The best family reunion locations and family reunion destinations are the ones most compatible with YOUR family. Because great places make great family summer vacations!
Choosing a location is not an easy task. As a matter of fact, it can
be the single most challenging aspect you will face as the family reunion
What’s true in real estate is also true in regards to family reunions:
Think about how different a Zion National Park camping trip for the family reunion would be compared to, say, the best family cruise ever. I know - crazy, right?
Your family reunion location will influence cost, accessibility, overnight accommodations, activity choices... basically everything.
There are two basic approaches to determining a gathering spot:
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For example, there's the:
How many family units do you think will attend? How many people is that? Do you have new moms, tiny babies, teenagers or elderly grandparents that need specific accommodations?
There are hundreds of places to hold successful family reunions. Investigate and consider the following possible family reunion locations:
Many family reunions first start out at "Mom and Dad’s" or "Grandma and Grandpa’s." But as the family grows and changes, meeting at the homestead becomes difficult. Frequently, families try to meet in a central geographic location or in the hometown of the reunion planner / host.
Generally, a successful family reunion should address the needs of each generation. For example, children need a safe place to romp and play and elderly adults need a comfortable place to sit and visit.
family has enjoyed the following for multi-day family reunions or
family vacations in the Pacific Northwest. If they’re within your
travel allowance, I’d highly recommend them!
Ponderosa State Park in McCall, Idaho
Northern Oregon Coast, in Oregon
Fort Stevens State Park in Astoria, Oregon
Squirrel Creek Ranch in Ashton, Idaho
Bear Lake on the Idaho/Utah border
What about you? What are your favorite family reunion destinations? You're invited to give your recommendations and share your real life experiences! Did your chosen location work? Why or why not? What did you love and what would you do differently next time? Help others by submitting a review here.