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Jul 17, 2018

Family Luxury in Rancho Mirage

Palm Springs usually takes the prize when it comes to luxury in the California desert but neighboring Rancho Mirage is giving them a run for their money with the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa.

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).

Mar 31, 2018

Phoenix for the Family

Seeing the uniquely beautiful deserts and otherworldly scenery of Phoenix, Ariz., can easily be done on a budget — you just have to know where to look. Active families, be prepared to get physical as seeing the sights in Phoenix requires a lot of walking, hiking, light climbing and traversing the impressive landscape for a better view — but then again, that’s kind of the beauty of this destination.

Feb 11, 2018

The Oasis at Death Valley

The two-hour-ish drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley is pretty straightforward, and there is not much civilization after you turn left from Pahrump, Nevada, and head west into California. The landscape becomes more remote and rugged, and it is easy to think you have landed on another planet.

Travel Tips
Nov 10, 2017

4 Activities to Try in Joshua Tree National Park

Deep in the California desert lies a destination of unsurpassed natural beauty — Joshua Tree National Park, where outdoor recreation is perfect for family fun and bonding. The park shares two different ecosystems, the Mohave Desert and the Colorado Desert, creating a variety of landscapes to enjoy and explore. Named for the Joshua Tree, the unique yucca trees found throughout the park, it spans almost 800,000 acres of desert. Whether camping or visiting for a daytrip, the park has something to offer everyone in the family and is a great opportunity for families to enjoy some outdoor recreation together.