More than just a haven for partygoers to let off steam on gorgeous beaches in the Baja Peninsula, Los Cabos, the two cities of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo, plus everything in between, also offers families an opportunity to create experiences to cherish.
When Jessica Blotter took her family on a trip to Belize, she said they witnessed heartbreaking poverty and environmental despair. She wished there was a way their travel dollars could positively impact the local community and environment. From there, her vision came to fruition through her website Kind Traveler.
As you drop from the lip of a wooden half-pipe, your body whipped up by gravity as the tube curls back and launches you, spinning and flying into the air, your kids finally realize just how cool you really are. This may not be you, but the guys who broke bones in the 70s and 80s, trying to land those perfect tricks on their skateboards or bikes, who crashed into the merciless concrete of empty pools, are all grown up now and have kids of their own. Like most parents, they want to teach their children what they know but they also want to protect them from getting hurt. The solution is Woodward, the most state-of-the-art, indoor/outdoor extreme sports park with 12 locations across North America. My son and I attended the opening of Woodward Park City in Utah on Dec. 14, 2019.
Part four of our four-part series spotlighting incredible women in travel highlights Kelly Lewis of The Go! Girl Guides. Lewis had traveled solo much of her life when she realized the experiences she and her friends were having on their own didn’t match the advice in the currently available guidebooks at the time, so she launched her own. The Go! Girl Guides are the first travel guide books focused on safety and affordability for women. She went on to start a travel convention for women, Women’s Travel Fest, and a women-only tour company, Damesly.
Part three of our four-part series spotlighting incredible women in travel highlights Lauren Hefferon, director and founder, Ciclismo Classico — the first woman-owned bicycle tour company. She started with two tours in Tuscany and now offers 35 throughout Italy. She pioneered the modern bicycle tour, combining cultural immersion and an itinerary appealing to all levels.