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2 Unique, Family-Friendly Experiences for 2023

by Kimberly Inlander

Mar 6, 2023

© Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club


Change up your family travel routine with unique offerings and experiences from two family-friendly properties — Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club on Cape Cod, and The Westin Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta.


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© Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

Year-round, Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club offers a great choice for families with heated indoor pools and nearby art galleries, antique stores and museums. This winter, find The Frost Bar, offered for the third year and boasting a new look in 2023. The bar is comprised of cozy, geodesic igloos featuring specialty dining and wintry cocktails. Additionally, guests can enjoy new spa specials, a weekly Winter Bounty Series and the A Taste of Ireland program with live music, Irish-themed menus, Irish step dancers, live art, whiskey tastings, mixology classes and more. Check out the Fire & Ice package.



© The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta

The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta

Located on a former palm tree farm in Puerto Vallarta, The Westin Resort & Spa sits on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, offering a private beach, tennis court, walking trails, bike rentals, non-motorized water sports and private seaside picnics. Pet- and kid-friendly, the property boasts the Westin Family program, delivering activities to enrich younger guests’ stays through exploration, as well as an Eat Well menu for kids. Check out the hotel’s Detox for a Better You and Vitamin Sea, D + Me offers.


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Destinations / North America
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South County, Rhode Island, Is Made for Families This Fall

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Destinations / Europe
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Take Part in England’s Exmoor Dark Skies Festival Dusk Wildlife Safaris and Children’s Art Competition

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Destinations / North America
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These Omni Hotels and Resorts Have Haunting Ghost Stories for a Spooky Stay

Part of a family who just loves a good scare or ghost story? This fall, wherever your travels might take you, chances are you’ll be near an Omni hotel or resort with a history of haunted sightings and other scary happenings. So, why not learn a bit about where you’re staying to make the experience all the more eerie …