With National Go Fishing Day (June 18) right around the corner, here are some of the best destinations around the United States for family travelers to catch a fish and enjoy the great outdoors.
For fishers looking for fun on the water, it’s hard to beat fishing in Panama City Beach. Located on Florida’s Panhandle, the crystal-clear waters are home to a variety of wildlife for inshore and offshore fishing. Both new and experienced casters can reserve a fishing charter for a deep-sea, catch-and-release experience in the Gulf of Mexico.
The best fish to catch in the destination are King mackerel, blues, redfish, flounder, pompano hardtail and cobia. During the summer months, fishers have a better chance to catch redfish in the bays and along the beaches, while red snapper, grouper and amberjack are typically found around the reefs. For those fishing in shallow waters, you’ll want to get an early start since the sun heats the water faster.
Located on Ogunquit’s shore, Cliff House Maine offers fishing experiences among local sights and scenery. Whether you choose a scenic lobstering cruise or a fishing trip, an experienced guide accompanies you through the trip. Cliff House partners with Captain Phil of Breton’s Charters to create family-friendly private charter experiences. When you book a lobstering or fishing excursion with one of these trusted vendors, the concierge team also reserve a table for you at The Tiller, Cliff House’s farm-fresh, fine-dining restaurant suspended above the ocean. The best fish to catch in the area are lobster, striped bass, bluefish and mackerel.
With more combined shoreline than Florida, South Dakota is the perfect destination for amateur and seasoned fishers alike. No matter your skill level, there is a fishing spot calling your name in the Mount Rushmore State. The Glacial Lake region, located in northeastern South Dakota, has more than 120 glacial lakes that attract fishers from all over. The southeast region features more than 175 fishing lakes, including both glacial lakes and manmade bodies of water.
South Dakota is home to a wide variety of fish, but the best to catch during the summer include walleye, smallmouth bass, black crappie, bluegill and chinook salmon.
Located at the edge of Gore Creek’s gold metal waters, Grand Hyatt Vail is one of Vail Valley’s best destinations for your next fishing trip. The special gold metal designation is only assigned to water that consistently produces a trout standing stock of at least 60 pounds per acre. Fishers of all ages and skill levels can enjoy the water with guided or individual tours just steps from the hotel’s patio. The best fish to catch in the area include brown, rainbow, brook and cutthroat trout.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
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.
With the holiday season upon us, resorts all over the world pull out all the stops to bring the joy of the holidays to family travelers of all ages. Here are five more resorts to check out this holiday season:
When searching for unique gifts for family travelers, Etsy is a good place to begin. A marketplace of online shops owned by craftspeople and collectors, Etsy is filled with handcrafted works in all mediums, often one-of-a-kind or custom-made. It’s like an open studio, a place to share the latest creations directly to people who appreciate handcrafted things.
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.
Norwegian Cruise Line is known for offering an impressive assortment of itineraries letting family travelers visit practically every corner of the globe, but one part of the world has been missing for the past few years: Asia. Luckily, that is finally changing as the line returns to the region for the first time in three years.