Whether escaping the winter cold with your partner, or seeking something fun and different to do before the holidays with the kids, San Juan can help. Puerto Rico’s capital city is known for its must-try cuisine, sweeping Atlantic views, warm weather, historic architecture, vibrant culture and exciting nightlife — basically it’s the perfect winter getaway.
Escape the winter cold to San Juan with these primed and ready vacation destinations, each with a little something of their own to celebrate. Jump on the promotional bandwagon and reap the benefits for the whole family.
Now a century old, Condado Vanderbilt is celebrating its big anniversary with special promotions and events. Treat yourself, your family or your plus one with the Centennial Package. The offer includes everything for a luxury stay, including suite accommodations, butler service, a welcome amenity, $100 food and beverage credits, a $100 tour credit and 100-minute Vanderbilt Signature massage and facial.
Also celebrating a big year, La Concha Resort marks its 60th anniversary and unveiling of a $15 million renovation and your crew could among the first to enjoy it. With 235 guestrooms, the newly refreshed space stays true to the historic character of the locale, but with all the modern amenities and luxuries you could want for your winter getaway.
For luxury in Old San Juan, look no further than Hotel El Convento. Located on the famous Calle del Cristo, Hotel El Convento welcomes new restaurants, Santíssimo and Singular, just in time for foodie travelers. This boutique, luxury hotel is a fun departure from resort life and in a great location to enjoy the surrounding neighborhood.
Now, back to resort life. Located on Isla Verde Beach, this resort is a stunner and lots of fun. With so many watersports, leisure activities and beach fun to be had, Isla Verde even offers Daycation packages for travelers just passing through (like cruisers) who want in on some fun.
DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan, located in foodie neighborhood Calle Loíza, this hotel is a convenient springboard to local attractions. Spend some me-time away from the family at Cloud Spa and try the Waterology Experience in a saltwater floatarium to feel incredibly relaxed before heading out into the city for dinner, dancing and exploring the local nightlife.
Halloween is right around the corner, which means its time to start making plans for spooky and scary stops for having fun with the family this fall. New York’s Cayuga County is always a fun visit for family travelers, but if you plan on being in the area this October, you will definitely want to explore its haunted history with some choice spots along New York’s Haunted History Trail. This curated list of haunted and spooky stops throughout New York features incredible locations showcasing the perfect combination of the state’s beautiful charm and fascinating history.
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.
The next two seasons see Franklin, Tennessee, come alive with festive events, fun pop-ups and colorful lights. Family travelers planning a trip to Tennessee this fall or winter must make time for Franklin, a city just south of Nashville with plenty of history and festivities awaiting.
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.
Mysterious glowing seas? Yes, actually! Through October, Florida’s Space Coast waters within Mosquito Lagoon, Banana River and Indian River Lagoon glow with blue-green bioluminescence — a phenomenon resulting from the presence of comb jellies and dinoflagellates (tiny, single-celled marine plankton that exist in some freshwater locations).