Family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Indianapolis

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Discover the delights of Indianapolis, the bustling heart of Indiana, where family fun awaits at every turn. With a diverse array of kid-friendly attractions, from the renowned Children’s Museum to the fascinating Indianapolis Zoo, your little ones will be entertained for days. 

Enjoy the city’s pleasant weather, boasting warm summers and cool winters, perfect for exploring its rich history and picturesque parks. Indianapolis offers the perfect blend of entertainment, education, and relaxation, making it a great family vacation destination. 

To help plan your trip, we’ve rounded up the best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Indianapolis. Check them out below and book your stay today!

Best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Indianapolis

Abe Martin Lodge & Cabins

Plan an exciting family vacation at this kid-friendly hotel featuring family cabins and patio rooms with balconies overlooking mountains. Each cabin has a private kitchen and bathrooms, making it a perfect, comfortable place for families.

Kids can go crazy at the 12000-sq-foot indoor water park with a zero-entry swimming pool, lazy river, thrilling waterslide, kids’ splash pool, water basketball and volleyball, and a whirlpool with a waterfall. 

For additional fun, there is a game room with classic arcade games and modern favorites for the whole family.

Take your kids to Indianapolis Children’s Garden featuring interactive exhibits, a treehouse, a maze, and plenty of outdoor play areas for kids to enjoy.

Salt Creek Golf Retreat

Get welcomed into spacious and kid-friendly rooms featuring fully-equipped kitchenettes, attached baths, comfortable living rooms, and private patios at Salt Greek Golf Retreat, ensuring a comfortable stay for the whole family.

Enjoy with kids at the outdoor pool, eat from the special kids’ meals, or take in beautiful courtyard views from the room! For a more adventurous experience, try canoeing, horse riding, or fishing with the whole family to make unforgettable memories.

Thrill-seekers can zip through the treetops on the Indiana Zipline Tours. This exciting tour features nine ziplines, three sky bridges, and a rappel, all offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.


  • Which kid-friendly hotel in Indianapolis is the best?

    Abe Martin Lodge & Cabins is the best kid-friendly hotel in Indianapolis, featuring a huge water park with thrilling slides, a picnic area, kid-friendly meals, a game room, and family rooms.

  • What are the most affordable family resorts in Indianapolis?

    Baymont by Wyndham Indianapolis and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Indianapolis East provide comfortable accommodations and on-site activities for a fun and memorable family getaway while staying within your budget.

  • Are there any babysitting services available?

    Conrad Indianapolis' capable staff will take care of your tiny tots while you enjoy well-deserved time alone with your partner.

  • What is the most luxurious family resort in Indianapolis?

    Conrad Indianapolis is the most luxurious family resort in Indianapolis, offering upscale accommodations, personalized service, and amenities suitable for families such as spacious rooms, an indoor pool, a fitness center, a lavish on-site spa, and on-site dining options.