--Summer 2007; some packages continue through 2008--
Many inns welcome families and offer great activities, such as hiking, swimming, working farms. Below are some special packages for family getaways.
Weatherbury Farm Vacation, Avella PA: Family Farm Vacation
For families staying for 2 nights or more: each family gets a packet about farming and each kid can earn an "Official Weatherbury Farm Kid" certificate. Younger kids do chores and complete a picture worksheet; older kids fill in a "Farm Workbook." (Through 12/31/2009).
The Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden, VT: "Family Fun" Package
Three- night package at this 350-acre resort starts at $1050 for 3 people or $1295 for four, and includes: lodging in a Classic Lodge Room or Rustic Pet Friendly Cabin; Vermont breakfast each morning; one day of Kids Camp (Tuesday or Thursday - book in advance); two 1-hour massages; a pontoon boat ride. The resort has private lake-front beach, hiking trails, kayaks, canoes, tennis court and more. (Some activities have an extra fee.) Mid-week arrivials get a resort credit. (06/01/2007 through 08/31/2007).
Cranmore Mountain Lodge, North Conway, NH: Family Adventure Package
Includes 2 nights lodging and 2 full days of adventure learning with EMS Climbing School & Guide Service: try rock or ice climbing (minimum age of 8 for ice climbing), hiking, snowshoeing, or geocache treasure hunting. Also: full country breakfast each morning, and afternoon homemade appetizers. Outdoor hot tub, heated pool. Kids under 10 stay free. (Through 05/11/2008).
Harmony Hill Bed & Breakfast, Arrington, VA: Family Fun
Area sightseeing includes Monticello (the home of Thomas Jefferson), Amazement Square (tower, tunnel and hands-on exhibits) and Frontier Museum (with historic farm houses). Package includes two nights lodging in the James River Room (king room plus queen sofa bed, fireplace, private bath); breakfast each morning; tix to your choide of sightseeing; $35 certificiate for pizza at Vito's. Sample price, $325 for a family of 3; additional kids, $25. (Through 12/01/2009).
Greenlake Guest House, Seattle, WA
Stay in our family friendly Greenlake Suite, with "Welcome Basket" with toys and videos to use during your stay. Green Lake Park is across the street with playground, bike and roller blade rentals, paddle boats and canoes, swimming beach. (Through 12/31/2007).
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*photo courtesy of Mountain Top Inn, VT