For the perfect weekend of family travel, head to Maine’s 193-acre Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay to experience the fun of The Inn at Diamond Cove. Accessible by a 30-minute ferry ride from Portland’s Old Port district, the island awaits visitors wanting to escape for a weekend.
Set to open for the season on May 27, The Inn at Diamond Cove provides luxury island condominiums complete with spacious suites with kitchens and a heated swimming pool with hot tub and cabana bar. For the kids, the property offers an array of recreational activities ranging from an indoor basketball court, a game room with duckpin bowling, a pool table and arcade games.
For outdoor adventures, secluded beaches, many miles of hiking trails, paddle boarding and kayaking are just some of the activities available. Guests wanting to learn more about the military history of the island can visit Fort McKinley Museum. The primary mode of transportation on the island is by bike and golf cart, making the island a family’s paradise.
Formerly a military base built in the late 19th century, the island also served as a retreat for American literary giants like Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Pasadena gears up for a lot of attention as it prepares to host its annual Rose Parade on New Year’s Day, but it won’t just be the parade that makes it the place to be for family travelers in 2024. The coming year is full of great things for the city, like interesting anniversaries and fun kid-friendly events, which means great ways for visiting families to explore and discover.
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.
If you’re trying to travel with the family on a budget, you might feel like there’s no way you’ll be able to truly enjoy all the culinary experiences you might if you were to travel solo or just with your partner. However, that’s not necessarily the case. Don’t make the mistake of thinking every culinary capital across the globe is going to cost you a pretty penny every time you head to dinner as a crew. A new study from Sail Croatia uncovered the cheapest foodie destinations in Europe, so you can plan your next trip accordingly.
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.
Dude alert: If you’ve fallen out of touch with the other guys in your family, Cody Yellowstone is the perfect place to catch up — and autumn is the ideal season for doing so in the great outdoors. From off-road adventures to historic ghost towns to plenty of wildlife, there’s something in this dynamic destination to please family travelers.