5 Catskills Resorts Perfect For A Family Vacation
Posted: Dec 13, 2014
The Catskills Mountains are around a hundred miles from the busy New York City. These mountains have been a destination for the wealthy citizens of the city for at least two hundred years. In the middle of the twentieth century, the Catskills had a huge boom of summer resorts that had a variety of entertainment to attract people to their resort. Though out all these years, the Catskills resorts still have many families that vacation here during school breaks. The most famous resort is Honor's Haven.
Here are five Catskills resorts that are perfect for a family vacation.
Villa Roma Resort Hotel
The Villa Roma is a great hotel which has many activities for all ages. With activities that range from tennis, bumper boats, and hayrides to various winter time favorites, there is plenty to do while staying at the Villa Roma Resort. The resort has been in business for around sixty years but it has grown from its boarding house days into a wonderful resort that has almost every facility available in the leading resort of the Catskill Mountains.
Mohonk Mountain House
The Mohonk Mountain House is truly breathtaking to behold. When you first see this castle styled resort, you will swear that you have just stepped into a fairytale. With stables, tennis courts, golf course, lawn where movies are played during the summer, and over eighty miles of hiking trails; your family will love their vacation at this pristine resort. The Mohonk Mountain House has a specially designed kids program which will take your children on fossil hunts, nature walks, and teach them animal tracking while you take a much needed break at their wonderful spa.
Hudson Valley Resort and Spa
The Hudson Valley Resort and Spa is another great family friendly resort that has plenty of activities for your family to do. With an indoor pool, arcade, fitness center, mini golf, tennis, snow tubing, and basketball; there is more than enough great activities for your family to enjoy while you stay. The Hudson Valley Resort and Spa has been a popular destination for over seventy years.
The Rocking Horse Ranch
The Rocking Horse Ranch is definitely a unique experience for those vacationing in the Catskills. Unlike many of the other Catskills resorts that are located nearby. For those that do not want to travel to the mid-West, the Rocking Horse Ranch provides a dude ranch experience like no other. The dude ranch theme also houses some of the same activities that you would find on a cruise ship and ensures that there is plenty for your family to enjoy at this wonderful ranch.
River Run Bed and Breakfast
The River Run Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful place for everyone including the family dog. There are many activities to do along with some that are specifically designed with your beloved dog in mind. They provide 4-wheeling, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing are all available at this wonderful resorts. They even have train rides nearby which can take you on a scenic tour of the Catskill Mountains.
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