Check out the large-scale exhibition of glass sculptor Dale Chihuly’s works at Desert Botanical Garden and Taliesin West, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Open through June 19, the exhibit showcases glass sculptures drawing on the color and light of the desert.
Perfect for the music-loving family, the museum hosts family-friendly events this summer, including Musical Icons: Women in Jazz on June 11 and 12. Enjoy live music during the museum’s Summer Concert Series, May 16–Sept. 7.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ 2021–2022 season comes to a close in mid-June with a diverse schedule of music, theater, dance, film, comedy and a puppetry workshop.
The property celebrates Global Wellness Day June 11 with complimentary Lobo Fitness classes, immersive wellness activities and a menu of healthy food and drinks.
Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is set to open this fall. The 215-room, 20-acre new build offers views of Camelback Mountain and will be home to a 16,000-square-foot spa. Caesars Entertainment Corporation will open its first non-gaming hotel in the United States, Caesars Republic Scottsdale, in 2023. SLS Scottsdale is slated to open in June 2023.
It’s not too early to plan holiday family travel, and those bound for the Grand Canyon region might want to consider booking tickets now for Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel’s popular Polar Express. Tickets are going fast!
Embark on a family journey through The Last Frontier with Celebrity Cruises® and experience an unforgettable luxury vacation in the untouched natural beauty of Alaska. The breathtaking landscape of this pristine wilderness sets the stage for every memorable moment from up-close, awe-inspiring views of glaciers to observing native wildlife, including whales, bears, bald eagles, and moose. This corner of the world offers not only spectacular scenery, but also opportunities to learn about the history and culture of Alaska — from the native people who’ve lived here for centuries to the adventurers seeking their fortunes during the gold rush. No matter which sailing you choose, you’ll journey through the ever-popular Inside Passage — one of the most popular experiences on any Alaska vacation — and visit Hubbard Glacier or Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier.
Family travelers spending time in Riviera Maya, Mexico, cannot miss Xel-Há, a park offering an extensive list of activities, all surrounded by the pure natural beauty of the region. The beginning of fall marks the perfect time to visit the park, with more than 20 unique experiences.
Qatar may not seem like your typical wintertime family travel destination. After all, you won’t find many snow-capped peaks or ski resorts in the world’s desert nations, but the country’s newest winter attraction will make sure you have so much fun you won’t even think about snow. From roller coasters and merry-go-rounds to cotton candy and ice cream, there will be something for everyone at this nightly, winter-themed entertainment park.
United Airlines officially became the only major U.S. airline to own a flight training school with the opening of United Aviate Academy on Jan. 27. The moment was made even more historic with its inaugural class, which is 80 percent women and people of color.