Bringing the pets along on your family trip shouldn’t determine where you stay. You don’t have to compromise destination, luxury or service when traveling with your pet — at least not in Miami Beach.
The list of luxury resorts and hotels accommodating beloved pets of all shapes and sizes is growing — so should your list of reasons to bring them along on your next trip.
Small dogs (up to 40 pounds) and their owners can happily enjoy the sunshine of South Beach together at W South Beach. The PAW program at the W Hotel provides a pet-friendly amenity bag upon arrival — complete with toys, treats, a pet tag, clean-up bags and a detailed list of pet-friendly offers and services in and around the hotel. Head out shopping, relaxing on the beach, dining and enjoying the nightlife — all before coming back to food, water and a special turn-down service for your pet.
Another South Beach wonder for pets and owners, The Betsy Hotel is a beachside paradise. Bring the whole family, pup included, and opt for a unique “couples” spa experience while your pet enjoys an aromatherapy massage, healthy snacks and quality time outdoors with you. The dog-stay fee of $150 per pup partially donates to the SPCA in Zimbabwe — so you’ll have more than a few reasons to feel good about your stay.
Don’t forget to bring your pet on those long days out on the town exploring. The Lincoln Road Mall is the perfect destination to stretch your legs, see the sights and shop around — all with your pet in tow. Lined with pet-friendly shops, restaurants and cafés, this strip is the perfect destination to get out and walk your pet. Be sure to leash your dog, as this area can be quite busy.
For those looking to socialize, head to Flamingo Bark Park. This off-leash dog park brings local and visiting pets together in two play areas, divided by breed size. There are plenty of drinking fountains and doggy bags available on site, but check with your hotel before heading out as they should be able to help you prepare. The kids will love Flamingo Park’s large swimming pool, baseball field and playground.
Check out the wildlife of Pinetree Park with the kids and pets. Enjoy the waterfront vistas, natural shaded areas to relax and beautiful palms along a scenic stroll.
Explore the stunning city along a walking tour for the whole family, pets included. Art Deco Tours showcase the vibrant culture, art scene and history of Miami. For $30 per pet, the tour includes water, bowls and clean-up bags. Just call ahead prior to your trip and book your pet and family.
If you are a lover of thrill rides and rollercoasters, you better start thinking about a future trip to test out some new ones in Orlando, Florida’s, theme parks. Throughout the next year, some theme parks are expecting a number of thrilling additions and experiences for willing guests. From two long-anticipated coasters slated to open next year in Walt Disney World to a yet-to-be-announced Jurassic Park roller coaster set to open in Universal Orlando, thrill-seekers and coaster fanatics will be in awe.
While urban wine country might sound like an oxymoron, it’s actually a reality at the stunning City Vineyard in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood. The water-side venue is the perfect host for your next event — whatever that may be, from 20 to 200 guests and from cocktail party to plated dinner.
In times of stress, boredom and even enjoyment, some of us find ourselves reaching for a treat or two — or a dozen. When you need the crunch or sweetness of a snack, but not all the guilt and remorse to follow, registered dietician Lisa Moskovitz, founder and CEO, New York Nutrition Group, recommends these not-so-bad snacks — they’re also great in kids’ lunches or as after-school snacks!
The first refreshing aspect of Morgan’s Wonderland is its inspiration; a real person instead of a cast of cartoon characters. The second, all the more innovative and meaningful, her parents channeled her resilience and zest for life into a destination of pure family fun, designed to be more inclusive than some of the most-visited theme parks on the planet.
This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.
Ever since travel began picking back up and travelers started returning to the skies, Delta Air Lines has blocked the middle seat option on all flights, and limited the number of passengers per flight. Delta Air Lines announced it will continue blocking the middle seat and limiting travelers through at least Jan. 6, 2021. Delta is hoping this extension will make individuals, groups and families more comfortable flying over the holidays.