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Activity-Packed Destinations that Guarantee Family Fun

Published on June 19, 2024

Summer break is here, which calls for a thrilling family vacation filled with exciting activities and cherished moments that will be treasured for a lifetime. For adventurous families who love to explore, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels has curated a list of four action-packed destinations to ignite your summer excitement:

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Zipline into a treehouse stay at Skamania Lodge

Embrace the scenery of Stevenson, Washington during a summer vacation at Skamania Lodge where families can experience a true adventure in Skamania’s Alder Tree House Double. Fun for the entire group, the cozy nature of the tree house coupled with the warmth of the indoor/outdoor fireplace will take family game night to the next level. Don’t forget to get up the next day ready to zipline through the trees while taking in the scenic views of the Pacific Northwest. Zip through the fun and create timeless memories together – all ages are welcome to join in the excitement.

Relax in virtual reality at Margaritaville Lake Resort

Looking for family fun in the Lone Star State? Look no further because Margaritaville Lake Resort on Lake Conroe is the perfect destination for a summertime getaway in Texas. Whether your dream vacation is to relax in the lazy river or play a game of pickleball, Margaritaville Lake Resort has a diverse range of activities that will make this getaway your favorite place to stay. Spend your days basking in the sun on the beach, hitting Jolly Mon water park, playing arcade games or enjoying the world of virtual reality with the exhilarating snorkeling VR experience.

Fun in the Florida sun at Hawks Cay Resort

Love to fish? Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key is located in one of the Top 10 best places to deep-sea fish. Whether you prefer backcountry or offshore fishing, here at Hawks Cay Resort, you’re bound to enjoy time with loved ones and create lasting memories in the Florida Keys. Ideal for outdoor-loving families, after a day of fishing, head to Coral Cay Activities & Adventure Club. Kids aged 5-12 can delight in a variety of activities including a game room, basketball and volleyball courts, a putting course and a Pirate Ship pool.

Wind down with the wind at Sanderling Resort

Planning a getaway to the Outer Banks? Sanderling Resort awaits your arrival in picturesque Duck, North Carolina. Revel in the ocean vistas and private beach access as you unwind. But that’s just the beginning of your Sanderling experience. After indulging in the full-service spa and oceanfront yoga, elevate your vacation with an exhilarating adventure in the skies. Take flight with Dune Hang Gliding lessons at Kitty Hawk Kite’s training facility, where your family can soar and savor the thrill of catching the wind.


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