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Family Friendly Places to Travel With Kids

Feb 25, 2015

Family vacations are about more than just getting away. They’re about creating memories through once-in-a-lifetime experiences with the people you love most, without the hindrances of day-to-day life back home. If a summer trip with the whole family is on the horizon, consider one of these kid-friendly adventures on your next visit to one of the exciting resorts in our collection.

CALISTOGA RANCH

SONOMA VALLEY ZIP LINE CHALLENGE:  Nestled off the coast of Northern California and deep in the Redwood forest, this eco-zip adventure is completely unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Enjoy a two-and-a-half hour guided tour that includes 7 zip lines, 2 sky bridges, a majestic spiral staircase, a rappel to the forest floor, and the unparalleled beauty of the world famous California Coastal Redwoods.

ESPERANZA

WHALE WATCHING TOUR: After their long journey from Alaska, gray whales arrive to the shallow warm waters of Baja, here in their winter sanctuaries they mate, give birth, nurse and play with their young calves. This eight-hour excursion begins with a flight over the peninsula coastline with fascinating views of the whale sanctuaries and includes a whale watching tour from a certified guide, round-trip transportation, lunch and snacks.

HOTEL JEROME

NIGHT RAFTING AND PRIVATE BEACH DINNER: Revel in the allure of the great outdoors with a scenic evening float trip in the beautiful Colorado Rockies. Begin your adventure late afternoon with a short transfer to the river to take in the scenery, wildlife, and the setting sun. Set on a private beach area, and adorned with tiki torches, a gourmet dinner, campfire and your own private chef. At the conclusion of dinner, guests will board the rafts again but this time with Night Vision Goggles, to experience the water and wildlife by night.

MALLIOUHANA

HORSEBACK RIDING: Explore Anguilla’s unique blend of Caribbean tranquility, natural beauty, and British heritage on horseback. A variety of rides are available including horseback swims, beach rides, and pony – a sure way to bring a smile to you and your family’s faces.

ELEMENT 52

JEEP TOURS: Tear up the terrain off-roading in Telluride with access to some of the area’s highest mountain passes. Travel to the high country to view beautiful mountain vistas, alpine lakes, waterfalls, wildflowers, ghost towns and mining ruins. From moderate passes to extreme roads, there is nothing like a 4×4 Jeep ride on some of Colorado’s most breathtaking mountain roads.

PRONGHORN

VOLCANO TOURS: Our landscape is marked with reminders from our volcanic past – lava flows, buttes and even an active volcano are visible and available for your exploration. Discover the views and history of this activity with our guide who will explain the origins of the volcanic activity and the status of the plants and animals that make their home in this rugged environment.

With each of our resorts offering adventures unique to their locales, your family will have access to a variety of experiences that can be enjoyed by both adults and children alike. Make your next vacation unforgettable, and explore our full offering of Auberge Adventures.