Your Family Reunion in the Adirondacks

If you're looking for the perfect place for your next family reunion, look no further than right here in the Adirondacks! We are home to many great locations for your family to get together and have tons of fun. Here are just a few great locations where you could have your next reunion!

The Woods Inn 

The Woods Inn
In beautiful Inlet, you can bring your family to The Woods Inn. This historic Inn was built in the late 1800's and is located right on Fourth Lake. They have 20 rooms and can accommodate families of all sizes. They also have on-site dining facilities in the upstairs dining room for fine dining, as well as the Laughing Loon Tavern in the basement with lighter fair and cocktails.  Rent canoes and kayaks from Frisky Otter Tours for a fun family excursion on Fourth Lake!

WW Durant

WW Durant

If you're looking for a spot to hold a reunion for a large family of 20-50 people, consider scheduling a private charter on the WW Durant. They can customize a menu for your gathering and also have a full bar on board. After enjoying your meal in the galley, head to the top deck with your cocktail to enjoy the views of Raquette Lake. For smaller groups, check out their regularly scheduled cruises, including Sunday Brunch Cruises and a Lunch Buffet Cruise! 

John Dillon Park

John Dillon Park

If your family is more of the outdoors type, pack up a picnic lunch and head to John Dillon Park in Long Lake. Reservations are required for overnight camping, but there are three day use areas if you're just looking to have a picnic. The entire area is free to use and is fully accessible. There are over three miles of hiking trails and you can even bring your canoes and kayaks to head out on Grampus Lake to fish. 

The Hedges

The Hedges

Another great option for a family reunion is The Hedges in Blue Mountain Lake. From rooms in the main lodge, to cabins and family friendly suites, or adult only units, there is room here for the whole family. The dining lodge has spectacular views of Blue Mountain Lake, and a full cooked to order breakfast, four course dinner, and an evening snack are included in the daily room rate. There are also boats, beaches, tennis courts, and more for your whole family to have fun! 

Family Hike

Not only are there countless places to have your family reunion in the Adirondacks, you're guaranteed to find the perfect backdrop for that family picture! Make your plans now. Make those lodging and dining reservations before it's too late!

 

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