Spend the summer with the kids in Barcelona at the Majestic Hotel & Spa. Strap on your helmets and hop on a scooter with the hotel’s unique program. Grab a backpack filled with water, snacks and an iPad loaded with maps and itineraries for a unique and active family tour. If your family is learning or fluent in Spanish, opt for the native language tour.
Inspire the kids to follow their dreams exploring a variety of opportunities with the My First Job program at Belmond Napasai in Koh Samui, Thailand. The luxury resort offers cooking lessons, Thai boxing, dancing and unique educational opportunities. Check out the family packages, tours and accommodations here.
Costa Rica is a luxury family destination, but goes a step further with a focus on wildlife and adventure at Nayara Resort, Spa & Gardens. The kids can zipline and explore waterfalls around the property, or head to the sloth sanctuary for an up-close look at some of the region’s most docile inhabitants.
Everything about the UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa in Trancoso, Brazil is picturesque. To say this 5-star resort is Instagram-worthy is an understatement and your teens will agree. Head to the Cultural Center, or Casa de Cultura, and watch local students practice the art of capoeira, a traditional Bahia sport, or join in. Capoeira blends martial arts, acrobatics and dance — add in some natural athleticism, and your kids may find their new favorite sport.
Available on select Ponant cruises from Rome to Athens, the Treasures of the Mediterranean World tour boasts the best of all things Greek and Italian mythology. Learn about the Roman and Greek gods and goddesses and see where the original Olympics competition took place — perfect for your budding history buffs, mythology fans and culture seekers.
Napa Valley is world renowned for incredible wines, views and luxury stays. A wine tasting and sommelier discussion aside, this locale is ideal for families of all ages.
Stay at the Calistoga Ranch for a secluded, off-the-grid experience with the family, or stay at the Meritage Resort and Spa for an inclusive Napa experience. Pedal along the coast on bike tours with the family and take in the sweeping views of the Napa Valley Vine Trail. Hike along miles of trails and cool off with a dip in one of the many swimming holes of Bothe Napa Valley State Park. Peruse tours and availability for each resort, or check out more family-friendly activities here.
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 …
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.
Overshadowed by nearby Portland and overlooked by tourists bound for the popular coastal towns of Camden and Boothbay Harbor, Brunswick is not on the radar of most family travelers in Maine. But couples looking for a cozy getaway will find fine dining, antiques, art and quiet streets for strolling, many lined by distinguished homes and well-kept gardens.
Not quite ready to say goodbye to summer? If the weather is forcing you to head indoors, you can still take advantage of a few opportunities to splash around in the waves, without even being that far from the beach — thanks to the world’s largest indoor beachfront waterpark, which opened this summer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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.
Halloween is right around the corner, which means its time to start making plans for spooky and scary stops for having fun with the family this fall. New York’s Cayuga County is always a fun visit for family travelers, but if you plan on being in the area this October, you will definitely want to explore its haunted history with some choice spots along New York’s Haunted History Trail. This curated list of haunted and spooky stops throughout New York features incredible locations showcasing the perfect combination of the state’s beautiful charm and fascinating history.