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Gather Round - 13 Vacation Homes For 10+ Guests

It’s not often we get to put aside the to-do’s and should-haves of our everyday routines and make room for gathering. From the coordination of schedules to finding a place that can hold all 22 aunts, uncles, and cousins - family vacations can seem daunting to plan. But when we set aside time to share meals, stories, laughter & new experiences - it’s what keeps us connected to the people we care about the most. We invite you to gather around the table in one of these private homes, hand-selected to hold even the largest of families.

Swift Bear Lodge | Big Sky, Montana

Less than an hour outside of the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park and a quick stroll to Big Sky Resort via the White Otter lift, Swift Bear Lodge is a true year-round getaway. Its classic mountain architecture and clean contemporary design give it that cozy look and feel of a cabin in the woods while its upscale amenities like boot dryers, covered deck with gas grill, and integrated technology keep the group connected and entertained in any season.

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Waterfront 514 | Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire

If you’ve never held a family vacation right on the lake - you might need to rethink this year’s trip. Lake Winnipesaukee’s Waterfront 514 is situated on 76’ of pristine shoreline and features multiple decks for cannonballing and a 50’ boat dock for sunset cruisin. Inside you’ll find ample space for 14 guests and amenities you didn’t know you needed like a floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace, tiered outdoor dining areas, and even a bunk room slide. There is also an outdoor kitchen for dinner al fresco or when a day on the lake makes no one a willing cook, Lake Meredith’s eateries are just a short walk away.

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Canyon's Escape | Park City, Utah

A woodland escape for the generations, Canyon's Escape offers accommodations worthy of excitement, no matter your age. Multiple media, dining, and entertaining rooms give the whole family enough space to lounge plus amenities like its steam/sauna room, hot tub, and heated indoor/outdoor pool provide endless entertainment and relaxation. Its on-mountain location provides ski-in, ski-out access for all abilities via the Serenity trail at Park City Mountain Resort with ski prep rooms and boot warmers to ensure everyone stays warm and dry. Comfortably sleeping 20 guests, a stay here means everyone in the family gets an invitation.

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Casa Del Mar | Sea Islands, South Carolina

It’s easy to see why Casa Del Mar is one of our most reserved homes year after year. Everything in this beautiful home, from its floor plan to its well-appointed features is thoughtfully considered to provide a relaxing Fripp Island experience. Like its multiple living areas and large bedrooms that provide everyone their own space, a fully equipped kitchen with everything needed to make large family meals, and well-appointed furnishings that complement the natural environment. Right on the ocean, nearly every window offers views of the shore and its location near the end of Tarpon Boulevard make it feel like you have the beach to yourself.

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Tuscan Luxe | Palm Springs, California

For families that are always on the go, we invite you to recharge at the rejuvenating oasis of Palm Springs’ Tuscan Luxe. This nearly 6,000 sq. ft. estate provides the ultimate private retreat with two gated entrances and ten-acres of pure paradise for 14 guests. Spend days basking in the sunshine from the refreshing saltwater pool and evenings under the stars around the generous outdoor seating. Or host a family movie night from the cozy in-home theatre.

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Fireflies In The Night #74 | Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

The Great Smoky Mountains are a bucket-list destination everyone has to visit at least once in their life. The best way to experience their beauty is to stay in a custom cabin outside of the park, near all the famed Smokies attractions, but deep enough into the mountains to enjoy their respite. Fireflies In The Night #74 allows you to experience everything we love about the Smokies with up to 22 of your closest family and friends. Some of our favorite features are its game room, cozy fireplace, and three decks - each providing mesmerizing mountain views.

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Fairway Road 701 | Sun Valley, Idaho

Deciding between a summer or winter trip to Sun Valley is hard - those peaks look incredible covered in wildflowers and snowflakes and both seasons offer a plethora of activities. Whenever you choose to visit, Fairway Road 701 has the amenities to power your group’s outdoor excursions. Ski days are made even better with electric boot warmers, in-home radiant heating, wood-burning fireplaces and a private hot tub. Its large outdoor living area with fire pit, stone patio, barbecue grill, and Sun Valley Golf Course access are perfect for warmer weather. Plus, every stay comes with access to Sun Valley amenities like its multiple pools, hot tubs, fitness center, and includes preferential offers to exclusive Sun Valley offerings.

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Eagle's Nest | Cape San Blas, Florida

The visionary work of architect & owner of Hartly + Purdy Architecture, Eagle’s Nest was designed for family moments. From its fully-equipped gourmet kitchen perfect for multiple chefs to its multi-level layout where “no-grown-ups-allowed” cousin sleepovers can spread out upstairs - every room is meticulously thought out to inspire unforgettable memories. Extra-wide covered porches, a private pool, and a porch swing perched high above the surrounding houses offer plenty of space to bring the fellowship outdoors.

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Donald Ross Trail | Bath County, Virginia

A premier destination for 23 U.S presidents, people come to Bath County’s Homestead Preserve to experience its historical charm and southern hospitality and stay for the healing waters of their natural hot springs. Donald Ross Trail is an elegant 5 bedroom home right in the heart of Homestead offering timeless comforts and in home amenities for 10 guests. A quick drive to the The Omni Homestead Resort, a historical landmark, offers tasty treats at the Milk House Market and access to amenities like its golf course, sauna, and game room

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Snowcreek V820 | Mammoth Lakes, California

Modern, spacious, and made for gathering Snowcreek 820 is the kind of vacation rental you can get home-sick for. It’s close to the slopes, shops, and restaurants yet secluded enough to offer privacy with a beautiful mountain backdrop and trails right outside your door. Create unforgettable family memories with collaborative dinners from the fully equipped gourmet kitchen and laughter-inducing game nights will pool and board games in front of the cozy fireplace. The recurring complaint our guests always voice, is that a stay here makes time fly by too quickly.

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Tembion House | Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

Yearning for a family ski trip but wanting to avoid the bustling resorts? Tucked into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains with nearby ski access and ample space for 17 - Tembion House will check all your boxes. Known for its iconic steeps, wide-open bowls, and secret stashes Taos Ski Valley has some of the best snow quality in the west and no lift lines. Tembion offers everything you need for an unforgettable ski trip with its private hot tub, sauna, ski and snowboard storage, and a 14-pair boot dryer.

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Lucky Beach | Tybee Island, Georgia

The entire family will fall in love with this eclectic beach home that embodies the laid-back lifestyle Tybee Island is known for with its cozy corners, North Beach access, and charming artistic details (make sure to find those hand painted stairs!) The heart of the home is the screened-in porch and outdoor living area that invites you to enjoy life’s simple pleasures with those you love the most.

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Bichard Chateau | North Lake Tahoe, California

Heads for summer saunters by the lake, tails for a winter ski-cation on the slopes. Whichever side the coin lands North Lake Tahoe’s Bichard Chateau makes a perfect homebase in any season. A short walk from the Northshore beach and a quick drive to the slopes of 12 different ski resorts, here, adventure is found right outside your front door. After a day of exploration, its multiple living rooms with wood-burning fireplaces, a library with a reading nook, and a large back deck with a private jacuzzi offer a cozy place to refuel and unwind.

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