The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis knows family-friendly haunted houses; the museum (the largest children’s museum in the world, by the way) hosts the oldest continuously operated haunted house in the country, and is set to welcome even more family travelers as it approaches its 60th season next year.
So, what can you expect if you visit the museum for this year’s spooks and scares?
The theme for the season is Booville, and it includes all your favorite classic Halloween characters, from witches to zombies to werewolves. If you’re a parent who was a fan of the 1998 Disney Channel classic Halloweentown, you’ll particularly love a visit with the kiddos to this year’s haunted house, as Booville gives you a similar look behind the scenes at where exactly the holiday’s monsters call home.
When booking tickets for you and the family, you have two options. For families with younger kids or those who’d just prefer to experience it all during daylight, a lights-on version of the haunted house features friendly greeters; upbeat music; and a more welcoming, light-hearted atmosphere. For families with older kids who want to scare themselves silly, the Frightening Hours experience includes jump scares; lower lighting; and an overall scary, spooky mood.
Tickets for the attraction go on sale Sept. 12.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through these pies from around the world, and maybe you’ll be inspired to take that next trip for a delicious slice.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.