Family resorts and kid-friendly hotels on the East Coast

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The East Coast of the United States is a popular destination for families seeking diverse experiences. From the scenic beauty of the Appalachian Mountains to the sandy beaches of Florida, the region is home to an array of unique destinations. 

Families can also enjoy cultural and historical attractions such as the Smithsonian museums in Washington D.C., the Freedom Trail in Boston, and the colonial charm of Williamsburg, Virginia

There’s so much more to the East Coast, so book your vacation today and get ready to explore its wonders. To help plan your trip, we’ve rounded up the best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels on the East Coast. Check out our list below!

Best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels on the East Coast

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a magical world of wonder featuring a kiddie pool with a water slide and a game room that will soon become your kids’ favorite. 

Children will love the Disney-themed dining options and easy access to Epcot and Magic Kingdom. The Disney Junior Pool Party is specially designed for kids with sing-alongs, Disney shows, and many games.

The Electrical Water Pageant nearby offers an incredible experience for kids and that’s why this family resort is one of the best on the East Coast.

Great Wolf Lodge Georgia

The fun and entertainment for kids and adults begin in full swing at Great Wolf Lodge. The indoor water park is the resort’s highlight, with a four-story water fort, a wave pool, a lazy river, raft water slides, kiddie slides,  a water playground, and more! 

The kids’ pool is perfect for your little ones to splash around safely all day. Let your kids participate in free events featuring magic quests, storytime, and other fun activities to keep children happy.

Take your family to the nearby mini-golf course and a bowling alley for extra fun!

More family resorts and kid-friendly hotels on the East Coast


  • Which kid-friendly hotel on the East Coast is the best?

    Our top pick is Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, a premium family resort boasting a prime location, just a short walk away from Magic Kingdom park. This makes it easy and convenient for families to access the theme parks and other Disney attractions. The resort itself is beautiful and luxurious, with a Victorian-style theme that adds to the overall magical atmosphere of Disney World, and a range of amenities that families will love.

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

    Nemacolin, The Omni Homestead Resort, Salamander Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, and Sonesta Resort are perfect for kids under 8 years of age as they all offer babysitting services. Furthermore, the resorts feature kid-friendly amenities such as a kids' menu, a kids' club, and more.

  • What are the most affordable family resorts on the East Coast?

    Discover budget-friendly family fun on the East Coast by booking a stay at Sand Dunes Resort & Suites or Dunes Village!

  • Which family resort has beach access?

    Beachfront resorts and hotels include Sonesta Resort, The Palms Hotel & Spa, Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Dunes Village, JW Marriott, Water's Edge Resort & Spa, Sand Dunes, and Omni Hilton Head.