Family Reunion Travel is a great way to bond! GlobetrottingMama shares destination ideas (with deals)


What’s more fun than a vacation with your kids? A vacation with your entire extended family! Sound crazy? Maybe. But family reunion travel is a popular way to bond over something other than a turkey dinner. Here’s our top picks for where to go to get away from it all … just maybe not sibling rivalry.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Hawaii’s Big Island

The kids will love the white sandy beaches, parents and grandparents will appreciate the ocean views, golf and dining.

Get your second room for 50% off. Learn more!

Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens, Greece

A vacation in gorgeous and historic Athens Greece – what a dream! And all your family at your side. This hotel makes it family-friendly with great deals.

Get your second room for 50% off and kids eat free. Learn more!

Enchantment Resort Sedona, Arizona

The Grand Canyon, and other spectacular sites, is just a day trip away from this hotel that offers adult and family play time. Kids will love Camp Coyote, just for them, and parents can bond at the spa.

Take advantage of their Family Outdoor Getaway package. Learn more!

Beaver Run Resort & Conference Centre Breckenridge, Colorado

Let this resort be your family’s home for a ski vacation you won’t soon forget. This hotel provides a lot of amenities ( including free shuttles to three ski locations) for a rate that won’t break the bank.

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Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls, Ontario

This is a playground for kids featuring an indoor waterpark, arcade and kids spa. The kids will be so tired they’ll crash at night, leaving parents with the opportunity to relax over wine.

Visit the website and discover 13 other locations.

Club Med Cancun, Mexico

All-inclusive resorts are popular amongst parents and this one gets you somewhere warm, with lots of activities for the kids – young and old alike. The whole family will enjoy white sandy beaches and watersports, and the kids will have their own experiences at Petit Club Med.

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If travel and more family time is on your 2016 bucket list, bring these goals together with a family reunion somewhere warm, or cold, with plenty of room for wonderful chaos only your loving family can create. Recently I shared some tips on multi-generational travel with readers of the Globe & Mail. You can find those here.

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