Whether staying with family or heading to a hotel for the holidays, packing light will make that holiday hustle at the airport much easier. Opting for multipurpose items and interchangeable accessories can lighten your load while still being prepared for weather.
Case and Drift has a few items topping our list for convenient accessories serving multiple purposes. Packing toiletries in a Ziploc bag is a safe and savvy travel tip, but using a dressed version, like a Drift Wet Bag, elevates your accessory game.
The Drift Wet Bag acts as a protective, water-resistant case for an impromptu day at the pool and holds your open travel shampoo safely on your trip back home. The bag’s waterproof lining and laminated cotton exterior come in several designs and fit a small towel, tech and toiletries, beginning at $40.
Also by Case and Drift, the Ballina Towel acts as a baby blanket, scarf, shawl, blanket and quick-drying towel for all travel conditions. The towel, scarf, blanket item rolls up to fit in a compact bag or can be worn in a variety of styles. The Lennox, Ballina and Byron towels all come in a variety of colors and designs for $40.
To add a little luxury to your trip, check out the Aria Travel Kit. The TSA-approved amenity kit includes everything from deodorant, face and body moisturizer, toothpaste and brush, eye mask, socks, ear buds, plugs and even that pen we all tend to forget.
At $79 a bag, the Aria travel kit contains high-quality items in an organized and durable canvas bag. The Aria canvas can withstand dozens of trips and while you whittle down the toiletries inside, the canvas is great for organizing tech, important documents and must-have travel items.
Keep warm and comfortable from the road or in flight to your destination. The Eagle Creek Cat Nap blanket serves several purposes from a rolled-up pillow on your window seat to a picnic blanket at the family’s house. The micro-fleece blanket keeps you and the kids warm and cozy with a front-zip pocket for an eyeshade, iPhone or water bottle. For about $22, the simple blanket can serve many purposes on your next trip and fits easily into the front pocket of your luggage or duffle bag.
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in Northeast Florida is a popular family travel spot for many reasons. From its exciting animal attractions to vibrant gardens to food offerings to seasonal events, the zoo continues to dazzle both locals and visitors alike.
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.
Bring your brood abroad this year for spring break. Consider a visit to one of these destinations, perfect for a family-friendly getaway.
The western Canadian province of British Columbia is known for its skiing and winter sports, with Whistler Blackcomb often named one of North America’s top ski destinations. But British Columbia has more places to ski and play in the snow, family-friendly resorts with budget-friendly prices, and up to 400 inches of powder snow. An exchange rate of 75 cents to the dollar is an added incentive for American family travelers to travel north for a vacation.
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Make this Easter the best yet and take your family to Camelback Resort. With the holiday quickly approaching, Camelback gears up for a weekend filled with family fun and Easter festivities — perfect for family travelers.