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Listicles
Aug 12, 2018

Bundles of Joy: Quick Spots for a Babymoon Getaway

Looking for a quick and relaxing getaway before your bundle of joy arrives? Doctors generally agree flying is okay, especially in the second trimester, so pack a long weekend bag before reassembling it for your hospital bag at some great couples spots.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Age Specific / Kids
May 5, 2018

Historic Experiences for Kids in the Northeast

Connecting kids with history isn’t easy — the eras they read about in school are so far removed from today’s way of life the people and places seem like storybook characters and lands of make believe. Living history museums and well-interpreted historic sites can bridge that gap between then and now, and bring the past to life for kids.

Age Specific / Kids
Mar 28, 2018

Kid-Friendly Attractions in Bridgeport, Conn.

There’s a lot to make little kids smile in Bridgeport, Conn. The first is the Barnum World of Wonders, exhibits from the P.T. Barnum Museum recalling the great days of the circus. Barnum lived in Bridgeport for years (he was once its mayor) and his circus wintered here, as did his protégé Tom Thumb, who, for many years, was the star attraction of The Greatest Show on Earth.

Listicles
Oct 16, 2017

13 Unlucky Spots to Celebrate Halloween on the Road

It’s that time of year again — time to carve the pumpkins, buy the candy and don the costumes: It’s Halloween! Even if you and your family are traveling Oct. 31, there are plenty of places to join in the celebration while on the road. Here, we take a look at spots to do just that.