• Jessica Zanke

The Perfect Lakeside Itinerary When Visiting With Children


Smiling father looking at son standing on pier while fishing in lake

Lakeside Itinerary When Visiting With Kids is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy nature. There are a number of family activities that you can participate in to make the most of your visit. You can rent rowboats or wind-powered or radio boats to explore the lake, go kayaking with your children, or even do fishing at a lakeside.

While visiting the great outdoors, you may want to include a lakeside excursion in your itinerary. You can do fun activities, take some pictures, and wander around some great scenery. To plan an ideal day, start your visit in the early morning hours. In addition to avoiding crowds, the early hours of the day offer the best light and reflections from mountains and still water.

Outdoor Adventures

If you're looking for a family vacation that's perfect for the whole family, consider a lakeside getaway. These getaways offer many advantages - from lush lawns and golf courses to comfortable accommodations and diverse children's programs. Plus, many lakeside properties are great for every budget and can accommodate kids of all ages and physical abilities.

The Olympic Peninsula offers both rainforest and coast, so you'll want to check the tide schedule when planning your itinerary. If you're going to be on the water, you'll want to arrive at low tide. Tide pools are best viewed at low tide, so you should plan your trip around low tides.


A Cabin for your family to Stay

Family enjoying vacation in log cabin

If you're visiting Lakeside with children, you might want to consider a cabin that's perfect for families. Unlike a hotel, lakeside cabins have full kitchens and include amenities like two heated pools and WiFi. Each cabin also has a table and chairs for your family to use. There are also four acres of sports fields that you can use to keep your little ones entertained.

Deciding which cabin features suit you depends on your lifestyle and budget. It would be best to consider how you'll use the cabin, including whether you'll have plenty of people or if you'll have your pets with you. If you're looking for a vacation home, consider the climate. If the climate in which you plan to have a vacation is extreme, you'll need to consider that.

A family cabin is a perfect place for the whole family to spend a weekend. Depending on your budget, there are a variety of options for your stay. The cabins at Island View Resort are highly rated by guests. Many people love them for their location, cleanliness, and convenience.

Choose which amenities are important to you and check to ensure the cabin has those amenities. You'll also want to determine if these amenities are included in the price of the cabin. If so, check the details. If not, move on to the next option.


Having Fun at the Playground

One of the things to do when visiting Lakeside with kids is to spend some time on the playground. There are lots of different things to do here, from playing with blocks to playing with water. You can also ride some of the amusement rides in the park. Some of these rides are free, but you must have some money on hand.

The playground is divided into two sections - one for older children and one for younger children. The older children's section features two giant stainless steel slides, a rope climb, and a special needs swing. For younger children, there is pint-sized playground equipment and a caterpillar tunnel.

Swimming and Kayaking at the Lake

Family enjoying kayak ride

Swimming and kayaking at the lake can be great fun for families, but there are some things to keep in mind to make sure your kids stay safe. Make sure you take along plenty of sunscreens, hats, and water toys, and be aware of the water safety rules. Also, keep in mind that you will be walking some distance, so you'll want to pack some food and drinks as well.

Make sure your child wears a life jacket and water shoes to prevent dehydration. You'll also want to pack a dry bag to carry your child's belongings in. Helmets and gloves are also recommended for sea kayaking. Make sure they fit properly and that they grip well. Lastly, make sure your child has a water bottle. Kids love to see their parents succeed at new things, so they'll be eager to help.

Before getting your children to try kayaking or swimming at the lake, it's important to consider their level of energy and experience. Kids don't need to be good swimmers to try kayaking, but they do need to know how to control their kayak on their own. If they're still a little young, you can take them out in a child-size kayak and let them practice first.


Fun Activities Near Us

If you have a vacation planned with children, there are a few things that you should make sure to include on your itinerary. This is a great way to see the lake and its surroundings while enjoying a meal. You can also take a sunset cruise and enjoy a fireworks show. Here are also great activities to consider for your kids to enjoy.

  • If you're looking for a weekly dose of excitement during the summertime, look no further than the Little Crow Water Ski Team in New London/Spicer.

  • Sibley State Park, only 5 miles from the resort, is home to over 2,400 acres of diverse mosaic grasslands, lush hardwood forests, plentiful wetlands, and cool, clear lakes. For the hiker (or biker or horseback rider), Sibley has it all!

  • A 40-foot climbing wall and other strenuous activities are available at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. The outdoor classroom, which has hands-on opportunities, is located close to Lake Florida - approximately west of Island View Resort.

  • The Glacial Lakes State Trail is the perfect choice for nature lovers who enjoy hiking, biking, jogging, or rollerblading! Newly-paved trail stretches for miles from Willmar north to Spicer and New London with, Island View Resort being one of the main attractions along the way.

The Bottomline

When you stay with us at Island View Resort, you'll feel the difference! The Island View Resort has been a go-to vacation place for tourists for many years! Aside from the already picturesque views, your family can expect to be accommodated accordingly by new owners that are passionate about creating a hospitable environment complete with fun activities, cozy lodgings, and plenty of opportunities to relax.

Make your experiences with us memorable! Our elegant, tree-shaded grounds with nicely-spaced cabins allow for fun and peaceful relaxation!Contact us now for reservations.

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