Top 5 Family Resorts In Asheville, North Carolina - Updated 2023


Take your brood to Asheville for an unforgettable vacation in North Carolina’s the Blue Ridge Mountains. Home to an astounding array of natural attractions, historic sights, beautiful architecture, and culinary delights, the city is an incredible mountain escape for the whole family. Gorgeous mountain peaks provide a picturesque backdrop all year round, while outdoorsy families can hike and explore Craven Gap and other nature spots during short day trips. Other popular tourist places include the Biltmore Estate, City Hall, and Thomas Wolfe House. Whether you’re taking the clan to Asheville for the nature trails or the culinary delights, these family-friendly resorts are designed to give both parents and children a good time. Keep reading to find the top family resorts in Asheville, North Carolina.

1. Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville, an IHG Hotel (from USD 92)

Families craving a fun-filled vacation will thoroughly enjoy Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville. Kids can spend hours at the on-site playground, while hotel childcare services allow tired parents to get a break and indulge in a little “me time.” Guests of Crowne Plaza can access a wide range of amenities, including the Racquet Club, a 9-hole golf course, a saltwater lap pool, a heated outdoor pool, and 20 tennis courts. More adventurous families can visit Asheville Treetops and Adventure Park for activities such as zip-lining and mountain biking.

Additionally, this resort for families in Asheville, North Carolina, is conveniently located just 5 minutes from Carrier Park and 10 minutes from Asheville Mall.

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Resort Drive
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

2. The Omni Grove Park Inn (from USD 278)

Book a family-friendly luxury experience at the historic estate of The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville. Built in 1913, the elegant resort is one of the best accommodations in North Carolina, with stately rooms and gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Families can enjoy a dip in the outdoor or indoor pool in the resort, while four on-site restaurant offers plenty of choices for picky children. For parents to unwind, this hotel with a spa features a sauna, a steam room, and mineral-based pools.

This perfect resort for a family vacation in Asheville also has a golf course designed by Donald Ross and an impressive sports complex with tennis courts, a racquetball court, table tennis, and pool tables, a cardio room, and a fitness club.

As a bonus, travelers can even bring the furry members of their family. Pet-friendly accommodations are available in several rooms.

The Omni Grove Park Inn - Asheville

Wifi Available

Address: 290 Macon Avenue
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

3. The Pines Cottages (from USD 133)

In a lush property about 10.6 kilometers (6.6 miles) from the Asheville city center, The Pines Cottages offers cozy self-catering accommodations in the wild. Find a home away from home surrounded by nature in one of the charming cottages and rustic log cabins available. Here, you will find entertainment options for kids of all ages, including child-friendly television networks, board games and puzzles, books, and DVDs. Or, step outside for family bonding in the great outdoors. A picnic area and barbecue facilities offer lovely outdoor spaces where travelers can hang out. Pets are allowed to join in the fun too.

The Pines Cottages

Wifi Available

Address: 346 Weaverville Road
Accommodates: 6

Parking Pets allowed Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out BBQ facilities Heating

Nearby family resorts

4. Skylaranna Hotel and Resort (from USD 118)

This is a 3.5-star transformed, family-friendly hotel near Asheville, North Carolina, in a rural area on the river. You can easily explore nearby attractions such as the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.

Out of the 30 full-furnished rooms, the premium cabin, standard studio rooms, and specific rooms come with mountain and hill views. All the rooms have Wi-Fi, a 55-inch flat-screen TV with Netflix and Hulu, high chairs, and travel cribs for toddlers. Guests can also access the poolside bar, rooftop terrace, fire pit, meeting rooms, and gym. There is an on-site spa for relaxing after a tiring journey. You can also indulge in kayaking, dip in a seasonal outdoor swimming pool with cabanas and toys, and relax in a garden area at your leisure.

Skylaranna Hotel and Resort

Address: 2075 N Rugby Rd

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the bathroom is very nice with an awesome heater that keeps the room warm
very clean modern beautiful view can't wait to return when the cabins and pool bar are finished
it was nice and clean
it’s obviously very newly finished and felt new and clean
wonderful stay staff were great
the after hours clerk was so kind and made sure we got into our room with no issues
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5. Etowah Valley Golf Club & Lodge (from USD 119)

Located 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Asheville Airport, Etowah Valley Golf Club & Lodge is a premier mountain golf resort with a spectacular 27-hole golf course. While it’s primarily geared towards golfers of all ages, it’s also a beautiful destination for a relaxing family getaway. Besides enjoying the heated outdoor swimming pool, children can stay indoors to enjoy TV and board games while golfers book their tee time. Comfortable rooms and suites are available with tasteful interiors, cable TV, and free Wi-Fi. The resort also features putting greens, tennis courts, spa services, and a lake. DuPont State Forest is less than 20 minutes away by car, while Asheville Outlets Mall is 25 minutes away.

Etowah Valley Golf & Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 470 Brickyard Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

A family-friendly getaway in beautiful Asheville

The natural beauty of the city of Asheville makes it an excellent choice for your next family vacation, whether you’re here to explore the trails with the brood or to indulge in a few rounds of golf. Luckily, these resorts make it easy for both children and their parents to kick back and relax. Start planning your upcoming family resorts to have a fun family time in Asheville, North Carolina.

Frequently asked questions about family resorts in Asheville, North Carolina

1. Which family resorts in Asheville have activities for kids?

The Pines Cottages and Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville, an IHG Hotel have open grounds and a variety of activities for kids to get involved in while on vacation at the resort with their families.

2. Which family resorts in and near Asheville have parking?

Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville, an IHG Hotel, The Omni Grove Park Inn, The Pines Cottages, and Etowah Valley Golf Club & Lodge are some of the family resorts in and near Ashevill that offer parking facilities for their guests.

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A freelance writer from the Philippines, Celia Nachura is always in search of new people, food, adventure, and a good story.

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