Panama City Beach invites family travelers to kick off the holiday season at its seventh annual Beach Home for the Holidays. Hosted at Aaron Bessant Park, festivities include carol-themed concerts, s’mores, appearances by Santa, nightly fireworks and the lighting of the city’s 36-foot-tall Christmas tree. This year’s event also includes live performances by Panama City Symphony Orchestra and country music artist Cam.
Beach Home for the Holidays starts Nov. 25, with campfires, s’mores and the opening of Santa’s Village. That evening, Cam takes the stage at Aaron Bessant Park’s open-air amphitheater. The night ends with magical fireworks.
On Nov. 26, enjoy more campfires and s’mores, as well as the opening of Santa’s Village. In late afternoon, enjoy holiday movies Shrek the Halls and Merry Madagascar before listening to a performance by Panama City Symphony Orchestra. The night ends again with a fantastic display of fireworks.
Aaron Bessant Park is one of Panama City Beach’s newest and most-manicured parks. At the center of the park lies a state-of-the-art amphitheater. Three looping trails and an open, grassy field allows guests to enjoy an array of activities, from picnics to playing sports to enjoying concerts.
Many powerful and exceptional women have left a mark on the history of Slovenia, from Barbara of Celje, one of the most influential women of the 14th century, and Alma Karlim, an adventurous pioneer of her time who traveled the world with a typewriter, to Ita Rina, a celebrated actress from the 1920s and 30s. What better destination to celebrate International Women’s Month than a destination with a lot of her-story? Slovenia invites female travelers to explore its unique gastronomy experiences with friends.
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.
South Seas, located on Captiva Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, welcomes family travelers this spring break with two offers that include complimentary nights. The destination offers warmer temperatures, bright blue skies and the water, as well as the chance to take in some of baseball’s spring training games as Fort Myers is home to the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins facilities.
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.
Germany is a fascinating destination with so much to see and do; each member of the family is sure to have an incredible time no matter what time of year you go. This may just be why Germany has been ranked No. 1 cultural travel destination in Europe for the past 10 years. This year, the country has even more reasons to make it a top family travel destination. Read on for three reasons why you shouldn’t miss this European destination.