Winter dining inside a transparent dome while overlooking city rooftops is nothing new in Boston, where five different restaurants offer this novel option. But the trend recently spread to the seacoast of Maine and New Hampshire, so food lovers north of Boston don’t need to travel to the city for this winter al fresco experience.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Portland, Maine, are well-known to food lovers, and these igloos add a new dimension to fine dining for couples and small groups of friends or family. The heated igloos seat up to six people who can enjoy harbor and skyline views over seasonal cocktails and dinner. Blankets for added warmth and Bluetooth speakers for music create a cozy dining nest, whatever the outside weather.
In Portsmouth, Rooftop at the Envio is a chic restaurant and bar above AC Hotel Portsmouth, an upscale downtown hotel. From its Fire & Ice-themed igloos, the view sweeps across the tidal river as it flows into the harbor. The menu reflects the seaside location with fresh takes on lobster favorites and a menu based on locally sourced ingredients.
In Portland, Fire & Ice Igloos at Harbor Bistro + Terrace overlook the Old Port District and harbor from a terrace off the main dining room. The menu is devoted to the bounty of Maine waters and farms and is based on fresh and sustainable local New England products. Outside, a fire blazes in the terrace firepit, and inside the igloo it’s warm even on the coldest winter nights.
Elsewhere in Portland, Ski Lodge Igloos at ALTO Terrace Bar + Kitchen are on the fourth-floor terrace of Cambria Hotel. The décor and lighting are reminiscent of a ski lodge, so you can enjoy an apres-ski experience without spending the day on the slopes.
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.
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.
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.