Family Travel Directory


The Lighthouse Inn
1 Lighthouse Inn Road
West Dennis, MA
(508) 398-2244

The Lighthouse Inn on Cape Cod will take you to a time gone by — secluded and relaxing, with refreshing ocean breezes to rejuvenate your spirit. This is classic Cape Cod. Situated on nine oceanfront acres, the Lighthouse Inn offers a private sandy beach, heated pool, tennis, family activities and a full service restaurant with panoramic ocean views. Accommodations are provided in Cape-style guest houses and cottages. The Lighthouse Inn provides many options for family reunions, wedding celebrations and groups, in addition to being a summer getaway for couples and families. The Lighthouse Inn is open Memorial Day Weekend until Columbus Day.

No hassles, no cooking, no cleaning — just drive through the gates, and let the kids enjoy all that Lighthouse Inn has to offer! Whether it’s playing a game of basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, tennis, miniature golf or enjoying time at the playground, outdoor pool, private sandy beach or in the game room with pool table and ping pong, everyone gets the vacation they want! And, during July and August the whole family is welcome to participate in special recreational games and family entertainment on select evenings.

Vineyard Nantucket Resorts
Locations in Edgartown, MA at the Winnetu Oceanside Resort at South Beach
on Martha’s Vineyard and in Nantucket, MA at The Nantucket Hotel
(866) 335-1133

The family-owned Vineyard Nantucket Resorts offer families fun and memorable vacation experiences on both Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Islands. The award-winning Winnetu Oceanside was named the “Best Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard” by U.S. News & World Report. Accommodations include a main hotel with 1-4 bedroom suites and private cottages, and surrounding 3-5 bedroom private vacation home rentals. Dine in the ocean-view, family-friendly restaurant, The Dunes, and enjoy many complimentary amenities, including antique fire truck rides, heated outdoor pools, a Tennis Club, fitness facility, yoga and fitness classes, children’s programs, shuttles to Edgartown, concierge services and more.

The grand, historic property on Nantucket, The Nantucket Hotel, was named the “Top Hotel in the United States” by TripAdvisor. Families will enjoy the Hotel’s convenient downtown location, complimentary Children’s Programs and heated outdoor pools. Accommodations include 1-4 bedroom suites, 1-and-2 bedroom cottages and hotel rooms as well as the family-friendly Breeze Restaurant — complete with a new, glass-enclosed terrace. Don’t forget to ask about the Two-Island Adventure Trip. Stay at both resorts, and transportation and transfers will be handled for you.

New England

Red Jacket Resorts
Locations in Cape Cod, MA and North Conway, NH

Red Jacket Resorts offers seven spectacular locations for family fun this summer. Choose a beachfront getaway on Cape Cod, MA or a mountain vacation in North Conway, NH for a relaxing stay complete with resort amenities.

Head to the beach and our Cape Cod resorts will keep your kids entertained with the complimentary Kids’ Club as well as activities for the entire family. “Kite Fun,” “Mad Scientist” programs, weekly fishing derbies, sand sculpting, and photo scavenger hunts. Relax poolside or on the beach, get active with water sports, pamper yourself in the spa, or play a round of golf on our award-winning 18-hole, par-3 course. Visit the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, explore the National Seashore, bike along the Cape Cod Rail Trail, or spend a day whale-watching.

Up north in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, our North Conway resorts offer stunning mountain views, family-friendly activities and playgrounds, and even a nine hole mini-golf course. Our guests especially love Kahuna Laguna, Red Jacket Mountain View Resort’s 40,000 square foot indoor water park. Plan a trip to Storyland, Santa’s Village or the Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center. Hike in the mountains, enjoy a picnic lunch by the waterfalls at Diana’s Baths, or ride the Cog Railway from the base of Mount Washington on the steepest tracks in the country.

Choose accommodations from traditional guest rooms to multi-room cottages, townhouses and homes at both locations — all with the resort amenities and activities for an ideal family vacation.




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