Head to Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for your family travel this summer. Check out these activities and promotions:
Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center reopened in late 2022 following a $47 million renovation. The expansion includes five swimming pools and an 88-foot dive tower with springboard and nine platform levels.
Purchase the South Florida Adventure Pass and gain unlimited entry to four popular attractions (Butterfly World, Flamingo Gardens, Museum of Discovery & Science and Sawgrass Recreation Park) through Sept. 30. Tickets cost $55 for adults and $45 for children ages 3–12. Sign up for the Show Your Badge program for special savings at additional attractions, restaurants and retailers.
Check out Pompano Beach Toy Library. Local Girl Scout Troop 10276 created the library on Pompano Beach, where children can play with the selection of toys during their visit, free of charge.
Explore Greater Fort Lauderdale’s dining scene during Dine Out Lauderdale. Participating restaurants throughout the area offer three-course, fixed-price menus for $45, $55 or $75. The offer is available Aug. 1–31. Visitors may also visit Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort for its special summer happy hour deals. Enjoy a variety of food and beverage specials, including buy-one-get-one tacos and wine down Wednesday.
Still looking for more summer fun? Check out Visit Lauderdale’s 101 Days of Summer offerings, full of 101 local activities and experiences.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through these pies from around the world, and maybe you’ll be inspired to take that next trip for a delicious slice.
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.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
With the holiday season upon us, resorts all over the world pull out all the stops to bring the joy of the holidays to family travelers of all ages. Here are five more resorts to check out this holiday season:
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.
When searching for unique gifts for family travelers, Etsy is a good place to begin. A marketplace of online shops owned by craftspeople and collectors, Etsy is filled with handcrafted works in all mediums, often one-of-a-kind or custom-made. It’s like an open studio, a place to share the latest creations directly to people who appreciate handcrafted things.