Portugal, it seems, is drawing more Americans and American families. It’s safe. It’s affordable and there is great food and wine, of course. And plenty of sunshine.
At the Martinhal Cascais, there are bikes for adults and kids, including with training wheels, at the entrance and an extensive property where to ride. The dining room contains an area where kids can play, complete with a kid-sized kitchen. There is a spa and, of course, pool, and a large kids’ club where even babies are welcomed
That increasingly includes kids as resorts, cruise ships and city hotels offer special treatments — everything from mani-pedis at the JW Spa Chicago and a Tween Delight s’mores manicure with bubbling foot bath and s’mores pedicure at the Allegria Spa at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek...
Having time to enjoy life –- and those dual roles -- is a big part of the Portuguese lifestyle, those here tell us, even busy parents with dual-career households and making time for delicious long lunches is part of that.
Welcome to San Francisco’s Presidio — nearly 1,500 acres transformed from a bustling army post to a national park, the largest national park in an urban area, drawing 7.5 million visitors a year
There is biking, hiking, playgrounds, rock climbing and lots of wildflowers—Crested Butte has the moniker for the Wildflower Capital and is packed with tourists in summer
And what better place to be than Vail -- and Vail’s legendary Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin. And though much of the terrain is for experts, you’ll find trails that suit every level and every style of skier.
We’re skiing at Vail on newly groomed slopes after a foot of new snow. Even better, we’re staying at the new 285-room Hotel Talisa, Vail’s only true luxury ski-in, ski out resort.
Every day at The Sebastian, a family-oriented hotel in the heart of Vail Village, there is a complimentary kids’ activity so parents can relax over a drink in the Frost bar, grab a nap or luxuriate in a spa treatment
At the Four Seasons Vail, men come for a restorative massage after skiing including the “brew and renew” that incorporates warmed cans of Crazy Mountain Brew rather than hot stones. The treatment finishes with a can of cold beer.