FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Air Canada

Goblins & Giggles at Gaylord Hotels

by Katie Skrzek

Aug 24, 2021

Rawpixelimages | Dreamstime.com


Get in the Halloween spirit at Gaylord Hotels’ Goblins & Giggles weekends, Sept. 10–Oct. 31. The annual event brings an array of family-friendly activities to Gaylord Rockies, Gaylord Palms, Gaylord Opryland and Gaylord Texan.


All four resorts offer daily Halloween-themed activities for the family. Stroll through the Jack-o-lantern Walk, an experience featuring intricately carved pumpkins. Go on a spooky scavenger hunt. Take part in the Trick or Treat Expedition, with stops for tempting treats. There are also a range of activities unique to each resort.


Gaylord Opryland

Travel on the property’s scenic river on the Ghouls Night Out Riverboat Ride. Watch the fall fountain show with spooky lights and music. Explore the scary selfie spots located throughout the property.


Gaylord Palms

Bring the kids to Ghoul School, where they can participate in Halloween-themed games and science experiments. “Adventure Kids: A Spooky Celebration” is an interactive experience featuring some of Florida’s creepy, crawly creatures. Watch the haunted Phantom of the Atrium Light Display.


Gaylord Rockies

Listen to tales about Colorado’s most legendary ghosts on the ALIVE! Haunted Ghost Tour. Treasure hunt on the Captain’s Hidden Treasure Escape.


Gaylord Texan

Get creative at Goblins & Giggles Art Studio and Cookie Decorating to make Halloween-themed art and treats. Learn about Texas’ haunted history during the interactive Ghost Stories LIVE! The property hosts two Halloween-themed escape rooms.


Insta Feed
Sep 8, 2021

Sesame Place Amusement Park Coming to San Diego

Sesame Street has been a popular TV show for young children for many years. Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is home to the only Sesame Place amusement park. Now, kids on the West Coast are able to experience the excitement of watching beloved TV characters come to life at Sesame Place San Diego.

Aug 26, 2021

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya Now Open

The highly anticipated, 5-star, all-inclusive Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya rolled out the orange carpet in early August as the ultimate family-friendly destination. Nickelodeon’s slimings and characters meet Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ unmatched hospitality. During the fall opening period, rates start at $259 per person, and can be booked through Aug. 31, for travel through Jan. 4, 2022.

Travel Tips
Aug 25, 2021

Tripadvisor Ranks Best Places to Travel with Kids

When traveling with kids, a lot of factors come into play to ensure happiness and interest. The Family Vacation Guide researched Tripadvisor’s traveler reviews to determine the Top 100 Cities in the United States. Consider these cities when deciding where to vacation. From kid-friendly places to eat, hotels, attractions, ease of navigation and access to options, here are the top 10-ranked cities for kids according to real, family travelers’ reviews.

Aug 23, 2021

Disney Parks Ditch Fast Pass, Introduce Disney Genie

Disney Parks around the world shut down for months due to the global pandemic. Since then, most parks reopened, but with restrictions like limited capacity, no Fast Passes and more. Guests hoped they would bring back the beloved Fast Pass, allowing guests to skip long lines and head straight to the ride.

Aug 20, 2021

easyJet Offers Free In-Flight Digital Learning for Families, Kids

easyJet launched a new in-flight learning initiative to encourage children to learn a new language at 35,000 feet through a new partnership with children’s book series Mizzi Mozzi. Young passengers can choose from a collection of interactive stories encouraging them to discover foreign languages, including French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Greek and English.

Age Specific / Kids
Aug 16, 2021

MSC Cruises Enhances Family Offerings with “MSC Seashore”

MSC Cruises recently announced details of its completely redesigned kids’ area and a line-up of brand-new entertainment onboard MSC Seashore, its new flagship scheduled to arrive in Miami this November.