As families are beginning to make travel plans for the summer, TripAdvisor announced today the top family-friendly hotels and resorts in the United States and world as voted on in the 2012 Travelers' Choice Awards.
In fact, 82 percent of travelers are planning to take a family trip this year, up 2 percent compared to 2011 and 66 percent said rising gas prices will not affect their travel plans.
To help travelers plan the perfect family vacation, TripAdvisor identified the top large hotels and resorts as well as the top small hotels and motels throughout the United States.
Listed among the top small hotels and motels is Rough Creek Lodge, which was No. 25. It was the only resort in Texas to make the top 25.
Other small hotels that made the list include:
1. Pollace's Family Vacation Resort, Catskill, NY
2. Starlight Motel & Luxury Suites, Ortley Beach, NJ
3. Lampliter Oceanside Resorts, Wildwood Crest, NJ
4. VIP Motel, Wildwood Crest, NJ
5. Echo Motel & Oceanfront Cottages, Old Orchard Beach, ME
6. Sierra Sands Family Lodge, Mears, MI
7. Park Vue Inn, Anaheim, CA
8. Country Inn & Suites Hershey at the Park, Hummelstown, PA
9. The Suites at Hershey, Hershey, PA
10. Sun Viking Lodge, Daytona Beach, FL
11. Homewood Suites Rochester - Victor, Victor, NY
12. Condor Motel, North Wildwood, NJ
13. Lost Valley Ranch, Sedalia, CO
14. Moontide Motel Cabins and Apartments, Old Orchard Beach, ME
15. Capri Motor Lodge, Cape May, NJ
16. Village at Indian Point, Branson, MI
17. Comfort Suites Manchester, Manchester, TN
18. Homewood Suites Rochester/Greece, Rochester, NY
19. West Inn & Suites Carlsbad, Carlsbad, CA
20. Tarryall River Ranch, Lake George, CO
21. Comfort Suites, Hummelstown, PA
22. Fargo Expressway Suites, Fargo, ND
23. Reges Oceanfront Resort, Wildwood Crest, NJ
24. Home-Towne Suites Columbus, Columbus, GA
25. Rough Creek Lodge, Glen Rose, TX