Family travel can take you all over the world, but this November, consider a trip to one of these popular destinations.
As a year-round resort, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino allows travelers to enjoy beautiful weather, even in November. Guests can book the Elite Experience offer and enjoy daily access to the Regency Club, take in views from a beachfront palapa and spend one day at a pool cabana or beach tent. Kick your night off with a three-course dinner for two and then hit the casino to try your luck with $100 in casino credit. With access to Regency Club, guests receive perks like expedited check-in, a dedicated concierge team and much more.
Excelsior Springs, Missouri
With November kicking off the holiday season, it also marks the beginning of Christmas in Excelsior Springs. Starting Nov. 15, travelers can experience the town’s tree-lighting festival, parade, visits with Santa, gift- and craft-making sessions, tours of the town, shopping and parties! The town will be decked out in Christmas lights with all events hosted by the Downtown Excelsior Partnership, Inc. Christmas Committee, Excelsior Springs Chamber of Commerce and Excelsior Springs Parks & Recreation.
Stay at The Elms Hotel and Spa. Located just outside Kansas City, it is surrounded by 46 mineral water springs with five different varieties of water with unique healing properties. When you aren’t celebrating, enjoy a day of rejuvenating and refreshing at the hotel’s spa.
November marks the beginning of whale-watching season, making it the perfect time for visitors to book a trip to Maui. Travelers looking to catch a glimpse of the majestic mammals should book a tour with PacWhale Eco-Adventures. The official Whalewatch tour departs Lahaina and Ma’alaea, taking guests through local harbors for a two-hour tour led by a Certified Marine Naturalist. While in Maui, stay at Regency Maui Resort & Spa.
San Diego, California
Nov. 18–20, the Wonderfront Music and Arts Festival comes to San Diego, with performances by Zac Brown Band, Kings of Leon, Gwen Stefani and more. The festival takes place in Seaport Village, situated just a short walk from Andaz San Diego, the perfect place for festival-goers to stay!
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Minneapolis, Minnesota, with us.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.