the car or onto a plane or train and treat yourselves to a vacation to remember. Enjoy Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, where you can play golf while your children make arts and crafts at the Palmetto Dunes Resort. Visit Palm Beach Florida, where you and the youngsters can soak up the sunshine on 140 acres of lush, waterfront property at The Breakers. Experience Las Vegas, Nevada, where you'll find nonstop entertainment and unique hotel activities geared for kids at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino. Stay in British Columbia, Canada, where children ages two and older can learn how to ski through the Wee Scamps program at Whistler/Blackcomb.
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Table of Contents

Preface xxxv
Introduction 1
Planning Family Vacations
How This Book Can Help You 3
Helpful Hints for Traveling with Children 4
Medical Information 8
Knowing What Questions to Ask 9
Information, Please 10
Resorts by Geographical Location
New England 15
East 39
Mid-Atlantic 51
Southeast 77
Midwest 107
Southwest 133
Rockies 157
West 189
Canada 217
Indexes
Alphabetical Index of Resorts 239
Resorts by State/Province 241
Children's Programs by Season 243
About the Authors 245
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