Holistic retreats and all-inclusive resorts offer a simplified guide back to health, balance and wellness. Often secluded in picturesque locations, resorts provide an escape from the stress and unhealthy habits of day-to-day life.
Focus on relaxation through nature, nutrition and a variety of healthy activities at Haramara Retreat in Nayarit, Mexico. Situated on a hillside overlooking the ocean and wildlife, the secluded resort provides picturesque rustic views from the resort’s open-air spa, yoga pavilions, restaurants, guestroom balconies and palm-thatched huts along the property.
Take to the private beach for some sun, surf and relaxation or head to the Haramara infinity pool overlooking lush tropical surroundings. Enjoy healthy meals at the on-site organic vegetarian restaurants before heading to the wellness center. The entire retreat sits on 12 acres of undeveloped land that guests may choose to explore.
Between yoga classes, take the five-minute drive to Sayulita. Guests shop, dine and enjoy the hustle and bustle of this lively, but laidback beach town. Without electricity, TV, WiFi or air conditioning, Haramara is an ideal locale for the ultimate escape from everyday life.
Get back to nature stateside at the Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Ariz. Dive into wellness and balanced living with the retreat’s many programs seeking inner peace and healthy practices. Guests enjoy spa days while learning new exercise techniques and nutritional assistance with on-site professionals.
Engage specialists in every field from spirituality, medicine, exercise, nutrition, life management and physiology in a stress-free environment. Guests enjoy outdoor yoga, hiking and swimming with a blend of structured classes in between — all encouraging guests to try new activities from rock climbing to the challenging ropes course.
With a main dining room, demo kitchen and poolside café offering clean, wholesome and seasonal ingredients, every meal is healthy and expertly prepared. Canyon Ranch is alcohol free and offers four-night minimum stays, optimizing guest’s retreat back to health and wellness.
Only the bravest of family travelers should venture to Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights. Every year, Universal Orlando turns into the spookiest place in Florida, if not in the country. On select nights throughout the season, visitors and locals alike can head to the popular amusement park for frights, scares and thrilling adventures. Explore 10 terrifying haunted houses; five scare zones; live entertainment; and themed attractions, food and merchandise.
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.
With kids back in school and the grueling temperatures of summer finally behind us, life is starting to get back into the routine of fall. That doesn’t mean, however, that family fun has to stop. Big international trips may not be practical for all family travelers this time of year, but places like South County in Rhode Island offer so many fun things to do for families, a quick trip to this East Coast haven is practically a must.
Take Part in England’s Exmoor Dark Skies Festival Dusk Wildlife Safaris and Children’s Art Competition
Planning a trip to the United Kingdom soon? Time your travel for the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival in Somerset, England, from Oct. 13 to 29. The setting is Exmoor National Park, located within a gorgeous mix of farmland, wild forests, stunning valleys and moorlands in South West England.
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.
Part of a family who just loves a good scare or ghost story? This fall, wherever your travels might take you, chances are you’ll be near an Omni hotel or resort with a history of haunted sightings and other scary happenings. So, why not learn a bit about where you’re staying to make the experience all the more eerie …