A new study from Vacasa, the nation’s leading vacation rental management platform, found 48 percent of parents are planning to travel with their kids — however, it also showed a near-even 46 percent are planning a vacation with their spouse only. After a year of homeschooling, parents need a break this autumn!
The Fall Travel Trends Report offered insight into how travelers are thinking about vacations this season. For parents planning to travel with children, 41 percent of Americans would most likely travel for a family event, with 35 percent saying a family reunion would most inspire them to travel.
The report also found 61 percent of Gen Zers and 59 percent of millennials are taking their first plane ride of the pandemic this fall, while only 31 percent of Boomers plan to do so. Many are still opting for road trips (53 percent), a domestic trip (42 percent) and camping excursions (23 percent).
More than half of respondents, at 53 percent, are planning to take a trip that was postponed from earlier in the year, but that varies by generation: 71 percent of Gen Z are taking make-up trips, with 63 percent of Boomers making new travel plans.
Despite a rise in COVID-19’s delta variant, more than half of Americans are planning travel for the fall, and flocking to nature. The highest-booked destinations for September and October in the Vacasa network include the Outer Banks; Kauai, Hawai’i; Moab, Utah; and the areas around Acadia National Park in Maine.
With football play-offs starting and just a few weeks until the big game — Super Bowl LVI will be played Feb. 13 — your family is probably starting to think about the menus for your at-home celebrations. A few chefs from restaurants around the country share their tailgate favorites.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills makes staying in a suite even sweeter! Guests who book one of the hotel’s elegant suites are offered complimentary use of a luxury BMW for the length of their stay. While Beverly Hills has so much to offer, having a car gives you the freedom to see even more of Southern California, whether it is driving up the Pacific Coast Highway to Malibu, or continuing on, past Santa Barbara, to Santa Ynez wine country.
After undergoing a complete transformation and redesign by New York City-based interior design team GOODRICH, The Virginian Lodge opened this month to provide visitors with the ultimate mountain experience in the heart of Jackson, Wyoming. The hotel includes 165 guestrooms and suites surrounding a central courtyard with the town’s largest, all-season, outdoor pool.
While each Disney park offers something exciting for all ages, EPCOT is most known for its World Showcase and, for many adults, its “Drinking Around the World” experience. Although Disney does not sponsor that activity, it does offer an “Around the World” activity for kiddos.