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Embrace the “Cool-Cation” Craze and Escape High Temps at These Hyatt Vacation Club Hotels

by Mary Melnick

Jul 1, 2024

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Escape the heat this summer and take family travel to one of these Hyatt Vacation Club “cool-cation” destinations.


Hyatt Vacation Club at The Ranahan

With the alpine setting of Breckenridge, Colorado, guests staying at The Hyatt Vacation Club at The Ranahan can expect milder weather in the summer. Enjoy scenic hikes, mountain biking, fishing and more outdoor adventures. The resort has 67 residential-style villas, on-site BBQ grills and firepits, an indoor/outdoor pool with a waterslide, on-site fishing spots, and more.


Mountain Lodge

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Hyatt Vacation Club The Residences at Mountain Lodge

Located in the Rocky Mountains, Hyatt Vacation Club The Residences at Mountain Lodge offers cooler weather, golfing, fly-fishing and mountain biking. With 50 on-site residences, the resort can accommodate all types of family travelers. Amenities include a pool, whirlpool spa,  Botanical Walk and The 5 Senses Trail Walk.



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Hyatt Vacation Club at Highlands Inn

Although California is known for its higher temperatures, Carmel averages a high of 70s in the summer. With Hyatt Vacation Club at Highlands Inn situated over the Pacific Ocean, it offers a cool coastal escape for travelers. The resort offers 94 residential-style villas and plenty of outdoor space with fire pits and Adirondack chairs, perfect for enjoying the cool weather and ocean views. Take advantage of the heated outdoor pool, whirlpool spas, wellness services and fitness center. Guests staying at Hyatt Vacation Club at Highlands Inn will enjoy proximity to famous attractions such as 17-Mile Drive at Pebble Beach and Monterey Bay Aquarium, as well as the best hiking, fishing and wine-tasting spots in Big Sur.


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Disney Cruise Line to Offer Year-Round Cruises to Japan in 2029

Earlier this month, Walt Disney and Japan’s Oriental Land Co. announced plans to launch a new cruise ship that will sail from Tokyo in 2029. The ship, to be modeled after Wish, the largest vessel in Disney’s fleet, will have a maximum capacity of 4,000 passengers. The new ship will mark the cruise line’s ninth in its fleet.

Travel to Madrid with the Family and Find Activities to Keep Everyone Happy!

If life were a city, it’d be Madrid. Sometimes it can be quite the challenge to find a destination just right for the whole family. Different tastes and ages make agreeing on where to go seem impossible. Unless, of course, the destination you have in mind is Madrid. With all of its new immersive museums, musicals, soccer stadiums and monuments like Royal Palace, anyone who suggests coming to the capital is sure to get a unanimous yes!

Destinations / North America
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Norfolk Botanical Gardens Loves Kids

Kids can travel around the world of plants in the WOW Children’s Garden at Norfolk Botanical Garden in Virginia, exploring environments as diverse as the African savannas and South American rain forest. The Passport Gardens are only one of the plant-centric experiences in this entire section designed for families.

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5 Boise, Idaho, Destinations for Family Travel

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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).

Destinations / North America
Jul 17, 2024

5 Can’t-Miss Family Adventures Await in South Dakota

South Dakota is an ever-popular destination for family travelers thanks to its practically endless adventure. There are so many family favorites that one trip will barely scratch the surface, so to help you plan your next trip to the 40th state, we’ve created a list to give you a little inspiration.