Taking a family vacation together over the spring break holiday is a great way to create memories that last a lifetime. Unfortunately, it can seem difficult to find destinations that aren't littered with loud party goers and thousands of other families do the same thing you are. That's why we've made a list for you to choose from, with each option it's own family-friendly and fun-ensured place to go this spring break.
Smuggler's Notch Resort, Vermont
If you're family loves everything about winter sports or cozy fireplaces, then Smuggler's Notch is an excellent place to vacation. This area has a complete mini terrain park for beginners to enjoy, plus ski programs to teach those who haven't had as much experience on the snow. The resort features an indoor pool, available dog sledding options, an ice-skating rink, and the funzone, an area filled with giant inflatables. While the kids are taking part in one of the arts and crafts classes, you and your partner can enjoy a relaxing massage, some evening entertainment, or a beautiful winter walk.
Rancho de los Caballeros, Arizona
This ranch offers the warmth of summer without the noise of the party-seekers. Each morning, the kids go off to partake in horse rides around the area, crafts, swimming, and hiking. The parents, meanwhile, enjoy some quiet time relaxing at the resort or playing golf in one of the best 100 golf courses in the United States. For together time, families can enjoy the pool or partake in horse rides together. At night, children are corralled again to enjoy a kids campfire, and you have the evening to yourself.
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
A ski resort nestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Steamboat Springs does well when catering to young skiers and snowboarders. There are 5 kids-only slopes, allowing any novice or young learner to practice unafraid of faster moving vacationers. The resort even has lessons available for children as young as two and a half years old. An area called the Rough Rider Basin has teepees and a log cabin designed playhouse for the children. Families can enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride or one of the many hot springs in the area.
Loews Coronado Bay, California
If the beach is your families focus, try this San Diego based resort. For the beach lovers, California boasts some of the best beaches in the country. For anyone else in the family, the bay area has two incredible zoos, excellent museums, and diverse shops and boutiques. The resort serves to entertain on any day not spent in the area, and offers surfing classes, gondola rides through the canals, and club activities.
Kalahari Resort Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Maybe you can't quite make it to the beach this year. That will soon be forgotten at this incredible indoor waterpark. Made up of over 125,000 square feet of spectacular water fun, this resort makes staying in during spring break feel like you are right on the beach. There are waterslides, a wave pool, whirlpools, and a lazy river. There is even an uphill water rollercoaster, combining the best of thrills and the rapids. If your family has had enough of the water, you'll want to check out the indoor theme park, complete with a Ferris wheel and bowling. You can choose to stay in a standard hotel room or opt for something a bit more spacious.
South Seas Island Resort, Florida
If you'd like to enjoy the beach and the natural wildlife that frequents it, maybe you'd enjoy a quiet kayaking trip along the coast. At the South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, you can rent kayaks and explore the estuaries and ponds. This quiet island is an excellent place for a relaxing beach walk and seashell hunters enjoy combing the beach. Nearby, there is a waterpark, a wildlife preserve, shopping, and a golf course.
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort, Hawaii
This resort, on the beautiful beaches of Kauai, is situated near the Kauai Surf School. This school offers classes for any child able to swim, with kids under the age of 12 needing to be accompanied by an adult. Here, you can take classes with only 4 pupils per instructor. The resort features incredible water options, including a saltwater lagoon and 150-foot water slide. Kids are able to go and learn hula, participate in crafts, and leave you some quality time to relax and breath in the fresh ocean air.