Family travelers to England can’t miss the return of the annual Bath at Christmas in the picturesque and historic city of Bath. Nights of entertainment, lights, and delicious food and drinks queue up for an unforgettable Christmas.
Through Dec. 10, this award-winning Christmas Market hits the city center with more than 160 wooden chalets teeming with local handmade produce.
Wookey Hole’s Winter Wonderland promises three festive experiences: 10,000 lights illuminating the caves, a Santa’s Grotto and a Christmas Circus show. These events last through Jan. 4.
Head to the glistening ice rink under the lights and go ice skating with family. The rink remains open until Jan. 3, and also features a cozy alpine bar and Glow Golf.
On Dec. 5, a special Christmas Carol concert will be held in historic Bath Abbey.
The American Museum & Gardens boasts an 18-foot Christmas tree adorned in 9,000 lights and decorations. The museum and gardens also hosts a range of workshops and activities, as well as food and drink available at the Deli. Open Dec. 1–31.
Go back in time to see Christmas through the ages at Dyrham Park between Dec. 1 and 23. The house will be decorated in the style of five different eras, from Tudor times to the 20th century.
Through Dec. 24, Father Christmas’ Grotto invites visitors on an interactive experience with professional actors. Help the elves wake Father Christmas and hear how they plan to make this season the best one yet.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.
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.
Make Best Western your hotel of choice during spring family travels for a sweet reward. This spring, BWH Hotels offers members of its Best Western Rewards loyalty program the opportunity to earn a free night stay.
Known for its clear, vibrantly blue-green waters and varied and historic ports of call, the Adriatic is the new Mediterranean for cruise enthusiasts and family travelers. An Adriatic cruise is especially suited to multigen family trips, since it appeals to all ages with its beautiful beaches, water sports, rich marine life, historic cities, ancient archaeological sites, colorful cultures and varied cuisines. There is truly something for every traveler.
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.
Parents, it’s time to ditch family travel and embark on a romantic vacation at Solmar Hotels and Resorts in Los Cabos. Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches and unparalleled hospitality, Los Cabos sets the stage for couples looking for a romantic escape away from the kids. At Solmar Hotels and Resorts, guests are invited to take advantage of the romantic accommodations, spa experiences, gastronomic delights and more.