"There is no such thing as the 'best' family resort," says Black. Which resort is best for your family depends on the age of your kids and the interests of every member of the family. Start your planning by jotting down your family's needs and desires.
Strike a Balance
Once you know what your family needs, search for a vacation spot that has a little of something for everyone. "A lot of time parents think they have to sacrifice their 2 weeks vacation a year and give totally to the kids," says Black. Not so. Plenty of resorts offer amenities for big kids as well as little ones.
Look for Destinations With Many Options
As fabulous as the giant slide might be, your kids might get bored going to the same pool every day. And Mom and Dad might get sick of eating the same fare every night. Consider destinations that offer a variety of options for everyone in the group