Promise not to tell? With over a mile of white sandy beach this destination offers snorkeling in pristine Caribbean waters with sea turtles. You will pay a lot less, get great snow conditions and avoid crowds by planning your vacation around non-peak holiday dates. Returning from an unforgettable boating trip, stop by Rumrunners and enjoy a cozy nightcap before going back to your private house to experience a beautiful sunset.

Try these words on any kid reluctant to go on another family vacation: “Secret loft with an Xbox and talking portraits.” They can get there via a tucked away spiral staircase, or through hidden doors in their own “Harry Potter” and princess-themed bedrooms.

Staying in any of these onsite hotels would be of some advantage like free transport to the park. Finally, weigh the risk versus rewards of choosing a vacation rental over a hotel (which is most definitely recording …