Taking a break from the often hectic holiday season means finding fun in small doses and we have assembled our annual mini holiday adventures, Santa trains, and holiday lights for your review.
Anyone who loves to go sledding will be thrilled by snow tubing because it combines the thrill of a great slide with a little extra bounce. It’s pure family fun.
In the dictionary after the words winter fun it should say, see also – snow tubing high energy fun with squeals laughter included.
Boone, North Carolina offers families many ways to enjoy time in the snow. Perhaps the best of which is snow tubing – family fun with no prior skills needed.
The idea of vacationing with a baby or toddler can be daunting and while little ones are fairly flexible when their needs are met, they are still high maintenance. So for those of you with tiny tykes, it is not as hopeless as it may seem.
Even with sunshine and palm trees swaying in the breeze storybook travel is pure fun and during the winter months Florida destinations adorn trees with twinkling lights and excursion trains run just for fun.
Looking for a quick, fun holiday family adventure? Find a train and climb aboard. From Alabama, North Carolina and Georgia to South Carolina, Arkansas, and Tennessee traditional “Santa Trains,” and miles of twinkling lights make enjoying Christmas even better.
Smithsonian museums in Washington DC offer families worlds of wonder with awesome artifacts and interactive activities – all for free. But if DC is not in your backyard then who cares? Great news! Each year Smithsonian affiliates celebrate with a free admission day. This year it is September 28.
Indian Rock offers family vacations with an easy pace. Watch dolphins at play and count pelicans or ride the beach trolley for a day adventure. Relax on a white sandy stretch of beach and wait for the next awesome sunset.
We are always looking for new zipline locations because ziplining is crazy fun and meant to be shared with kids of all ages. The good news is Florida EcoSafaris offers awesome ziplining possibilities including a fly-by-night experience.
From Georgia and Tennessee to Arkansas, farms, villages and towns are creating seasonal festivals that frame natural works of art. Clever and fun, corn is not just for breakfast anymore.
Summer family vacations offer productive and engaging ways to share time and “get smart” together at one of the American Mensa Society’s favorite museums.
To add extra value to any family vacation with young children one of the easiest things to do is find a dinosaurs or two. Maybe you can’t recreate Dinotopia but you can enjoy imagining together.
July is "Family Golf" month according to the National Golf Course Owners Association and golf courses have special offerings meant to be enjoyed. Checkout our recent discoveries for families.
Pigeon Forge, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, takes the extra effort out of planning a family reunion. They have a Reunion Consultant who takes care of the details and makes the idea of togethering in the mountains easy and fun.
For active families Boone in the North Carolina High Country may be just about perfect. Cool air, starry nights, miles of pathways for hiking or biking, friendly people, and unique attractions without long lines to seep away valuable family vacation time.
The High Country is a terrific family vacation spot any time of year but fall is ideal for a quick weekend getaway that includes Grandfather Mountain.
Canoe to a rookery in Indian River; hunt for shark’s teeth along the Gulf; learn to surf; ride an airboat; feed manta rays on Hutchinson Island or go scalloping in the bay.
As vacation planning time goes into full swing it is always useful to find deals and specials which have the potential to add value to any Florida family vacation.
Miles of lovely hard-packed sand make beach hiking, bike riding, and sand volleyball almost too good to pass up. When the tide is out residents and visitors drive along the ocean’s edge, sometimes parking against the sand dunes that frame the land.
Family fun - Riverbanks Zoo Vacation Package. [Read More]
Our elegant boutique hotel, located on the historic campus of the University of South Carolina in the heart of downtown Columbia, boasts 117 luxurious guestrooms and suites centrally situated in Columbia. With the Inn at USC Riverbanks Zoo Vacation Package, you can experience one of South Carolina’s most eminent zoos in the state. The Inn at USC Riverbanks Zoo Package includes hotel accommodations for one/two nights, complimentary hot breakfast made-to-order each morning, and tickets to Riverbanks Zoo. Call the hotel directly for details and best pricing. The Inn at USC 1619 Pendleton Street, Columbia, SC 29201.
A University of Alabama Lodging. Come and enjoy Southern hospitality of our full-service hotel. [Read More]
Located on the University of Alabama's campus we offer a base from which to experience the Crimson Tide. Our guest rooms provide complimentary high-speed wireless internet service, premium cable television, in-room coffee maker, iron and ironing board plus a rollaway if needed. Hop on our free hotel shuttle to nearby locations. Stop by the fitness facility or 24-hour business center. Hotel Capstone 320 Paul Bryant, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
Toll-free 1-800-477-2262 or online.
A true four-star boutique hotel with easy access to the Bal Harbour Shops and Haulover Beaches. [Read More]
Our small, stylish boutique hotel provides guests with a sophisticated yet personal family vacation experience. All of our custom-designed rooms feature king sized beds, luxurious linens, 42" HDTV entertainment systems, iPod docking stations, in-room safes, and Keurig coffee brewer plus use of free Skype-enabled global phone service, and complimentary Wi-Fi internet services throughout the property. Guest may enjoy daily complimentary Continental breakfast as well as use of nearby LA FITNESS establishment free of charge. Daddy O Hotel Miami 9660 East Bay Harbor Drive, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida 33154, USA. (305) 868-4141 or online. [Read Less]
Stay and play with us on Tampa Bay and along nearby Gulf beaches. [Read More]
Located directly on Tampa Bay our full service 18-acre tropical resort offers first class service and amenities and is convenient to nearby Gulf beaches, and attractions. Each of our 144 rooms and 11 suites provides essential modern amenities and comfortable luxuries. Choose from standard rooms, family-style townhouses or kid friendly suites. Amenities include a private beach and marina, outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, fitness center, volleyball, tennis and shuffleboard courts, restaurant, and complimentary parking. Magnuson Hotel, 6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, St. Petersburg, Florida 33711. Toll-free 1-800-227-8045, (727) 867-1151 or online.
Take your family to visit Graceland, stay with us. [Read More]
The Wingate by Wyndham is conveniently located near many of Memphis’ most popular attractions, like Graceland, Beale Street, and Mud Island River Park. Our convenient location make us the perfect choice for a family vacation. Wingate by Wyndham Cordova Memphis
2270 N Germantown Parkway, Memphis, TN 38016
Phone: 901-386-1110 or www.wingateinnmemphis.com
A perfect home base for exploring Hilton Head, Charleston and Savannah. [Read More]
Stay in the heart of the Beaufort Historic District and explore the antebellum homes, plantations, and secluded islands of South Carolina's Low Country at our charming Beaufort hotel located on the Beaufort River. Walk to quaint shops, art galleries, book stores, and a variety of cafés, bistros, coffee shops, and fine restaurants just steps from our Beaufort hotel.
Escape to our Beaufort hotel and experience Southern hospitality at its finest.
Best Western Plus Sea Island Inn
1015 Bay Street, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902-5514
Reservations: 800-528-1234 Phone: 843-522-2090 or
Centrally located near the heart of scenic downtown Chapel Hill. [Read More]
We are a pet friendly Chapel Hill University Inn offers guests a peaceful haven close to the excitement and energy of Chapel Hill's shopping, dining, business, and entertainment. Situated just minutes away from top restaurants, shops and attractions on Franklin Street, guests of the Chapel Hill University Inn enjoy a prime central location near top attractions and a comfortable hotel environment that is perfect for relaxation after a day of business or pleasure.
Chapel Hill University Inn
1301 N Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
Reservations: 1-888-452-5765 Phone: 919-929-2171
Stay in our family friendly atmosphere and a central Asheville location. We are a pet friendly hotel! [Read More]
Experience the best of western North Carolina's scenic beauty and history by staying with us. Our all-suites hotel lodging is situated in historic Asheville, just minutes from historic downtown and family attractions plus only five minutes from the Biltmore Estate & Gardens. Our comfortable suites were designed for ultimate relaxation, with plush bedding, and a range of deluxe amenities selected with our guests' needs in mind. Relax and unwind for a fabulous stay at the Comfort Suites Biltmore Square Mall, where you'll enjoy a remarkable vacation experience with scenic Asheville mountain views, a family friendly atmosphere and a central Asheville location.
Comfort Suites Biltmore Square Mall
890 Brevard Road, Asheville, North Carolina 28806
Reservations: 800-622-4005 Contact: 828-665-4000
Greensboro, North Carolina Family Reunion Hotel Special Package. [Read More]
Planning a family reunion in Greensboro, North Carolina? We offer special rates with a ton of added amenities. We will block off a minimum number of hotel rooms for your family reunion party, and we offer onsite event spaces for special occasions with full catering and technology services available. Guests will also enjoy complimentary hot breakfasts during their stay, plus full use of our Greensboro hotel facilities including the business center, fitness center, and outdoor swimming pool.
Hampton Inn Greensboro Airport Hotel,
7803 National Service Road, Greensboro, North Carolina 27409
Phone: 1-336-605-5500 or
Oceanfront Surf a wave. Walk the beach. Hit the tennis courts. [Read More]
Stay with us just blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy an easy-paced family vacation base. I In addition to spacious rooms and complimentary daily deluxe breakfast our location features a fitness center, swimming pool, hot tub and business center. Our Beach Vacation Package includes accommodations for two, complimentary breakfast, free high-speed internet access, unlimited on-site beach equipment rentals, and exclusive discounts for specialty item rentals. Holiday Inn Express Oceanfront 1101 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 (904) 435-3000 or online. [Read Less]
An iconic landmark on the Wilmington Riverfront. [Read More]
An iconic landmark on the Wilmington Riverfront, Hilton Wilmington Riverside is a comfortable hotel in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina that delivers a refreshing blend of historic charm, modern and Southern hospitality for business and vacation on the Cape Fear Coast. Hilton Wilmington Riverside, 301 North Water Street, Asheville, NC 28401. Phone: 910 763 5900. [Read Less]
Our five guest-friendly properties are renowned for their well-appointed guestrooms. [Read More]
Enhance your vacation or business trip by staying at Biltmore Farms Hotels. Our five guest-friendly properties are renowned for their well-appointed guestrooms and suites, personal service, alluring amenities, value travel packages, and convenient locations near attractions and Asheville Regional Airport. Biltmore Farms Hotels, 115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803.Phone: 828 274 1800. [Read Less]
Offering superior, pet-friendly hotel accommodations just 2 blocks from Biltmore Estate. [Read More]
Doubletree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore offers superior, pet-friendly hotel accommodations just 2 blocks from Biltmore Estate and within walking distance of Biltmore Village. Enjoy the perks of our Asheville hotel’s recent renovation including the update lobby, hotel rooms, and recreational facilities. Doubletree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore, 115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803. Phone: 828 274 1800. [Read Less]
Our location is near everything you want to do in Asheville. [Read More]
Looking for a luxurious hotel near the airport and attractions in Asheville? Stay at the pet friendly Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park for well-appointed guestrooms and suites, swimming pool, airport shuttle, meeting and event facilities, free WiFi, and a location near everything you want to do in Asheville. Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park, 43 Town Square Boulevard, Asheville, North Carolina 28803. Phone: 828 209 2700. [Read Less]
Marietta Georgia hotel with swimming pool and vacation packages. [Read More]
Full service Marietta Georgia hotel with swimming pool, vacation packages, flexible meeting space, wedding services and golf course. Welcome to Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center.. Hilton Atlanta / Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs Street, Marietta, GA. Phone: 770 427 2500. [Read Less]
Quality Atlanta-area accommodations. [Read More]
A fine Marietta, GA hotel, Quality Inn Atlanta/Marietta hotel boasts quality Atlanta-area accommodations, amenities and services. For a boutique hotel in Marietta, GA offering great hotel discounts and specials in Marietta, Georgia, choose the lodgings at Quality Inn Atlanta/Marietta, 1255 Franklin Road SE, Marietta, GA. Phone: 770 955 0004. [Read Less]
Hotel brands in the economy to mid level price range. [Read More]
Hospitality International offers a listing of five hotel brands for franchise opportunities in the economy to mid level price range. Hospitality International, 1726 Montreal Circle, Tucker, GA 30084. Phone: 770 270 1180. [Read Less]
A full service conference center. [Read More]
The Loudermilk Center in Atlanta, Georgia is a full service conference center with conference facilities, a ballroom, amphitheater, free wireless Internet, catering and customer service amenities. The Loudermilk Center, 40 Courtland Street North East, Atlanta, GA 30303. Phone:404 507 1690. [Read Less]
Located in the center of Savannah historic district. [Read More]
Located in the center of Savannah historic district, each room offers breathtaking views. Relax by the rooftop pool or conduct business in large meeting space. Hilton Savannah DeSoto, 15 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Phone: 912 232 9000. [Read Less]
Located on beautiful Daytona Beach. [Read More]
Located on beautiful Daytona Beach, Florida, Wyndham Ocean Walk offers spacious suites, kitchens, multiple pools, modern amenities and activities for both children and adults. Wyndham Ocean Walk, 300 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118. Phone: 386 323 4800. [Read Less]