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Read reviews of some of our favorite places we've visited on our family adventures with babies, toddlers, and young children in tow, from all-inclusive resorts, waterparks, and pampering spas to rustic cabins, vacation apartments, and unique vacation rentals. See recommendations in:

Maui, Hawaii      Kauai, Hawaii

 

Los Angeles

 

San Diego

 

Bodega Bay (Sonoma Coast)

 

  Northern California     

 

Kings Canyon / Sequoia National Park

 

Yosemite national Park

 

  Oregon   Washington   Vancouver, B.C.

 

Mexico    Jamaica   Costa Rica    

 

Spain    

 

Reviews of Maui family-friendly hotels and condos

 

Review of Napili Kai Beach Resort

Napili Bay, Maui

 

Review of Wailea Beach Villas

Wailea Beach, Maui

 

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Maui - Finding Maui's north shore baby beach (minutes from the airport!)

 

Maui - Our visit to the Maui Ocean Center: The Hawaiian Aquarium

 

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See Shelly's Maui with Kids board on Pinterest

 

 

Reviews of Kauai family-friendly hotels and condos

 

Review of Aqua Kauai Beach Resort

Lihue, Kauai Island, Hawaii

 

Review of Castle Kaha Lani

Lihue, Kauai Island, Hawaii

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Kauai - Kauai's best beach for babies and toddlers

 

Kauai - Kauai's 3 best north shore beaches for kids

 

Kauai - Kauai's best playground - and off-airport waiting area

 

Kauai - Visiting the National Tropical Botanical Garden, Poipu

 

Kauai - Salt Pond Park - beach haven for little kids and little critters

 

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See Shelly's Kauai with Kids board on Pinterest

 

 

Reviews of Los Angeles family-friendly hotels

Inn at Venice Beach

Venice (Los Angeles), California

 

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Los Angeles - A stroll through the canals of Venice, CA

 

Reviews of San Diego family-friendly hotels

 

San Diego Homewood Suites at Liberty Station

Review of Homewood Suites Liberty Station

San Diego, California

 

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San Diego - Balboa Park with kids

 

San Diego - Stretch your vacation dollars

 

San Diego -  Old Town San Diego

 

Reviews of Sonoma Coast (Bodega Bay), California family-friendly hotels

Bodega Bay Lodge and Spa by TravelswithBaby.com

Review of Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa

Bodega Bay (Sonoma Coast), California

 

You might also enjoy these related features:

 

Sonoma Coast - Bodega Bay with kids

 

San Francisco - To the Lighthouse: Point Bonita (north end of Golden Gate Bridge)

 

See Shelly's San Francisco with Kids board on Pinterest

 

 

 

Reviews of Yosemite National Park family-friendly hotels & other lodgings

Evergreen Lodge

Review of Evergreen Lodge,

Yosemite National Park

 

Wawona Hotel

Review of Wawona Hotel

Yosemite National Park, California

 

Review of Curry Village Tent Cabins,

Yosemite National Park

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Oakdale (en route to Yosemite) - Road Stop: Oakdale Cheese & Specialties

Yosemite National Park: Tips for biking Yosemite with baby, toddler, little kid

 

Yosemite National Park: The celebrated jumping frogs of Birch Lake (at Camp Mather)

 

Yosemite National Park: Review of Evergreen Lodge

 

Yosemite National Park: Review of Curry Village Tent Cabins

 

Yosemite National Park: Review of the Wawona Hotel

 

Yosemite National Park: Ask Shelly: What to do with car seats at Yosemite?

 

See Shelly's Yosemite with Kids board on Pinterest

 

Review of Sequoia National Park family-friendly hotels

Kings Canyon / Sequoia National Park, California

Review of Wuksachi Lodge

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Sequoia National Park with kids - Hiking Moro Rock with little kids in Sequoia

 

Sequoia National Park with kids- Crystal Cave - Important tips for your visit

 

Sequoia National Park with kids - The Parker Grove

 

Reviews of family-friendly Oregon hotels & resorts

Salishan Spa and Golf Resort

Gleneden Beach, Oregon

 

Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat

Detroit, Oregon

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Newport, Oregon - Coast through the Oregon Aquarium - with tips for your family's visit

Newport, Oregon - Best clam chowder on the Oregon Coast? An Ode to the Nye Beach Chowder Bowl

 

Salem, Oregon  - Enchanted Forest children's storyland and amusement park

 

Silverton, Oregon - Fall in love with Silver Falls State Park

 

Bend / Central Oregon - Newberry National Monument / Lava Lands

 

 

Reviews of Washington / San Juan Islands family-friendly hotels

Great Wolf Lodge, Resort & Water Park

Grand Mound (Centralia), Washington

 

Best Western Inn & Suites Friday Harbor

San Juan Island, WA

 

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Centralia / Grand Mound - Review of Great Wolf Lodge

 

San Juan Islands - The ferry from San Juan Island (photo fave)

 

San Juan Island - Review of Best Western Inn & Suites Friday Harbor

 

Reviews of Vancouver, B.C. family-friendly vacation rentals

Review of the Modage Vacation Rental

Kitsilano neighborhood, Vancouver, B.C.

 

You might also like these features:

 

Tips for visiting Vancouver Aquarium with little kids

 

Eat in the easy (and gourmet) way on your family's Vancouver Vacation

 

Visiting Granville Island with little kids (with video)

 

Hooray, hooray for Sophie's Cosmic Cafe (tot-friendly)

 

Moms Around the World: Vancouver

Family-friendly Jamaica resorts

Caribbean waters at Franklyn D Resort on Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Review of Franklyn D. Resort & Spa

Runaway Bay, Jamaica

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Jamaica - Tips for Visiting Dunn's River Falls with Young Children

 

Jamaica - Review of Franklyn D. Resort (FDR)

 

Jamaica - Vacation Nanny 411 (FDR Resorts) with video

 

Reviews of family-friendly Mexico resorts

 

Dreams Puerto Aventuras

Riviera Maya, Mexico 

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Mexico - Flying to Mexico with a baby in his own seat - without a car seat

 

Recommended Spain vacation apartment with babies, toddlers & young kids

Review of Carabeo 2000 

Vacation rental apartment, Nerja, Costa del Sol, Spain

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Spain - Thanksgiving in Andalucia (Costa del Sol)

Spain - Review of vacation rental apartment Carabeo 2000, Costa del Sol

Spain - Exploring the Nerja Caves

Spain - Nightfall at Nerja

Spain - Granada: Tips for visiting the Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces (shown above)


 

Family-friendly Costa Rica resorts, hotels, and vacation rentals

 

Review of Arenal Lodge

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

 

Review of Blue Batik villa vacation rental,b>

Playa Hermosa (Santa Teresa), Costa Rica

 

Review of Casa Vista Vacation Rental>

Playa Manzanillo, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica

 

Review of Hotel Buena Vista

Alajuela (near San Jose Airport), Costa Rica

 

 Hotel Villa Dolce mini apartments & villas

Alajuela (San Jose), Costa Rica

 

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Costa Rica - 5 ways to ease your arrival in Costa Rica with kids

 

Costa Rica - Traveler beware: Car seat laws in Costa Rica are stricter than in the U.S.

 

Costa Rica - Alajuela, Tips for Visiting Zoo Ave with kids

 

Costa Rica - A visit to La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park and Wildlife Refuge

 

Best "Mommymoon" or Babymoon?

 

Miraval Spa and Resort

Tucson, Arizona

(sorry, no kids!)

 

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Tucson - How a horse helped me be a better parent - Braving the "Equine Experience" for a new perspective on parenting

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