Only the bravest of family travelers should venture to Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights. Every year, Universal Orlando turns into the spookiest place in Florida, if not in the country. On select nights throughout the season, visitors and locals alike can head to the popular amusement park for frights, scares and thrilling adventures. Explore 10 terrifying haunted houses; five scare zones; live entertainment; and themed attractions, food and merchandise.
Calling all Stranger Things fans! This year, one of the most popular haunted houses includes Stranger Things 4. Band together with your squad to resist Vecna’s gruesome curse and take on one of the scariest seasons of the popular show yet. Now’s your chance to take a page out of Eleven’s book and stop him once and for all in the ultimate showdown in Vecna’s blood-red mindscape.
Stranger Things isn’t the only hit show with a haunted house this year. The video game-turned-HBO show The Last of Us makes an appearance. Your group will encounter the haunting and overgrown world of Naughty Dog’s video game in a brand-new, terrifying way as you make your way through the abandoned city of Pittsburgh.
Other haunted houses include The Exorcist: Believer; Chucky: Ultimate Kill Count, Universal Monsters: Unmasked; Dr. Oddfellow’s Twisted Origins; Dueling Dragons; Choose Thy Fate; YETI: Campground Kills; The Darkest Deal; and Bloodmoon: Dark Offerings.
Watch out while walking through the park, you might enter one of the five scare zones — you’ll be just as scared on the streets as scare actors stalk you. The five zones feature Dr. Oddfellow’s Collection of Horror; Dark Zodiac; Jungle of Doom: Expedition Horror; Vamp ’69: Summer of Blood; and Shipyard 32: Horrors Unhinged.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through these pies from around the world, and maybe you’ll be inspired to take that next trip for a delicious slice.
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.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
With the holiday season upon us, resorts all over the world pull out all the stops to bring the joy of the holidays to family travelers of all ages. Here are five more resorts to check out this holiday season:
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.
When searching for unique gifts for family travelers, Etsy is a good place to begin. A marketplace of online shops owned by craftspeople and collectors, Etsy is filled with handcrafted works in all mediums, often one-of-a-kind or custom-made. It’s like an open studio, a place to share the latest creations directly to people who appreciate handcrafted things.