Vacation spots: Alaska, Oregon, Washington.
Miles of beaches, acres of forests, mountain meadows, and awesome fjords. Find urban family adventures in Portland, Seattle, and Anchorage. Places to see with kids. Denali National Park, Kenai Fjords National Park, the Olympic Peninsula, Mount Hood, Mount St. Helen, Crater Lake, and Yosemite. Things to do with kids. yurt camping, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, wrangling, whitewater rafting, surfing, swimming, beach combing, fishing, whale watching, ranch stays, pow-wows, skiing, snow boarding, snowmobiling, living history, art museums, Shakespeare theatre under the stars, music festivals, spas, shopping, baseball, rodeos.
Sharing authentic, one-of-a-kind vacation experiences with the next generation is one of the benefits of being a grandparent. Do the cool stuff with your grandkids and let their parents do the rest.
It is always the season to ride the rails with kids. Featured below you will find our favorite train excursions for families from Washington to Oregon it’s all about doing the fun stuff with your kids.
From Oregon to Washington day trips to corn mazes, pumpkin patches, harvest festivals, and story telling events make weekend time more fun for families.
Camping is a terrific way for families to reconnect, strengthen family bonds, and counter the stressful effects of busy lifestyles.
If talking about dinosaur makes your family smile then adding a dinosaur encounter to your family vacation makes perfect sense.
Staying connected isn't as easy as it used to be. As the geographic distances grow between family members the need to schedule time to get together to have becomes a bigger deal than three decades ago.
Whatever your family’s passion, we have spring break vacation ideas to fit the quest. Consider biking along the coast and investigating tide pools or go fossil hunting in Eastern Oregon. Create your own urban family adventure in Seattle or camp out in a yurt.
Yurt camping family-style is one of the best-kept secrets in Oregon. In spite of the weather and last minute planning the Gourleys found the perfect location and have insider information to share.
Taking a green beach vacation just got easier and definitely cheaper. From Alaska to Puerto Rico and Pennsylvania to Oregon’s coast, the NWR island locations welcome visitors, not just the birds.
This city displays an amazing amount of creative energy and makes vacationing with kids a delight. Beginning with Pike Place Market offering plenty of lively entertainment, the city makes for a lively urban family adventure. We have a list to make planning the fun easier.
Pacific Science Center, located under the arches near the Space Needle in Seattle, features five buildings of hands-on science exhibits, two IMAX® theaters (one with IMAX® 3D technology), laser light shows and a planetarium.
Getting out and doing as well as seeing the real stuff is energizing for everyone, and the epic journey of Lewis & Clark is an ideal theme for parents wishing to augment school studies.
Consider an all-inclusive, small group family tour to one of America's national parks. It's a way to save time on planning and logistics and maximize sightseeing opportunities with your kids.
Two fundamentals of recreation have come together as nationwide bike rental network RentaBikeNow.com joins forces with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), which drives the conversion of former railroad lines into recreational paths.
Family vacation camp is similar to summer camps for kids but for the whole family gets in on the fun. The lodgings are basic, meals and many activities are included and the experience is easy on the family vacation budget.
Ever been a tad jealous when reading about the fun planned for you kids at summer sleepover camp? You are not alone. The good news is there are family camps to fit all family types and some of the best are in the west.
Everyone knows that in the U.S. national wildlife refuges provide safe haven to more than 700 species of birds, 200 species of mammals. But did you know many refuges also reflect America’s history by protecting historic homes found amid wilderness.
Imagine taking a family adventure vacation created by families for families, one that makes it easy to get away, have fun, create memories.
Surrounded by natural beauty, Seattle offers a unique menu of activities including arts and music as well as science, history and just pure fun.
From Montana to Florida and Delaware to South Dakota spring is a time to observe the amazing conversion of the seasons. America's First National Wildlife Refuge, tiny Pelican Island, hosts a celebration each March. The annual antics are really wild family fun to break up the monotony of daily life.
Alaska Family Adventure Package - Experience Alaska with your kids. [Read More]
Our Puffin Inn Alaska Family Adventure package is the perfect introduction to Alaska. It includes: overnight accommodations in deluxe section room, brochure of “Things to do in Anchorage in 4 hours or less”, information on family-friendly activities in Anchorage, walking tour map of Anchorage, “How to speak Alaskan” phrase book, Puffin Inn sport pack with Puffin Inn sport water bottle and assorted snacks, plus complimentary breakfast. The Alaska Family Adventure package is an additional fee per person added to the room rate. Call us for details. Puffin Inn Anchorage Alaska 4400 Spenard Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99517. Toll-free 1-800-478-3346, (907) 243-4044 or online. [Read Less]
The spot for a family vacation, reunion or wedding. [Read More]
Located only 25 minutes from Seattle on five landscaped acres bordering the Sammamish River in the heart of Western Washington’s wine country. Our property offers 84
space, and a luxurious family friendly atmosphere.
Our Northwest-style lodges offer rustic elegance with high-tech conveniences including fireplaces in every room, private patios or balconies, 40” HDTV and complimentary high-speed Internet access, French press coffee system, and noiseless refrigerators stocked with snacks and beverages. Willows Lodge 14580 N.E. 145th Street Woodinville, WA 98072. Toll-free 1-877-424-3930, (425) 424 3900 or online.
Stay with us visit Crater Lake. An unbelievable experience awaits. [Read More]
We offer affordable luxury lodging in the heart of southern Oregon. Located within easy reach of the area's most beautiful destinations, Crater Lake, the Umpqua River, and the wine country region of the Umpqua Valley. Take advantage of all our complimentary perks, from hot breakfast to Wi-Fi internet access, as well as a 24 hour shuttle service to and from the nearby casino, courtesy of Seven Feathers Casino Resort.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Canyonville Hotel,
200 Creekside Dr, Canyonville, Oregon 97417
Phone: 541-839-4200 or www.canyonvillehotel.com
Located close to downtown and near the Columbia River Gorge, the Lewis and Clark Trail. [Read More]
Stay in any one of our spacious guestrooms and suites to experience a world of pleasing comforts. We off 168 inviting guestrooms and suites. All outfitted with high-speed Internet access, satellite television, complimentary local calls, and more, our Portland, Oregon hotel lodging is designed to suit all of your needs.
Holiday Inn Portland - Gresham Hotel
2752 Northeast Hogan Drive, Gresham, OR 97030
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Explore scenic Washington State with the whole Family! [Read More]
No matter what type of family vacation you are planning, the Best Western Kent has all the amenities and packages to make your getaway stress free and unforgettable! Choose from a variety of our packages such as the Wild Waves Theme Park, Seattle Attractions Tours or Golf Packages.
Best Western Plus Plaza by the Green
24415 Russell Road Kent Washington 98032
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or online.
Discover the Dynamic City of Eugene with the Family! [Read More]
Located in the heart of Eugene, Oregen, we are nestled in the Willamette Valley. We are just minutes away from Downtown, Lane County Fairgrounds, Matthew Knight Stadium and Valley River Mall. Escape to beautiful Pacific Coast beaches less than half an hour away.
Americas Best Value Inn
1140 W. 6th Avenue, Eugene Oregon 97402
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We are family and pet friendly. [Read More]
An ideal hotel for visiting Seattle with your family. Enjoy complimentary Daybreak breakfast and guest parking along with a convenient location with innumerable family friendly attractions just minutes away. We’re also near unique shopping, fine dining, entertainment options and professional sports stadiums, such as the Qwest Field (Seattle Seahawks) and Safeco Field (Seattle Mariners). Days Inn Seattle South Tukwila
13050 48th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168
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Enjoy the beauty surrounding our Coos Bay hotel. [Read More]
Our hotel offers free Wi-Fi and breakfast, meeting facilities, fitness center, and is located one mile from North Bend Municipal Airport. Enjoy the beauty surrounding our Coos Bay hotel. Quality Inn & Suites Coos Bay, 1503 Virginia Avenue, North Bend, OR, 97459. Phone: 541 756 3191. [Read Less]
Our modern hotel is near Portland’s airport. [Read More]
Our modern hotel is near Portland’s airport and top attractions, featuring luxury rooms, guest-focused services, event facilities and value-rich getaway packages. Hampton Inn Portland/Clackamas, 9040 SE Adams St., Clackamas, OR 97015. Phone: 503 655 7900. [Read Less]
Enjoy an Eastern Oregon family vacation, stay with us.
Located just off I-84 with easy access to the Pendleton Round-Up, Pendleton Woolen Mills, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, and Historic Downtown Pendleton. We are a non-smoking hotel and offer exceptional service and hospitality perfect for any family vacation.
Hampton Inn Pendleton Hotel, Oregon
101 SW Nye Avenue, Pendleton, Oregon 97801
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Stay and enjoy one of a kind attractions - sand boarding and dune buggies. [Read More]
With our ideal location on the central Oregon coast, Comfort Inn Florence is close to so many popular local activities. Hike the trails around Heceta Head Lighthouse State Park or explore the famous Sea Lion Caves. Tee off at one of many wonderful golf courses or peruse the shops and restaurants of Old Town Florence. And of course there's the amazing Oregon Sand Dunes. Here you'll find plenty of adventure, from sand boarding the dune buggying to horseback riding.Comfort Inn Florence Hotel - Oregon (OR)
2475 HWY 101, Florence, Oregon 97439
Email: FLCGM@FIIPDX.com or online. [Read Less]
Stay with us, take the kids to Cat Tales Zoological Park. [Read More]
We are surrounded by breathtaking natural splendor, yet close to everything. Spokane is nestled between the Rocky Mountains to the north and east and the Cascade Mountains to the west. Near Nature. Near Perfect. The Wingate by Wyndham Spokane Airport hotel offers a prime location for experiencing outdoor fun, shopping, theme parks, dining and sightseeing, yet conveniently close to the airport.
Wingate by Wyndham Spokane Airport
2726 S. Flint Road, Spokane, WA 99224
Phone: 509-838-3226 or www.spokanewingate.com/
Discover the San Juan Islands with your family. [Read More]
Book one of our Vacation Packages.
From whale watching to weddings, from romantic getaways to family vacations, we offer you the most unique vacation packages on San Juan Island. Explore the San Juans in a sea kayak, cast your fishing lines from a charter boat, or have a walk on the wild side adventure. Whatever your passion, we've designed these San Juan Island packages with lots of island fun and flavor.
Please contact the hotel directly for prices and availability. 1–800–354-1812
Best Western Plus Friday Harbor Suites, WA
680 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250
Reservations: 800-752-5752 Telephone: 360-378-3031
Unplug and see what fun awaits your family. [Read More]
vacation on a farm or a ranch and wake to the sounds of rural life. Participation in chores is rarely required however an extra hand is always welcome. Some farms offer classes in cheese making, spinning, gardening, and cooking. While others provide the chance for families to feed a bottle to a lamb; curry a horse; gather eggs or view the stars without city lights dimming their glow. Browse our farm & ranch stay directory for the perfect family vacation on a farm near you. [Read Less]
Bring the kids and enjoy daily life schedules. [Read More]
Daily life is fun on a farm, ranch or vineyard, especially when you are allowed to enjoy everything, without farm chores required. Children love to see, hear, and experience all that the outdoor lifestyle of a farm or ranch has to offer. Checkout our farm & ranch stay directory and select the ideal location for your next family vacation. [Read Less]
Unplug and reconnect - see what fun awaits. [Read More]
Stay on a farm or ranch and wake to the sounds of rural life. Participation in chores is rarely required however an extra hand is always welcome. Some farms offer classes in cheese making, spinning, gardening, and cooking. While others provide the chance for families to feed a bottle to a lamb; curry a horse; gather eggs or view the stars without city lights dimming their glow. Browse our farm & ranch stay directory for the perfect family vacation. [Read Less]
A quirky, comfy vacation base. [Read More]
Located just nine miles from the Sheep Rock Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center, the Fish House Inn has options that are flexible for families. The inn offers one-of-a-kind guest rooms, plus RV and tent camping spots, barbecue grills, and horseshoe pits. Either the main house or the attic makes the most sense for families. The inn is within walking distance to the John Day River, a park with tennis court, and country stores. Main house rent is $125 per night. The Fish House Inn is on the Main Street (Hwy 26), Dayville, OR 97825. (541) 987-2124 or online.
Paddle the placid waters of Skilak Lake, framed by snow-covered peaks. [Read More]
Paddle the placid waters of Skilak Lake, framed by snow-covered peaks. Explore the rugged coastline. Visit Denali and Kenai and see two of North America's last great wild places. Alaska's pristine habitats are home to many animals including caribou, moose, grizzly, seals, sea otters and whales.
Experienced travel partners providing child-friendly comforts and parent-friendly pacing. Departures are convenient and guaranteed. Group size is limited to provide individual attention. Travel insurance included. Children’s discounts.
Order the Free brochure under the contact us menu. Call 1-800-262-6255 or visit us online. [Read Less]
Relax, renew and reconnect with family, nature and our spirits. [Read More]
Why stop at five stars when we’ve got millions? In the far northeast corner of Oregon lies the Wallowa Country. This “Land of Winding Waters”. Join us this summer and enjoy time in the beautiful Wallowa Mountains with your family. Wallowa Lake Camp and the surrounding tourist activities provide a great place to get away for a peaceful family vacation. Expect home-cooked meals, hotel-like accommodations, picturesque settings, optional programming, campfires, games and s’mores. Wallowa Lake Camp 84522 Church Lane Joseph, Oregon 97845. (541) 432-1271 or online.
Jumpstart your vacation at the beach. [Read More]
Skip the crowded public campgrounds and enjoy time your family in one of our rustic cabins or lodges. Use Camp Magruder as your vacation base. Visit local attractions including Tillamook Cheese Factory; go clamming or crabbing; ride the steam locomotive; explore the tide pools; check out local shops. We offer plenty of organized camp activities including boating, sandcastle building, candle making, archery, donkey care, campfire fun, arts and crafts and more. Camp Magruder. 17450 Old Pacific Highway Rockaway, OR 97136. (503) 355-2310 or online.