Universal Orlando Reveals Opening Date For Diagon Alley!!

It's the day we've been waiting for!  Today, during a media preview, Universal Studios Orlando revealed that their newest attraction  Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley is set to open on July...

Idaho’s Salmon River is Flowing White and Rapid This Season

Heavy snowfall doesn’t always elicit cheers from the masses, but substantial late winter precipitation, combined with above average snowpack in the mountains of the North West United States, has signalled good news for outdoor...
Universal Orlando's new South Pacific themed water park Volcano Bay - Waturi Beach

Universal Orlando Debuts Volcano Bay!

Universal Orlando's new South Pacific themed water park Volcano Bay opened to the public this week with a ceremony featuring special performances by an array of authentic Maori entertainment, ranging from water dancers to...

Visiting Niagara Falls From Both Sides Of The Border

When I was a child we would visit Niagara Falls during the Summer. An incredible feat of nature, the falls truly are spectacular regardless of how many times you see them. Always a fascination...

Cap Off the Summer in Muskoka

'Tis the season for "Back to School" sales at every retail outlet in the known world.  But we still have a few more weeks of summer left and time to have one last getaway...

Cycling The Danube Bike Path

For many of us, a European tour is a long anticipated trip-of-a-lifetime and if not a lifetime, than certainly the hallmark vacation of a youngster’s childhood. It is nothing to be sprinted through. Believe...

Universal Announces New Aventura Hotel To Open 2018

Universal Orlando is expanding again, and this time they are getting a new sleek hotel that will be designed to offer travelers an affordable-chic experience in the heart of their resort complex. Universal’s Aventura Hotel...

5 Ways To Help Kids Learn More While They’re on Vacation

Now that our boys are past the toddler stage, we have been choosing destinations and daytrips that help them learn more about our world and the people we share it with.  Last Summer we...

Summer Camp In Paradise

Summer camp spawns images of rustic cabins tucked into the wilderness... campfires, swimming lessons and homesickness...crystal clear lakes flanked by rugged shores, black flies and that time the canoe tipped. Well forget everything you thought...

The Peninsula Hotels Welcomes Families This Summer With “Peninsula Family Moments”

Summer travel season has begun and every hotel wants your business. This is the time of year that we see lots of great family offers and Peninsula Hotels is definitely offering some great perks...

Unwind at the Naay Spa at El Dorado Resort, Mexico

No vacation is complete without some you time and the Naay Spa at El Dorado Casitas Royale by Karisma excels at creating an experience that will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.   This 20,000-sq-ft. facility...

Universal Orlando Announces New Loews Sapphire Falls Resort!

As Universal's Orlando theme park continues to grow and evolve so do the choices for guests. Hot on the opening of Cabana Bay, Loews has announced plans for another on property resort. When it is completed in the Summer of 2016 the Caribbean-themed Loews Sapphire Falls Resort will feature 1,000 Rooms and Suites.