The Ultimate Family-Friendly Resorts Quiz

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The Ultimate Family-Friendly Resorts Quiz
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About This Quiz

Before going on a vacation with your family, decide what you want and need from a resort. Family-friendly resorts may provide baby sitting, transportation and special programs for children. Take this quiz to learn more about family friendly resorts.
Families with very young children may want to have want kind of pool when they stay at a resort?
kiddie pool
A kiddie pool is a safe place for very young children to enjoy the water, with parental supervision of course.
deep pool
pool with swimming lanes

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What information should you know, in case of an accident?
closest fast food restaurant
location of the nearest medical facility
In case of an accident, it is important to know where the closest medical facility is.
best retail center

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What are the options for man's best friend when the family goes on vacation?
bring your dog along
board your dog
both answers
You can board your dog or you can bring it along on vacation, because dogs are welcome at some resorts; but you may pay an extra fee.

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Which Colorado Springs resort allows dogs to come along?
The Broadmoor
Cheyenne Mountain Resort
both answers
The Broadmoor and the Cheyenne Mountain Resort allow your dog to tag along.

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What type of room choice will give you more space than a standard hotel room?
deluxe room
deluxe room with pull-out sofa
suite
A suite is a fantastic option for families that want to stay together in one space. Sometimes they even include a little kitchen.

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What item should you ask about before you check in to avoid a hassle?
crib
Make sure the resort you have chosen can supply you with a crib if you need one.
bicycle
pool toys

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The availability of what item may mean you can pack less?
retail shopping
washer/dryer
Having a washer/dryer available may mean you can pack less clothing.
neither answer

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How much do resorts charge for children?
no charge for children
discounted rate
both answers
Some resorts do not charge for children, and others charge a discounted rate.

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What service usually costs extra?
baby sitter
Hiring a private baby sitter from the resort is usually an charge extra.
kid's entertainment
use of pool toys

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What does an all-inclusive package offer?
lodging
meals
both answers
An all-inclusive package will include lodging and meals for one price.

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What restaurant service style is great for picky eaters?
buffet
A buffet will let your picky eaters select what they like.
menu
chef's table

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What is important if you want to get away from the resort for a bit?
interesting area nearby
If you get restless after a few days by the pool or ocean, you will want to have an interesting attraction nearby.
isolated location
poor access roads

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If you have flown in to reach your resort, what service may you require?
help with luggage
airport shuttle bus
A shuttle bus to and from the airport is an important service.
early check-in

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What resort program may allow mom and dad to have a night out?
date night programs
evening programs for kids
both answers
Date night or evening programs for kids can give parents the chance for a romantic evening without young chaperones.

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What are "dive in movies"?
poolside movies
Movies that are shown poolside.
movies about swimming
neither answer

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What class is offered for the guests of the Loews Coronado Bay Resort and Spa in San Diego, California?
baking
The resort offers a baking class taught by their pastry chef.
yoga
self-defense

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What is good for a rainy day activity?
in-room videos
In-room videos are a great way to relax together when the weather is poor.
bike riding
hiking

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What service may resorts offer so parents can get some time away from the kids?
childcare services
staffed by screened personnel
both answers
Many resorts offer childcare services with open drop in times. The childcare staff should be screened and well-trained.

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What special nighttime tuck-in service is available at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida?
pirate story
costumed staff member
both answers
A pirate story read by a costumed staff member is an optional service.

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What is the best way to find out about family friendly resorts?
ask other families
read online reviews
both answers
Ask other families who have vacationed at family resorts, and read the online reviews of the resorts you are considering.

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