Planning a family reunion? Here are five places to consider.
1. OTESAGA RESORT, COOPERSTOWN, NEW YORK. Sports-loving families can gather at this town best known for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Check out the Farmer's Museum and the Fenimore Art Museum, play golf, visit a cider mill and relax on the shores of Lake Otsego. Stay at the Otesaga Resort Hotel where you can share stories around the pool.
2. JW MARRIOTT CAMELBACK INN RESORT & SPA, SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA. This Sonoran Desert resort is nestled at the base of Paradise Valley's Mummy Mountain. Stay in pueblo-style caritas, hang with the kids at the Jackrabbit Pool complex or hike in the nearby mountain preserve. Revive your spirits in the 32,000-square-foot spa, where indigenous plants and minerals are utilized to enhance your well-being.
3. RAINBOW TROUT RANCH, ANTONITO, COLORADO. Fly-fish on a private stretch of the Conejos River, hike in the San Juan Mountains and relax around an evening campfire. Saddle up as a clan and enjoy a relaxing amble through the pines, watch the youngsters make new friends in the kid's camp or float through nearby white water. Stay in two- and three-bedroom cabins, where front porches provide stunning views.
4. STONEWATER COVE RESORT, SHELL KNOB, MISSOURI. Gather your gang on Table Rock Lake and learn how to water ski or wakeboard. Your home base is a resort surrounded by 500 forested foothills and ideal for an active clan eager to kayak, hike, bike, zip-line and check out the spa before relaxing over board games in the lounge or in the hot tub overlooking the pristine lake.
5.SOUTH SEAS ISLAND RESORT, CAPTIVA ISLAND, FLORIDA. Choose from hotel rooms, cottages and villas within 330 seaside acres at this former Key lime plantation. Engage in water sports, mangrove exploration, tennis, golf and bike riding. Later, gather for sunset seashell collecting on the 2-mile white sandy beach.