(RELEASE) - Summer is finally here and we all can't wait to get in 18 holes some great courses. Looking for a golf getaway AND want to spend time with your family this summer? We have the solution: great travel destinations with plenty of family-friendly activities and opportunities to hit the course. The travel experts at Natural Retreats have put together their list of summer travel destinations that are a hole-in-one for the whole family.
Teton Springs Lodge & Spa, ID (above)
Idaho's beautiful Teton Springs Lodge & Spa offers sweeping views of Teton Valley and close proximity to area activities. From wildlife tours of Grand Teton National Park to horseback riding in the Big Hole Mountains, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure. While you're there, enjoy a round at the nationally-recognized Headwaters Club. Rolling fairways, well bunkered greens, and spring fed lakes teaming with native trout promise a memorable experience.
Homestead Preserve, VA (above)
Set in the heart of Virginia's Allegheny Mountains in Hot Springs, Homestead Preserve offers everything from wooded seclusion to stunning panoramas. Get the whole family together to hike the mountainous terrain, explore the forest on horseback, and raft down the river. Just don't forget to take advantage of two great nearby golf courses, the Omni Homestead and Cascades Golf Course.
Palm Springs, CA (above)
If you're looking for outdoor relaxation with an incredible landscape, look no further than Palm Springs. While you're there, visit Joshua Tree National Park, a "climber's haven." Climbing rocks not your thing? Climb into a balloon and take off from the floor of the Coachella Valley, drift through the desert air, and see the breathtaking California landscape from above. There are over 100 golf courses in the Palm Springs area, each designed with care by renowned architects and players. From well-known courses like the Classic Club, to the exclusive La Quinta Resort Mountain Course, to the more forgiving Indian Canyons Golf Resort, there's a fit for every skill level.
Lake Toxaway, NC (above)
Surrounded by the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests of Western North Carolina, Lake Toxaway has 14 miles of pristine shoreline, making it the largest private lake in the state. Venture out to experience the "Land of Waterfalls," hit the trail on horseback, tube down the river, or go on an adrenaline pumping whitewater-rafting adventure. The Toxaway Country Club Golf Course is a stunning, 18 hole golfer's haven tucked in the beauty of western North Carolina.
Tybee Island, GA (above)
Known for unforgettable sunsets, phenomenal bird watching, and a happy, laid-back culture, a memorable getaway awaits on Tybee Island. It's the perfect location for families as it's brimming with activities: kayaking, dolphin tours, biking, and sunset tours (just to name a few). Tybee Island is also filled with beautiful golf courses complete with palm trees and ocean views. From Bloody Point Golf Course to Melrose Golf Club, there are several exciting golf challenges waiting during your beach getaway.