Family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in North Carolina

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North Carolina is a beautiful state with many family-friendly vacation options. From the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains to the stunning sandy beaches of the Outer Banks, there is something for everyone to enjoy. 

Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or a combination, a family vacation in North Carolina will surely be a trip to remember. With diverse activities, attractions, and accommodations, you’ll find it easy to plan the perfect getaway for your family. 

So pack your bags and prepare for an unforgettable Tar Heel State experience. To help plan your trip, here are the best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in North Carolina.

Best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in North Carolina

Great Wolf Lodge Concord

Great Wolf Lodge Concord is an excellent choice for families with kids of all ages due to its extensive range of enjoyable activities and amenities for kids and parents alike, such as a massive indoor water park boasting a plethora of fun rides, a lazy river, several hot tubs, and more. The lodge also features an arcade and daily children’s entertainment.

This ultimate family-friendly lodge offers spacious and comfortable accommodations, kid-friendly dining options, and a convenient location near family-friendly attractions in Concord.

Take your kids to Discovery Place Kids for a fun day out.

The Omni Grove Park Inn - Asheville

This unique family resort features a sports complex where families can try their favorite sports together. Your little ones can have fun at the pool or the on-site kid’s club. 

While your children are busy with fun activities, parents can try spa and wellness treatment services. Take walking tours or play golf at the on-site golf course. Satiate your appetite with a variety of food options at thon-sitete restaurant. 

If you want to explore local attractions, visit Sunset Park or the Appalachian Mountains to immerse yourself in natural beauty.


  • Which kid-friendly hotel in North Carolina is the best?

    The Great Wolf Lodge in Concord is the ultimate  kid-friendly hotel in North Carolina. 

  • Which kid-friendly hotel is best for kids under 8 years of age?

    Boasting todder-friendly amenities such as indoor and outdoor kiddie pools, Beachwoods Resort is our top pick for families with younger children.

  • Which family resort offers the best activities for kids?

    Kimpton Cardinal Hotel offers a game room, a kid's playground, and a kid's club that will keep little ones entertained at all times with plenty of activities. 

  • Which family resort has beach access?

    Sanderling Resort Outer Banks, Ocracoke Harbor Inn, Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront, and Holiday Inn Resort Lumina all provide beach access.