10 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Tucson: Stays Your Kids Will Love

There's no doubt that traveling with the whole family can seem a little intimidating, especially if you're traveling with small children. But if you're planning a family trip to Tucson, there are plenty of places to enjoy a fun, memorable family vacation.

Tucson is also home to many top-rated resorts with kid-friendly amenities. One of the best is Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa, a luxury resort with a laundry list of kid-friendly amenities, including kid's activity programs, wading pools and water slides. The hotel will even help arrange babysitting service, and cribs and roll-away beds are available in almost every room.

For a genuine dude ranch experience, book a family vacation at the Tanque Verde Ranch. This Southwestern getaway offers horseback riding, nature walks and cowboy cook-outs. Kids will love immersing themselves in the cowboy lifestyle, while adults will love indulging in the gourmet meals and on-site spa. 

If you're planning on visiting Tucson's Reid Park, consider a stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reid Park, which offers a host of amenities for families and is located a stone's throw away from the city park and zoo. The hotel also offers courtesy shuttle rides to destinations within three miles of the hotel. 






Sheraton Tucson Hotel and Suites


After a four million dollar renovation, no less, the Sheraton Hotel & Suites Tucson has transformed itself into a chic cross between boutique hotel and urban retreat. Crisp sheets, updated furnishings, and flat screen TVs await you in your...  Read More



Hotel Tucson City Center is a good budget hotel with easy access to downtown Tucson, Interstate 10 and the Interstate 19. It's within walking distance to the Tucson Convention Center and downtown government offices, and a short drive to the...  Read More

Tucson Marriott University Park


This business-class hotel is located in the Main Gate shopping district near the historic main entrance to the University of Arizona. With nine floors and over 200 rooms, this is a popular hotel destination for University-bound travelers and...  Read More

Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa


Built in the early 1900s, this is one of Tucson's oldest hotel resorts. Despite its well-established pedigree, the Westward Look is also on the cutting edge, recently earning its certification as a green resort. The resort is located on 80...  Read More

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort


Ventana means "window" in Spanish, which is appropriate because this stunning resort offers a window to the soul of the Sonoran Desert. The resort is nestled at the foothills of Tucson's Catalina Mountains, ensuring you and your family will be...  Read More



This four-diamond resort is tucked away in a quiet and scenic part of west Tucson. The resort is known for its award-winning spa and golf course, and it's a popular destination for golfers, couples, girls trips and families. The hotel has every...  Read More



The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park is a premier hotel located in the heart of midtown Tucson. Kids will love staying within walking distance to Reid Park and the Reid Park Zoo. Guests receive a warm chocolate chip cookie as a...  Read More



A former girls school from 1928, the historic and charming Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch lets guests book their own private casita. Hot tubs make a big hit with couples, as does the property overall, which offers verdant serenity in the city. ...  Read More

The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa


The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa offers stunning views of the towering Santa Catalina Mountains. Families will love the long list of amenities, including golf courses, tennis courts and pools. The children's pool not only features a wading...  Read More



Pack your family's boots and jeans: this is a bonafide dude ranch that also offers tennis, mountain biking, watercolor workshops, bird watching, gem presentations and other programs. Wildly popular with outdoors lovers, Tanque Verde has...  Read More


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