Light pollution in major metropolitan areas means your family is deprived of spotting constellations, planets and shooting stars. Often a glance skyward only rewards a would-be stargazer with the distinctive orange glow of streetlamps, building illumination and vehicle headlights. This winter, give you family an unparalleled peek at the heavens with a getaway to Scotland.
This year a 10-day private family tour with Silk Road Treasure Tours will acquaint your family with Uzbekistan, a destination so special you’re not likely to ever forget it.
I remember the first time I stood in front of an actual Viking ship. It was in Stockholm, Sweden, and I was thrust immediately into a Game of Thrones-worthy fantasy that involved an awesome dress and a silver dagger with spells intricately carved into the hilt. But enough about me. Plan your own expedition and indulge in your own fantasies at these locations:
Even families who visited Italy before might not be aware of its spookier side — from haunted bridges to creepy crypts. Dark Rome, a European day tour operator, will help visitors unlock some of Rome and Florence’s most intriguing mysteries.