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Travel Tips
Feb 22, 2019

Which Atlantic Province is Right for Your Family?

Sure, a precocious redhead named Anne on Netflix may have closed the loop regarding all things Canada between millennials and their kids, but there’s plenty more to the Atlantic provinces than Green Gables — not to say it isn’t as captivating as it was back in the 1980s! Besides gorgeous farmland and sweeping landscapes, there’s a lot to enjoy that’s family-friendly year-round. So how to decide?

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).

Aug 1, 2018

5 Ways for Families to Play in the Bay of Fundy Tides

The world’s highest tides rise and fall twice each day in the Bay of Fundy, off the coast of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The difference between high and low tide water levels can be as much as 62 feet, and the force of all that water rushing in and out of the funnel-shaped bay created natural wonders that provide a playground for family adventures.

Destinations / North America
Mar 27, 2018

Stepping into the Past at King’s Landing

Living museums that are entire villages give kids a unique chance to step inside another time in history. But King’s Landing, in New Brunswick, gives American kids an added opportunity — that of seeing the American Revolution from a different perspective.

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.

Dec 15, 2017

The Algonquin Resort Offers Family Luxuries in St. Andrews

It was a short drive to St. Andrews from the U.S./Canadian border at Calais, Maine, where our girls asked to have their passports stamped, not the usual practice at this drive-across border. Less than an hour later we were checking into The Algonquin, on a hilltop overlooking the historic town of St. Andrews, New Brunswick. The town’s official name is St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, but hardly anyone calls it that.