Family Resorts: Heartland US States
Family Resorts in Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Kansas, Wyoming, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Luxury bed and breakfast with horseback riding in rolling hills, fields, and woodlands, an hour from Columbus, Ohio. Area attractions include Amish country, Mohican State Park, golf courses and ski resorts. This "upscale dude ranch" was named "2003 Best Children Friendly Inn."
Sandusky Ohio -- home of Cedar Point Amusement Park, with its legendary roller coasters -- is becoming a hotspot for resorts with indoor waterparks, including one with a wild "roller coaster waterslide".
Salt Fork Lodge -- in Salt Fork State Park-- overlooks a lake and has a dining room, snack bar, 148 guest rooms, cottages, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sports... The State Park has golf, nature center, two marinas with watercraft rentals, the Kennedy Stone House, Hosak's Cave, and more.
New in 2003: a 25,000 sq. ft. indoor water park with waterslide, lazy river, pools, water cannons, and an 800-gallon bucket that dumps every 15 minutes. Resort guests also get tix to the WaterSquirts Kids Club for ages 3 to 12. This resort is on the Mississippi River in Dubuque Iowa. Note: promotional prices are great.