When planning your next family vacation, consider one of these charming destinations in the Midwest.
Located in the heart of Missouri, Columbia offers something for everyone. The city is home to University of Missouri and boasts plenty of school spirit, especially during football season tailgates. Columbia hosts numerous annual festivals, including the True/False Film Festival, Roots N’ Blues Festival, Unbound Book Festival and Art in the Park. With 70 city parks and 50 miles of trails, the city offers a variety of outdoor adventures. Columbia’s culinary scene features everything from barbecue to innovative fine dining.
Hamilton County, Indiana
Hamilton County’s flourishing art scene features goods from local artisans in the county’s individual cities. For multigenerational travelers, Hamilton County offers activities including cultural attractions, history lessons at Conner Prairie and kayaking opportunities on the White River. Foodies have plenty of unique dining options. Be sure to stop at many of the year-round farmers markets. A visit to Hamilton County isn’t complete without sampling the area’s famous Hoosier breaded pork tenderloin sandwich.
This city is located where three rivers (Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic) flow into Lake Michigan. There are plenty of aquatic activities available in Milwaukee, including sightseeing boat cruises, kayaking, ice skating and strolling along Milwaukee Riverwalk. Attend one of the city’s many annual festivals, including Mexican Fiesta, Irish Fest and Black Arts Fest MKE. Visit Bronzeville, the heart of the city’s Black community. This neighborhood is home to the newly reopened America’s Black Holocaust Museum. Explore the city’s culinary scene. Parkside 22 is Wisconsin’s only restaurant with an on-site farm. Head to the James Beard award-winning Ardent for cutting-edge cuisine.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through these pies from around the world, and maybe you’ll be inspired to take that next trip for a delicious slice.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
With the holiday season upon us, resorts all over the world pull out all the stops to bring the joy of the holidays to family travelers of all ages. Here are five more resorts to check out this holiday season:
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
When searching for unique gifts for family travelers, Etsy is a good place to begin. A marketplace of online shops owned by craftspeople and collectors, Etsy is filled with handcrafted works in all mediums, often one-of-a-kind or custom-made. It’s like an open studio, a place to share the latest creations directly to people who appreciate handcrafted things.