So…you’re planning a family reunion? Often, the biggest challenge is deciding on your destination. The good news is that there are wonderful resorts that gear accommodations for family reunions and offer lots of amenities. Whether you’re dreaming about a mountain cabin, a bungalow on the beach or hiking in a National Park, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from.
Top Family Reunion Spots
Granted, there are lots of websites with opinions about which are the best spots. Here are some venues suggested by Family Vacation Critic , which provides reviews based on family-friendly features and highlights.
Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York
If you live in the NYC metro area and want to get away for a family reunion, Mohonk Mountain House is a great spot. It’s about 90 miles north of NYC and it’s also a National Historic Landmark. For summer fun, on the 2,200 acres at Mohonk Mountain House, the resort offers:
- Horseback riding
- Mountain biking
- Swimming in the lake
- Frog hunting (with Mohonk Kids Club)
- Hiking on trails
- Indoor swimming in a heated pool
- Spa and wellness (meditation, fitness, yoga, spa treatments)
Kiawah Island Resort in Kiawah, South Carolina
For a beach resort getaway, Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a luxurious spot, centered in nature with plenty of activities geared for families. It’s located off the coast, near Charleston.
Recreation activities include:
- Fitness classes
- Nature program
- Paddleboards, surfboards, skimboards & boogie boards
- Fishing tours
- Motorboat tours
- Nature tours
- Art studio (painting, glass fusing, pottery, mosaics, jewelry, etc.)
Rooms, condominiums and rental homes are available, offering plenty of options for families.
Riverstone Resort & Spa in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Riverstone Resort & Spa is located in the Smokey Mountains along Little Pigeon Forge River, which is also close to Gatlinburg, TN. Families can enjoy the water parks, theme parks (Dollywood), golf courses and shopping areas. The resort has an indoor pool, playground, game room and full-service spa. The outdoor BBQ and picnic area is ideal for holding family reunions.
Condo rentals are available that accommodate up to 10 guests and have up to four bedrooms with kitchens and family rooms.
Greenbrier & White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
The Greenbrier hotel is a National Historic Landmark that has existed since 1778 and travelers have long enjoyed this spot for its healing spring waters. The Greenbrier grounds span 6.500 acres and visitors can stay in rooms or guest cottages. Many activities exist to keep families entertained, including:
- Horseback riding
- A gaming complex
- Outdoor pools
- Off-roading lessons
- Spa (spa treatments, meditation and yoga)
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
The Hyatt Regency Tamaya resort is located in central New Mexico and Santa Ana Pueblo tribe owns the land, which is rich in ancient culture and a wonderful region to explore. You can visit the tribe’s museum and go on guided walks through the Bosque. Activities include a number of workshops for clay working, silversmithing, archery, bread baking and other Native American arts. Camp Hyatt Tamaya provides children with the opportunities to create paintings, learn weaving and find out about the reservation’s animals and plants. Other activities include:
- Horseback riding
- Hot air balloon rides
- Winery visits and tastings
- Spa treatments
Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, Colorado
Snow Mountain Ranch sits on 5,000 acres in Granby, Colorado, is run by the YMCA of the Rockies and is a very popular vacation spot for family reunions. You can take advantage of the bargain rates and yet never have a dull moment as far as activities go. Lodging options include cabins, vacation homes, lodge rooms, camping at campgrounds and yurts. The activities available appear endless:
- Mini golf course
- Indoor Pool
- Tennis Courts
- Hiking and biking trails
- Reservoir fishing
- Craft making
- Program lawn games
- Climbing wall
- Guided hikes
- Ropes courses
- Zip line
- Private pool sessions
- Summer tubing
Plan Your Family Reunion Travel through US Coachways
Family reunions are all about bringing the group called “family” together. Along that vein, you can’t beat group travel for family reunions. US Coachways has the right vehicle for your family with selections from motorcoaches to minibuses, and even limos.
There are plenty of reasons to charter with us, including:
Safe transportation. Bus charters are the safest mode of ground transportation in the country.
Affordability. Rates are extremely reasonable, and when splitting the coasts for group travel, you can’t beat it.
Eco-friendly travel. When you consider that a charter bus potentially takes 50 cars off the road, it’s no wonder it’s the greenest travel mode in the nation.
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