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

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

by Janet Tice, Jane Wilford

Paperback(Ninth)

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762745296
Publisher: GPP Travel
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: 100 Best Series
Edition description: Ninth
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.62(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.72(d)

About 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.

Read an Excerpt

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.

Table of Contents

Prefacexxxv
Introduction1
Planning Family Vacations
How This Book Can Help You3
Helpful Hints for Traveling with Children4
Medical Information8
Knowing What Questions to Ask9
Information, Please10
Resorts by Geographical Location
New England15
East39
Mid-Atlantic51
Southeast77
Midwest107
Southwest133
Rockies157
West189
Canada217
Indexes
Alphabetical Index of Resorts239
Resorts by State/Province241
Children's Programs by Season243
About the Authors245

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