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Best Family-friendly Hotels in Central California

What is Central California Like for Family-Friendly Vacations?

If you've been searching for the ideal family-friendly vacation spot, you might want to think about Central California. Here you'll find an intriguing array of activities sure to delight both kids and parents alike. From the aquarium to the sports events, Central California has many things to see and do that everybody will appreciate. Spend a day checking out top attractions like Monterey Bay Aquarium, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Wild Water Adventure Park. When it's time to rest after a day exploring the area with the family, Central California has various places to stay, such as family hotels with swimming pools and hotels with family suites. You can choose from 1287 Central California accommodations to locate one you and the entire family can appreciate.

What Are Some of the Best Hotels in Central California?

Top hotel picks in and around Central California:

Yosemite Valley Lodge

Mountain hotel within walking distance of Yosemite Falls
  • • Free parking • Free in-room WiFi • Restaurant • 24-hour front desk

The Fairmont San Jose

Luxury hotel with outdoor pool, near San Jose Convention Center
  • • 3 restaurants • 3 bars • Sauna • Health club • Central location

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Luxury resort with bar, near Cannery Row
  • • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spa • Health club • Central location

Madonna Inn

3.5-star hotel with spa, near Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Free train station shuttle • 2 restaurants • Close to shopping

The Ranch at Death Valley – Inside the Park

Family-friendly resort with 2 bars, near Death Valley National Park
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Free area shuttle • 3 restaurants • Central location

What Should I See and Do with Kids in Central California?

You'll find that Central California and the surrounding area provides lots of entertaining things to see and do while you're in town with the kids. Here are some suggestions to make your trip educational and fun:

    Parks
  • • Yosemite Valley
  • • Yosemite Falls
  • • Death Valley National Park

  • Museums & Art Galleries
  • • Yosemite Visitor Center
  • • The Tech Interactive
  • • Children's Discovery Museum

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • • General Sherman Tree
  • • Save Mart Center
  • • Mammoth Mountain
    Shopping
  • • Cannery Row
  • • Old Town Clovis
  • • Gilroy Premium Outlets

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