This year, plan family travel to one of these beautiful beaches around the world.
Located on the western side of Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach attracts visitors with its picturesque views of sparkling waters and coral sands. Spend your days relaxing and soaking up the rays on the beach; walking along the shoreline; and engaging in watersports like paddleboarding, parasailing and jet skiing. Go deep diving into the gorgeous waters with snorkeling and scuba expeditions around Cemetery Reef to get up close with unique marine life. Only a few steps away from the beach, The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa offers one-of-a-kind views, stunning amenities, restaurants and much more.
No trip to St. Kitts is complete without a visit to Cockleshell Bay. This secluded stretch of powder-white sand offers stunning views of sister island, Nevis. Water sports lovers will thrive with a wide variety of activities like diving, surfing, snorkeling and beach volleyball. Restaurants and grills throughout the island offer an authentic Caribbean mix between fine dining and good ol’ reggae-style barbeque. Two must-visit restaurants are Reggae Beach Bar and Spice Mill Restaurant.
Enjoy an intimate, private experience at Turtle Island Resort in Fiji. This eco-resort offers an authentic Fijian experience in the Yasawa Islands. The island features 12 unique private beaches, from the idyllic crescent-shaped Honeymoon Beach to the aptly named Long Beach, which offers sunrise horseback adventures. The island only welcomes 14 couples to the island at a time, guaranteeing each couple enjoys a private beach to picnic at every other day of their stay. Travelers can also snorkel, scuba dive, kayak and more throughout their stay.
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Montego Bay, Jamaica, features a ton of incredible beaches on the island, but the best one is the private one at The Tryall Club. The luxury, all-villa rental community offers private stays and seclusion from crowds. Ocean lovers can snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and see lots of colorful fish like wrasse, parrotfish, butterflyfish and chromis. If snorkeling isn’t your thing, head to the water sports facility for kayaking or paddleboarding.
Turks & Caicos
As one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, Turks & Caicos is a must on your 2023 travel bucket list. For a unique stay, head to Bajacu from onefinestay, the luxury rental brand. Enjoy lush, vibrant gardens and a private pathway to an enclosed private beach — the destination’s only fully private beach.
Pasadena gears up for a lot of attention as it prepares to host its annual Rose Parade on New Year’s Day, but it won’t just be the parade that makes it the place to be for family travelers in 2024. The coming year is full of great things for the city, like interesting anniversaries and fun kid-friendly events, which means great ways for visiting families to explore and discover.
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.
If you’re trying to travel with the family on a budget, you might feel like there’s no way you’ll be able to truly enjoy all the culinary experiences you might if you were to travel solo or just with your partner. However, that’s not necessarily the case. Don’t make the mistake of thinking every culinary capital across the globe is going to cost you a pretty penny every time you head to dinner as a crew. A new study from Sail Croatia uncovered the cheapest foodie destinations in Europe, so you can plan your next trip accordingly.
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.
Dude alert: If you’ve fallen out of touch with the other guys in your family, Cody Yellowstone is the perfect place to catch up — and autumn is the ideal season for doing so in the great outdoors. From off-road adventures to historic ghost towns to plenty of wildlife, there’s something in this dynamic destination to please family travelers.