Plan an educational family trip this summer. Check out our list of fun, educational museums for the entire family as inspiration.
The science museum in Los Angeles, California, boasts hands-on exhibits and educational programming. Admission to the four major exhibition areas is free. The museum also houses the space shuttle Endeavor.
Learn more about Thomas Edison and Henry Ford at the winter homes of the iconic inventors in Fort Myers, Florida. The property boasts a collection of inventions and antique cars, as well as a 20-acre botanical garden.
This museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan, focuses on culture, history and science. The museum’s newest exhibit, Ice Age: Michigan’s Frozen Secrets, highlights North America’s last glacial period and the creatures that roamed Earth during that time.
Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, this 300,000-square-foot history museum covers America’s role in World War II. The museum features immersive exhibits; temporary exhibitions; and multimedia experiences, including a 4-D movie narrated by Tom Hanks.
Opened May 2022, this interactive museum in Newport, Rhode Island, invites visitors to select a boat as their “character” while exploring the museum. The space is also home to National Sailing Hall of Fame and America’s Cup Hall of Fame.
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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.
Does your road trip crew include young kids? We’ve been there, too, and know keeping everyone busy and entertained makes those long stretches of interstate much more peaceful.
In the market for new luggage? If you’re outfitting your entire family of travelers, you may want to check out some new offerings available at Target from travel brand Atlantic. Atlantic’s new line focuses on making travel more convenient with kiddos, and includes seven pieces to choose from, all made with durable, lightweight, sustainable materials (each item is made from up to 27 recycled plastic bottles).
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.
Norwegian recently launched the newest addition to its fleet, Viva, with a spectacular debut earlier this month. The ship, launched from Trieste, Italy, and finishing its inaugural run in Lisbon, Portugal, is the second in its Prima Class of ships, set to give family travelers the ultimate vacation experience.