Northern Vermont offer lodgings and hospitality to families and kids
Northern Vermontï¿½s hotels, motels, inns, and resorts strive to be family friendly, welcoming parents and children with a relaxed atmosphere and, in some places, lots of planned activities for the kids. Some resorts in Northern VT, which includes the towns of Burlington and Stowe, have kidsï¿½ camps, with swimming, arts, field trips, and cookouts. Some offer day care, playgrounds, and kidsï¿½ night out activities. And any vacation spot in Vermont is, of course, surrounded by world-class skiing, golf, hiking, biking, swimming, sightseeing, and just plain relaxing, for adults and children.
401 Western Avenue
St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819
Wear out your kids on a getaway of outdoor play in the Northeast Kingdom
National Geographic has named St. Johnsbury the Best Small Town For Adventure, for if you have adventurous kids, bring them for a stay at Fairbanks Inn and the mountain activities all around the Northeast Kingdom. In winter, you will find snow sports at Burk and Jay Peak; other times of the year bring mountain biking and walking. Quieter kids will love visits to Dog Mountain (the Inn welcomes the family dog along with your kids), as well as the Maple Museum and the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium. The Inn offers rooms with in-room microwaves and refrigerators and suites with kitchenettes, so you can save a bit of cash on some meals, along with a heated outdoor pool for lazier fun close to your base camp.
1746 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT, 05672
Family and pet friendly lodgings with all the activities and amenities
Set in an ideal location right in the heart of Stowe Vermont, this renowned resort and spa offers the ultimate family vacation experience. This activity filled getaway features relaxed and comfortable guestrooms, spacious suites, and townhomes ideal for the whole family. You’ll enjoy the fully-equipped sports club, a heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, an award-winning, yet casual onsite restaurant, and more than enough year round fun to keep the whole family active and smiling. Access the best skiing and riding in the East with a free and easy trolley ride to Stowe Mountain. Children under 12 stay for free with parents. Pets are welcome and will have their own dog friendly accommodations, including Stoweflake's extensive dog trails on 60 acres of wide-open space.
703 US Route 5 South
St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819
Bring your family for a blast in the mountains
For a vigorous, outdoor vacation in Vermont’s majestic mountains, you could not find a better place to settle in than Comfort Inn & Suites Near Burke Mountain. This non-smoking kid-friendly lodging offers so much to do in all four seasons in Vermont’s historic Northeast Kingdom. In winter, four ski areas - Jay Peak, Burke Mountain, Cannon Mountain, Bretton Woods – provide plenty of powder for family skiing and snowboarding. In the warm seasons, northern Vermont is famous for its enthusiastic "Kingdom Trails” mountain biking community, not to mention hiking, water sports, and more. Fall foliage is magnificent. The Inn offers plenty of onsite fun and resources: indoor pool, video arcade with pinball, a pool table, and an air hockey table, sun deck, fitness room, laundry, and gift shop.
155 Sterling Ridge Drive
Jeffersonville, VT, 05464
Families and log cabins are made for each other
In a beautiful rural setting astride Mount Mansfield and Smugglers’ Notch is this family friendly resort offering log cabin rentals with breath taking views, kitchen, living area with wood stove, flat screen TV with cable and Wi-Fi. Relax together on the covered porch with an outdoor fire pit to roast gooey S’mores, a charcoal grill and picnic table. In summer, walk our many wooded trails, fish in our ponds or take a dip in our heated swimming pool. Winter time brings snowshoeing, hiking and sledding right outside your cabin door. The surrounding area offers endless year round activity and family fun from paddling along the Lamoille River, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing, horse drawn sleigh rides and much more.
175 Tyler Place
Highgate Springs, VT, 05460
Six generations of family – plus yours
Presenting the all inclusive family vacation. 165 acres on a private lakeshore in northern Vermont. 70 cozy family cottages and suites tucked in nature’s spaces featuring separate parents' bedrooms and 1-4 bedrooms for children or extended family, almost all with living rooms, screened porches, kitchenette or in-room microwaves and fridge. A rambling, country Inn offers a separate sleeping wing with 12 family suites and studios. Three healthy meals served each day with Vermont’s own local food and specialties atop the menu. The Fireplace Lounge and Bar provides relaxation, food, drink and entertainment for Mom and Dad while the wildly imaginative children's programs, great recreational facilities and sports equipment make for endless kids fun and every kind of family activity. A magnificent destination to please every age and vacation inclination.
511 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT, 05672
No one ever says "I'm bored" at Golden Eagle Resort
Your kids will never forget a vacation at Golden Eagle Resort in Stowe, Vermont. We've got two heated pools, one indoor and one outdoor. You can fish in two stocked ponds. And hiking the surrounding nature trails is always an adventure. You might spy deer, ducks, great blue herons, or even a wandering moose. There's plenty to do in the area, too. Ride the Stowe Mountain gondola to the summit. Tour the Ben & Jerry's Factory, and enjoy samples at the end. Ramble around Stowe, which is full of great restaurants and unique shops. Rest on plush bedding with crisp linens, in rooms equipped with wifi and cable TV. Some rooms also feature jetted tubs, kitchenettes, and private balconies. Wake to breakfast at our Colonial Cafe.
4800 Basin Harbor Road
Vergennes, VT, 05491
Fun stuff for all ages, in and out-of-doors
You'll find scores of fun activities for all ages at Basin Harbor Club on Vermont's Lake Champlain. Splash in our pool, or on the beach, where you'll find a floating water trampoline. Explore the lake by kayak or sunfish or with a narrated boat cruise. We offer tennis lessons for all ages. Or rent bicycles (we have adult and children's) and pedal Vermont's back roads. Our kids camp offers arts and crafts, badminton, basketball, golf, fishing, hiking and capture the flag. Teens can enjoy field games, Wii tournaments, dance parties, mocktail hours and an opportunity to plan their own agendas. We can arrange babysitting, too. Stay in one of our family cottages, with space for everyone.