Home of the most impressive and prolific ancient civilization, Egypt boasts boundless attractions for the modern family of explorers. This desert oasis contains some of the world’s oldest monuments for history buffs, a fascinating landscape for culture seekers and incredible marine life for nature lovers.
Nestled against the Red Sea, Sharm El Sheikh is a popular destination for watersports enthusiasts. Many seaside resorts in Sharm el Maya, such as the Marriott Resort and Iberotel Palace, provide a wide range of beachfront pursuits. Bring the family and try out a variety of activities from kite-surfing and parasailing to windsurfing, wakeboarding, waterskiing and diving from the sandy cliffs. Take in the incredible beachside views during an active day of exploring.
Looking for something more leisurely? Check into the Iberotel Palace in Sharm El Sheikh for a unique family holiday. Lounge by the hotel’s two freshwater pools or head to the private beach. Watch the kids snorkel and swim from the lounge chairs, or head out with them discovering vibrant coral reefs and marine life.
Off the beaten path and away from the beach is a desert terrain prime for four-wheel riding. The vast western desert of the Siwa Oasis provides incredible views of an ancient city within an expansive desert. Tour through ancient temples and history scattered over the Oasis.
The old town of Shali in Siwa Oasis is an ideal setting for riders to explore the rugged territory and watch the sun set over the sandy horizon. Strap on your helmets and bond with your teens and adult children, tearing through the sandy, historic and exquisite landscape.
Cruise the Nile River from Luxor to Aswan, exploring the Middle East coastline. Sailboat excursions are often available for quick trips for groups and families, traveling to secluded islands, ancient temples, catacombs and botanical gardens.
Explore land and sea on various adventure tours and trek below the Earth discovering ancient tombs. The opportunities are endless. Egypt remains an enthralling destination brimming with ancient ruins, entrancing landscape and natural beauty. Take an awe-inspiring family trip to the country’s ancient cities, incredible landmarks and adventure tourism opportunities along the way.
Halloween is right around the corner, which means its time to start making plans for spooky and scary stops for having fun with the family this fall. New York’s Cayuga County is always a fun visit for family travelers, but if you plan on being in the area this October, you will definitely want to explore its haunted history with some choice spots along New York’s Haunted History Trail. This curated list of haunted and spooky stops throughout New York features incredible locations showcasing the perfect combination of the state’s beautiful charm and fascinating history.
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.
The next two seasons see Franklin, Tennessee, come alive with festive events, fun pop-ups and colorful lights. Family travelers planning a trip to Tennessee this fall or winter must make time for Franklin, a city just south of Nashville with plenty of history and festivities awaiting.
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.
Mysterious glowing seas? Yes, actually! Through October, Florida’s Space Coast waters within Mosquito Lagoon, Banana River and Indian River Lagoon glow with blue-green bioluminescence — a phenomenon resulting from the presence of comb jellies and dinoflagellates (tiny, single-celled marine plankton that exist in some freshwater locations).