Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Best Family Reunion Vacation Destinations

For a lot of families, selecting a destination for a family reunion can be tough.  There's a lot to think about.  The location, the date, the food, entertainment, etc.  There are a lot of people to please and of course no one wants to let anyone down.  But family  vacations are all about being together, as a family!  So we are here to give you some advice on planning your next family reunion.

Have a game plan!
Grab a couple other family members if you can, and map out your plan.  Select a few areas that people may be interested in and then hold a family poll on facebook or email for quick responses.  This can help narrow down your destination and get everyone's input.

Book early!
You can certainly get away with throwing together a last minute family reunion, however due to high demand of accommodations, we always recommend booking ahead.  If you have a large family, it's a whole lot easier to find a place that can accommodate all of your guests if you book early.  We have had families of up to 100 people needing accommodations which takes some advance planning. 

Plan activities
This can be a little tough, as families are very diverse!  Try and plan a few activities that everyone can participate in.  Schedule one or two meals together, a nice picnic, a trip to the shopping area, a boat excursion, sightseeing trip, to the movies, and so on.  There are several activities you can do to include everyone, yet give people the freedom to choose their own activities.

Keep the kids happy
We all now that the little ones can get terribly bored and terribly whiny at times.  Try and plan enough for the kids to keep busy!  Swimming, going on a hiking adventure, riding a trolley, playing in the game room.   Even throwing movie nights in someone's condo every night will keep them happy.  Just don't forget the popcorn! 

If you aren't sure where to plan your family reunion, here are our top family reunion destinations!  We've had countless successful family reunions in each destination(and more destinations too).

Disney and Orlando, Florida areas
Disney-area vacation rentals for family reunions

Outer Banks of North Carolina
Outer Banks, North Carolina vacation rentals

Lake Tahoe, California
Lake Tahoe family reunion accommodations

Sevierville, Tennessee
Family vacation cabins in Sevierville, Tennessee

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Gulf Shores vacation rentals
Of course we have thousands of more destinations for your family reunion!  If you need help finding the perfect place for your family reunion, contact our travel specialist!  We love to help our customers find the perfect place for vacation! has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California.