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Use a Family Friendly Resort as your Family Reunion Destination

September 21, 2012

Whether you’re planning to create cherished moments as a small-knit family or to invite over every crazy aunt and twice-removed cousin to a week filled to the brim with festivities, a family union doesn’t have to be as overwhelming as it sounds.

Successful planning begins with picking the right family reunion destination. To avoid the daunting choices of where to stay, play, and eat for your family union, choose a family friendly resort that has everything in one location.  Palmer Gulch Resort in Hill City, SD has several options available for either large family reunions or small gatherings.

Located at the base of Harney Peak, this family union destination is easily located near a variety of Black Hills attractions, such as Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, Wind Cave National Park, and the Black Hills National Forest.

For those who are looking for a large family reunion destination, Palmer Gulch Resort has three spacious meeting facilities, an event coordinator, and catering services. Their Elkhom reception room seats up to 65 people and comes equipped with an audio-visual system ideal for showcases family pictures. The family friendly resort also has several wide open spaces that are perfect for that large family competition such as a baseball game, bean bag tournament or a friendly race.

For a small family union, Palmer Gulch has the 50 capacity Harney conference room. Spend quality time as a family on one of the hiking trails, hayrides, scavenger hunts or chuck wagon dinner rides available to guests. The family union destination has many fun-filled activities to keep family members of all ages busy, such as the KOA Jumping Pillow, miniature golf, horseback riding, basketball court, fishing pond, two hot tubs, and others.

Concerned about where everyone in your family will sleep? Palmer Gulch Resort has a variety of lodging options including KOA campgrounds, mountain cabins and hotel suites. With so much to choose from, everyone in your family will be sure to find something that is fits their comfort level. View where to stay at Palmer Gulch.

“We have different options for all types of people,” said Gwyn Wathen, Director of Lodging, Group Sales and Special Events at Palmer Gulch. “We have guests who are more outdoorsy and enjoy the campgrounds but we also have people who like the comforts of inside amenities and prefer staying in the Lodge suites.”

In addition to fun activities, a convenient location and a large lodging selection, Palmer Gulch Resort also has an assortment of places to eat. From all-you-can-eat pancakes and Rushmore Roast specialty brewed coffee to a cozy western lunch and an authentic horse drawn chuck wagon dinner, this family union destination has everything you need in one place.

Plan ahead and have Palmer Gulch as your family union destination. With one location and so much to keep your family busy, your family reunion at Palmer Gulch can be a success, with no worries involved.


Last Modified: 06/25/2014 12:22:02 pm MDT

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