Vacasa currently offers the ultimate stay for your family travels. Guests can now stay in the Ghostbusters Firehouse in Portland, Oregon. In collaboration with Sony Pictures, Vacasa created an immersive recreation of where the Ghostbusters first studied and held the spooky spirits.
The private, two-bedroom, three-story firehouse was built in the early 1900s and includes all the comforts of home, with a full kitchen, multiple living areas and endless Ghostbusters features. Check out the scientist-approved Ghost Containment System and Dark Room where you can develop and analyze photos of the Scourge of Carpathia. The beds are freshly made, the Ectoplasm expertly cleaned up and the pantry stocked with Stay Puft marshmallows and cheesy crackers.
All of Egon’s essentials, including the smoking Ghost Traps, a P.K.E. Meter, Proton Packs, Aura Video-Analyzer and even the Ecto-Containment Unit, are featured in the firehouse, so guests have everything they need to hunt and catch ghosts. In addition to fully stocked shelves with ghost gadgets and ready-to-wear flight suits, the station also features Janine’s desk with the ringing phone and ominous seven-foot Vigo painting watching from the wall.
Although Vacasa currently only offers a 3-D tour of the property, it’s one you won’t want to miss.
As the new year quickly approaches, family travelers are busy making lots of plans for a year of great travel and a healthier 2024. And what better way to combine the two than with a beautiful hike through nature at one of California’s most beloved state parks?
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.
Last month, Comfort Hotels, part of Choice Hotels brand, unveiled its first Rise & Shine prototype, a game-changer for family travelers seeking safe, comfortable and fun stays on the road. The new Rise & Shine was revealed in the opening of Comfort Inn & Suites in Mountain Grove, Missouri, located near Mark Twain National Forest.
When the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., sent its three pandas to China in November, it left only one other U.S. zoo with these fascinating animals. Families now must travel to Atlanta to see pandas, but even those will soon return to China.
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.
If you haven’t heard of Light & Nine, you’ve been missing out on great travel gear designed by a mom with kids in mind. The line of duffels with side shoe compartments, roller bags, backpacks and garment bags come in fun colors including Blossom Pink and Bistro Green. Made from easy-to-care-for perforated materials, they also come with Nimix characters and motifs, so your small travelers can customize their travel gear with movable/removable icons ranging from race cars to rocket ships, skateboards to paper dolls, rainbows to unicorns.