When you’re a traveler, you want to find gifs to share your passion with friends and loved ones. The only thing is, it can get pricey. Here we take a look at some travel-themed gift ideas that won’t break the bank, leaving you a little left over to get something for yourself.
Open the eyes of the kids in your life to the world through Little Passports. Kids as young as 3 years old will have fun opening their suitcases and discovering a different part of the world. Monthly subscription services start at $12.95/month and are age-appropriate: Early Explorers (ages 3-5), World Edition (ages 6-10), USA Edition (ages 7-12) and Science Expeditions (ages 9+). Little Passports is a fun way to show kids the world before they can even leave home on their own.
A few years ago we saw the Storm Trooper carry-on from American Tourister and knew that would be the perfect gift for our Star Wars-obsessed nephew. Not only is it small enough for on-board storing and weekend trips, but he finds it fun and likes to pack and roll it along himself.
Road trips with the family can test everyone’s nerves, especially if you have a teenager in the backseat with a younger sibling. Send your teenager to his or her own world with noise-cancelling headphones — they can drift away into their thoughts as the sounds of their younger siblings drift away.
If she’s managing the family trip, chances are Mom is running around getting everything together to take off and may not think about what’s she’s wearing in the midst of it all. Why not get her a fun, easy travel dress she can throw on and look good from morning to night? One we like for winter into early spring is the Aurora Long Sleeve Dress from Toad & Co., and with four colors to choose from, you’re sure to find the one that flatters Mom most.
Does your dad misplace things like mine does on occasion? A simple solution is Tile Mate, a little device that can help Dad find, well, nearly anything! Attach the Tile to his keys or anything else that’s misplacement prone and use his smartphone to find it. It’s that easy, and gone are days of searching high and low for something that may have slipped between the couch cushions, or even in a shirt pocket.
Not quite ready to say goodbye to summer? If the weather is forcing you to head indoors, you can still take advantage of a few opportunities to splash around in the waves, without even being that far from the beach — thanks to the world’s largest indoor beachfront waterpark, which opened this summer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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.
Halloween is right around the corner, which means its time to start making plans for spooky and scary stops for having fun with the family this fall. New York’s Cayuga County is always a fun visit for family travelers, but if you plan on being in the area this October, you will definitely want to explore its haunted history with some choice spots along New York’s Haunted History Trail. This curated list of haunted and spooky stops throughout New York features incredible locations showcasing the perfect combination of the state’s beautiful charm and fascinating history.
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 next two seasons see Franklin, Tennessee, come alive with festive events, fun pop-ups and colorful lights. Family travelers planning a trip to Tennessee this fall or winter must make time for Franklin, a city just south of Nashville with plenty of history and festivities awaiting.