Embrace the holiday season with a family coastal retreat to Virginia Beach. The destination offers a blend of holiday charm and year-round amenities perfect for family travels. With mild winter weather, pristine beaches and a variety of seasonal events, the destination offers a one-of-a-kind winter escape.
Through Dec. 31, take a magical journey through Virginia Beach Boardwalk’s festive nautical holiday light display from the comfort of your car. Get even more immersed by playing a holiday soundtrack on the radio. See festive fish, musical crabs and elves join a surfing Santa and a 40-foot dancing Christmas tree in this “Fanta-Sea” of lights.
If you are in town this Thanksgiving weekend, head to this award-winning craft market. This market started as a small country craft consignment shop and has since grown. Located at Virginia Beach Convention Center, the market showcases original works of more than 175 artists and crafters from more than 20 states.
The Historic de Witt Cottage, the oldest remaining private structure at the oceanfront and home to Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum, is home to a gingerbread house exhibit until Dec. 30. The exhibit features original designs by local businesses and residents.
On Dec. 2, decorated boats with holiday lights and themed decorations sail along Lynnhaven Inlet to celebrate the season in support of Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, a local volunteer-based EMS organization.
On select dates in December, Founders Inn and Spa hosts a charming breakfast with Santa. Children can have their picture taken with Santa and enjoy balloon art and face painting.
Bring the family to the farm for an afternoon of fun with Santa. Tickets include selfies with Santa, ornament making with elves, visiting the Petting Farm and TreeWalk Adventure, and roasting s’mores over the bonfire. Reservations are required.
Elves are set to invade The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium! Hunt for the elves in the park’s system of 17 elevated trails and zip lines, find them all and maybe even earn a Christmas surprise at the end.
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.
Making travel plans can be exciting; did you know planning on how to spend time at the airport the right way can enrich the overall trip experience? As a transfer hub, traveling through Doha's Hamad International Airport is a unique experience, as waiting never feels like waiting at one of the best airports in the world.
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.
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.
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.