Family Outdoor Adventure Resorts

The Best Family Outdoor Adventure Resorts for 2024

Summer is approaching and it’s time to start planning your next family vacation! This year, you want to go somewhere where the whole family can have an adventure together!

If you are looking for the best Family Outdoor Adventure Resorts… you came to the right place!

This list of 20 different family-friendly resorts is perfect to get your kids to unplug and enjoy some time being active in the great outdoors. And you too!

Outdoor Family Adventure Resorts

1 – Tyler Place Family Resort – This New England summer resort is located in Swanton, Vermont. This family-friendly resort is all-inclusive and hosts a variety of outdoor activities to keep your kids busy.

Not only do they have kids and teens clubs they can join to meet other kids their age, they have an assortment of things to do such as; swimming, hiking, and biking. You can play volleyball or sit by a fire at night.

Adults can enjoy sitting down to a candlelight dinner while the kids are off playing with their friends and resort counselors!

BOOK HERE: Tyler Place Family Resort in Vermont

Tyler Place Family Resort
Tyler Place Family Resort

2 – Rocking Horse Ranch Resort – Located in Highland, New York. This all-inclusive family resort is the perfect place to keep you and your kids busy this summer. This resort includes horseback riding, kayaking, swimming, and more.

There is even an indoor waterpark, outdoor hot springs, mountain tubing, and several wildlife exhibits. Not to mention the several groups and classes to teach your kids skills (and keep them busy!).

BOOK HERE – Rocking Horse Ranch and Resort

Rocking Horse Ranch
Rocking Horse Ranch

3 – Woodloch Resort – Voted the best family resort in the Pocono Mountains! This all-inclusive family outdoor resort has over 30 scheduled events for kids each day including; go-carts, archery, swimming, boating, indoor pools, outdoor pools, and so much more!

They even have a full list of nighttime activities for both kids and adults. The endless list of things to do here will keep your kids busy and worn out.

BOOK HERE – The Lodge at Woodloch

Woodloch resort. All-inclusive family resort in the US.
Woodloch Resort

4 – Skytop Lodge – This luxury outdoor playground is perfect for your outdoor family adventure. Adults can play a round of golf and kids can participate in one of the many water activities available.

You’ll even find ropes and obstacle courses here. Some other activities include; shooting, archery, tennis, boating, fishing, kayaking, biking, and more.

Rooms are spacious with private patios, fireplaces, and enough rooms for all the kids. There is dining on-site so adults can enjoy a cocktail on the beach while watching the sunset.

BOOK HERE: Skytop Lodge

skylodge resort in Pennsylvania
Skylodge resort in Pennsylvania

5 – Sandpiper Bay All-Inclusive – This family-friendly resort is located in Florida, just 48 miles from the Palm Beach airport. You’ll find an active family resort with on-site dining, a rejuvenating spa, infinity pools, and a sports academy with top-ranked coaches.

There’s a children’s splash pad, a Kids’ Club, and a family pool for everyone to enjoy. And even better… an adults-only outdoor infinity pool and spa.

Head to Hutchinson Island for uncrowded beach time and tons of water activities on the ocean.

BOOK HERE: Sandpiper Bay All-Inclusive Resort

Sandpiper Resort
Sandpiper Bay All-InclusiveResort

6 – Mohonk Mountain House – Located on over 44,000 acres just an hour and a half outside of New York City, The Mohonk Mountain House is a breathtaking outdoor resort perfect for families.

There are several dining options, a spa for mom, and countless outdoor activities. These include golfing, horseback riding, swimming, boating, water skiing, sports, hiking, and more.

BOOK HERE: Mohonk Mountain House

Mohonk Mountain House
Mohonk Mountain House

7 – The Resort at Paws Up – When it comes to Family Outdoor Adventure Resorts, The Resort at Paws Up is one of Montana’s favorite resorts. Stay in a luxury cabin, a safari-style tent, or even a secluded tree house.

Looking for a unique experience? You can go on a cattle drive here! Or enjoy mountain biking, a skyline adventure park, horseback riding, and archery. You can even go dog sledding in the winter at this fantastic resort!

BOOK HERE: The Resort at Paws Up

Paws up resort
Paws Up Resort, Montana

8 – Blackberry Farm – Located in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, Blackberry Farm is a luxury getaway where you can slip into an outdoor adventure vacation. You and the kids can try activities like fly fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, Paddleboarding, and more!

And when you are ready for some relaxation, there’s a full spa and gourmet restaurants on the property.

BOOK HERE: Black Berry Farm

Blackberry Farm, outdoor family adventure resorts
Blackberry Farm, Tennessee

9 – Tanque Verde Ranch – Located in the beautiful town of Tucson, Arizona. Tanque Verde Ranch is of the best Family Outdoor Adventure Resorts in the southwest. This ranch offers a vast array of activities that include horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, and more.

This all-inclusive resort was voted best family all-inclusive vacation by Travel and Leisure Magazine and it’s easy to see why!

BOOK HERE: Tanque Verde Ranch

Tanque Verde Ranch
Sunset Ride at Tanque Verde Ranch

10 – Migis Lodge at Sebago Lake – Enjoy lakefront lodging in Maine on the gorgeous Sebago Lake. You can find any water activity here along with things like hiking, biking, and even golf.

Not to mention the dozens of water activities like boating, swimming, fishing, and kayaking.

This all-inclusive resort also comes with a spa and wellness center for parents to enjoy.

BOOK HERE: Migis Lodge at Sebago Lake

Migis Lodge at Sebago Lake
Migis Lodge at Sebago Lake

11 – C Lazy U Ranch – Looking for one of the best Family Outdoor Adventure Resorts in Colorado? Try the C Lazy U Ranch! This dude ranch has kids clubs for every age… even toddlers!

They specialize in horseback riding but there are so many things to do here, it’s hard to fit them all in. Your kids can go zip lining, fishing, or swimming. There’s a pool with a hot tub. They can participate in archery and hatchet throwing and so much more.

BOOK HERE: C Lazy U Ranch in Colorado

C Lazy U Ranch
C Lazy U Ranch

12 – Whiteface Lodge – Located in the woodlands of the Adirondacks’ High Peaks region in Upstate New York (Lake Placid). You can visit Whiteface Lodge during any of the four seasons to take advantage of several activities.

Go swimming in the summer or ice skating in the winter. But besides all the typical outdoor activities, this lodge offers a spa, a movie theatre, and a bowling alley.

BOOK HERE: Whiteface Lodge

Whiteface lodge
Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid

13 – Massanutten Resort – This fun resort is located in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia and is one of the only Family Outdoor Adventure Resorts to offer a full indoor/outdoor water park for the kids!

Choose to play in the family adventure park, go mountain biking, go horseback riding, or even go on a river adventure. This resort has something for everyone… including a golf course and a vineyard.

BOOK HERE: Massanutten Resort

Massanutten Resort, best outdoor family adventure resorts
Massanutten Resort

14 – Sunriver Resort – Switching over to the west Coast, Sunriver Resort is located in Bend, Oregon which is already an outdoor lovers paradise. You can find everything you need here including four award-winning golf courses, a full-service wellness spa, and 10 restaurants and cafes.

They also have an indoor-outdoor aquatics center, several bike trails, boating, water activities, and horseback riding.

BOOK HERE: Sunriver Resort in Bend, Oregon

Sunriver resort
Sunriver Resort

15 – The Omni Homestead Resort – Located in Hot Springs, Virginia, the Omni Homestead Resort is one of Americans oldest and first Family Outdoor Adventure Resorts. They have a world-class golf course, a 2-acre waterpark, and tons of outdoor activities for your family.

Take a hike to the famous Cascaded Gorge Waterfall. you can go horseback riding or bike riding. Swim in the warm pool or even let your kids enjoy some time in the arcade.

BOOK HERE: The Omni Homestead Resort

The Omni Homestead Resort
The Omni Homestead Resort

16 – The Ranch at Rock Creek – This fun Montana-based resort has an option of some unique accommodations such as cabins, lodges, and even a barn. It’s all-inclusive so you won’t need to venture far to have everything your family needs.

In the summer you can enjoy a ropes course, archer, swimming, rafting and more. And in the winter, they can skiing, sledding, horseback riding, and snowmobiling.

BOOK HERE: The Ranch at Rock Creek, Montana

The Ranch at Rock Creek
The Ranch at Rock Creek

17 – Angel Fire Resort – Don’t let this western location fool you. Sitting at over 8000 feet elevation, this New Mexico resort is high in the mountains and a great escape from the heat.

Enjoy all the mountain activities like mountain biking, fishing, boating, and hiking at nearby Mount Verde Lake.

BOOK HERE: Angel Fire Resort

Angel Fire Resort
Angel Fire Resort

18 – Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort – There is no great outdoor adventure place than the beauty of Zion National Park. There are 8 lodging options that include, camping, glamping, hotels, lodges, and even a covered wagon.

You can go on a jeep tour, or horseback riding, take a guided tour, and skip the crowds and lines for Zion’s most popular hiking trails. You can even try out canyoneering!

BOOK HERE: Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort

Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort
Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort

19 – Colorado Trails Ranch – Located in Durango, Colorado which is already known as one of the best family adventure cities in the country. Explore the San Juan mountains in this luxury all-inclusive Family Outdoor Adventure Resort.

You can take your whole family fishing, hiking, rafting, and horseback riding. Try your hand at archery or take a Western dancing class. The kids will love the pool and hot tub. And you can check out some local natural hot springs in the area!

BOOK HERE: Colorado Trails Ranch

Colorado Ranch Resort in Durango
Colorado Ranch Resort

20 – Cowboy Village Resort – Heading over to Jackson, Wyoming is the Cowboy Village resort, a log cabin luxury resort in the heart of Jackson. This dog-friendly resort has 82 private cabins and is located just 10 minutes from the Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone.

While this resort doesn’t have included activities, you will not be short of family adventure things to do with both the Tetons (check out Jenny Lake!) and Yellowstone nearby.

BOOK HERE: Cowboy Village Resort

Cowboy Village Resort in Jackson, Wyoming
Cowboy Village Resort

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