On any given day of the year, endless amounts of fun can be had at Great Wolf Lodge, but when Halloween comes around, another layer of fun is added for kids to get in the spirit of this spooky holiday. Entering the front lobby, look out for the enormous black spider made of balloons lurking overhead. The alpine décor of snowshoes, sleds, paddles, and pine trees have taken on hues of orange and black. Upon check-in, your family will receive a Halloween Activity Guide to enhance your Great Wolf Lodge experience.
Many hotels offer low priced hotel rooms when you book early. Often, it is a nonrefundable rate. So, you book with the best intentions, but sometimes things happen. A change in your plans means you are unable to use your nonrefundable hotel room. Now, you are stuck with a hotel room, you can’t use.That’s a problem, but here’s a possible solution. Launched in Spring 2013, Roomer Travel offers a marketplace for you to potentially sell your nonrefundable hotel reservation to another traveler.
This 700-room Westin is a sleek, modern hotel that stands out on the southwestern edge of uptown Charlotte. Yet, it is conveniently located near many attractions. It is just steps away from Bank of America Stadium, Time Warner Cable Arena, and Epicentre. The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Levine Center for the Arts, and The Mint Museum, along with numerous restaurants and nightclubs are also easy walking distance.
Florida is a big state, offering a plethora of vacation destinations. Orlando is on every family’s radar and is a wonderful family vacation. However, there are many other great places to visit in The Sunshine State. From a friendly chat with Visit Florida’s Family Insider, Carrie McLaren, I learned about 4 fabulous beach destinations perfectly suitable for families. McLaren travels around her state with her husband and two daughters. Here are 4 of her suggestions.
Hearing the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort just went through renovations to the tune of $30 million made us quickly consider this low country vacation spot for a long weekend. The renovations were completed in late April and we chose mid-July for our getaway. We love Hilton Head and a freshly updated resort was just too tempting for us. This was a super easy decision. [Read more…]