Easter is the time when you want to spend time with your family. And since kids are having their Easter weekend during spring break, you might choose to have an Easter getaway with your entire family. Besides the religious services that are held in every church all over the country, there are plenty of secular activities suitable for every member of your family.
Either you decide to set out for a city break or have a retreat in a remote location, there’s one goal to achieve - to get everyone happy and satisfied with the trip. So, here are our picks of destinations if you choose to travel for Easter.
1. Washington, DC - White House Easter Egg Roll
No wonder we started the list with the USA’s capital since you may not want to lose the opportunity to attend the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, which was established 142 years ago. Washington is part of some of the most outstanding easter destinations, thanks to the major celebrations that take place there.
On Easter Monday, the South Lawn gets full of families getting involved in games, storytelling, music, and lots of fun with the Easter Bunny.
2. New York City, NY - Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival
New York’s Fifth Avenue gets really vivid and colorful on Easter Sunday every year since the mid-1800s. A vast procession strolls down the gorgeous avenue, and people display their extravagant attires during the day. The necessary attribute that no one is missing is the bonnet, which usually is the fanciest element from their outfit.
Not even the kids and pets could escape this haberdashery, and these are welcome to join the celebration as well. Useful tip: The best spot to watch the spectacular parade is near St. Patrick's Cathedral.
3. Colorado Springs, CO - Great Wolf Lodge
Great Wolf Lodge has become a fully-equipped resort for every age and taste. Being located in various states, every family is close enough to a Great Wolf Lodge. The resort includes both water and dry-land activities for youngsters and adults, dining and shopping opportunities, plenty of attractions, and suites for a long-haul stay.
Easter weekend travel to Great Wolf Lodge is a guarantee of exceptional leisure time. Festivities like "Easter Eggstravaganza" and Easter raffles won’t get bored even the less interested people. Besides the Easter-themed activities, there will take place belly bean-counting contests, dancing, storytelling, face painting, and other interesting activities.
4. Cape May, NJ - Victorian Beachfront Resort
The Easter celebration doesn’t pass over any city and even resort. Hence, Victorian Beachfront Resort holds a sumptuous Easter celebration with lots of fun activities and an exquisite dining experience. Easter egg hunts, rides on the Congress Hall Express mini train, potato sack races, and a scavenger hunt are prepared to entertain any visitor.
5. Orlando, FL - Walt Disney World
One of the most visited and appreciated spots by kids and adults is Walt Disney World. It also could be one of the best Easter holiday destinations as it is jam-packed with activities, inclusive of Easter services, Easter-themed crafts and arts, egg hunts and games. Your kids will love the experience from the moment Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny will be greeting them in Town Square in the Magic Kingdom.
6. San Diego, CA - Hotel del Coronado
The picturesque hotel provides a spectacular opportunity to enjoy Easter 2020 with your entire family. Start the celebration with a sophisticated champagne brunch and treat your kids with a special buffet for the little ones. The Easter activities include 3 egg hunts on the gorgeous Windsor Lawn for kids of all ages and special crafts to entertain the youngsters.
7. Copper Mountain, CO - Copper Mountain Ski Resort
One of the best Easter break getaways locations is Copper Mountain’s ski resort. Not only because it is a wonderful spot to learn and practice various winter sports, but also because it is providing an exceptional experience for kids and their parents on Easter.
The 50,000-egg hunt is set to impress any kid, and for the eager ones, there will be several hidden “copper” eggs, able to be exchanged for ski lessons, T-shirts, gift cards and other gifts. The next things youngsters could get involved in are egg roll races and egg decorations.
8. New Paltz, NY - Mohonk Mountain House
If you want to get out of the city on the Easter weekend with your family, then check out Mohonk Mountain House, which is located in a scenic spot. Why this hotel? First of all, kids stay and eat for free during the Easter weekend.
One more benefit is that the entire family can enjoy such activities as egg hunt with Easter Bunny, arts and crafts for kids and evening entertainment for the adults, nature observation and an opulent Easter buffet.
9. Anaheim, CA - Disneyland Resort
Along with Walt Disney World, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim is the major spot for recreation among kids and adults no matter the season and holiday. During Easter, there are special treats for the little ones and their parents.
For instance, there are plenty of gigantic eggs painted with Disney characters all over the territory. The mission consists of getting a special map and a set of stickers to mark the found eggs. When the map is completed, it can be exchanged for fun prizes.
10. Phoenix, AZ - The Wigwam
Those tired of the cold season can head to Phoenix, AZ and have a stay at The Wigwam - a resort capable of warming up your body and your soul. Golf tracks, spa, dining, relaxation at the pool, all are put at your disposal for this year's Easter holiday. You’ll be able to tell that it’s a luxurious experience, when, in addition to the egg hunt and egg roll on the lawn, the Easter Bunny will arrive by helicopter.
11. Hawley, PA - Woodloch Pines Resort
Anyone can benefit from visiting Woodloch Pines Resort, which is located in a marvelous locale near Lake Teedyuskung. The fancy dining experience and the activities your kids can get involved in may make this place one of the best places to travel on Easter weekend.
Particularly, kids have the opportunity to visit a petting zoo, attend a kid's party, and compete in the egg hunt with other youngsters. Adults have entertainment opportunities too, these were represented by a Broadway-style show that can be admired.
12. Lake Placid, NY - Whiteface Lodge
Because Lake Placid’s grounds are vast and the resort is a fancy one, families are fairly treated to be provided with the best memories of this locale. There are various perks for the entire family and plenty of fun activities for kids.
Each day of the Easter weekend is meticulously mapped out with fun activities for both adults and children. On Saturday, kids can decorate eggs, enjoy sugar cookies, and, in the evening, join their parents at a magical show.
On Sunday, the day starts with the traditional egg hunt. After that, everyone can appease their hunger with delicious dishes at KANU and relax at the spa or on the lake’s shore afterward. As you can see, Whiteface Lodge could make one of the best vacation spots for this Easter.
13. Pinehurst, NC - Pinehurst Resort
If you don’t think a golf resort can be suitable for kid's leisure, here we are to dispel your doubts and prove that such resorts like Pinehurst Resort (which is mainly visited for golf) can be one of the most gorgeous Easter break destinations.
You have it all here on Easter: the egg hunt, the egg painting, scavenger hunt, egg toss, and of course, plenty of golf courses for the entire family.
14. Santa Barbara, CA - El Capitan Canyon
El Capitan Canyon takes camping to another level with its vast grounds, unusual accommodations, like cedar cabins, adventure yurts, and safari tents, and of course a unique experience in the wild. You don’t have to worry about the comfort as there’s everything prepared to give you a convenient stay accompanied by an authentic camping experience.
The same applies to the Easter holiday, though there are plenty of other offerings that are part of the celebration. These are represented by a 3,000-egg hunt for the kids, wine tasting for adults, and a lavish brunch for everyone.
15. Boca Raton, FL - Boca Raton Resort & Club
Boca Raton is on its own a spectacular resort, but on Easter, it gets lit even more. The celebration gets started on Saturday when everyone can get involved in carnival games, compete in sack races, enjoy the fun face painting, listen to live music and watch balloon artists do magic.
Sunday is kicked off with a sunrise service on a private beach and followed by the traditional egg hunt, which involves more than 10,000 eggs that get scattered all over the resort’s golf course.
16. Colorado Springs, CO - The Broadmoor
Part of the best places to visit in USA on Easter is The Broadmoor - a hotel that holds an extensive history besides an excellent delivery for families. The laid-back leisure time spent there is perfectly balanced with lots of fun Easter-themed activities like egg hunts, bingo, laser tag, and jewelry workshops. The celebration won’t miss even the Easter Bunny.
17. Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Biltmore
A myriad of Easter-themed perks is put at visitors’ disposal at Arizona Biltmore - a Waldorf Astoria resort and one of the best places to travel to no matter the purpose. The locale is also an exemplary spot for active leisure even on Easter as the Adrenaline Extreme Inflatable Obstacle Course, rock climbing wall, egg rolling and sack races are guaranteed to keep you and the youngsters entertained.
Since the resort is famous for the historic Gold Room, which is covered all over with fancy decor and gold, it will host everybody for a sumptuous Easter brunch.
18. Kiawah Island, SC - Kiawah Island Golf Resort
The entire Easter week is mapped out with Easter specials ready to make Kiawah Island Golf Resort one of the best Easter travel destinations. Among the activities everyone can get involved in, is the traditional Easter egg hunt and egg toss for little ones, GPS Island Race for teens, and sand-sculpting contests for every age.
19. Hershey, PA - Chocolate Town USA
Wonder how to impress your kids on Easter 2020? Head to Chocolate Town USA and have a budget-friendly vacation in the Hershey Lodge or Hotel Hershey, suitable for all ages. The Easter packages include the accommodation, the Saturday and Sunday breakfasts, free entrance at Hersheypark, and lots of fun opportunities.
20. Myrtle Beach, SC - Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
Easter on the beach? Sure as it may be one of the best beach vacations that you ever had! Marina Inn at Grande Dunes has prepared multiple fun Easter activities for every age. Hence, over the weekend, your kids may enjoy egg hunting and cookie and egg decorating while you lay by the pool and enjoy the sun rays. And of course, there’s a brunch accompanied by live music and family movie nights to end the celebration.