It’s never too early to start planning your spring break family travel. Or, if you’re looking for some adult time, leave the kids at home and embark on an adults-only spring getaway.
Family-Friendly Spring Break Destinations:
Up Norway’s Frozen Fairytale Journey takes families who love the hit movie Frozen on an ideal adventure. Explore different locations and interact with the people of Norway, which helped inspire the movies. It’s the perfect break for families who hope to discover magic, reindeer, fjords and a frozen winter wonderland. On the six-day Frozen Fairytale Journey, travelers can meet Norway’s indigenous people, the Sami, who have lived in harmony with nature for centuries. Additionally, families can take part in private reindeer sledding. Ice sculpting, dog sledding, snowshoe hiking under the Northern Lights, mountain adventures and more await families on this trip.
Spring break is the perfect time to beat summer crowds in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The ancient port city is a dream destination in spring due to its privileged climate, cultural heritage as a UNESCO World Heritage site, crystal-blue sea and beautiful coastline. For family accommodations, check out the historic Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik, offering 158 rooms and suites. The hotel features a spectacular seaside setting overlooking both the Adriatic Sea and Old Town.
Grand Velas Resort in Los Cabos, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit are two of the top family resorts in Mexico. Teens can head off on their own in the contemporary and state-of-the-art Teens Club, where they can enjoy ocean views from the game room, complete with video games; game tables; karaoke; a dance floor; and even a lounge with mocktails, soft drinks and snacks. The younger children can visit the Kids’ Club for interactive activities. If you have an infant, get help from the designated baby concierges.
Nestled in the heart of wine country, Mendoza is an ideal destination to visit in spring, with its long days of sunshine and warmth paired with wine and culinary delights. Travelers will be dazzled by the city’s famed Malbecs, other red wines and breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains. For lodging, stay at the newly opened SB Winemaker’s House & Spa Suites. This new boutique hotel was designed for wine lovers by famed Argentine winemaker, Susana Balbo and her daughter Lovaglio Balbo. Stay in one of its seven spa suites to complement wine experiences offered by the property. Experiences include wine safaris, ultra-premium wine tastings, a chef’s table experience paired with Susana Balbo’s favorite and rare world wines, vino therapeutic spa treatments and custom blending classes.
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese is ideally located within walking distance of some of the city’s best-known landmarks, such as Trevi Fountain, Villa Medici and the Spanish Steps. With the feel of a Roman home, the hotel offers a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere with 78 rooms and suites, each immersed in the essence of the picturesque Italian city. Settimo, the hotel’s contemporary rooftop lounge and restaurant, offers panoramic views overlooking the famed Villa Borghese gardens and St. Peter’s Basilica. Take advantage of the experiences offered to guests, including a Roman foodie tour and Yoga Around Rome experience.
The end of the year is a great time to plan family travels — kids have time off and the holiday season is the perfect time for bonding and making memories. But while there are plenty of destinations known for big New Year’s Eve parties, it can be tough to find just the right spot for a family-friendly trip to celebrate this annual milestone. This year, Door County in Northern Wisconsin offers the perfect solution.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
Vintage Christmas in Portsmouth is a colorful, festive time filled with holiday spirit, a perfect choice for a couples’ getaway to shop without the whole family in tow. It’s worth traveling to this historic seacoast city to be part of the weeks full of twinkling lights, decorated shops and streets, holiday music, theater and merriment, all of which led Portsmouth to be called the Christmas Capital of North America.
On your way to Boston? Pack your favorite spoon! Museum of Ice Cream has a new, permanent home at Boston Seaport, set to open in 2024. The space has been designed by the team at MOIC and will feature two floors with 14 fun, interactive installations that include disco bananas, ice cream Sox, an exhibit exploring the history of ice cream and a multisensory lab.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.