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Family Getaway Weekend Ideas

Family Getaway Weekend Ideas
Family weekend getaways that are fun for the entire family can be enjoyed any time of the year at one of several top destinations. Enjoy sightseeing, recreation, adventure and family fun during your family holiday. Each destination includes a complete listing of attractons, events, activities, things to do, places to stay and visitor information. Whether your family prefers a weekend of camping in the great outdoors or hitting a theme park for a day of family fun, we have many ideas to choose. The best family getaways are available all year round, so you can enjoy family weekends either skiing on the slopes in winter, hiking through the mountains, exploring a historic fort or relaxing by the hotel pool.

The following locations showcase family weekend getaway destinations that feature numerous places to visit and local things to do as well as dining and lodging options ranging from camping, to motels and hotels, and even vacation rentals. A full calendar of events and information detailing sightseeing, special events and tours are also provided.


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vacation in Daytona BeachDaytona Beach, Florida - One Place Stirs Feelings of Fun in the Sun Daytona Beach - an iconic, exciting and affordable year-round destination When you think of American originals, there is one place that instantly stirs feelings of fun in the sun. Welcome to Daytona Beach. America’s most famous beach is also the home of speed, LPGA International and dozens of American original attractions and events.


vacation in Susquehanna River ValleySusquehanna River Valley, Pennsylvania - The Susquehanna River Valley offers a wide variety of family fun, recreation, history & heritage, shopping, dining, arts & culture, wineries, festivals and events, scenic countrysides and quaint, historic towns to enjoy, explore and discover.

vacation in Rockport-FultonRockport-Fulton, Texas - Surrounded by the sparkling waters of Copano and Aransas Bays and bathed year-round by soothing Gulf breezes, nestled among ancient, windswept oaks and steeped in a colorful community of cultures, Rockport-Fulton is in a class of its own. Rockport and Fulton are two communities in Aransas County; one of Texas’ smallest counties, in terms of land.

vacation in Ocean CityOcean City, New Jersey - A Relaxing Vacation Getaway With a population of less than 12,000, Ocean City, New Jersey is like a breath of fresh sea air, providing a welcome change of pace from those congested vacation resorts. This makes Ocean City the family beach resort of choice for people looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

vacation in Long Beach PeninsulaLong Beach Peninsula, Washington - Abundant in natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities, Washington's Long Beach Peninsula boasts a string of one-of-a-kind coastal communities with inviting restaurants, welcoming accommodations, colorful shops, and fine art galleries.


vacation in Martin CountyMartin County, Florida - Martin County, FL enjoys an international reputation for its natural beauty and environmental stewardship. Here you will find miles of white sand beaches, breathtaking outdoor venues, world-class fishing, water sports, and eco-adventure.

vacation in Greater Grand Lake St Marys RegionGreater Grand Lake St Marys Region, Ohio - A fun, family vacation destination Families have long enjoyed vacationing at beautiful Grand Lake St. Marys. Ohio’s largest inland lake has been a destination for boating, swimming, fishing and picnicking for many generations. Appreciate The History Constructed by man, without power equipment, Grand Lake St. Marys served as a feeder lake for the Miami-Erie Canal.

vacation in Myrtle BeachMyrtle Beach, South Carolina - Sixty miles of beautiful sandy beaches, first-class live entertainment, exciting attractions for everyone, endless shopping, exquisite dining, thrilling water sports plus so much more -- Myrtle Beach is where you belong.

vacation in Buffalo NiagaraBuffalo Niagara, New York - Buffalo has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years, from a redeveloped waterfront and revitalized neighborhoods to a burgeoning craft beer scene and over $1 billion in new investment. Like architecture? Visit seven Frank Lloyd Wright structures, stroll through Frederick Law Olmsted parks and stay in a grand hotel designed by the AIA’s first female architect.

vacation in GreensboroGreensboro, North Carolina - Greensboro, NC is in the center of the state and 5 hours from Washington, DC and 5 hours from Atlanta, GA.

vacation in Lake TahoeLake Tahoe, California - Lake Tahoe. What can you say about a lake that is ranked “Best Lake in America” by USA Today, and the number one ski destination by Rand McNally and Orbitz, and the number one travel destination by TripAdvisor? Beautiful Lake Tahoe, where California and Nevada meet. Skiing and boating. Bike trails and blackjack. Ice-skating and bar hopping. Casino excitement and family fun.

vacation in SilverdaleSilverdale, Washington - People from all walks of life can find something to do in and around Kitsap County.

vacation in Great Lakes Bay RegionGreat Lakes Bay Region, Michigan - The Great Lakes Bay Region covers 6 cities: Saginaw, Midland, Bay City, Birch Run, Frankenmuth, and Chesaning. It is located in Central Michigan, just off of I-75. Home to MBS International Airport, Dow Chemical Company, The Michigan Sugar Company, and many other large corporations.

vacation in St. JosephSt. Joseph, Missouri - St Joseph began its history as a trading post in 1843 and has continued to grow as a commercial center ever since. Historically, the city is the home of the famous Pony Express and of western legends like Jesse James – but today, gains its national recognition and awards as a center of research and technology in the Midwest.

vacation in Lake Erie Shores & IslandsLake Erie Shores & Islands, Ohio - There’s so much to love in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands! Whether you prefer a getaway that includes lazy days at the beach, fishing with friends, and bicycling around an island, or one filled with exciting thrills like roller coasters, waterslides, and parasailing, the Lake Erie Shores & Islands is the ideal destination.

vacation in Springfield Area - OzarksSpringfield Area - Ozarks, Missouri - Whether you might be interested in outdoor adventures, historical places or the perfect balance of metropolitan conveniences with the charm of the small town, Springfield, Missouri offers an extraordinary mix of experiences sure to create lasting memories.

vacation in EdmondEdmond, Oklahoma - Welcome to Edmond, Oklahoma! This is a city unmatched in America’s heartland…where world-class sculptures are scattered like jewels, dozens of them, lining the streets and tucked into corners just waiting to surprise you with unexpected beauty. Edmond offers visitors, as well as meeting and event planners an artfully unique experience. Edmond is a city un-matched in the heartland.

vacation in Tawas Area on Lake HuronTawas Area on Lake Huron, Michigan - Transport yourself to an idyllic small town, complete with sandy beaches, a protected bay, gorgeous campgrounds, beckoning woods, sparkling rivers, and plenty of local shops, restaurants, and motels intent on serving up a healthy portion of relaxation and fun. If you want a place to experience homegrown hospitality on a beautiful gem of a crystal blue bay, look no further.

vacation in Silver CitySilver City, New Mexico - Southwest New Mexico has an undeniable personality from its ruggedly beautiful landscape, echoes of vanished cultures and a continuing, complex human heritage. The region's deep Hispanic and Native American roots are reflected in the distinctive foods, architecture, familty ties and community celebrations.

vacation in PetalumaPetaluma, California - Located less than 45 minutes north of San Francisco, Petaluma is one of California's oldest cities and has proudly preserved its cherished 19th century charm. Our walkable downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, the iron-front buildings of the late 1800s house antique stores, boutiques, art galleries and bistros serving the best of Wine Country cuisine.


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