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Family friendly New Hampshire hotels and resorts make for great vacations

Family friendly hotels and motels and other lodgings in New Hampshire offer comfortable lodgings and easy access to a large number of great entertainments for children and families. Many lodgings welcome your pet dog. Every region of NH offers accommodations close to an assortment of attractions for the kids, such as beaches on the Seacoast; Santa’s Village, Storyland, and Six Gun City in the White Mountains; skiing in the northern and western mountains; and swimming and boating in the fabulous Lakes region.
Swimming Platform Purity Spring Resort Madison New Hampshire
Purity Spring Resort

1251 Eaton Road (Route 153) East Madison, NH, 03849 Phone: 603-367-8896 Toll-Free: 800-373-3754

Kids sleep well after days on beach, boats, bikes, and trails

Bring the family to this wonderful resort on scenic Purity Lake in the White Mountains. For more than 100 years, families have been enjoying affordable vacations and great hospitality in a nature-blessed setting, There’s the lake for swimming, canoeing, kayaking and exploring and mountains for hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding and sightseeing. Stay together in cozy rooms, rustic lodges, mountainside and slope side retreats and lakeside and wooded cottages and condos. Each offers complimentary WiFi, microwave, mini fridge and coffee maker with some offering common rooms and lounges. There’s a sandy beach, boat docks, an indoor pool and fitness center. Seasonal rate options include lodging, meals, recreation programs and use of all resort facilities. Meals at our on-site restaurant & pub and family relaxation included.
Shades of Silver Room - Starlight Lodge - North Conway, NH
Starlight Lodge North Conway

3537 White Mountain Highway North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-3551

Hotel in the heart of Conway country a particular favorite with active families

Your family will have a blast in the heart of the Mt. Washington Valley, and there’s no better place to enjoy all the area’s activities than the Starlight Lodge North Conway, close to village shops and restaurants as well as ski resorts, national parks, outlet malls, lakes and summer theater. Kids will love nearby Storyland and Santa’s Village, an indoor water park, the Mt. Washington cog railway, ziplining, and tubing and kayaking on the Saco River as well as all the downhill and cross-country skiing you could want. Adults will love the comfort of the inn’s 17 remodeled rooms, some with mountain views, microwaves or canopy beds, all with mini fridges. Fully equipped kitchenette suites are a particular favorite with families.
Firepit May19 - Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa - Whitefield, NH
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Mountain View Road Whitefield, NH, 03598 Phone: 888-260-4929

Family fun on this inn’s property and nearby environs make staying here a must

Mountain View Grand is open for overnight stays! Please review our health & safety measures for current updates and information.

It’s hard to imagine that a family would not fall in love with the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa. The rooms are spacious, the views spectacular, the dining casual – and there’s so much to do! At the inn alone, there are indoor and outdoor pools, a working farm where you can commune with goats and sheep (and collect eggs), paths to hike and bike, a movie theater, a gameroom and cozy campfires with s’mores. Camp Yellow Llama provides classic summer camp programs for kids 5 to 12. Nearby attractions include Santa’s Village, the Cog Railway up Mount Washington, covered bridges, dogsled experiences, horseback riding and moose excursions.
Summer Mountain View 500x250 - Franconia Inn - Franconia, NH
Franconia Inn

1172 Easton Road Franconia, NH, 03580 Phone: 603-823-5542 Toll-Free: 800-473-5299

A Scenic mountain getaway for the whole family

The real beauty of a vacation at the Franconia Inn in the White Mountains is - any time of year. Families love this majestic wonderland including the comfortable lodgings, great amenities, delicious meals, and endless family fun and activity. In winter, come for the skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. In summer, go mountain biking, fishing, and hiking on 20 miles of trails right outside your door. There are crackling fireplaces, a library, scrumptious desserts, and spacious family suites. Nearby is the Flume, Clarks Trading Post, the Mount Washington auto road and the cog railway to take you to the summit. Stay on site and enjoy the pool, horseback riding and in winter, sleigh rides pulled by a Belgian draft horse.
Summit Resort Outdoor Pool Laconia NH
Summit Resort

177 Mentor Avenue Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-556-7028 Toll-Free: 855-474-4360

Family fun goes on all year at Summit Resort

Summit Resort in Laconia, NH, is the place for year-round family fun. We're located next to Weirs Beach on Lake Winnipesaukee, one of the largest bodies of water in New England. Enjoy swimming, fishing, kayaking, boating, and water skiing. In winter months head to Gunstock Ski Mountain, just ten minutes away. We offer two-bedroom accommodations, with a full kitchens, in-room washer and dryer, an electric fireplace, two flat-screen TVs, a balcony, and a Jacuzzi tub in the master bedroom. Suites include a queen-sized pull-out sofa, and sleep six. Our 25,000-square-foot Amenity Center offers pools, water slides, a racquet ball court, saunas, a Roman spa, and more. We have an outdoor pool, too.
Winter Exterior River Walk Resort at Loon Lincoln New Hampshire Photo Credit Shanna Hale
RiverWalk Resort at Loon

22 South Mountain Drive Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-7500

There’s no place like a home in the White Mountains

RiverWalk is your home away from home in the Western White Mountains that the entire family will enjoy. This seven story, 79 unit resort hotel offers spacious and furnished studios, one, two or three bedroom condominiums with all the creature comforts plus the services and amenities of a great resort hotel. The kids will love the game room, the indoor/outdoor heated pool, skating rink, skiing at Loon Mountain and four season fun in the White Mountains. Mom and Dad will appreciate the fitness room and spa, the onsite Italian restaurant and winery, plus entertainment and shops in nearby Lincoln, NH. You’re near the highest concentration of natural and man-made attractions in the White Mountains. Photo Credit: Kathereine Betts Launch Video
Naswa Resort Family Friendly Lodging Laconia NH
Naswa Resort

1086 Weirs Boulevard Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-366-4341 Toll-Free: 888-556-2792

A Lakeside Resort the Entire Family Will Love

There is nothing else on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee like The NASWA Resort. We’ve got waterfront rooms and colorful cozy cottages, just steps to the largest private of sandy beach on the lake. Houseguests receive complimentary overnight dock space and kids always stay and eat free! Dine with a lake view at our Blue Bistro for a hearty breakfast and an exquisite dinner or embrace the lake life at the NazBar & Grill which lives on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. Dip your toes into the lake, grab a bite to eat, enjoy a tropical drink and let yourself be transported into paradise! Up for adventure? Grab one of our complimentary kayaks or paddleboards and explore the lake! Centrally located, close to area attractions and just a short drive to the White Mountains!
Double Queen Suite - Hanover Inn - Hanover, NH
Hanover Inn

Two East Wheelock Street Hanover, NH, 03755 Phone: 603-643-4300 Toll-Free: 800-443-7024

Ambiance, activities guarantee the whole family will love staying at this historic inn

Snugly situated on a site overlooking the scenic Dartmouth College Green, the Hanover Inn Dartmouth is a great place to launch your much-needed family vacation. The 108 guest rooms, including five suites and 15 junior suites, have room for everyone to stretch out, and the inn’s PINE Restaurant has the kind of casual ambiance and seasonal farm-to-table menu that will make everyone feel right at home. Nearby activities really seal the deal for families: There’s downhill and Nordic skiing and snowboarding, canoeing and kayaking, hiking on the magnificent Appalachian Trail and shopping along Main Street. Science and art museums, cultural venues and a wildlife center are also on the list of fun things to do.
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Steele Hill Resorts - Aerial - Sanbornton NH
Steele Hill Resorts

516 Steele Hill Road Sanbornton, NH, 03269 Phone: 603-524-0500 Toll-Free: 855-475-4372

Enjoy year round fun

At Steele Hill Resorts in New Hampshire's Lakes Region, we've got room for the whole clan. Our spacious rooms feature king-size beds, flat-screen TVs, and kitchens. Dine in our Hilltop Restaurant, where the fresh seafood, aged beef, and homemade soups are as magnificent as the views. To best appreciate our panoramas, climb our enclosed observation tower to gaze on Lake Winnipesaukee and Lake Winnisquam framed by the White Mountains. And there's so much to do here. Our amenities center features heated indoor pools and hot tubs in a plant-filled conservatory. We've got outdoor pools, too, as well as a nine-hole golf course, tennis courts, a health club, a fishing pond, children's playgrounds, and X-Box Kinect & WiiU gaming systems in the lobby.
Kayaks Ashore - Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee - Laconia, NH
Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee

76 Lake Streeet Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-524-5210 Toll-Free: 800-627-4283

Family, friends and fun are all treasured at this jewel of a lakeside resort

Guests have been treated like family for six decades at The Margate on Winnipesaukee, where the focus is on family, friends and fun. On the shores of Winnipesaukee’s lovely Paugus Bay, the resort has room for lawn games, a perfect, 400-foot sandy beach and a lake perfect for swimming, cruising, fishing or just relaxing. Or, grab a to-go breakfast in the courtyard bistro and head out for biking, hiking, skiing and ice skating. With 16 different room types, some with spectacular lake views, there are plenty of options for families, from motel-style accommodations to large, newly renovated rooms in the inn. Check the website for Covid-19 restrictions and temporary closures of amenities and services as well as updates on openings.
Aerial View - Whitefield Waterfront Home - Whitefield, NH
Melhem Enterprises Retreats

88 Forest Lake Road Whitefield, NH, 03598 Phone: 603-770-8621

Make this lovely waterfront home your headquarters for family fun

Four seasons of the year, Melhem Enterprises Retreats offers an ideal headquarters for family fun and relaxation. This upscale home, which sleeps 10, is set on 140 pristine acres, just 20 feet from the lake, with two private docks. In the summer, that means jet-skiing, swimming, fishing, kayaking or just chilling out by the water. In the winter, miles of newly cut trails beckon walkers, snowshoers and cross-country skiers. The house is also on the state snowmobile trail system. A quick drive gets you to everything from ski resorts to a waterpark and Santa’s Village. Inside the spacious home is a game room, large kitchen, children’s books and toys, washer and dryer and a fire pit perfect for s’mores.