Bring the family to Taughannock Falls State Park. Located in Trumansburg, New York, the park’s namesake waterfall is the highest single-drop waterfall east of the Mississippi River.
Located on Cayuga Lake, the waterfall plunges 215 feet through rocky cliffs, 400 feet above the gorge. The drop is 33 feet higher than Niagara Falls. Visitors can experience the stunning falls with a hike on the Gorge Trail, less than a mile walk from the trailhead.
The park is open year-round, from dawn to dusk. The swimming season is open during the summer months and camping is available April–October. Cabins and campsites overlook Cayuga Lake. Cabin pricing varies. Campsites range $18–28 per night. There is a marina, boat launch and beach accessible to visitors. Boating, including use of kayaks and canoes, is permitted March–November. Vehicle entrance into the park costs $9. The park also has three pavilions available for rent, ranging $50–200. The pavilions can accommodate 25–100 guests. Fishing and hunting are permitted seasonally and with the appropriate licenses. Those who are fishing can expect to see lake trout, yellow perch and landlocked Atlantic salmon.
The end of the year is a great time to plan family travels — kids have time off and the holiday season is the perfect time for bonding and making memories. But while there are plenty of destinations known for big New Year’s Eve parties, it can be tough to find just the right spot for a family-friendly trip to celebrate this annual milestone. This year, Door County in Northern Wisconsin offers the perfect solution.
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.
Vintage Christmas in Portsmouth is a colorful, festive time filled with holiday spirit, a perfect choice for a couples’ getaway to shop without the whole family in tow. It’s worth traveling to this historic seacoast city to be part of the weeks full of twinkling lights, decorated shops and streets, holiday music, theater and merriment, all of which led Portsmouth to be called the Christmas Capital of North America.
On your way to Boston? Pack your favorite spoon! Museum of Ice Cream has a new, permanent home at Boston Seaport, set to open in 2024. The space has been designed by the team at MOIC and will feature two floors with 14 fun, interactive installations that include disco bananas, ice cream Sox, an exhibit exploring the history of ice cream and a multisensory lab.
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.