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5 Popular Summer Destinations for Family Travelers

by Katie Skrzek

May 19, 2023

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Destinations / North America

With summer around the corner, it’s time for family travelers to begin booking summer vacations. Consider these destinations, perfect for a family getaway.



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Denver, Colorado

Denver boasts a popular art and culture scene, with the nearby national parks as an option for outdoors lovers. Book a stay at The Curtis, located in the heart of downtown Denver. The property features an immersive pop-culture experience.


Memphis, Tennessee

Considered the birthplace of blues, the family-friendly city offers something for everyone: live music, museums, cultural activities, award-winning food and outdoor attractions. Stay in the heart of Memphis at The Central Station. Located in a former transportation hub, the property boasts local art and music-based amenities.


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New Orleans, Louisiana

Foodie families, plan your vacation to New Orleans. The Crescent City is known for its food scene. The city hosts numerous food festivals throughout the summer. Book a stay at The Eliza Jane, just outside the French Quarter.


San Diego, California

San Diego offers fun for the entire family, from its beautiful beaches to the renowned San Diego Zoo. Stay at Liberty Station, a commercial space home to restaurants, art galleries, shops and four hotels.


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Washington, D.C.

The U.S. capital is the perfect destination for museum buffs. With dozens of museums to choose from, there is something for every interest. Be sure to stop by many famous monuments throughout the city during your stay. Make The Kimpton Banneker home base for your visit and take advantage of its rooftop dining.


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Mar 21, 2024

Kids Can Now Adopt Plants at Grand Velas Los Cabos

Grand Velas Los Cabos recently launched a new Adopt-a-Plant program that allows kids to adopt and care for a plant of their choosing during their stay at the resort. The resort believes a love and appreciation for nature is more important than ever, and the hands-on activity will teach valuable lessons about responsibility and stewardship — perfect for family travelers!

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

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Set Sail with City Cruises New York’s Spring Programming

City Cruises New York invites family travelers aboard this spring with seasonal offerings for Easter and Mother’s Day. Cruising along the East and Hudson Rivers, City Cruises hosts special brunches and dinners for the spring holidays.

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Grandkids Sail Free, Grandparents Enjoy 10 Percent Savings on Star Clippers

Multigenerational family travel takes center stage on Star Clippers, currently offering a deal that makes it easy for families to board one of its tall clipper ships: 10 percent off fares for grandparents and kids sail for free! The offer is available for residents of North, Central and South America for new bookings on select sailings in the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Central America.