By VacationIdea Staff

When you are planning a family weekend getaway there are several factors to consider. The cost (everybody enjoys finding a good deal), season and activities: what does everyone like to do? Some families love spending their weekend getaway by the pool, while others prefer to go on tours and explore the surrounding area. Accommodations are very important. Do you want to be able to prepare some of your meals or will you eat out while you are on vacation? Suites offer families more flexibility when kids take naps during the day. Here are 20 best family weekend escapes in the U.S.  

Hotel Irvine in California

Centrally located in the heart of Irvine's urban hub, the Hotel Irvine is a newly renovated contemporary-chic lifestyle hotel that epitomizes comfort and style. Designer decorated rooms and suites cater for both the leisure and business traveler's needs with extra length beds, screen TV's and complimentary wireless Internet being some of the additional room amenities.  The hotel offers an array of facilities, including a swimming pool, fitness studio, basketball court and bikes to rent, as well as a ‘Reach Me' concierge text service.  Excellent local and international cuisine can be enjoyed at Eats Kitchen and Bar, while the sophisticated Red Bar and Lounge has an extensive collection of fine champagnes and single malt whiskeys. The Marketplace offers freshly made ‘on-the-go' deli food and snacks perfect for families.  Visit the Pretend City Children's Museum in Irving which offers fun interactive exhibits where kids can act, paint and learn about environmental conservation.

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