Family Travel Forum asked a dozen top travel writers to share their “favorite family resorts” with readers, and here's their list.
To celebrate Family Travel Forum’s 2nd Anniversary in 1998, a dozen veteran travelers shared their family’s favorite resort with us. Here are their top picks, all still great for the family. To read more about any one of them, and learn how to plan your trip, search the FTF site.
Bretton Woods Mountain Resort, New Hampshire
-Summer or winter, this northeastern mountain resort is fun for all.
The Broadmoor, Colorado
-This Rocky Mountain getaway has more than enough activities to keep the entire family entertained, and nearby sightseeing is great.
Gunflint Lodge, Minnesota
-Out in the wilderness of Minnesota, go on an unforgettable dogsledding adventure.
Hotel Raphael, Paris
-This hotel proves that going to Paris doesn’t mean giving up great service for your child..
Kahala Mandarin Oriental, Hawaii
-An idyllic location and fun activities make this hotel a great place for your child.
Lincoln City, Oregon
-This little-known west coast town is a hidden gem, full of fun activities for everyone.
The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Florida
-This Florida getaway is a perfect family resort.
Salmon River, Utah
-Quality staff makes this whitewater adventure both exciting and comfortable.
Santorini Tennis Club, Greece
-This heavenly Mediterranean retreat impresses with spacious accomodations and helpful service.
-Not only is the skiing fabulous, but this Colorado resort has great children’s programs.
Tyler Place Family Resort, Vermont
-Both parents and children will find plenty of exciting activities at this upscale family camp with excellent childcare even for babies and toddlers.
Wintergreen Resort, Virginia
-This peaceful setting allows for some good rest, relaxation, and great golfing.
From Wyoming to the Ile de Re
-Why choose? From rugged ranches to tropical escapes, this writer suggests something to please everyone.
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