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“Coolcations” for Spring Break with Go City

by Kimberly Inlander

Mar 18, 2024

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Family travelers typically head somewhere warm for spring break, but, this year, they might consider tapping into a hot new travel trend known as the “coolcation.” Travelers head to more temperate, yet refreshing destinations rather than warm, sunny ones. With travel app Go City, families on the go can experience an array of attractions, such as tours and classes, in more than 30 different cities around the world. Users choose a destination, pick a pass and explore top destinations within the app.


Visit these destinations and more with Go City:



Explore New England Aquarium, with penguin colonies, seals and more, before a tour at Fenway Park.



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Start at Academy of Natural Science, boasting an array of dinosaur fossils and a butterfly garden. Outdoor activities include the Street Art Tour, exploring the murals, mosaics, tile art and more throughout the city.



Get hands on at Museum of Science and Industry before a sunny spring day spent at The Forge Adventure Park, including axe throwing, archery, laser tag, kayaking, canoes, paddle boats, kids adventure zones and more.



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New York

Take a Rockefeller Center Tour and see sites like the Comcast Building, Radio City Music Hall and the Associated Press Building, Go City’s Best of NYC Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing takes in Manhattan sites on a 2.5-hour cruise.


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Velaa Private Island’s Kids’ Week to Feature an Astronaut on Property

Take your family travel to Velaa Private Island this summer! As part of an annual tradition, Aug. 5 to 11, Velaa Private Island hosts Kids Week, an educational celebration of summer break, completely free of charge to guests 4–12 years of age.

Sunflower Accessibility Program Featured at O’Hare and Midway Airports

Travelers with invisible disabilities passing through O’Hare and Midway International Airports can now discreetly signal they need assistance thanks to a new Chicago Department of Aviation partnership that helps create more accessible and inclusive spaces.

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Margaritaville at Sea’s “Islander” Makes Maiden Voyage

Family travelers will delight in Margaritaville at Sea’s Islander, which set sail on her inaugural voyage in June 2024, departing from Port Tampa Bay to Cozumel, Mexico, on a four-night journey. The ship boasts 12 decks accommodating 2,650 passengers. The ship will now continue to sail four- and five-night cruises to Key West and Mexico, before venturing to Belize, Jamaica and Grand Cayman on six- and seven-night itineraries in 2026.

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Peak Pursuits Adventures Awaits from East West Hospitality

East West Hospitality offers family travelers exciting experiences in California and Colorado with its new Peak Pursuits program. With help from East West Hospitality’s expert Guest Experience team, guests may customize the curated itineraries to best fit their needs.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

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7 Canadian National Parks for Family Travel

It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through these Canadian national parks with us.