The Best Family Reunion Spot in Every State
Plan the perfect family reunion, no matter what state you’re in! On this list, there’s something for everyone: outdoorsy types, spa lovers, golfers, roller coaster riders and more!
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Choosing the right location for your family reunion is essential
The location for your family reunion could make or break the event. Opt for one of these unique and comfortable spots in every state. And no matter where your family reunites, make sure you all abide by these reunion etiquette tips.
Alabama — Doublehead Resort, Town Creek
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You can’t beat the 35 waterfront cottages available at Doublehead Resort—each one has a porch, with hammocks, a washer and dryer, and a full kitchen. You’ll sleep ten people to a cottage, making this resort the perfect relaxing location for your family reunion. This could be the setting for another funny family vacation story.
Alaska — North Face Lodge, Denali National Park
This traditional country inn is the perfect location to get cozy with your extended family. Their 15-room lodge has a gorgeous outdoor patio and a perfectly-placed fireplace in the center of the sitting room. Depending on the time of year, you might be able to see the northern lights. Take a trek to the top of Baranof Castle, Alaska’s most historic landmark, or one of the other historic landmarks in every state.
Arizona — Enchantment Resort, Sedona
Take the family on an adventure to the past by visiting Sedona’s red-rock cliffs and their ancient cliff dwellings. You’ll love learning about Native American legends as you stay at this resort (which is large enough to host more than 900 people).
Arkansas — Whitney Mountain Lodge, Garfield
This Northwest Arkansas lodge has a breathtaking view of Beaver Lake. Located between the Rockies and the Appalachians, this peaceful getaway site is the perfect place to escape with your family. They have three private dining rooms and two decks, all available for rent for your event. Arkansas might not be the first family reunion destination that comes to mind, but it has one of the coolest hidden gems.
California —The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, Solvang
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If budget isn’t an issue, book a family reunion at the Alisal Guest Ranch Resort in the Santa Ynez Valley. This 10,000-acre cattle ranch is the ideal reunion spot for horseback-riding families, but there’s also a spa for the family members who would prefer to relax.
Colorado — Blue Lake Ranch, Durango
Travel back to the Wild West with a visit to Southwestern Colorado. This 1900s homestead has beautiful casitas and cabins, along with a meeting room large enough to host 49 guests. They grow most of the food they serve, too!
Connecticut — Lake Compounce, Bristol
Spend the night in the Bear Creek campground and spend all day running around Connecticut’s best amusement park. It’s the perfect family-friendly reunion spot when there are a lot of young kids in the group. Lake Compounce is one of the oldest amusement parks in the world.
Delaware — Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes
Enjoy a beachside reunion at one of Delaware’s most scenic state parks. The pavilion is available for rent, so make your base camp at the group site as you have fun at the two beaches and 18-hole disc-golf course. You can also climb up to a former military bunker for a brief history lesson.
Florida — Kissimmee, St. Cloud
Experience Florida by visiting the best place on earth: Kissimmee! There are plenty of hotels, available for a fraction of the price as those inside the Magic Kingdom. You’re also ideally located to explore the Everglades or visit the area’s many golf courses. Florida has beautiful warm winter getaways for families that won’t break the bank.