Macaroni Kid Family Travel Gold Daisy Winners!

Celebrating the Best in Family Travel

September 13, 2016
We are so excited to announce the WINNERS of the 2016 Macaroni Kid Family Travel Gold Daisy Awards! It was exciting to watch the votes fly in for this award with thousands of nominations and votes from destinations and readers all over the United States. We are now able to recognize the most loved national family travel destinations in each category.

Congratulations to all the Winners and to every destination that was nominated.

So without any further ado, the winners are...

Best Hotel Chain for Families ~ Marriott

Best Cruise Ship for Families ~ Disney

Best City & State for Families ~ Orlando, FL

Best Dude Ranch ~ Vista Verde Luxury Dude Ranch, CO

Best Lazy River ~ Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort, TX

Best Zoo ~ Smithsonian National Zoo, DC

Best All-Inclusive Resort ~ Barceló Maya Beach Resort, Riviera Maya

Best Children's Museum ~ Boston Children's Museum, MA

Best Festival ~ Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras, LA

Best Aquarium ~ National Aquarium - Baltimore, MD

Best Free Breakfast ~ Embassy Suites

Best Children's Ski School ~ Smugglers' Notch, VT

Best Kid's Club ~ Kid's Club Atlantis, Paradise Island

Best Hotel Game Room ~ Great Wolf Lodge

All Nominees should be proud as a few categories were VERY close -- Congratulations!

The Winning destinations in each category will be notified and sent the Gold Daisy Winning logo to use on their website and an award to display with pride. Not to mention the glory of knowing you are the best of the best over a million readers of Macaroni Kid!