Blue Mountain Resort kicks off the 2023/2024 ski season for family travelers. Home to Pennsylvania’s highest vertical at 1,082 feet, Blue Mountain features varied and challenging terrain as well as some of the longest runs in the state. The new season opens with even more trails than previous years, thanks to the resort’s newly installed, enhanced snowmaking techniques. With the new equipment, skiers, borders and snow tubers can hit the slopes early and often this winter. Along with the new snowmaking equipment, check out these new features:
New Lights and a Renamed Run
The resort made multiple sustainable upgrades, including new LED lights on Paradise, Central Park, Barb’s Way, Shuttle and Burma Road trails. The popular Trails End run will also be renamed Barb’s Way in honor of the resort’s former owner, Barb Green.
Snowtubing to Open Earlier Than Ever
With 46 lanes, each more than 1,000 feet long, Blue Mountain is home to the largest snowtubing park in the nation. With new snowmaking equipment, all lanes are set to open Dec. 7, and will offer all-lit nighttime, after-dark Sonic Tubing with music and disco lighting.
Beginner Ski and Snowboard Lessons
Blue Mountain Resort’s award-winning Learning Center features family & friends beginner lessons, so groups of skiers and snowboarders can learn together regardless of age or ability. Beginner lessons are designed for skiers 3 years and older. At least one person in the lesson group, 13 or older, must accompany the younger children. Guests also have the opportunity to practice on the valley carpets and use the Valley Triple and Vista chairlifts before hitting the powder on their own. Beginner lift tickets and ski or snowboard equipment rentals are included with lessons. A variety of lessons, packages, equipment rentals and more are available online.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.
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.
Make Best Western your hotel of choice during spring family travels for a sweet reward. This spring, BWH Hotels offers members of its Best Western Rewards loyalty program the opportunity to earn a free night stay.
Known for its clear, vibrantly blue-green waters and varied and historic ports of call, the Adriatic is the new Mediterranean for cruise enthusiasts and family travelers. An Adriatic cruise is especially suited to multigen family trips, since it appeals to all ages with its beautiful beaches, water sports, rich marine life, historic cities, ancient archaeological sites, colorful cultures and varied cuisines. There is truly something for every traveler.
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.
Parents, it’s time to ditch family travel and embark on a romantic vacation at Solmar Hotels and Resorts in Los Cabos. Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches and unparalleled hospitality, Los Cabos sets the stage for couples looking for a romantic escape away from the kids. At Solmar Hotels and Resorts, guests are invited to take advantage of the romantic accommodations, spa experiences, gastronomic delights and more.