Take your winter family travel to the next level with a trip to an exhilarating waterpark. Holiday car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental.com recently released a list of impressive parks filled with action-packed rides, relaxing lazy rivers and more.
As one of Walt Disney World’s two water parks, Blizzard Beach offers a wide variety of winter-themed water attractions, including raft rides, body slides and its terrifying 120-foot-tall water slide, Summit Plummet. Guests are taken to the top of the summit on a chair lift, which also offers great views of the water park, as well as other Disney theme parks in the area.
A popular destination for travelers toward the end of the year, the Canary Islands invite guests to enjoy the nice weather at Siam Park. Thrillseekers can’t miss the Tower of Power ride for a terrifying, but fun drop.
Another Canary Island hot spot, Aqualava Waterpark is another must-visit while on the islands. The park offers year-round, family-friendly fun and is suitable for younger guests.
Known as the largest waterpark in the world, travelers can experience a variety of giant slides and long, lazy rivers. The park’s can’t-miss attraction, the wheel waterslide, rotates as you slide down and is an impressive way to make a splash and experience the thrill.
Walt Disney World’s second theme park, Typhoon Lagoon offers a tropical-themed experience. The park doesn’t offer many tall waterslides, but it does feature a water coaster, extensive lazy river, family tube slides and a one-of-a-kind wave pool.
Another famous waterpark in Orlando, Aquatica Waterpark is known for its big drops and fascinating surroundings. Slides include one where the floor drips out from under you after a countdown and one where you slide through an aquarium filled with exotic fish and leopard sharks.
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.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
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.