Combine family travel with a little friendly competition with these gamer-inspired hotel packages. Whether you are into board games, cards or video games, these hotels find different ways to incorporate fun into guest experiences.
Located in downtown Denver, The Curtis Hotel invites kids and parents to level up their trip by staying in the Video Game Suite. The suite includes a theme dedicated to popular games, including a Super Mario mural and a Donkey Kong video game.
Head to Portland, Oregon, for the ultimate board game experience. The Nines partners with Guardian Games, a local company, to provide guests with an extensive collection of more than 50 board games to play during their stay — you may never want to leave.
During your stay at The Asbury Hotel in New Jersey, don’t miss out on The Lanes, the bowling alley attached to the hotel. Compete against your family and friends and see who can come out victorious in a friendly bowling match.
At this Wisconsin summer camp-turned-getaway, guests can try their hand at poker in the newly introduced Poker Room. The room features a felt-lined poker table, walls lined with portraits of gamblers and trophies, and more than 100 vintage board games for guests to play. Head to the camp store to purchase a vintage game or branded playing cards to take home with you as a memento.
Destinations / North AmericaJun 1, 2023
3 Summer Festivals to Experience in New Orleans This Summer
If you think a New Orleans vacation means walking the streets of the French Quarter, eating beignets and drinking chicory coffee, you are only partially right. The city is ripe with fun activities that make it one of the most fascinating destinations for all types of family travelers, including what seems like a never-ending calendar of festivals where visitors can experience fun, food and culture year-round. If you plan to head to the Big Easy this summer, be sure to check out these great festivals that should definitely be on your must-do list.
United Airlines Celebrates its First Class of United Aviate Graduates
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.
SlideshowJun 1, 2023
8 Tel Aviv, Israel, Destinations for Family Travel
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Tel Aviv, Israel, with us.
Destinations / North AmericaMay 31, 2023
The Desert of Maine: A Natural Wonder Great for Kids
The Desert of Maine, near the shopping mecca of Freeport, has been an icon since it opened in 1925. Children of family travelers along Maine’s coast were fascinated by road-side signs showing camels, sand dunes and colorful Arabian tents. At times, live camels were added to the desert landscapes.
DestinationsMay 31, 2023
Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations
Travel insurance company Allianz Partners recently revealed the results of its Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations study, just in time for family travelers looking for some inspiration. The team at Allianz analyzed more than 1.6 million flight itineraries of five–eight days in length booked between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Of those flight itineraries, 73 percent were for domestic trips and 27 percent were for international destinations.
Destinations / North AmericaMay 31, 2023
WalletHub Reveals Best Summer Travel Destinations for 2023
With nearly 85 percent of Americans planning summer vacations in 2023, WalletHub released a report on 2023’s Best Summer Travel Destinations. To help travelers plan the perfect summer getaway, WalletHub compared 100 popular destinations among 41 key indicators of budget- and fun-friendliness. The data set ranges from the cost of the cheapest flight to the number of attractions to the average price of a meal for two people.