Running along 90 miles of Pacific coastline, riddled with redwood trees, surf, hot springs and hiking opportunities, Mendocino County, California, is a treasure trove for outdoorsy families. Two hours north of San Francisco, Mendocino County is an idyllic location for active adventures, relaxing swims and endless beauty. Check out this list of must-see locales to explore before your next visit.
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.
Costa Rica has been high on the list of great family travel destinations for awhile now, but did you know it’s also a top surfing destination? Thanks to the country’s two coastlines — the Caribbean and the Pacific — the destination boasts some of the best waves and breaks in the world.
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.
Winter is a beautiful time to sneak away for a weekend or mid-week break on Maine’s beautiful coast. No lines of traffic clog the roads leading to its villages, and while most of the waterside lobster and clam shacks are closed, plenty of good restaurants overlooking the shore still serve the ocean-fresh seafood that lures visitors to Maine.