Choose a theme to make your Virginia family reunion even more special at the Tides Inn, a Chesapeake Bay resort full of family reunion ideas:
Set on its own waterfront peninsula in Virginia’s Northern Neck, the Tides Inn is a perfect destination for enjoying the natural beauty of the water.
- Two-hour family sailing lesson
- “Build your own boat” with just a few supplies and a design that can win a one-passenger regatta
- Kayak and paddleboat excursions on Carters Creek
- 3-hour use of a Duffy boat personalized with your family name for cruising the Carters Creek cove
- Choice of an Oyster Roast or Barbecue on the beach, including s’mores
- Polo shirts embroidered with the family name
Virginia’s historic background provides the ideal destination for discovering family roots.
- Trip to Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library to research Virginia family genealogy
- Family tree-making and scrapbooking class
- Chef’s cooking demonstration and family recipe exchange
- Scavenger hunt with clues and activities based on your family’s history
- Customized family flower seeds packet or a tree seedling to keep reunion memories alive
With so many fun and challenging activities for the family, the Tides Inn is a perfect destination in Virginia for the sports enthused family.
- Golf tournament at the Golden Eagle
- Tennis round robin tournament
- Croquet match
- Family Sports Day in Virginia filled with 6-8 hours of swimming relays, foot races, soccer matches, volleyball games, paddleboat races and traditional family picnic games (including a Tides Inn picnic lunch in an insulated cooler bag)
- Personalized short-sleeve polo shirt for everyone at the reunion
Show your family how much you care about each other, with a gathering focused on health and well-being.
- Family Yoga session
- Family Tai Chi session
- Spa introduction and tour of the treatment rooms, plus your choice of a hand massage, foot massage or facial
- Family Tarot reading or introductory astrology class
- Private healthy cooking demonstration with the executive chef
- 90-minute session of creating an Essential Oil for the family
Additional Family Reunion Ideas
The Family Room
Enjoy keyed access to a private suite for a personal family room and private place to convene
Choose one location—perhaps the croquet lawn with the water in the background, or under a picturesque tree—for a framed photo of the entire group that each family member can take home, or hire a photographer to document the entire family reunion in Virginia with a slideshow during the final night.
Other options include:
- Special food & beverage choices like a Virginia wine tasting, healthy snacks for the children, etc.
- Kids-only events like storytelling or movie/game night
- Sessions on Managing Your Money or Wealth Management