Tag: holiday travel
The holiday season is always a stressful time of year. We’ve got parties to attend, gifts to buy and meals to plan and prepare, just for starters. When you add travel to the mix, which can be a stressful undertaking in and of itself (especially with children), you can easily find yourself on the verge of a complete breakdown.
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.
Think footprints in the sand is just an allegory? Think again. At family church camps, there’s plenty of outdoor fun to be had, whether it’s on the beach, at a Wild West-style retreat or listening to a Christian music concert fit for the entire brood. Your spiritual getaway can even be year-round, with special accommodations to celebrate Christmas and other religious holidays.
Prepping for the holidays can take a bit of effort, from buying gifts, visiting family and keeping up with the everyday. Before the madness ensues, check out these quick and easy vacation ideas for some quality time before all of the family time — and it will give you something fun to talk about over dinner.
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.
Thanksgiving travel is typically synonymous with jammed-up roads, busy airports and an all-around hectic experience. Whether visiting friends and family for the holiday or getting away, there are a few tips and tricks to having a less-stressful family travel experience.