Bundle up for an adventurous vacation at these family-friendly winter resorts

With a variety of indoor and outdoor activities that appeal to visitors of all ages, winter resorts are great for group family vacations. Skiing and snowboarding are typically the most popular, but many resorts also offer tubing, ice-skating and snowmobiling for added variety. In addition, many winter resorts have indoor amenities such as swimming pools, hot tubs and game rooms for entertainment when the group wants to take a well-deserved break from outdoor activities. Further solidifying winter resorts as a terrific group family vacation spot is the variety of dining and shopping options, as well as the assortment of accommodations available for large groups. Family-friendly winter resorts offer a fun, convenient and exciting way for families to spend time together.

Teton Mountain Lodge, Jackson Hole

Teton Mountain Lodge, Jackson Hole, WY

A luxury resort, Teton Mountain Lodge offers a variety of amenities for group family vacationers to enjoy. The lodge is situated at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, providing guests with easy ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes during the winter months. With several dining options, including a full-service restaurant and a casual bistro, groups of any size can easily be accommodated. Other amenities at the lodge include a shuttle service for guests, making it easy for groups to explore the area, as well as a variety of activities, such as yoga, a full-service spa and meeting spaces that can accommodate large family reunion events.

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Lake Geneva, WI

Located on 1,300 acres, the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa caters to family reunion groups and gatherings with a variety of amenities on offer. In addition to rooms and suites that can accommodate both small and large groups, the resort offers outdoor and indoor activity packages, including waterpark passes to Moose Mountain Falls Waterpark and skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice-skating packages at The Mountain Top. Adult guests can put their feet up and relax at the spa without worrying about their children as the resort offers childcare services, making it easy for families to enjoy their reunion.

Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO

Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO

Touted as ‘America’s premier wilderness resort,’ Big Cedar Lodge is the perfect playground for groups to enjoy their family reunion. Spread across over 4,600 acres in the beautiful Missouri Ozark Mountains and overlooking Table Rock Lake, the lodge offers nature-inspired accommodations, wildlife attractions and postcard views. Reunion groups can choose from a wide range of dwellings that include rooms, cottages, private log cabins and glamping and camping cabins. With a seasonal activity calendar throughout the year, the lodge is where you can enjoy both the surrounding outdoors and on-property amenities that include mini golf, four heated saltwater pools and hot tubs. Dining options are a real treat here with noted restaurants like Devil’s Pool, Buzzard Bar and The Worman House Bistro, among others. Reconnect in the lap of nature while on your family reunion at the Big Cedar Lodge.

The Lodge, Spruce Peak, VT

Family friendly and pet friendly, The Lodge at Spruce Peak ensures family reunion groups maximize on quality time spent together. To begin with the lodge has over 250 guestrooms, studios, cabins, suites and premium residences that offer four bedrooms to accommodate a large reunion group. With breathtaking mountain views, celebrate the winter season by skiing and snowmobiling together. Also enjoy fun dog sled and sleigh rides. After a strenuous day of activities, relax in the heated pool and two hot tubs. Savor a farm-fresh culinary experience at Tipsy Trout, Alpine Hall and Whistlepeg Pavilion, just a few of the dining venues where groups can dine together. For a reunion holiday that will leave you with a ton of memories to last you till you return, head to this nature abode.

Donner Lake Village, Truckee, CA

Donner Lake Village, Truckee, CA

Donner Lake Village is where families can play and stay together. Situated along the shores of the picturesque Donner Lake, the property affords multiple accommodation options that range from studios to townhouses with upgraded condos with kitchenettes for larger families to have a comfortably stay. Amenities for groups to enjoy include free Wi-Fi, two saunas and an outdoor gathering area. On your next group or family reunion gather here to enjoy convenient access to downtown Truckee with plenty of dining options to choose from like Burger Me and Cottonwood Restaurant.

Traveling to a winter resort is a great idea for family vacations and reunions, especially after learning about how many beautiful winter resorts are around. If you’d like to learn more about winter resorts for you family vacation or reunion, along with other group travel and reunion ideas, be sure to Subscribe to Destination Reunions for FREE