It’s not too early to start planning a fall foliage family trip. This fall, consider bringing the family to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to experience the city’s autumnal splendor.
Located at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains, the city’s prime foliage viewing begins in September. Make The Broadmoor your home during your stay. This luxury property first opened its doors more than a century ago. The resort boasts 20 dining outlets, two golf courses, a spa and retail shops.
Visit Seven Falls, a stunning series of waterfalls located within a canyon. For adventure seekers, opt for a zip lining experience along with your visit. Experience the Rocky Mountains up close with a visit to Pikes Peak. The summit at 14,000 feet can be reached via Pikes Peak Cog Railway. Stop for a refreshment at Summit Visitor Center before taking the railway back or opt to bike or hike down the mountain.
Spend time exploring downtown Colorado Springs. The city boasts a thriving art scene. Check out Art on the Streets, a public art initiative turning the city’s downtown into an outdoor art gallery. Additionally, visitors may opt for a guided or self-guided tour of the downtown art scene.
The city hosts several events this September. Celebrate Labor Day weekend at Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off, a hot-air balloon event complete with a beer garden, 5k race and live entertainment. Perfect for mountain bikers, visit Sept. 8–10 for the Pikes Peak APEX, a three-day mountain bike challenge available for amateurs and pros alike.
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.
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.
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.