Vermont hotels, inns, resorts offer family-friendly and kid-friendly stay

Vermont's hotels, motels, inns, and resorts strive to be family and kid friendly, welcoming parents and children with a relaxed atmosphere and, in some places, lots of planned activities for the kids. Some VT family friendly lodgings have kids� camps, with swimming, arts, field trips, and cookouts. Some offer day care, playgrounds, and kids� 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.

155 Sterling Ridge Drive Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 Phone: 802-644-8265 Toll-Free: 800-347-8266

Families and log cabins are made for each other

In a beautiful rural setting astride Mount Mansfield and Smuggler’s Notch is this family friendly resort offering log cabin rentals with full kitchen, living-dining area, cable TV with DVD player. There is a covered porch, an outdoor charcoal grill and picnic table and for the kids, a playground, play gym and sandbox and an indoor table game room. Endless activity and family fun await from guided tours for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards on the water to shopping, farms and farmers markets and lots of local attractions and events year round. Spread out in 1, 2 and 3 bedroom deluxe, wilderness and pet friendly cabins with a seasonal hot tub and pool, two scenic ponds, a volleyball court and mountain trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing and much more.

77 High Meadow Way Manchester Center, VT, 05255 Phone: 802-362-2739 Toll-Free: 800-548-4141

Bring the family - there are activities for all ages and all seasons.

The Manchester View sits high up on a hill off historic Route 7A just two miles south of Dorset in the Green Mountains of southern Vermont and minutes from some of Vermont's best family fun. Bromley, Stratton, and Magic mountains are all close by. Stratton and Bromley offer summer as well as winter activities. At Bromley the Adventure Park offers family entertainment events, a kiddie park, water slide, miniature golf, zip line, and a brand new Aerial Adventure Park.

More Manchester Area family activities include: hiking, boating, swimming and fishing on the Battenkill, horseback riding, sleigh rides, farm visits, fairs and festivals, theatre, shopping, and historic sites. Guests of the Manchester View can use the private Manchester Country Club for Golf and Tennis as well. On-site pool and acres of lawn are ideal for family getaways, especially our Two Bedroom Suites sleeping up to 6 persons.

This fine lodging property combines the best of a classic Vermont country inn, motel or even a small hotel, with large rooms and suites, beautiful views and a very convenient location.

1 Clubhouse Road Fairlee, VT, 05045 Phone: 802-333-4311 Toll-Free: 800-423-1211

Driving with the family was never so much fun

This wouldn’t be a family resort without special things for moms, dads, and kids to take part in and enjoy. Lake Morey Resort has it all. Golf, swimming, boating, tennis, hiking and more, and all-weather activities like video arcades, an on-site movie theater, and an indoor health facility with a pool, racquetball court, and Jacuzzi. Babysitters can be enlisted to free up the family’s time when needed. Kids aged 3-12 (and Mom and Dad too) will love the free children's program in July and August available to our M.A.P. guests. Arts and crafts and kids’ sports and recreational activities are part of the children-friendly package. The outstanding professional staff is trained to ensure the safety of every guest – the young and not so young.

823 South Main Street Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-7131 Toll-Free: 800-447-8693

Children Under 12 Stay Free

The Commodores Inn invites your family to spend your next vacation at our peaceful 30-acre private lakeside setting at the edge of Stowe Village in historic Stowe, Vermont. Featuring modern comfort with country charm, our family-owned and operated Inn has all of the amenities you need to make your visit to Stowe a memorable one. The Commodores Inn offers a wide array of year-round activities to suit the outdoor and sporting enthusiast, music, art and theater for the cultural buff and an abundance of shops and restaurants and sightseeing opportunities for all ages, budgets, and appetites. The Commodores Crew invites you to lower your sails and relax at our friendly Port O' Call. Fun activities and a casual, affordable Stowe vacation are waiting for you here at the Commodores Inn. Call today and let us help you plan your getaway!

195 Mountain Top Road Chittenden, VT, 05737 Phone: 802-483-2311

With 350 acres to explore "family fun" is always inviting at The Mountain Top Inn & Resort in central Vermont. Overlooking the sparkling lake and majestic mountains, The Resort has affordable getaways year-round for families to swim, kayak, horseback ride, hike, cross country ski & snowshoe, ice skate, go dog sledding, take a sleigh ride or "swoosh" down the old-fashioned sledding hill (sleds provided). Our Children's Summer Horsemanship Camp is popular with our young guests. It is a fun learning experience and an unforgettable part of their summer vacation. We feature a kids menu with favorites like mac & cheese, pizza, hot dogs and P&J.

485 Hotel Road Brownsville, VT, 05037 Phone: 802-484-7711 Toll-Free: 866-465-4329

The perfect retreat for a Vermont family vacation

You'll love the natural wonders and outdoor activities for the entire family at the charming four-season Holiday Inn Club Vacations® at Ascutney Mountain Resort in Vermont. This relaxing retreat is a convenient drive from anywhere in New England.

The Vermont resort features spacious villa accommodations, most with fully equipped kitchens, living and dining areas, and two floors. It offers both indoor and outdoor pools, exercise facilities, Sidewinder's arcade for a great time with the kids and free Wi-Fi internet access. Our on-site Brown's Tavern restaurant offers seasonal live entertainment.

Area outfitters rent equipment and host outdoor adventures of almost every kind including backpacking, kayaking, mountain biking and more. Sports enthusiasts also enjoy our tennis and racquetball courts and great bike trails available onsite.

175 Tyler Place Highgate Springs, VT, 05460 Phone: 802-868-4000

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.