Instead of the Jersey shore, family travelers should consider a visit to Hunterdon County, New Jersey, this summer, located about a 90-minute drive from both New York City and Philadelphia.
Hunterdon County boasts more than 120,000 acres of farmland. Enjoy an interactive farm experience during your visit. Snuggle and feed baby goats at Bubbly Goat or try goat yoga at Mad Lavender Farm. WoodsEdge Farm hosts Lunch with the Llamas this June. Pick your own fruit and flowers at farms including Bonacorsi Berry Farm, Philips Farms and Melick’s Town Farm.
Summer is festival season. Check out Sourland Mountain Festival on July 15 in Ringoes, New Jersey, for live music and local food. The 40th annual New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning takes place July 28–30 in Readington, New Jersey. View more than 100 hot-air balloons and enjoy other live entertainment. Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival enters its sixth year in Flemington, New Jersey. The festival celebrates — you guessed it — local corn, tomatoes and beer.
Whether you prefer wine or beer, there is an option for you in Hunterdon County. Explore the breweries on Hunterdon Beer Trail and get your Brewery Passport stamped along the way. Many local wineries offer tastings and events including Angelico, Beneduce Vineyards, Federal Twist and Old York Cellars.
Family travels don’t necessarily need to be in theme parks or resorts with massive kids’ clubs. In fact, more upscale properties across the world cater to both adults and kids, and wellbeing brand Sensei joins the growing trend of family wellness travel. Sensei’s Wellness Science team, led by Dr. Vishal Patel, emphasizes the importance of family travels and exposing young travelers to wellness pursuits. Developing healthy habits at a young age can have long-lasting effects on an individual’s life, and bonding via family trips alleviates some of the main drivers of loneliness and isolation.
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.
While the United States offers a plethora of bike-friendly destinations, a recent study by personal injury law firm Bader Scott found some counties across the country are far more dangerous than others. Family travelers might be surprised to find many lie in popular vacation states.
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.
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.
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.