Planning a memorable multigenerational family vacation is top-of-mind for parents and grandparents this year. All-inclusive resort vacations are popular with multigenerational travelers, and the good news is a passport isn’t needed. There are outstanding all-inclusive vacation options located throughout the United States.
We’ve rounded up a selection of favorite all-inclusive properties from Florida to Montana for your next multigenerational family trip. There’s something fun for all ages and interests at these all-inclusive resorts, and rates include lodging, meals, and many activities. Accessible accommodations are available at every property.
Check out these eight U.S. all-inclusive resorts for your next multigenerational family vacation.
1. Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Known for its all-inclusive properties worldwide, Club Med delivers its signature family-friendly brand of hospitality at Club Med Sandpiper Bay. Situated alongside the St. Lucie River, this 337-room resort caters to families and multigenerational groups with specially designed family rooms, multiple restaurants, and a wide variety of sports and activities for all ages. Club Med Sandpiper Bay’s rates include accommodations, unlimited daily food and beverages, children’s clubs for kids ages 4-17, nightly entertainment, and an extensive array of land and water activities. Water sports, golf, Club Med’s trademark flying trapeze activity, Club Med Academies, and pickleball are popular here. A nursery for little ones ages 4 months to 23 months old and a tot program for children ages 2 to 3 are available for an additional charge. Multigenerational families can book connecting rooms featuring two terraces, a lounge area, and sleeping accommodations for up to eight guests.
Pro Tip: Families can use the Club Med Easy Arrival service to sign up for excursions and childcare in advance, book sports equipment, make special requests, and seamlessly handle contact-free check-ins.
2. Woodloch Resort, Hawley, Pennsylvania
Since opening in 1958, vacations at Woodloch Resort have been built around family togetherness. Set on over 1,000 acres in the Pocono Mountains, this four-season all-inclusive property was named the top family resort in the United States in the 2021 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Family-owned and operated for over 60 years, Woodloch’s goal is to unite families, and most activities are designed for multiple generations to enjoy together. Woodloch Resort has a 60 percent repeat guest rate, and some families have been coming for decades.
Woodloch Resort’s all-inclusive plan includes accommodations, meals, entertainment, amenities, and over 30 daily activities. Popular events include bakery wars, family Olympics, scavenger hunts, evening Broadway-style shows, and amenities like go-carts, boating and water sports, and winter snow tubing. A wide variety of family-friendly accommodations are available including two-bedroom suites for up to 12 and three- to six-bedroom fully furnished guest homes.
Pro Tip: Families can make advance reservations for private dining areas seating five to 35 people for celebration dinners and special events. Guests can order personalized cakes from Woodloch’s in-house bakery.
3. Vista Verde Ranch, Clark, Colorado
Families love this secluded AAA Four Diamond Rocky Mountain playground set on 540 acres near Steamboat Springs. Vista Verde Ranch’s flexible program lets family members enjoy activities together or head off on their own and regroup later to share adventures during dinner and evening programs. Summer and winter are prime times for families to visit, and Vista Verde’s seasonal kid, tween, and teen programs are superb. All-inclusive rates include meals, beer and wine, activities, guides, equipment, supervised kids’ programs, and more. During the summer months, horseback riding and outdoor activities including fly fishing, mountain biking, and hiking reign supreme.
Vista Verde Ranch turns into a magical wonderland filled with snow and fun family adventures in the winter. Families enjoy tubing, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Vista Verde’s luxurious accommodations include three lodge rooms and 12 private log cabins with up to four bedrooms.
Pro Tip: There’s so much to do at Vista Verde Ranch. After arrival, meet with the front desk crew to go over the schedule and prioritize activities. Make winter dogsledding reservations in advance.
4. The Tyler Place Family Resort, Highgate Springs, Vermont
This 165-acre family-owned property on Lake Champlain has provided memorable vacations for generations of families since 1933. The Tyler Place is open from late May through early September and offers extensive activities for every family member. All-inclusive rates include virtually everything except alcoholic drinks, spa services, and some privately scheduled motorized watersports. A vast array of adult and family-friendly activities and amenities are provided. Families enjoy three delicious daily meals and fun outdoor-oriented pursuits including watersports, tennis, mini-golf, biking, pickleball, softball, yoga and water aerobics, arts and crafts, and gardening workshops. With daily children’s programs for ten separate age groups from infants through teens and over 200 dedicated staff, The Tyler Place’s award-winning childcare programs and guest service levels are outstanding. The Tyler Place offers more than 70 family-friendly accommodations including spacious suites and private family cottages with up to four bedrooms.
Pro Tip: The Tyler Place’s return guest rate averages around 70 percent, so make reservations early. All stays are weekly except Memorial Day and Labor Day weeks when shorter bookings are available.
5. White Stallion Ranch, Tucson, Arizona
Adults and kids have fun making memories together at this year-round ranch on 3,000 acres of spectacular Sonoran desert bordering Saguaro National Park West. Award-winning White Stallion Ranch has been owned and operated by the True family for over 55 years. White Stallion’s Full American Plan rates include lodging, three meals daily, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, hiking, entertainment, and wireless internet access. With a 4-night stay or a 6-night stay, depending on the season, Full American Plan rates also include shooting, rock climbing, fat-tire E-biking, archery, and airport transfers from Tucson International Airport. Riding, team cattle penning competitions, E-biking, visits to the petting zoo, and watching movies together in the 27-seat theater are popular with families and multigenerational groups. Accommodations include 43 spacious guest rooms and family suites and The Hacienda, a four-bedroom home perfect for larger family groups. Kids under five stay free year-round, family reunion packages are available, and seasonal specials are offered as well.
Pro Tip: Visiting Tucson’s world-class Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a great learning experience for families.
6. Migis Lodge, South Casco, Maine
Set on 125 acres with 3,500 feet of Sebago Lake shoreline, Migis Lodge has been hosting generations of families for over 100 years. This family-owned resort’s Full American Plan includes delicious meals plus a wealth of activities such as sailing, kayaking, waterskiing and wakeboarding, leisurely lake cruises, swimming, fishing, tennis, children’s programs, and fitness classes. Guests can choose from eight spacious Main Lodge rooms and 35 well-appointed private cottages of various sizes with fireplaces and porches. The Migis Lodge staff provides daily supervised programs for children and teens, including the Kids’ Camp for children 4 through 6, Adventure Camp for kids 7 and older, and the “Zoo” evening activities. This idyllic southern Maine resort is open during the summer and fall, and a one-week minimum stay is required during July and August.
Pro Tip: Migis Lodge staff can book golf tee times at the nearby 18-hole Point Sebago course at a special rate for Migis guests. Avid shoppers may wish to stop at the massive L.L. Bean flagship store in Freeport on their way to the resort.
7. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, New York
This stunning clifftop Victorian castle resort overlooking Lake Mohonk in New York’s Hudson Valley is a year-round family favorite. Mohonk Mountain House is situated just 90 miles from New York City, providing easy access for many families. Owned and operated by the Smiley family since 1869, Mohonk Mountain House is surrounded by 40,000 forested acres and has been named a National Historic Landmark.
The resort’s all-inclusive rates cover meals, most nonalcoholic beverages, and many activities such as lake and indoor swimming, boating, fishing, tennis, golf, wellness sessions, family programming, hiking along 85 miles of trails, and evening entertainment. A Junior Naturalist Program and other children’s activities are also included. Families can choose from 265 rooms and suites, five cottages, and the six-bedroom Grove Lodge.
Pro Tip: Families reserving six or more rooms can contact Mohonk’s group sales team early to book rooms and coordinate dining times and activities. Smaller family groups can call the resort directly to book dining reservations up to 28 days in advance.
8. Flathead Lake Lodge, Bigfork, Montana
Founded in 1945, this family-owned and operated all-inclusive ranch has delighted generations of family vacationers. Situated on 2,000 acres along the shores of Flathead Lake, Flathead Lake Lodge is open from May through October. Week-long stays are required during the family-focused summer season. There’s something for every interest and age group here, so adults and kids can enjoy their own adventures while still bonding as a family.
All-inclusive rates include accommodations, three meals daily, beverages, and all on-site activities, including horseback riding, incredible water sports, guided mountain biking, swimming, tennis, nightly entertainment, youth programs from tots through teens, and more. Families can choose to stay in rooms, spacious suites, and cabins of various sizes located throughout the property. Large families like the South Lodge’s flexible accommodations and cozy lobby area. Multigenerational families can arrange private dinners and boating excursions for special celebrations.
Pro Tip: Flathead Lake Lodge is just a 45-minute drive from Glacier National Park. Since there’s so much to experience at Flathead Lake Lodge, plan your park visit before or after your stay.
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