Between all the sightseeing, shopping and exploring your family will do in Paris, you’re bound to need refreshments. Luckily, local cafés and incredible brassieres line the streets.
Pop in for a caffeine rush, something sweet or maybe even a cocktail with a view while touring the City of Light with your family.
Grab an espresso for you and a pastry for the kids at The Caféothèque of Paris. This tight squeeze may leave you without a table for a few minutes, but definitely worth the wait. Or skip the line for a table and just take a few sweets to go. The eclectic style and quaint design may be deceiving; this café is a local hot spot.
When you think of a Parisian café, you’re actually picturing Les Deux Magots. This once café populated by literary minds and intellectuals of a bygone era is now a must-visit for travelers looking for cappuccino, wine and small bites — perfect for diverse palettes and moods.
Save Café de la Paix for your last night, a celebration or just to spoil yourselves with a few drinks, pastries or a full-scale meal for the whole family. The café’s opulent decor and central de l’Opera location is ideal for travelers looking for old-world Parisian glitz and glamour.
Take some time to yourself tucked away at a table with a good book and better sandwich or enjoy a breakfast on the go with the whole family at the Baguett’s Café. Your kids will enjoy the casual pace and people watching with street-level views, while you relax and plot your next move.
If your family vacations in Paris without trying a French macaron, did you even go? Head to Carette Paris and make the vacation count. Sit outside with an obligatory French cookie, rich pastry and strong coffee — all with the quintessential Parisian view. Your kids will be snapping pictures of the view, food and everything in between and with three different locations, you’re bound to find one on your walk through the city.
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.
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.
With kids back in school and the grueling temperatures of summer finally behind us, life is starting to get back into the routine of fall. That doesn’t mean, however, that family fun has to stop. Big international trips may not be practical for all family travelers this time of year, but places like South County in Rhode Island offer so many fun things to do for families, a quick trip to this East Coast haven is practically a must.
Take Part in England’s Exmoor Dark Skies Festival Dusk Wildlife Safaris and Children’s Art Competition
Planning a trip to the United Kingdom soon? Time your travel for the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival in Somerset, England, from Oct. 13 to 29. The setting is Exmoor National Park, located within a gorgeous mix of farmland, wild forests, stunning valleys and moorlands in South West England.
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.
Part of a family who just loves a good scare or ghost story? This fall, wherever your travels might take you, chances are you’ll be near an Omni hotel or resort with a history of haunted sightings and other scary happenings. So, why not learn a bit about where you’re staying to make the experience all the more eerie …