When we plan a trip to have a family reunion, we must choose a destination with activities, attractions, and accommodations suitable for everyone. We also have to define what our trip will be about, maybe it will be a summer to visit an amusement park, a new experience in a big city, or it could be that our family wants to enjoy a unique beach destination. We could even think of a mountainous town where we can experience fun activities to connect with nature together.
Around the U.S., many incredible destinations with amazing things to do and attractions to visit can make your family’s reunion an unforgettable experience. Still, when we talk about places to stay that are family-friendly, we must do a more time-consuming search to ensure that our stay can be as comfortable and safe as possible. There are many lodging options that you can find for your family. But the one that can be more cost-effective is a vacation home rental. Home rental sites are a great go-to for groups of all sizes.
In a rental property such as a cozy cabin, or a luxurious home, everyone can enjoy private spaces away from the crowds. In addition, we can find fantastic options that offer incredible amenities such as private pools, game rooms, movie theaters, and more.
Outdoor adventures, family meals, party games, and passing down family history and anecdotes are all traditional family reunion activities and plans. This list of gorgeous vacation rentals can be the inspiration you are looking for when selecting the destination for your next family reunion. You can find luxurious rental houses, affordable cabins, or impressive properties.
So, check out this great selection of places to stay and start planning that long-awaited family reunion.
Oscar by the Sea (Cape Cod, Massachusetts)
Welcome to this luxury home rental with ocean views perfect for a family reunion. Oscar by the Sea is in Cape Cod’s desirable Bayside neighborhood! This fantastic 6-bedroom Cape Cod house has three levels of living space and a tremendous floor layout, sleeping up to 16 people! This property is an excellent delight for those who want to enjoy blazing sunsets over Cape Cod Bay as the day comes to an end.
Families can have a whole weekend of activities on the Cape and Islands. Begin by spending time enjoying outdoor activities at the beach, bike rides, boat cruises for kids, and fishing excursions. You can also add to your itinerary activities like mini-golf and a visit to the children’s museum. And prepare the whole family for a movie and popcorn at one of the nation’s only remaining drive-in theaters.
On the Rocks (Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania)
With two master suites and accommodation for up to 20 guests, this spectacular 7-bedroom, 5-bathroom Poconos rental cabin allows numerous families traveling together to coexist happily in separate rooms. On The Rocks is situated on a field of rocks left over from a glacier that previously passed through this area many centuries ago.
A family reunion in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania will take you away from the hustle and bustle of life for an unforgettable retreat. The Pocono Mountains are entertaining all year long, whether it’s winter, spring, summer, or fall.
In winter, you can experience great snow activities for all ages, snow tubing for the little ones, or skiing and snowboarding for teens and grown-ups. During the warm weather months, you can go hiking or biking together to enjoy expansive mountain views and stunning hidden waterfalls. In addition to all these fun activities, you can add a day in the water. Its lakes and rivers are perfect for a relaxing and fun family summer reunion.
The Hidden River Ranch (Winter Park, Colorado)
The Hidden River Ranch is a 5-bedroom rental that sleeps 18, with four and a half baths making this home the perfect place for a family retreat. This is perhaps Grand County’s loveliest and most expansive view property. A stunning custom home on two homesites with a 7-person hot tub is perched on the top of the mountain with 360-degree vistas.
Winter Park, Colorado, is a lovely destination that your family will fall in love with. A playground for adults and children alike all year round. When you plan a family reunion in the summer, you can schedule a day at the family-friendly hikes that feature stunning views, easy inclines, and even arrays of beautiful wildflowers. After the snow has melted, the Winter Park Resort offers popular attractions like Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide and Trestle Bike Park. Also, in the summertime, you can enjoy a live music show or family-friendly festivals in town.
If you are thinking of having your family reunion in Winter Park in the winter season, prepare the whole family for a “winter wonderland” adventure. Add family-friendly winter activities such as skiing, sleigh rides, fat biking, and ice skating to your itinerary.
Brynwood Station (Gatlinburg, Tennessee)
Brynwood Station is the perfect place for families to come together to the Smoky Mountains area and get away from everyday life! This gorgeous cabin with a pool and a hot tub can comfortably accommodate 20 guests. Adults will appreciate the peaceful views or eat dinner on the wrap-around deck, and the kids will love the Kids Kave.
Gatlinburg is a beautiful town and the ideal place to have big adventures in the great outdoors on your family reunion. You can take the whole family to Ober Gatlinburg ski area and amusement park, visit the Ripley’s Aquarium, and the Westgate Wild Bear Falls Water Park. In addition, world-class golf, ziplines, whitewater rafting, and 800 miles of hiking trails in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are more activities you can enjoy together.