The coastal city of Lagos, located on Portugal’s western Algarve, has been an up-and-coming tourist destination for years. All ages can enjoy the region’s stunning beauty and natural attractions, from the rugged coastline and pristine beaches to the varied terrain and lush gardens.
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.
One of the most difficult aspects of your next family hike in Sedona, Arizona, will be choosing which trails to explore. Sure, some hikes can be physically challenging, but with so many stunning trails and outdoor adventure locales, it might be easier to narrow down the playing field — choose from this list of stunning hikes with beautiful focal points you don’t need a permit, a parking pass or a visitors fee for.
You love your family. All 700 members scattered around the world. Trying to get everyone together is another story. People have their lives and kids have their sports and many of the older members have their ways. Sometimes, a date set way in advance for a special occasion, like a milestone birthday, a graduation or a wedding, can motivate family members to put all their stuff aside for a weekend.
With technology advancing faster than ever, children globally are becoming attached to devices. Adults too. Our Netflix queue and ever-expanding inbox call our names even when we’re on vacation. We carry distractions with us everywhere, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to truly connect with your loved ones.
No matter where you are hiking or who you are hiking with, it is important to be prepared for the challenges of any given hike. For longer hikes, this means bringing water and snacks. When kids are in tow, prepping for a hike changes completely.