Considered one of the best walkable neighborhoods in the country, San Diego’s Little Italy invites family travelers to stroll through its streets and piazzas reminiscent of Italian towns. With the allure of an old-world Italian city mixed with a contemporary vibe, families of all ages will find something tasty within.
In the area for the morning or early afternoon and need a pick me up? You’ll smell freshly brewed espresso at cafés lining the streets of the neighborhood. Caffé Italia and Frost Me Café and Bakery serve up fresh coffee drinks and pastries, many rooted in generations-old recipes.
When the whole family gets hungry, look no further than some of the restaurants on the main road, including Barbusa, Bencotto Italian Kitchen, Davanti Enoteca and Civico 1845. For instance, Davanti Enoteca features a classic Italian menu filled with delicious pastas, like cacio e pepe and rigatoni alla vodka, and fresh pizzas. And with a cuisine known internationally for its decadent desserts, don’t skip Bencotto Italian Kitchen’s tiramisu, cannoli and chocolate mousse.
Little Italy isn’t just home to cafés and restaurants but also boutiques. Charming shops and artisanal finds like Adelman Fine Art, Apollo Emporium and Verde comprise just some of the unique stores in the neighborhood.
For community events, don’t forget to head to Piazza della Famiglia, the central hub of Little Italy. After a day walking the streets, make the short walk to the waterfront promenade for views of the Pacific Ocean.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.
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Make Best Western your hotel of choice during spring family travels for a sweet reward. This spring, BWH Hotels offers members of its Best Western Rewards loyalty program the opportunity to earn a free night stay.
Known for its clear, vibrantly blue-green waters and varied and historic ports of call, the Adriatic is the new Mediterranean for cruise enthusiasts and family travelers. An Adriatic cruise is especially suited to multigen family trips, since it appeals to all ages with its beautiful beaches, water sports, rich marine life, historic cities, ancient archaeological sites, colorful cultures and varied cuisines. There is truly something for every traveler.
Making travel plans can be exciting; did you know planning on how to spend time at the airport the right way can enrich the overall trip experience? As a transfer hub, traveling through Doha's Hamad International Airport is a unique experience, as waiting never feels like waiting at one of the best airports in the world.
Parents, it’s time to ditch family travel and embark on a romantic vacation at Solmar Hotels and Resorts in Los Cabos. Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches and unparalleled hospitality, Los Cabos sets the stage for couples looking for a romantic escape away from the kids. At Solmar Hotels and Resorts, guests are invited to take advantage of the romantic accommodations, spa experiences, gastronomic delights and more.