It’s only fitting for Denver to have a Christmas celebration worthy of its moniker of the Mile High City, and Mile High Christmas doesn’t fall short. Hosted for the 16th year at Denver Performing Arts Complex, locals and traveling families expect light shows like they’ve never seen before, displayed on the tallest pixel LED technology tree in the country.
The seven-story-tall, 39-foot diameter conical structure sits in Denver’s Sculpture Park through Jan. 31, 2020, accompanied by music and festivities. Entrance is free to the public and includes a slew of fun activities and attractions for the family. Take pictures with the kids, dance to holiday music and feel Christmas cheer throughout the entire city.
The Mile High Christmas tree in Denver is actually 10 feet taller than Rockefeller Center’s historic tree, boasting a free, nightly, public show of song and dance for up to 140 guests at a time.
“The Mile High Tree will be the tallest art installation in the history of our city as well as a perfect community centerpiece for bringing people of all cultures together for seasonal celebrations,” said Richard Scharf, president and CEO, Visit Denver. “And, as the newest iconic attraction on the Denver skyline this holiday season, we couldn’t think of a more perfect focal point for our regional holiday marketing campaign.”
Walk around the city enjoying the many festive, seasonal attractions, including the City and County Building on full display with lights and decorations, the stunning Denver Theater District and the always popular, but especially festive 16th Street Mall. Check out the holiday lights at the Denver Zoo, festive décor at Denver Botanic Gardens, Larimer Square, Denver Union Station and the Denver Center for Performing Arts — just to name a few.
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Family travels don’t necessarily need to be in theme parks or resorts with massive kids’ clubs. In fact, more upscale properties across the world cater to both adults and kids, and wellbeing brand Sensei joins the growing trend of family wellness travel. Sensei’s Wellness Science team, led by Dr. Vishal Patel, emphasizes the importance of family travels and exposing young travelers to wellness pursuits. Developing healthy habits at a young age can have long-lasting effects on an individual’s life, and bonding via family trips alleviates some of the main drivers of loneliness and isolation.
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.
While the United States offers a plethora of bike-friendly destinations, a recent study by personal injury law firm Bader Scott found some counties across the country are far more dangerous than others. Family travelers might be surprised to find many lie in popular vacation states.
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.
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.
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.