Looking for a winter getaway for your ski-obsessed teen? A beach retreat with a toddler friendly pool? A safari lodge for that once-in-a-lifetime vacation? The ultimate ski-vacation? Read below to see the TOP-10 of the United States "Best Hotels for Families" as chosen by Travel + Leisure readers in the annual World's Best Awards survey 2012. The nine regional winners are profiled here; complete listings and poll methodology can be found at travelandleisure.com.
1. St. Regis Deer Valley Park City, Utah - 96.84Talk about top-notch service: a former Buckingham Palace steward runs the butler program at this 181-room hotel overiooking Deer Hollow run. Another standout? Olympic freestyler Shannon Bahrke, the new ski ambassador, is your guide to the slopes. Parents Love Jean-Georges Vongerichten's J & G Grill, TRAVEL+ LE IsURE for its locally sourced fare. Kids Love The welcome bag with Skullcandy earbuds. Room to Book On the hotel's highest floor, No. 707 has prime views and a sandstone fireplace. stregis.com. $$$$