Top 10 Family Resorts In Texas, USA

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With the vastness, exquisite landscape, and creative energy of Texas, families and kids will have a great time here. Explore expansive national parks, long stretches of pristine beaches, entertaining amusement parks, and intriguing museums. For outdoor enthusiasts, you can hike the many landscapes found at Big Bend National Park, canoe or cast a line in the placid Lake Travis, or go mountain biking on the many trails. You can also simply relax in a waterpark with your kids. Even adults will be amazed by the array of animals found in San Antonio Zoo and marine life in SeaWorld San Antonio. Appreciate contemporary and Texas art in Dallas Museum of Art. For a family-friendly vacation, choose a resort with shallow pools, a kids club, and other amenities that children will love. Read on to know about the best family resorts in Texas, USA.

1. La Cantera Resort and Spa, San Antonio (from USD 239)

Enjoy a meaningful connection with nature at La Cantera Resort and Spa. You will love the adults-only infinity pool, while the kids will particularly enjoy dipping in the child-friendly pool. Go hot tubbing or enjoy a body massage in the luxurious spa facility of the resort while the children spend an awesome time in the kids club for a minimal fee.

The rooms in this resort combine elegance and comfort with brown-toned carpets, walls, and ceilings, sumptuous beds, and classic furnishings. Sip tea on the balcony that comes with climbers and enjoy the lush view of the mountains. San Antonio River Walk is just about a 20 minutes’ drive away from the resort.

La Cantera Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 16641 La Cantera Parkway
Accommodates: 10

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2. Lakeway Resort and Spa (from USD 189)

The resplendent Lake Travis is the center of inspiration in this relaxing resort and spa. Enjoy a dip in the three-tier pool that comes with a pool bar and a view. Kids will also love the waterslide.

You can also enjoy tee time in any of the four private golf courses. For a romantic night, head up to the bar for some wine and a romantic view of the sunset. Take a dip in the hot tub or sit in a sauna before dining in the rustic restaurant. The rooms in this resort are tasteful and come with a wall window that leads to a balcony.

Channels on the TV include one that is appropriate for the kids. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Travis in the morning and be inspired to go fishing with your kids. Wild Basin Wilderness Park is also just 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) away.

Lakeway Resort and Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 101 Lakeway Drive
Accommodates: 4

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3. Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe, Montgomery (from USD 167)

Slow down and feel the serenity at Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe. The abundance of light streaming through the wall window gives the rooms a light and airy feel, and Scandinavian-style furnishings make them more appealing. Enjoy a cup of coffee on the balcony, which is available in all rooms. All units also have a coffee machine and a flat-screen TV.

Spend some bonding time and playing some games in the family room. Swim some laps in any of the five pools. Even better, choose the pool with a waterslide when swimming with your kids. An indoor and an outdoor play area are also available in the resort.

Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe

Wifi Available

Address: 600 La Torretta Blvd.
Accommodates: 6

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4. Horseshoe Bay Resort (from USD 199)

Just an hour’s drive from Austin, Horseshoe Bay Resort is a great way to unwind with the family. Each room has a relaxing view of the resort, and it has soothing natural tones. Plus, simple yet elegant furnishings provide a restful vibe in the rooms. Every room has a mini-refrigerator, a coffee maker, and a TV.

While here, play a game on any of its three championship golf courses. All three pools in the resort are worth a swim, and the second pool is child-friendly and comes with shallow ends. Also, enjoy watersports facilities for an additional fee. Highland Lakes Air Museum and Marble Falls historic district are only an easy 30-minute drive away.

Horseshoe Bay Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 200 Hi Circle North
Accommodates: 10

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5. The Woodlands Resort (from USD 209)

Enjoy the outdoors at The Woodlands Resort. Just a 30-minute drive from George Bush International Airport, this resort offers many activities. Swing a golf club in the green, have a scenic bike ride with your kids, or enjoy the waterslides and lazy river at the resort’s Forest Oasis. You can relieve some stress by taking a dip in the hot tub.

Loved by couples, the rooms exhibit an understated elegance. With restful beds, stylish chairs, and plush carpets, all furniture in the room are beautiful and astutely arranged to offer total comfort. Each room has a massive TV, a microwave, and a compact fridge. Some have a view of the greens. What’s more, Lake Woodlands is only 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) away.

The Woodlands Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 2301 North Millbend Drive
Accommodates: 4

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6. Lajitas Golf Resort, Terlingua (from USD 449)

Sitting immediately outside Big Bend State Park is the delightfully chic Lajitas Golf Resort. While here, treat yourself to a relaxing spa or relish the confluence of flavors in the in-house restaurant. Although the resort’s golf course is superb, there are tons of other outdoor activities that one can do here.

Ride a horse, hike, or cycle the scenic nature paths. For some watersports, go canoeing or fishing on the river. Inside the resort, the rooms display sophistication in style, and the sleigh beds are restful. The Toule de Juoy pattern in the cabinets shows the owners’ appreciation of history. Enjoy an afternoon tea in the patio overlooking the mountains. You can also lounge in the rustic pool patio or do a lap or two in the outdoor pool.

At the end of the day, retreat to a family room where everyone can relax. There is also a kid-friendly buffet where you can replenish your energy. Those who want to stay indoors can make use of the provided board games or watch kid-friendly shows on the TV.

Lajitas Golf Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 100 Main Street
Accommodates: 4

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7. Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Irving (from USD 460)

The resort once played host to the prestigious AT&T Byron Nelson Championship because of its beautiful 18-hole golf course. Families are also in for a surprise as the resort has three swimming pools. Children will have their fill of fun in the playground, the family room, or the kiddie pool.

Meanwhile, parents can have some “me time” by visiting the sauna, getting a facial treatment, or body scrub. Each room has a balcony with a view. Private villa rooms have a fireplace to keep you warm and add elegance to the space. To top it all off, Dallas Museum of Art is only a 22-minute drive away.

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

Wifi Available

Address: 4150 North MacArthur Boulevard
Accommodates: 4

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8. Wildcatter Ranch and Resort, Graham (from USD 167)

Wildcatter Ranch and Resort wonderfully captures the friendliness and easygoing attitude of Texans through its design. Take advantage of the many outdoor activities offered, such as horseback riding, clay shooting, hiking, and fishing. You can also learn archery on site. Enjoy grilled steaks, barbeque, or seafood in the in-house restaurant. The resort also offers a kid-friendly buffet.

The rustic design combined with modern equipment makes the guestrooms relaxing and beautiful. Each room has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a compact fridge, and coffee-making facilities. For those who want to explore, the serene Possum Kingdom Lake is only a 20-minute drive away.

Wildcatter Ranch and Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 6062 Highway 16 South
Accommodates: 2

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9. The Pearl South Padre (from USD 72)

The Pearl South Padre is only a stroll away from South Padre Beach and Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark. Isla Blanca Park, where you can go fishing, snorkeling, or parasailing, is only a 19-minute walk away from the resort.

The guestrooms are simple yet charming with wood furnishings, light walls, and a tasteful bed with a red headboard. Take a dip in any of the two inviting outdoor pools. One has shallow ends, making it safe for toddlers accompanied by an adult. Finally, have a relaxing day in the spa where you can rejuvenate in the sauna or go hot tubbing after a seaside adventure.

The Pearl South Padre

Wifi Available

Address: 310 Padre Blvd
Accommodates: 8

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10. Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center, Pottsboro (from USD 139)

Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center combines beauty and practicality. The elegance of each bedroom varies, with design ranging from bohemian to contemporary. Each has a cable TV and coffee machine. Some rooms have a splendid view of the lake. The private baths are spacious and well-appointed.

Enjoy swimming in any of three three swimming pools. The fenced pool has shallow ends, which is friendly even for toddlers. Kids will also love the picnic area and outdoor playground with swings and slides. Roast some meat in the barbeque area or have some fruit juice in the pool cabanas. For an added fee, you and your kids can go horseback riding and canoeing in Lake Texoma.

Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center

Wifi Available

Address: 290 Tanglewood Circle
Accommodates: 8

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Create happy memories with your family in Texas

Whether you seek to hike scenic landscapes, kayak on resplendent lakes, enjoy the stretches of pristine white beaches, or share the excitement of your kids in spectacular amusement parks, Texas is the perfect getaway for you. So book a room in any of its best family resorts, and head to the vast and amazing Texas, USA, now.

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