Family Friendly Lodging Options in Vermont

Vermont is a great place to visit in the fall, with many activities for families with young children. Vermont has over 1,000 miles of hiking trails, 50 state parks, and 100 campgrounds - with over 8,000 campsites! Plus, Vermont is a state perfect for year-round fun. The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort and Spa will make you feel like you have checked into a home away from home, with spacious dining and living rooms and activities for year-round fun - such as cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, ice skating, and more. Visit the sister property, Castle Hill Resort, and enjoy picturesque surroundings. Nestled among Green Mountain pines, Castle Hill has a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, and state-of-the-art fitness center offering private classes and personal training.

Some other family-friendly lodging options to consider include Liberty Hill Farm & Inn in Rochester, VT, a fun and family-oriented stay in cozy rooms with spectacular home-cooked meals served in a communal format. At Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT, they say guests come as friends and leave as a family - with a wealth of activities offered to guests, from kayaking, paddle boarding, and water tubing in the summer to ice skating, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. Sterling Ridge Resort in Jeffersonville, VT, is set on 350 acres, with cabins and homes perfect for the next vacation. Mountain Top Resort in Chittenden, VT, has a beautiful on-site spa, a restaurant with water views, and activities for all ages - like hiking on 40+ trails or chilling out by the pool. Lastly, Manchester View in Manchester Center, VT, is a four-season property between the Green and Taconic Mountains full of activities, venues, restaurants, and great shopping. Visit Vermont with your family today - check out the lodging options below.

Girl Asleep on Dad - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT
Lake Morey Resort

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

With so many activities, you’ll never use the car once you arrive at this lakefront resort

Imagine this: Driving up to the Lake Morey Resort, putting your car keys in your cottage or suite’s bureau and then not using them until it’s time to go home. Yes, you can do that at this full-service resort, where there are so many activities, no one wants to leave the lakeside property. There’s an 18-hole golf course, heated indoor pool and sauna, tennis and pickle ball courts, lake activities from water skiing to paddle boarding and kayaking, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, ice skating on a 4.5-mile trail. Inside, there are movies, trivia nights, bingo and other activities. Dining is a breeze, in the lakeside dining room, Steamboat bar or the Clubhouse by the golf course. Oh, and don’t forget: When it’s time to go, your keys are in the bureau!
Kids Wagon Ride - Mountain Top Resort - Chittenden, VT
Mountain Top Resort

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

Accommodations, activities at this mountain resort are about having fun as a family

The idea of family fun and relaxation is at the center of the activities, accommodations and atmosphere at the Mountain Top Resort. Every season features activities providing a first-class level of fun you expect to find in a first-class resort. In winter, there’s cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, ice skating and sledding. Spring is a great time for. Horseback-riding and tennis. In summer, head to the lake and private beach for swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding. Go fishing or take a pontoon boat cruise. Or take a dip in the heated pool. When autumn arrives, hike the 60 miles of on-site trails (ask for a picnic lunch), then relax in the hot tub. Stay in a lodge suite or, for the ultimate in family comfort, a spacious guest house with a private yard.
River Paddling - Liberty Hill Farm Inn - Rochester, VT
Liberty Hill Farm & Inn

511 Liberty Hill Road Rochester, VT, 05767 Phone: 802-767-3926

A stay at this exceptional farm inn means a new adventure every day for guests

Every day brings a new adventure for guests at the Liberty Hill Farm & Inn, where families come back year after year to relax in the inviting atmosphere, to help with chores, to dine on the world’s best comfort food and to enjoy being together. Rooms at the inn are cozy and comfortable. Exceptional home-cooked breakfasts and dinners are served family-style around the big dining room table. And guests are more than welcome to help with everything from cow-milking to picking vegetables for that night’s meal. But there are also endless activities, from snowshoeing and skiing in winter to berry-picking, fly-fishing and swimming in summer. Nearby activities include hiking and biking in the Green Mountain National Forest and visiting the Shelburne Museum and Billings Farm & Museum.
Tan Pool Room - The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort - Proctorsville, VT
The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort

Junction of Routes 103 and 131 Proctorsville, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-226-7361 Toll-Free: 888-764-6836

Close to activities, attractions, this mountain resort is relaxing, affordable, family-friendly

Relaxing, affordable and family-friendly, The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort and Spa will make you feel like you have checked into a home-away-from-home. Suites have bunk beds, washer-dryers, full kitchens, jetted tubs and gas fireplaces. With spacious dining and living rooms, comfort is front and center. And so is fun! Activities nearby include alpine and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, ice skating, horseback riding, hiking and biking. In the non-snow season, go zip lining or zoom down the slopes on a mountain coaster. There’s mountain biking, kayaking and canoeing. Visit the Vermont Country Store or the interesting shops in the area’s inviting towns and villages. See what farm life was like in the 1890s at the Billings Farm & Museum, visit a cheese factory, or walk through a covered bridge.

Visit our sister property - Castle Hill Resort
Spa Pool & Solarium 500x250 - Castle Hill Resort - Proctorsville, VT
Castle Hill Resort

Junction of Routes 103 and 131 Proctorsville, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-226-7361 Toll-Free: 888-764-6836

Spacious accommodations perfect for families seeking relaxation, recreation

Bring the family to the elegant Castle Hill Resort and Spa and enjoy picturesque surroundings, exquisite dining and all the comforts of a charming inn. One-, two- and three-bedroom condominium accommodations on the resort property offer lots of space for families to stretch out, along with gourmet kitchens, gas fireplaces, dining areas and jetted tubs. Some have lofts and terraces. The resort, nestled among Green Mountain pines, has a heated outdoor pool, hot tub and state-of-the-art fitness center offering private classes and personal training. There’s an on-site spa and fine-dining restaurant. In the area are fun shops, arts venues, hiking and biking trails, swimming holes, restaurants, golf and places to ski, skate and snowboard.

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New Aerial View - Manchester View - Manchester Center, VT
Manchester View

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

Close to activities and attractions, with comfy accommodations, Vermont inn a hit with families

It’s time for some family fun, and what better place to experience it than Southern Vermont. Book a suite at the Manchester View, set high on a hill in a valley between the Green and Taconic Mountains, and enjoy area activities from skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating in the winter to swimming in summer. There are hiking and biking trails galore (especially beautiful in the fall and spring), adventure parks, arts venues, museums, farms to visit and great shopping. Back at the inn, enjoy the seasonal heated outdoor pool and, in your comfy, spacious room, a gas or wood-burning fireplace and relaxing soaking spa tub. Rooms, some of which are pet friendly, have fabulous mountain views. Many have private balconies.
Rustic Family Cabin - Sterling Ridge Resort - Jeffersonville, VT
Sterling Ridge Resort

155 Sterling Ridge Drive Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 Phone: 802-644-8265

Why settle for a family vacation when you can experience a family adventure?

Turn your family vacation into an adventure in the mountains when you stay at the year-round Sterling Ridge Resort. Set on 350 serene, scenic acres, the resort’s cabins and homes are the perfect headquarters for your Jeffersonville, VT vacation, close to biking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, zip lining and, in the winter, skiing, snowshoeing, dog-sled excursions and ice skating. Hike through the property to a swimming hole, or use the resort’s seasonal heated outdoor pool, play outdoor games or, inside, spend time in the game room. Log cabins have fireplaces, covered porches, full kitchens, AC in the summer and fire pits. Some are dog-friendly. Private homes, for up to 14 people, come with panoramic mountain views, whirlpool tubs and expansive living and dining areas.