Family Reunion Tips, Resources & More

Family Reunion tips by Family Line Video Do you wish you could spend more time with distant relatives? Are you finding that emails, facebook and texts just aren’t enough? Are you worried your children won’t know their cousins, uncles and aunts the way you know yours?

If so, it may be time to start planning a Family Reunion!

A family reunion is a great time to reconnect, catch up on each others lives and to celebrate being family. Below are a few tips, resources and more to help you plan your next big event.

~ Family Reunion Websites ~

  1. Mr. Spiffy
    While the name might be questionable, overall this website offers loads of great ideas on planning, activities, food, and more.
  2. Reunions Magazine
    Better name this time and, again, another web site with ideas on planning yours with activities, food ideas, and more.
  3. Gathered Again
    Thanks to Laura for giving us a heads up on her fantastic site. Packed with even more great ideas, it’s definitely worth checking out.
  4. Gatherings
    Here is a wonderful article worth a read: ‘How to Plan a Family Reunion’.. Don’t forget to poke around the site for more great ideas.
  5. Genealogy at
    Kimberly Powel offers several great ideas for planning your reunion in her article: ‘Steps to a Successful Family Reunion’.
  6. GroupTravel: Family Reunion
    Filled with articles from ‘How to Budget’ to negotiating for hotel amenities, this site offers tips on logistics as well as managing the financial details of planning a reunion. A must read!

~ Family Reunion Tips & More ~

For Family History Activities the entire family – grandparents to grandchildren – can do together, check out: ’10 Family History Activities’.

Family reunion tips by Family Line Video ChicagoAre you ready to fill in your Family Tree? To find websites that offer free family tree templates, visit: ‘Your Family Tree’.

Keep your family connected with a Family Website. Post photos, birthdays, family history and more! For tips on starting your own family website, visit: ‘Starting a Family Website’.

Your Family Photos are priceless windows into your family history. For tips on ensuring your photos will be enjoyed for generations to come, visit: ‘Tips for Preserving Old Family Photos’.

Do you have Family Reunion Tips to share? Post it in the comment section below for others to see.

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2 thoughts on “Family Reunion Tips, Resources & More”

  1. I like all of the above, especially the quirky Mr.Spiffy (plus, the site design needs to be updated too). A website I have used for some great advice and free budget tools for a family reunion is

    I did not see them included so u thought I would mention them too.

  2. Hi Susan,

    I know I’m a bit late to the party, but wanted to thank you for having this resource available.

    I’m a bit biased here, because it’s my site, but I believe it fits with your criteria :-). If you like my site enough, I’d be honored if you would consider including it. My website is Have a lovely day.


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