That summer night sky is filled with more than just stars. When every tiny, shiny dot in the sky belongs to a constellation or offers a greater scientific meaning, it’s fun to consider all the different possibilities those tiny specs represent.
Any man, woman and child with an interest in astrology might already know how zodiac signs tie into our behaviors, interests and temperaments, but what about in terms of travel? Whether you believe in astrology and zodiac signs playing a role in our personalities or not, this list of spring and summer birthdays might help guide your way to a better vacation.
Any Aries in the family? This fire sign embraces the heat and even thrives in the challenge. Perfect timing, as temperatures rise in the country’s southern states and desert regions, it might be the perfect time for Aries to get out and explore one of those Arizona spa resorts you’ve been thinking about.
Check out the well-timed summer spa specials at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa in Arizona this summer. Yes, it will be hot, but the resort has an incredible pool, kids-free on the weekends, and endless spa treatment options. Bring the older kids along, or make it a couple’s retreat and take the Mixology 101 class at Jade Bar. Prices begin at $119 during the week, and $139 on weekends.
The strong-willed and opinionated Taurus in the family may sway your group toward natural beauty and cultural attractions. You may find yourselves in Europe, a national park or even the beauty of the Berkshires. Choose a seasonal summer stay at Seven Hills in Lenox, Massachusetts, for all the outdoor activity and leisure a summer vacation calls for. You’ll have the surrounding natural beauty paired with summer fun, including the Solid Sound Festival, Berkshires Arts Festival and Tanglewood Music Center’s summer concert series.
Geminis can be wild cards. They feel impulsive, indecisive, but also outgoing and adaptable. In short, they are up for anything and need more than a leisurely stroll to entertain them. Find a destination with a bit of everything and endless ways to explore, but also rich in culture and history, like Ireland.
This country can be seen by self-guided tours, car rentals, train rides and on foot through the walkable city of Dublin, but let an expert do it all for you through CIE Tours International’s Private Driver. You can set your own pace and itinerary, but with the help of an expert. See the sights along the countryside, or seek out a fictional one with a Game of Thrones tour.
Cancer signs are typically water bound in the summer, making that family beach vacation all the more expected. Keep it simple with your favorite family locale, or upgrade in Palm Beach, Florida. Head to the waterfront views of Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa . The condo-style suites are perfect for families, complete with a full kitchen and en-suite washer and dryer.
Leos often boast charismatic and magnetic personalities — perfect for a fun-loving summer vacation in any setting. Take advantage of some theatrical offerings in New York, specifically at the Sofitel New York, an Official Hotel Partner for the 73rd annual Tony Awards. Enjoy a theatrical stay in the Tony Awards Suite, available through Sept. 4, complete with a private terrace and Tony-themed memorabilia and amenities. Nightly rates start at $2,000.
Virgos can be hard on themselves and their own toughest critics — they deserve a break this summer. The Earth sign needs some relaxation, that’s key, but add in some stimulating activities and attractions to keep a Virgo’s sharp mind and wit active and you have a great summer getaway destination. Enter Mexico. Whether visiting the ruins of Tulum or relaxing by the ocean, Mexico’s 5-star stays offer all the rest and relaxation Virgos need, but with the excursions they want.
If you are a lover of thrill rides and rollercoasters, you better start thinking about a future trip to test out some new ones in Orlando, Florida’s, theme parks. Throughout the next year, some theme parks are expecting a number of thrilling additions and experiences for willing guests. From two long-anticipated coasters slated to open next year in Walt Disney World to a yet-to-be-announced Jurassic Park roller coaster set to open in Universal Orlando, thrill-seekers and coaster fanatics will be in awe.
In times of stress, boredom and even enjoyment, some of us find ourselves reaching for a treat or two — or a dozen. When you need the crunch or sweetness of a snack, but not all the guilt and remorse to follow, registered dietician Lisa Moskovitz, founder and CEO, New York Nutrition Group, recommends these not-so-bad snacks — they’re also great in kids’ lunches or as after-school snacks!
The first refreshing aspect of Morgan’s Wonderland is its inspiration; a real person instead of a cast of cartoon characters. The second, all the more innovative and meaningful, her parents channeled her resilience and zest for life into a destination of pure family fun, designed to be more inclusive than some of the most-visited theme parks on the planet.
This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.
Ever since travel began picking back up and travelers started returning to the skies, Delta Air Lines has blocked the middle seat option on all flights, and limited the number of passengers per flight. Delta Air Lines announced it will continue blocking the middle seat and limiting travelers through at least Jan. 6, 2021. Delta is hoping this extension will make individuals, groups and families more comfortable flying over the holidays.