Fall is around the corner and now is the time for family travelers to start planning autumnal getaways. Whether your crew is interested in fall foliage experiences, spooky offerings or something in between, there is a getaway for you.
Book a stay at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Water Park, the only resort located within the borders of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Spend time relaxing at the resort or venture off site to experience the national park. Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme park is located about 15 minutes from the resort. Visit Sept. 20–Oct. 30 for Dollywood’s Harvest Festival.
Harrisville, Rhode Island
Horror movie buffs, head to Harrisville and visit the house that inspired The Conjuring. Take a one-hour guided tour of the haunted home and learn more about the real-life horrors that took place there.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
With Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park located nearby, Jackson Hole is a perfect destination for taking in stunning fall foliage. Enjoy endless outdoor activities available, from hiking and mountain biking to enjoying a gondola ride and horseback riding. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa and Hotel Terra Jackson Hole offer family travelers excellent amenities alongside beautiful fall views.
Considered the most haunted city in the United States, Savannah offers southern charm alongside spooky experiences. Visit the city’s entertainment district, Plant Riverside District, for a Halloween party and dog costume contest Oct. 28. Book a stay at The Kimpton Brice and learn more about the hotel’s and city’s histories on a guided ghost tour.
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:
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.
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.