Traveling With Kids
When planning a family vacation, you need to find accommodations that aren't just pleasing to the adults, but also kid-friendly. We sought out family-friendly hotels across Texas and found some favorites. Read on to learn more.
The Omni Sensational Kids program offers special kid-minded amenities, including suitcases filled with games and books, a backpack upon check-in and menu choices prepared especially for young travelers. Upon arrival, parents are provided with a list of top San Antonio family attractions, a safety/first-aid kid that even includes a night light and outlet covers, and a list of local emergency numbers. Ask about their Kids Fantasy Suite -- it features bean bag chairs, an art table, two twin beds, books, games and toys. Each suite connects to a room for the parents. This San Antonio hotel is paradise when traveling with children. The Omni also offers packages with SeaWorld or Six Flags Fiesta Texas tickets.
9821 Colonnade Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78230. Hours: Open; Rates: $139+ per night.
The name doesn't sound very kid-friendly, but this hotel definitely is. This property features babysitting services, a children's gym, a kids' pool, and other family programs. Additionally, it has tennis courts, a game room, health club, full-service spa, and amazing rooms and suites. If you want a luxurious place to stay in Houston that both adults and children can enjoy, checkout the Houstonian.
111 N Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024. Hours: Open; Rates: $189+ per night.
Three words...milk and cookies. Located in downtown Dallas, this boutique hotel is just blocks from the Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas Zoo, and other family attractions. One of the hotel's kid-friendly highlights is their complimentary bedtime cookies and milk buffet. A rollaway bed or crib can be added to any room to accommodate the little ones. The Magnolia also offers babysitting services through their concierge, as well as complimentary breakfast each morning.
1401 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75201. Hours: Open; Rates: $59+ per night.