Oh, the places you’ll go! Onboard Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon, that is. Debuting April 2018, Carnival Horizon honors the beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss with the Dr. Seuss WaterWorks waterpark — perfect entertainment for young travelers and nostalgia inducing for parents and guardians.
Expect all things Seuss-inspired including Thing 1 and Thing 2 lighting effects and large quotes and images from famous Seuss works throughout the park. Kids of all ages enjoy rides from the 150-gallon, red-and-white tipping bucket — in honor of The Cat’s hat — along with a kiddie splash zone boasting dozens of water spray toys. Adventurous guests choose from two waterslides, the polka dot body slide or the larger-than-life Cat in the Hat waterslide.
Younger guests enjoy a Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with The Cat in the Hat and friends. Check out the Seuss-a-Palooza Parade and unwind with the kids at story time. The 133,500-ton cruise ship carries nearly 4,000 passengers and is ideal for families with young kids and children.
Set sail on Disney Cruises’ Disney Dream for the ultimate “Be Our Guest” treatment. The ship originally launched in 2011, but the newly added Beauty and the Beast events and activities will enchant fans of all ages.
Beginning in November, Disney’s Dream includes a live musical production of the tale as old as time, inspired by the beloved animated classic from 1991 and the blockbuster live-action 2017 remake. Sail for three to four nights from Port Canaveral, Fla., to the Bahamas enjoying a multicourse French dinner and appearances by Mrs. Potts, Cogsworth and Lumiere.
Beyond Beauty and the Beast themes, Dream offers other kid-friendly activities, including fan favorite, the Aqua Duck. This transparent tube slides guests over the ocean and the ship’s top decks.
The fun activities and features onboard offer young kids a fun escape with familiar characters while parents enjoy adult activities. Keep the whole family happy and entertained with the best of both worlds.
Bring your brood abroad this year for spring break. Consider a visit to one of these destinations, perfect for a family-friendly getaway.
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.
The western Canadian province of British Columbia is known for its skiing and winter sports, with Whistler Blackcomb often named one of North America’s top ski destinations. But British Columbia has more places to ski and play in the snow, family-friendly resorts with budget-friendly prices, and up to 400 inches of powder snow. An exchange rate of 75 cents to the dollar is an added incentive for American family travelers to travel north for a vacation.
Make this Easter the best yet and take your family to Camelback Resort. With the holiday quickly approaching, Camelback gears up for a weekend filled with family fun and Easter festivities — perfect for family travelers.
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.