What Do You Recommend for Families to Do at Lakeside?

Guest Blogger: Alyssa Jones, Advancement and Communications Intern


 

Families come from near and far to enjoy all that Lakeside has to offer. But, what if you’re a first-time Lakesider, and you don’t know what there is to do during your stay.

Well, we asked our Facebook audience, “What do you recommend for families to do at Lakeside?” Here are some of their answers:

“Relax, enjoy the peacefulness of Lakeside and let the stress of life release. Lakeside is a place of relaxation and a perfect way to be with family in a beautiful and peaceful atmosphere.” – Ivan Samuelson

“Take a leisurely bike ride around the grounds with no destination, just to enjoy the sights.” – Lisa Brucken

“Do all there is to do. Great place. Enjoy.” – Cheryl Lauer

“Start a family putt-putt tournament! So much fun, we have a Lakeside family trophy that gets passed around each year. I loved it as a kid, now my kids love it!” – Michelle Macy Hock

“Sit on the Pavilion and watch the lake.” – Ruth Lorenz Eichenberger

“Putt-putt!” – Jessica Chelton

“Walk along the lake. Take one of the ferries out to the islands. Play shuffle board, get some sun (don’t forget the sunscreen). The list goes on.” – Sue Cox

“Unplug…relax…and enjoy.” – Bryce Johnson

“Start a family putt-putt tournament! So much fun, we have a Lakeside family trophy that gets passed around each year. I loved it as a kid, now my kids love it!” – Michelle Macy Hock

“Shuffleboard and ice cream” – Kim Royer

“Eat an ice cream cone on the dock at sunset.” – Lori Littleton Taggart

“Shuffle on! I also like ordering snacks on the dock from a young kid in a hot dog hat.” – Mary Penko Bales

Now, it’s your turn. In the comments below, tell us what you recommend to do in Lakeside. What are your favorite family traditions?

One thought on “What Do You Recommend for Families to Do at Lakeside?”

  1. Do as much or as little as you wish. Lakeside exists to recharge the mind, the body and the spirit. Therefore, your level of activity should reflect your spiritual as well as your temporal needs.

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