FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

4 Family- and Pet-Friendly Hotels

by Angelique Platas

Nov 20, 2017

© Prystai | Dreamstime


Canopy by Hilton, Washington DC, The Wharf Hotel

Check into Canopy, The Wharf Hotel in Washington, D.C. with your two- and four-legged friends and family members and receive a slew of extras. The Just-Right Room comes complete with a dog bed, dog food and water bowls so guests can settle in and relax. In partnership with Planet Dog, Canopy provides accommodations and welcome gifts for both people and pups.

dog in hotel bed with owner

Photo: Soloway | Dreamstime


Upon checking in, let your pet sift through the welcome pack including pet toys, treats, pickup bags, a neighborhood guide and hemp leashes and collars. For those new to the area, the neighborhood guide will be a helpful directory to local dog-centric spaces. Use the guide to check out nearby parks, trails, beaches and dog-friendly eateries in the area and keep it in your back pocket in case you need to locate a vet or groomer.


The Time Hotel, Nyack, NY

Bring the family and pets along for a trip to the Hudson River Valley in Nyack, N.Y. Pets are welcome with a $50 fee per night, per pet and receive special treatment — just as your two-legged family members.


Let your four-legged guests tear into their welcome bags, including their own water bottle, toys, dog tag, treats and array of specialty gifts. Set down your bags in your room and get comfortable while your dog settles down in the pet teepee. Your pet will even receive their own turndown service before bed, complete with a fresh bottle of water and a treat.

Cat and Dog together resting on bed of hotel room

Photo: Michael Pettigrew | Dreamstime


Kimpton Hotels

Kimpton’s 65 locations come with an array of services and special amenities for families and their pets. There is no extra charge to bring a pet, furry, feathery or otherwise, and lavish amenities are available upon booking. Speak with the concierge and get a list of local pet-friendly restaurants and nearby parks to play and walk your dog.


Select Kimpton locations even offer a complimentary nightly wine reception where pets are welcome to attend and meet the neighbors. For those not traveling with a pet, Kimpton will outfit your room with pet fish during your stay to make you feel more at home.


Loews Hotels and Resorts

With the Loews Loves Pets program, guests staying with Loews Hotels and Resorts find pet-friendly amenities and services available upon booking. Fees and services vary by hotel, but most amenities include services for up to two pets. Treats, beds, water bowls, food, pet mats and litter boxes are all available with your reservation. Be sure to speak to the concierge about the special room service menu featuring items for cats and dogs.


Insta Feed
Destinations / North America
Sep 21, 2023

The World’s Largest Indoor Beachfront Waterpark Opened This Summer

Not quite ready to say goodbye to summer? If the weather is forcing you to head indoors, you can still take advantage of a few opportunities to splash around in the waves, without even being that far from the beach — thanks to the world’s largest indoor beachfront waterpark, which opened this summer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Interior Upgrades Begin Rolling Out Across United Fleet

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.

Destinations / North America
Sep 21, 2023

Spooky Haunts to Visit in Cayuga County, New York, This Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, which means its time to start making plans for spooky and scary stops for having fun with the family this fall. New York’s Cayuga County is always a fun visit for family travelers, but if you plan on being in the area this October, you will definitely want to explore its haunted history with some choice spots along New York’s Haunted History Trail. This curated list of haunted and spooky stops throughout New York features incredible locations showcasing the perfect combination of the state’s beautiful charm and fascinating history.

Sep 21, 2023

6 Tirana, Albania, Destinations for Family Travel

It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Tirana, Albania, with us.

United Airlines Celebrates its First Class of United Aviate Graduates

As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.

Destinations / North America
Sep 21, 2023

4 Reasons to Head to Franklin, Tennessee, This Fall and Winter

The next two seasons see Franklin, Tennessee, come alive with festive events, fun pop-ups and colorful lights. Family travelers planning a trip to Tennessee this fall or winter must make time for Franklin, a city just south of Nashville with plenty of history and festivities awaiting.