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Budget
Aug 30, 2018

Family Camping in California on a Budget

Camping, once the province of scouts and other hardy outdoor folk, has become increasingly popular with families in recent years. Parents who love the idea of unplugging and enjoying nature with the kids, but who don’t relish the idea of hiking to a remote backcountry setting, can enjoy more than 85 campgrounds in Mono County, California, this summer — in locations that range from hot springs to family-friendly lakes. Best of all, some of these spots are still open well into the fall.

Interior Upgrades Begin Rolling Out Across United Fleet

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.

Destinations / North America
Aug 29, 2018

Fall in NOLA: Beyond Food and Music

Home to Mardi Gras celebrations, strong coffee and beignets and the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans has quite the reputation for food and music. By the fall weather rolls around, so do the outdoor food and music festivals, but New Orleans offers much more than that.

North America
Aug 29, 2018

Family Fun at Big Bear Lake

When people think of Southern California vacations, crowded beaches and big-ticket amusement attractions often come to mind. For families looking for a more down-to-earth adventure that still make the most of the great climate and endless sunshine, Big Bear Lake is the ideal vacation destination.

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).

Listicles
Aug 5, 2018

10 Kid-Friendly Kayaking Adventures in the United States

Shake up the traditional family vacation, skip the theme parks and resorts and head out to the open water. Kayaking is an amazing way to see more of a local region without breaking the bank. Whether you want to rent kayaks for the day or join a tour, here are 10 kid-friendly kayaking adventures in the United States.