Take your family travels to one of these U.S.-based, family-friendly destinations in 2023.
LEGOLAND New York Resort offers an ultimate theme park experience in the beautiful Hudson Valley. At LEGOLAND New York, kids ages 2–12 and their families can ride, climb, splash and build their way through seven themed lands. Next year, 2023, is particularly exciting, with the debut of the park’s Water Playground for guests to cool off during the warmer months. The park also features seasonal events like Red, White and Boom for the Fourth of July, Brick-or-Treat for Halloween, and Holiday Bricktacular for the holiday season. After a day full of fun, spend the night in one of the hotel’s 250 themed guestrooms, boasting interactive features and separate sleeping areas for kids.
At LEGOLAND California, families enjoy more than 60 rides, shows and attractions, including the new LEGO Ferrari Build & Race, SEA LIFE aquarium, LEGOLAND Hotel and LEGOLAND Castle Hotel. In Spring 2023, the park unveils the world’s first LEGO City of San Diego in MINILAND USA, which features the best landmarks, iconic structures and historical buildings throughout the city. After a day of exploring, settle in at LEGOLAND Hotel or LEGOLAND Castle Hotel. Both hotels feature themed guestrooms, separate sleeping areas for kids and an in-room treasure hunt with prizes.
Puerto Rico is one of the most accessible destinations for U.S. travelers, as they can visit without a passport. Avoid visiting July–August, hurricane season. Explore the waterfalls in El Yunque National Rainforest, kayak in one of the three bioluminescent bays or see American history firsthand with a tour of the 18th-century Castillo San Cristóbal fortress in San Juan.
Families visiting JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa find no shortage of fun activities. The resort launched a collection of spacious family suites, including bunk beds for the kids, a luxurious connecting room with a king-sized bed for adults and a separate living area. The property offers a variety of indoor/outdoor amenities, including a parent- and grandparent-friendly spa with unique massages and treatments. For tweens and teens, the resort boasts the Kids Conservatory Lounge, complete with games and virtual reality headsets. The younger ones can enjoy daily crafts and activities at Hidden Garden Kids Club. Spend quality family time in the resort’s pool, at the rooftop rock-climbing wall or with a game mini golf course. Guests can also head to one of the Disney World parks with the resort’s complimentary shuttles.
Nestled between two of Maui’s golden sand crescent beaches at the ocean’s edge, Wailea Beach Resort is perfect for family-friendly luxury. Spanning 22 acres, the resort features three spectacular pool experiences, including the longest waterslide in Maui. The expansive NALU pool offers four waterslides, several splash zones, a swim-through grotto and spacious family cabanas. Take the kids to Keiki Kids Club (open to children aged 5–12) and GameSpace for games like foosball, billiards, shuffleboard and vintage arcade games. New this fall, Wailea Beach Resort’s ‘Ohana New Parents Package aims to make traveling with an infant a breeze. Inspired by the Hawai’ian word ‘Ohana, or family, the resort partnered with luxury baby carrier brand Artipoppe and diaper brand Coterie for special amenities for families with new babies.
LEGOLAND New York Resort is about to make it easier for family travelers to move throughout the park this summer. The Minifigure Skyflyer, opening this summer and a first for LEGOLAND Resorts, offers an interactive new way to travel between themed lands.
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.
The family travel experience just got elevated at Cedar Lakes Estates, turning the traditional kids club on its head with a Home Alone-inspired twist. Located in Port Jervis in the heart of New York’s Hudson Valley, Cedar Lakes Estates sits on the grounds of a 1930s-era summer camp, offering families and kids an ultimate winter wonderland getaway.
Bulgaria has managed to slip under the radar for many family travelers, but, for those in the know, it is a fascinating country full of culture, history and natural beauty. For families, it is an ideal destination where you can find an affordable vacation with plenty of activity and adventure to make memories that last a lifetime. As you plan your next trip, be sure to keep these great reasons to visit Sofia, the country’s charming capital, in mind.
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.
Prepare for your family’s spring break this year with some advice from TravelInsurance.com. There are a number of reasons why travel insurance is an important consideration for spring break travelers and co-founder Stan Sanberg has some advice about making the important purchase for spring break this year.