Top Family Weekend Getaways

From shores to slopes, many top waterfront, mountaintop, and urban destinations welcome families with special experiences, affordable lodging and sophisticated dining and entertainment. These 30-weekend getaways guarantee enriching activities for all ages and will inspire your family to enjoy some quality time together.

Go golfing or enjoy the spa in Jamaica

Families in need of some rest and relaxation will appreciate the ocean view golf and massages that are part of the Unlimited Golf and Spa Your Way packages at Half Moon resort in Jamaica.

Sleep in a Pullman train car in Indianapolis

All ages will be wowed by the vintage trains inside the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station. The hotel was built around 13 restored Pullman cars parked in the steel-girded rail shed, and guests who book the blue line Pullmans will still experience the exciting rumble of passing Amtrak trains.

Cruise to Alaska

Summer and early fall are the best times to cruise Alaska’s Inside Passage thanks to its unforgettable scenery and wildlife. Princess Cruises’ ship, train and helicopter tours let families experience almost every aspect of the 49th state.

Enjoy live entertainment at Orlando, Florida’s Disney Springs

Orlando boasts hundreds of hotels, with affordable properties near fun places like Disney Springs. This themed outdoor mall also hosts free performances ranging from nightly bands at Stargazers patio to events on Marketplace Stage.

Relax at a dude ranch in Montana

Expect western hospitality plus horseback riding and children’s programs on a dude ranch vacation. Montana’s JJJ Wilderness Ranch offers a summer all-inclusive rate of $2,300 per adult (with discounts for teens and kids), which covers six nights in a cabin, meals, lessons, rides and entertainment.