Many “family” vacations are actually “kid vacations” – not to say you don’t enjoy Legoland or a Disney Cruise, but you enjoy it because the kids are happy, not because you like being on a boat with a big mouse.  So when we found the family vacation where the whole family can  participate in and adore every single activity, we were thrilled.  Meet your family vacation for the next dozen years or so – The Alisal Guest Ranch.  Click through our flipbook to see why it’s our pick for family vacation of the year.

One For You, One For Me

Every spot at the ranch has something for kids and something for grownups. After splashing in the pool, parents might want to relax in the hot tub, or curl up poolside with a good book. Don’t worry about the kids – they’re at the playground that’s visible from the hot tub, or tucked into the adjacent annex doing arts and crafts with the amazing staff. Then you can all take advantage of the ping-pong, billiards, foosball, croquet, bocce, volleyball or shuffle board areas that are sprinkled throughout the grounds. Or parents can take turns ducking off to the fitness center for private Pilates instruction or the spa for a massage…


The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort
1054 Alisal Rd.
Solvang, Ca 93463
Phone: (800) 4-ALISAL

Let’s talk vacations–what’s the last true family vacation you went on? Do you think that your kids would love the Alisal Ranch as much as we do? Tell us below!

All images courtesy of Meghan Rose