These resorts offer family travelers year-round family fun.
Located in Napa Valley, California, this resort features many kid-friendly amenities and activities. Learn about the great outdoors through the resort’s Camp Carneros program. Participating young guests receive a backyard tent, sleeping bag, lanterns, kid-friendly campfire and s’mores kit. Aspiring foodies may opt for the Little Green Thumb Garden Tour. Meet the resort’s culinary team and learn all about the on-site garden.
This Hawaiian resort offers family a special deal: The Art of Ho’omāka’ika’i. Highlighting Hawai’ian culture, the offer includes a Keiki culinary experience of Hawai’ian cuisine; a Hawai’ian language lesson; hands-on, traditional hat-making workshop; and ocean excursion and beach cleanup.
Cool off in Scottsdale, Arizona, at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. At the resort’s Adventure Water Park, Kierland FlowRider surfing simulator cycles nearly 30,000 gallons of water per minute, with speeds up to 30 mph. The water park is also home to a private island with waterslide and 900-foot lazy river.
Located in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, this family-friendly resort boasts a V Team Kids Club, offering daily activities from sand-castle building to bracelet making. Relax in one of the resort’s five pools or take in a movie at the on-site movie theater.
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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.
Does your road trip crew include young kids? We’ve been there, too, and know keeping everyone busy and entertained makes those long stretches of interstate much more peaceful.
In the market for new luggage? If you’re outfitting your entire family of travelers, you may want to check out some new offerings available at Target from travel brand Atlantic. Atlantic’s new line focuses on making travel more convenient with kiddos, and includes seven pieces to choose from, all made with durable, lightweight, sustainable materials (each item is made from up to 27 recycled plastic bottles).
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.
Engaging children in a family road trip can be a challenge, so parents often concentrate on keeping backseat passengers amused with games and activities. These focus their attention inside the car instead of on the places you travel.