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Florida

Florida offers many great resorts and amusement parks. Innisbrook will let you combine fun in the sun with championship golf, tennis, spa, and playtime in six swimming pools. Kids can have fun on water slides, at Camp Innisbrook, and in the dedicated children's playground. LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples has rooms and suites overlooking the ocean.

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If you want to be near Orlando's amusement parks, check into the family-friendly Nickelodeon Family Suites where kids will get a chance to see their favorite cartoon characters, play on waterslides and eat at kid-friendly restaurants.

New York

City vacations are becoming increasingly popular and offer many things to do. New York City has a bit of everything: unique shops, a great collection of outdoor playgrounds, Central Park Zoo, and many fabulous places to stay.

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The Peninsula has rooms with double-glazed windows and marble bathrooms, and a glass-enclosed swimming pool. The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park offers luxury rooms and suites with park views.

Hawaii

Napili Kai on Maui is a favorite with families who want casual atmosphere and condo-style accommodations with kitchens that offer the flexibility of preparing your own meals.

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Hyatt Regency Waikiki is very close to the ocean and has kid-friendly suites, some with spectacular ocean views.

California

Safari West in Napa Valley offers adventures that let you observe over 400 animal species in their natural habitat. Hotel del Coronado offers many family-friendly activities, including programs for kids, biking and kayaking. La Costa features pools, waterslides, and surfing lessons for kids.

Barbados

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Vacationers have a choice of family-friendly getaways in Barbados. All-inclusive resorts such as Turtle Beach and Crystal Cove make sense for families that like to try different activities. Instead of all-inclusive packages, many getaways in Barbados give families the option of purchasing a meal plan. If you want your kids to participate in a children's program, be sure to check the schedule since many kid's clubs are seasonal.

Jamaica

Round Hill Hotel often offers special rates to families, especially in the summer. The Tryall Club has a kid's club and private villas available for rent.

U.S. Virgin Islands

Wyndham Sugar Bay offers families all inclusive rates. The luxurious Ritz Carlton, St. Thomas has a half-mile white sandy beach and a spa.

Williamsburg, Virginia

If you want your kids to stay active, take a look at the programs offered by Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. The property is offering children's fitness classes for its younger guests ages 5-13. Children can try out basic yoga classes, teen boot camp for strength building, and a high energy hip hop dance class. There is also a 90 minute kids' spa, a day picnic and a night out evening of activities.

If fitness classes aren't enough, the property is also located minutes away from Colonial Williamsburg, adjacent to Busch Gardens, and with easy access to Water Country USA.