Hipmunk Hotels: Family Friendly Stays in Kissimmee, Sanibel, and Saint Augustine
Florida is a popular vacation choice for families and cities like Kissimmee, Sanibel, Saint Augustine, Fort Lauderdale, and Pensacola Beach all have family friendly options. This list of family friendly stays will make planning travel to these Florida cities easy.
Beaches and Shopping in Fort Lauderdale
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Fort Lauderdale beaches are a must for visitors to the area, and according to travelers all the beaches in the area have unique offerings. If you’re looking for antiques, Dania Beach is the place for you. The most popular spot for tourists is the stretch of Ft. Lauderdale Beach between Las Olas and Sunrise Boulevards. Sheraton Suites Plantation features rooms with separate sleeping and living spaces, it also has free Wi-Fi and a pool. Suites start around $143 per night. Staybridge Suite Ft Lauderdale-Plantation has kitchens in all rooms, along with DVD players, and offers complimentary breakfast. Rates average $115 per night.
Gators Abound in Kissimmee
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There are so many family friendly attractions in Kissimmee, you could stay a whole week and never visit Mickey. Gatorland is a fun opportunity for visitors to witness gator wrestling, a snake show, and go on a swamp walk. Universal Studios Florida, Legoland Florida, and Sea World are other popular family attractions. Travelodge Suites East Orange Gate helps you save money, offering free shuttle service to Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. Rooms and suites are affordable with rates as low as $36 per night. Oak Plantation Resort – Vacation, Best Western Premier Saratoga Resort Villas, and Magical Memories Villas are all great family friendly stays.
Step Back in Time in Saint Augustine
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Take your family back in time, and enjoy taking things slow while visiting Saint Augustine. Skip renting a car, because this city is compact with a lot of attractions within walking distance of hotels. Visitors to the are recommend taking a horse and carriage ride by visiting the stand on Avenida Menendez. Best Western St. Augustine is just a mile from Prime Outlet, close to Castillo De San Marcos, and offers complimentary parking, Wi-Fi, and breakfast. Room rates start at $119 per night. Southern Oaks Inn, Best Western Bayfront Inn, and The Bayfront Inn are other good options.
Water Lovers Paradise in Pensacola Beach
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Families that like spending time in the water would love visiting Pensacola Beach. You can rent a boat and spend the day on the water with your family, go on a charter fishing tour, wind surfing, snorkeling, parasailing, and more. Portofino Island Resort by Wyndham Vacation Rentals offer child care, fully equipped kitchen, and a full size washer and dryer. Rates are a little high at $270 per night.
Island Hop to Sanibel
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Sanibel Island is the perfect getaway for families looking to unplug and relax. The J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is the most popular attraction on the island. The best time to visit is in September and October when things quiet down on the island. Harbour House at the Inn offers rooms with kitchens and washers & dryers, rates start at $144 per night.
Vacations can be expensive especially for families, this list includes hotels in different price ranges to help you save while traveling.
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