Travel time: 2 hours by car
If you and your crew love spending time at awesome indoor water parks, you'll be pleased to know that Kartrite is New York state's largest. Once at the recently-opened attraction, kids will gravitate toward the Jiggerty-Jaggerty, a 42-foot-long slide, fun puddle ducks, the lazy river and so much more. Families will love the fun happenings taking place at the resort (Bingo for kids, crafts, holiday events). Moms and dads who need a quick breather will be pleased to know an onsite spa offers facials, massages and even beauty treatments for kids!
Rates from $179/night, thekartrite.com.