10 Family Friendly Vacations in Arizona

There are many great resorts, however, there are far fewer great resorts who cater to children. If you are traveling to Arizona, here is a list of some top locations that won’t leave your littlest family members out.

1. The Fairmont Scottsdale: Scottsdale

The Fairmont has a National Geographic Explorers Camp for kids 5-12. This camp not only offers typical resort activities but also educational programs which National Geographic is synonymous with. The camp pricing is a la carte and is only available to resort guests. Prices for the first child start at $20 and there are discounts for siblings.

2. Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch: Scottsdale

This desert oasis offers at 2.5 acre water playground: complete with water slide, sand beach, and multiple swimming pools. The Children’s program offers endless excite for little ones. The teens aren’t left out either. They have junior tees Golf, spa services for teens, horseback riding, and gondola boat rides.

3. Los Abrigados Resort & Spa: Sedona

The whole family can enjoy the Los NiƱo’s family pool and the barbeques. Kids will love the Leapin’ Lizards Kid’s Camp. Rates start at $99.95 per night.

4. The Phoenician: Scottsdale

This 250 acre resorts sits at the foot of the Camelback Mountain. The Funician Kids Club features the standard activities as well as pottery, weaving, fishing, and theater. There are to children’s pool one has a 165-foot long waterslide. Kids under 5 eat for free and 6 through 12 year olds are 50% off as some resort restaurants. There is no fee for the roll-away crib.

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5. Tanque Verde Guest Ranch: Tucson

The Tanque Verde Guest Ranch offers a fantastic ranch experience for kids ages 4 to 11. Activities in the program include riding, tennis, swimming, nature programs, games and crafts.

6. The Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa: Litchfield

Enjoy the championship golf course, the 3 pools, or the many tennis courts, while the kids are enjoying the Camp PowWow.

7. Enchantment Resort: Sedona

The Enchantment Resort has a children’s program that explores the Native American culture and the local ecology. Children do arts & crafts, go on treasure hunts, and go swimming. The Family package starts at $1,434 for 2 adults and 2 children for 2 nights. Price includes breakfast, daily children’s camp, a Jeep tour adventure, and daily use of the spa for children over 16 and adults.

8. Rancho de los Caballeros: Wickenburg

This Ranch Resort has trail rides, golfing, cowboy cookouts, trap and skeet, and croquet. The Caballeros Kids Club is free for kids ages 5 to 12. Babysitters for younger children can be arranged. The ranch is only open from October to May.

9. Arizona Grand Resort: Phoenix

There is a large water park right on the property, multiple swimming pools, game room, volleyball, basketball, and croquet. There are multiple restaurants so you never have to leave the property for family fun. The family Grand playcation package rates start at $155 per night, the rate includes 4 tickets to the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, 4 tickets to Sea Live, and 2 tickets to Legoland.

10. Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa: Phoenix

The Biltmore Resort is known its quality, but few people know that the quality extends to children as well. Go hot air ballooning, go horseback riding, or take a tour of the Grand Canyon. The children’s program has a big variety of activities including, swimming, hiking, bike riding, cooking classes, yoga, and golf.