Spas aren’t just for grownups — kids need a little pampering, too! These four resort spas offer treatments for the whole family.
While mom and dad enjoy The Pinnacle Facial with gold-infused sugar scrub or a Jojoba and Prickly Pear Polish, a full-body exfoliation featuring jojoba oil and prickly pear, at this Arizona resort spa, kids 10 and under can indulge in a Bubble Yummy Haircut, including bubble gum-scented shampoo and a bubble gum treat. Young spa-goers can also get a Bubble Yummy Pedicure or Bubble Yummy Manicure, and for a more grown-up spa experience, tweens and teens (12 and up) can have a custom, European facial personalized to their skin type and needs.
Kidspa at Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont, offers several options for young spa enthusiasts aged 6–12. In addition to the Princess Manicure and Princess Pedicure, the spa offers a 25-minute Mini Me Massage to release general stress and tension and a 25-minute Mini Me Facial that cleanses, tones and hydrates. For both, an adult must be present in the room during the treatment.
After your kids’ spa experience ends, treat yourself to one of the spa’s signature treatments, such as the Stowe Cider Uber Scrub or Sacred Brew-ty hair treatment. The Spa & Wellness Center also has body sculpting, grounding, oxygen facials and CBD treatments available.
Located on Captiva Island, just southwest of Ft. Myers, this former key lime plantation caters to families, so it’s no surprise the on-site Kay Casperson Spa, Salon & Boutique boasts several treatments for kids. Tweens and teens (ages 11 and up) can indulge in a 25- or 50-minute massage, manicure, pedicure or makeup application as well as the Ultimate Teen, a 25-minute facial, manicure, pedicure and makeup application with complimentary Kay Casperson skincare product. Those 10 and under can have a similar session, the Ultimate Royalty, which includes a manicure, pedicure, makeup application, tiara and complimentary Kay Casperson lip gloss or nail polish.
Mom and dad don’t have to miss out! The spa offers a full slate of treatments for grownups, too, including massages, scrubs and facials.
This Disney resort in Ko Olina, Hawai’i, provides spa treatments for nearly all ages. At Painted Sky Hi Style Studio, kids ages 3–12 can get a new look, including hairstyle, makeup and accessories. Little princesses who want to be a mermaid will get the right hairstyle, shimmering make-up, a mermaid tutu and flower clip set, while little surfers can don a Polynesian temporary tattoo, broad shorts, hook necklace and other accessories. Spa stylists can even make kids up for luaus or special evenings, complete with a gown made from heirloom-quality fabrics for Moana fans.
Of course, adults can get the royal treatment, too, at Aulani’s spa, including lomilomi, a traditional Hawai’ian massage using lomilomi sticks and warm river stones.
If you are a lover of thrill rides and rollercoasters, you better start thinking about a future trip to test out some new ones in Orlando, Florida’s, theme parks. Throughout the next year, some theme parks are expecting a number of thrilling additions and experiences for willing guests. From two long-anticipated coasters slated to open next year in Walt Disney World to a yet-to-be-announced Jurassic Park roller coaster set to open in Universal Orlando, thrill-seekers and coaster fanatics will be in awe.
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In times of stress, boredom and even enjoyment, some of us find ourselves reaching for a treat or two — or a dozen. When you need the crunch or sweetness of a snack, but not all the guilt and remorse to follow, registered dietician Lisa Moskovitz, founder and CEO, New York Nutrition Group, recommends these not-so-bad snacks — they’re also great in kids’ lunches or as after-school snacks!
The first refreshing aspect of Morgan’s Wonderland is its inspiration; a real person instead of a cast of cartoon characters. The second, all the more innovative and meaningful, her parents channeled her resilience and zest for life into a destination of pure family fun, designed to be more inclusive than some of the most-visited theme parks on the planet.
Ever since travel began picking back up and travelers started returning to the skies, Delta Air Lines has blocked the middle seat option on all flights, and limited the number of passengers per flight. Delta Air Lines announced it will continue blocking the middle seat and limiting travelers through at least Jan. 6, 2021. Delta is hoping this extension will make individuals, groups and families more comfortable flying over the holidays.