Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Camelbeach Outdoor Waterpark at Pennsylvania’s Camelback Resort opened for the season on June 16 with a line-up of activities, adventures, attractions and thrills perfect for family travelers.
Among the exciting things in store for the season is the opening of the new Rival Racer waterslide, allowing sliders to race each other through twists and turns on enclosed tracks. The slide rushes 5,600 gallons of water per minute down a 400-foot slide with a vertical drop of 54 feet of eight twisting, turning, dropping, closed individual chutes converging at three different rallying points and at the finish line. In addition to Rival Racer, there are 37 other waterpark slides and rides, including Titan, the world’s largest water slide of its kind.
New Summer Swim Lessons kick off June 22 with The World’s Greatest Swim Lesson, a huge launch lesson held at the Olympic Pool. Regular 45-minute swimming lessons continue once a week after, on Thursday at 9 a.m.
Private cabanas provide shade and beach homebase pampering, loaded with amenities to ensure comfort throughout the day. Other activities on offer include live entertainment, scavenger hunts, live sand sculpture demos and more.
Purchase 25th Anniversary Season passes including a Camelbeach Outdoor Waterpark Unlimited Pass for $109, valid seven days a week. Value Passes cost $89 each, with admission Monday–Friday.
Can joining Disney Vacation Club help you save on family travel? Well, David’s Vacation Club Rentals, a source for Disney Vacation Club rentals, can provide some insight. Disney travel experts like Melissa Mullett, director of operations, David’s Vacation Club Rentals, provided some tips and insider knowledge on how Disney Vacation Club works.
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.
Does your road trip crew include young kids? We’ve been there, too, and know keeping everyone busy and entertained makes those long stretches of interstate much more peaceful.
In the market for new luggage? If you’re outfitting your entire family of travelers, you may want to check out some new offerings available at Target from travel brand Atlantic. Atlantic’s new line focuses on making travel more convenient with kiddos, and includes seven pieces to choose from, all made with durable, lightweight, sustainable materials (each item is made from up to 27 recycled plastic bottles).
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.
Norwegian recently launched the newest addition to its fleet, Viva, with a spectacular debut earlier this month. The ship, launched from Trieste, Italy, and finishing its inaugural run in Lisbon, Portugal, is the second in its Prima Class of ships, set to give family travelers the ultimate vacation experience.