FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
WF awards

What’s New at Mammoth Mountain This Season

by Eugenia Lazaris

Jan 16, 2023

© Valentin M Armianu | Dreamstime.com


Ski season is in full swing at Southern California’s mountain resorts, making them perfect options for family travelers looking for a mid-season vacay. At Mammoth Mountain, one of the most popular resorts for skiing, snowboarding and anyone looking for some snowy fun, there are plenty of reasons to put this destination on your radar thanks to all the new upgrades they underwent to gear up for the season.


In line with the state’s energy conservation efforts, Mammoth Mountain invested $5 million in new snow-making equipment. Since California mountains don’t typically see enough natural snowfall to sustain a full ski season, so local resorts make their own, ensuring plenty of the soft stuff is available for all types of winter activities. Mammoth’s new, state-of-the-art equipment aims to reduce the amount of energy used in the process of making snow.


This guarantees visitors can always enjoy the wintertime activities Mammoth has to offer, such as downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. You can also explore the mountain with guided tours, either on skis or seated in the comfort of the heated cabin of a snowcat.


There are also plenty of activities for non-skiers at Mammoth Mountain, and some of those received some upgrades this season, as well, such as Woolly’s Tube Park, which now features expanded tubing lanes, a larger parking area and plenty of snow-filled play space for building snowmen and sledding.


For added excitement off the slopes, Mammoth Mountain also looks forward to welcoming Vulcania, an Italian-American eatery from sibling celebrity chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio, expecting to open in Mammoth Village in February.


Insta Feed
May 16, 2024

These Hilton Resorts are Perfect for Every Traveler This Summer

Let Hilton hotels be your home base for summer family travels. From kid’s clubs to sun-soaked all-inclusive resorts, there is a Hilton for every type of traveler.

Unearth Seoul’s Hidden Gems

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.

Destinations / North America
May 16, 2024

Summer Adventures Await the Family at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole

Family travelers heading to America’s greatest wilderness playground this summer should make Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole their basecamp, as the property offers a suite family package, wellness, music in the mountains, culinary experiences and more.

May 16, 2024

6 Guayaquil, Ecuador, Destinations for Family Travel

It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Guayaquil, Ecuador, with us.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

May 15, 2024

3 Alternative Memorial Day Weekend Travel Destinations

According to AAA, Memorial Day weekend travel is expected to be the busiest in nearly 20 years. If you’re among the 43-plus million people planning to hit the road for the unofficial start of summer, consider a visit to one of these alternative long weekend destinations for family travelers.