Our family’s cure for the “winter blues”

We love taking vacations as a family.  It is a priority of my husband and I to make amazing memories together every year with our children.  We just got back from a weekend at the amazing Kalahari Resorts in the Poconos.  This was only a few hours from our home, but we would of traveled all day for this amazing experience.

This place was massive.  It included shops, restaurants, a spa, markets, a mind-blowing water park and amazing rooms.

The crazy part is they are expanding and adding even more to the water park, facilities, arcade, restaurants and more!  When you first walk in, you feel like you are entering a special “experience” and an “oasis.”

Kalahari Resorts

The decor, restaurants, and shops had my kids so super excited for what was to come and to be honest… my husband and I felt like little kids as well!

Kalahari Resort

 

We have been to water parks before, but this one exceeded every expectation.  We have 11,9, and 2 year olds so it’s hard to find something that will entertain them all.  However, there were so many large areas for every age range that it was impossible for them to get bored.

Kalahari Resort

Kalahari Resort

Kalahari also had this incredible arcade.  The kids could of spent forever there.  There were so many games and options.  The cards for tokens were cheap, and the kids won prizes from all the tickets they received.

Kalahari Resort

The rooms were perfect for our family of 5.  They were beautiful with 2 beds and a couch bed.  This year they will be adding even more suites.  Throughout the resort there were a variety of African animal sculptures and decor that literally made us feel like we were on some distant island.

Kalahari Resort

The food options were plentiful as well, and they are adding more!  The menus at each place had a lot of variety and were reasonably priced for any budget.  We even went to the ice cream shop for a special treat when the day was finished.

Kalahari Resort

 

Kalahari Resort

This get away was the best cure for our winter blues.  It refreshed us all before returning to our regular schedules.  We made amazing memories and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

**Check out my YouTube video of our experience & their facilities HERE!

We can’t wait to return as they expand! Check out the resort & America’s largest water park HERE and their amazing plans for expansion in 2017 !

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34 Comments:
January 9, 2017

Sounds like a fun trip! I loved looking at the photos!

Belle | One Awesome Momma

January 9, 2017

Thanks so much! We had a great time there!

January 9, 2017

That sounds like the perfect cure! Just seeing tbe photos made me want to go!

January 9, 2017

It was! We had a great time!

January 9, 2017

Oh my gosh – my kids would be ALL OVER this trip! Such a great way to combat the winter blues. I think we need a little trip too!

January 9, 2017

Yes, any trip away is helpful to us! LOL

January 9, 2017

First of all…. you and your family are beautiful (handsome for the boys)! You have me sold on this place…. perfect for the kids… and mom needs the spa! Every family needs a quick little get away… it is so healthy for the soul!

January 9, 2017

LOL Thank you so much! Yes it was way more amazing then these pictures show!

January 9, 2017

This looks like so much fun! I love that it is an indoor water park, so you can go throughout the year. I also like that there was something for everyone.

January 9, 2017

Thanks!! Yes it was so much to do! We can’t wait to go back!

January 9, 2017

What a fun place, and only two hours away! That’s a win! Seems like I would have just as much fun as a kid;)

January 9, 2017

Yes, we enjoyed it just as much as them lol

January 9, 2017

This place looks amazing! MY kids would love an indoor water park! It looks like you guys had a great time 🙂

January 9, 2017

Yes! Water inside or outside makes my kids happy! LOL

January 9, 2017

This sounds like a great family vacation! I can tell from the smiles on the boys faces that they had an amazing time!

January 9, 2017

Yes! We had a great time!

January 9, 2017

This place looks amazing, no wonder it was a cure for the winter blues. Now it has me wishing there was one near us!

January 10, 2017

LOL yes there is one in Ohio too!

January 9, 2017

We are going there in a few weeks! I can NOT wait!!

January 10, 2017

Oh my! Have a ball!

January 9, 2017

You’re gorgeous! Your family is adorable and man, I wish my city had something like this to do during the winter! Love it!

January 10, 2017

You are so super sweet!

January 10, 2017

This looks so fun!! I think it’s so important to plan fun things like this during the winter. Adorable family!
Xo,
Alexandra Christine Blog
http://www.alexandrachristineblog.com

January 10, 2017

Thank you! Yes, it makes the winter go by quicker!

January 10, 2017

This looks like so much fun! We like to travel too! It’s when the best family memories are made.

January 10, 2017

Yes! mini vacations are the best!

January 10, 2017

I can definitely use this to thaw out from the weather we have been having! Winter is definitely not my season… You have a beautiful family! Thanks for sharing!

January 10, 2017

Thanks so much!!

January 10, 2017

That place is on my list to check out when my girls are a bit older! Looks like you had a blast!!

January 11, 2017

Yes it’s perfect for any age!

January 11, 2017

It looks like you had so much fun! What a great trip to take in winter!

January 11, 2017

Yes we had a really great time! Thanks!

January 12, 2017

that looks like a great family trip! Best cure ever 🙂

January 12, 2017

It really was! Thanks!

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