While some family travelers may think it’s too early to think about Halloween, Walt Disney World takes things to the next level with Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. Earlier this week, Mickey and friends started the spooky season by putting on their best Halloween costumes and inviting guests to join them at the most fun Halloween party around.
On select nights through Nov. 1, the Magic Kingdom closes early for the famed party. Only guests with special tickets can enter the park for a night filled with spooks, trick-or-treating, themed attractions and shows, special meet-and-greets and a Halloween parade, a special fireworks show and more. Guests are encouraged to come in costume or a Halloween-themed outfit.
For family travelers looking for thrilling attractions, rides like The Jungle Cruise, Pirates of the Caribbean, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Haunted Mansion, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Peter Pan’s Flight, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Space Mountain and more will be open throughout the nights — some may even feature spooky surprises!
Don’t miss out on Mickey’s Boo-To-You Halloween Parade, held twice a night, where your favorite characters, villains and all, dress up in their best costumes and sing and dance along to Halloween-themed songs.
Another can’t-miss show, “The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular,” features the famous Sanderson Sisters enlisting the help of other iconic Disney villains to try to put a spell on guests. Can they be stopped before it’s too late?
After a night of trick-or-treating through the park, riding spooky attractions and meeting favorite characters, end with Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Fireworks Spectacular. The host, Jack Skellington, delights guests with a not-so-scary tale proving anything can happen on Halloween!
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Norwegian Cruise Line is known for offering an impressive assortment of itineraries letting family travelers visit practically every corner of the globe, but one part of the world has been missing for the past few years: Asia. Luckily, that is finally changing as the line returns to the region for the first time in three years.