Family-Friendly, Year-Round Resorts in PA

Whether your family is seeking a relaxing escape or eager to experience it all, look no further than these year-round resorts found right here in the Keystone State. Make lasting family memories with a resort getaway in PA!

1. Woodloch Resort


For more than six decades, the award-winning, all-inclusive Woodloch Resort has been bringing family members together with a full slate of activities and entertainment guaranteed to delight everyone, from the youngest to the oldest! The resort boasts a championship golf course, beautiful lakeside views, go-karts, a climbing wall, one of the world’s best destination spas, delicious meals, 30 fun-filled daily activities, and nightly, family-friendly entertainment. Create treasured memories at this beautiful, four-season resort in the heart of the Pocono Mountains and see for yourself why year after year USA Today readers rate Woodloch the #1 family resort in the country.

2. Bear Creek Mountain Resort


Bear Creek Mountain Resort offers 330 acres of pure resort bliss at this ultimate getaway. Whether your family is comprised of mountain lovers, adventure seekers, spa devotees, or foodies, this all-inclusive resort has you covered! After a day biking or hiking, skiing and snowtubing in winter, or simply exploring the great outdoors, relax in their steam room followed by a massage or other signature spa treatments. They even offer an ice cream sundae mani-pedi for the younger set aged five to ten! The fun doesn’t stop there - there’s axe throwing and archery, shopping, live music, and, of course, delicious dining options to complete your unforgettable stay.

3. The Lodge at Glendorn


Built in the 1920s, The Lodge at Glendorn offers a luxury nature resort experience reminiscent of the grand family camps of old when wealthy families retreated from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to the great outdoors. Set amidst 1,500 acres of scenic woodlands, enjoy a plethora of activities including hiking, biking, kayaking, some amazing fly fishing, bonfires, delectable s’mores making at Skipper Lake, golf, 18 miles of hiking trails, and even curling in winter months. Afterwards, relax in the calm environment of The Forest Spa featuring ingredients sourced from the surrounding woodlands.

4. Nemacolin


A luxurious adventure awaits at the award-winning, all-inclusive Nemacolin resort in the Laurel Highlands. Your group will never be bored with almost too many experience offerings to count, including a carousel, paintball, ropes and zipline courses, swimming pools, cosmic bowling, a top-rated golf course, axe throwing, dog sledding, horseback riding, a world-class art gallery, an on-site zoo, and several amazing restaurants and lounges. After all the excitement, a relaxing spa treatment at their Woodlands Spa and Salon is a must!

5. Camelback Resort


Camelback Resort provides the ultimate adrenaline-pumping family adventures all year round. In winter, hit the slopes to ski, snowboard, or snow tube, then stay warm indoors playing arcade games, scaling the climbing wall, and enjoying the wild slides, fun rides, and cozy cabanas at their indoor waterpark, Aquatopia. In summer, float down their lazy river and stay cool at their iconic outdoor waterpark, PA’s largest. There’s even more summer fun including their 4,000-foot ziplining course, UTVing, an exhilarating downhill ride on the mountain coaster, and the ultimate “Sunbowl Tubing” experience.

6. Omni Bedford Springs Resort


Spring into fun for the whole crew at Omni Bedford Springs Resort. Home to the first indoor swimming pool and one of the first golf courses in the country, this resort located in the Allegheny Mountains specializes in entertainment for all ages. Their amenities include a sparkling outdoor pool and heated indoor pool, an award-winning golf course, a state-of-the-art spa inspired by natural mineral springs, exceptional food and wine experiences, and a variety of curated on-site and off-site experiences, such as their Haunted History Tour and an Off-Road Vehicle Tour. There’s simply no shortage of ways to make amazing family memories that you’ll be talking about for years to come!

7. Great Wolf Lodge


Great Wolf Lodge has long been known as THE destination for year-round, family fun thanks to its spectacular indoor waterpark. With its interactive, four-story, water fort treehouse, relaxing lazy river ride, and heart-pumping slides, wave pool, and rapids tube ride, there are plenty of areas for even the littlest tykes to splash and play. There’s even more kid-friendly activities throughout the resort including their MagiQuest adventure, challenging ropes course, “glowing” indoor mini-golf course, a gem mining experience, indoor bowling alley, and exciting arcade — perfect for a reprieve from the heat or water-ful fun in the dead of winter!

8. Hershey Lodge


The Hershey Lodge offers the sweetest all-inclusive group experience! Located in Hershey, the city affectionately known as Chocolate Town USA, pack your swimsuit to splash year-round at Hershey's Water Works, their 30,000-square-foot indoor pool complex featuring candy-themed water slides and other aquatic fun. Other Hershey®-style perks at this deluxe resort include Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Treatments at MeltSpa by Hershey®, animal encounters with ZooAmerica® North American Wildlife Park, an outdoor pool with a spray fountain in summer, a game-filled arcade, signature eateries, s'mores roasts, and even chocolate bingo!

9. Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Shawnee on Delaware

Enjoy an unforgettable getaway to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Located on the banks of the Delaware River and surrounded by beautiful mountain peaks, you and the family can take on axe throwing, campfire building, and guided hikes and river trips. Engage in a friendly round of golf at the historic Shawnee Island Course where 24 out of 27 holes are located on the island. If golf isn’t your family’s game, achieve tranquility at their on-site spa or sit back and relax with a cold one at their brewery.

10. Silver Birches Resort


Built in the 1920s, Silver Birches Resort offers a classic Pocono Mountains experience with all the modern bells and whistles! Located right on Lake Wallenpaupack, their lodging options can sleep anywhere from two to ten people so there’s plenty of room for your whole crew! There’s also no shortage of fun activities in, on, and along the water and in the surrounding great outdoors. Not a fan of lake swimming? No worries, there’s a seasonal pool. Enjoy a rousing match of shuffleboard or lawn games then settle in with dinner on the dock for incredible views of the day’s sunset over the lake.

11. Skytop Lodge


Voted as a Four Diamond property by AAA, Skytop Lodge has offered premier lodging in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains for close to a century. With 5,500 acres of fresh mountain air, fine dining, and outdoor activities, your family may never want to leave this playground oasis. Team up with siblings for an epic round of paintball, cheer each other on while tackling the treetop adventure ropes course, gear up for a round of 18 holes, or hike among the nature trails and water features. In colder seasons, check out the property's downhill skiing and tubing activities. After a day of heart-pumping adventure, reconnect with your loved ones as you surround yourself with the serenity of uninterrupted nature.

12. Kalahari Resorts

Pocono Manor

Find more than 220,000 square feet of fun at the award-winning Kalahari Resorts in the Poconos. Voted best indoor waterpark by USA Today, wet and wild adventures are included with your stay. Fun indoor activities include solving the puzzle to one of their themed escape rooms and putting your gaming skills to the test with the ultimate game room filled with more than 250 competitive, interactive games. Take your adventures outdoors in the spring and summer with their Gorilla Grove Treetop Adventures or rent a bungalow at their outdoor pool. It’s easy to make this getaway in PA an adults-only escape with their world-class dining options and the rejuvenating spa.

13. Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Seven Springs

Long known as a destination for skiing and winter fun, Seven Springs Mountain Resort offers the perfect getaway in PA every season of the year. In warmer months, enjoy scenic chairlift rides and the alpine slide; swimming, kayaking, paddle boating, and paddleboarding in Tahoe Lake; disc golf, mini golf, bowling, and yard games; gem mining; and the “Trampoline Thing.” There’s plenty of indoor fun, including the Foggy Goggle Axe House to test your lumberjack prowess. Prepare to be pampered at the Trillium Spa, then enjoy a delicious meal at one of the resort’s many on-site restaurants and eateries with a selection ranging from exquisite fine dining to casual fare.    

14. Lodges at Gettysburg


Experience the perfect blend of affordability and luxury in the modern, private Lodges at Gettysburg. Each lodge comes equipped with everything you need for a cozy stay, from fully-stocked kitchenettes to flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi. Enjoy battlefield views and explore the 35 acres of mature woods on foot or by bike. Cast a line in Gloryridge Lake, stocked with a variety of game fish, or even book a guided tour on horseback through the property. The Lodges at Gettysburg offers the ideal setting for a memorable getaway, no matter the season!

15. Splash Lagoon Indoor Waterpark Resort


Dive into exhilarating activities at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort. Swirl down waterslides, learn to surf, conquer tree-top adventures, and ride the waves in the 200,000-gallon Wave Pool. Connected to three hotels and a restaurant, at Splash Lagoon you won't have to worry about stepping outside in inclement weather. Experience new thrills with updated attractions, including the multi-level Tree House with splash buckets, water sprayers, a giant Tipping Coconut, and two exciting new slides—The Typhoon Twister and Riptide Racers.

Looking for more fun and unique places to stay in PA? Be sure to check out the From Castles To Treehouses: 29 Unique Stays In PA on the VISIT PA website. Follow us on FacebookXPinterest, TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram for more PA inspiration . Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly PA travel e-newsletter so you never miss an update!

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