Family Trip Ideas

Take a worry-free family trip at the Napili Kai. The sandy hotel beach is shallow and protected from high surf. Explore underwater ruins, have fun on water slides and lazy river at Atlantis in the Bahamas. The resort offers many activities.

Go kayaking, swim in the pool and in the ocean at the Naples Grande Resort in Florida.

Go bird watching at Christian Pond in Grand Teton National Park. Even if your kids have a hard time staying quiet, the happy birds at this pond will probably not mind.

Take the kids to Keswick Hall for the weekend where they can learn about the U.S. history first-hand by touring Thomas Jefferson's historic Monticello.

The Royal Hawaiian in Waikiki is famous for its oceanfront luau where you can enjoy food, music and a spectacular sunset over the Pacific.

Take a Caribbean trip on St. Thomas and take advantage of the family programs and all-inclusive rates at the Sugar Bay Resort.

Rent a luxury condo in Hawaii at the Kapalua Resort, famous for its beaches, golf, spa and adventure. You'll have the flexibility of preparing your own meals, and you'll receive discounts on golf as a guest of the resort.

Bitter End Yacht Club in the British Virgin Islands has gorgeous sandy beaches and a plethora of things to do, including snorkeling, fishing, sailing and windsurfing.

Explore San Francisco with the family and stay at the Westin St. Francis.

Spas

Check into the brand new Mandarin Oriental, Boston and get pampered at the high-tech spa.

Soothe your body in the healing water wells in the Palm Springs area at the Miramonte Resort in California.

Combine a golf and spa getaway at the Barton Creek Resort in Texas.

Book one of the sky-high spa suites at the Mandarin Oriental, New York.

Take a yoga class and try an innovative treatment at the Spa at the Arizona Biltmore.

Hotel del Coronado in San Diego offers spa treatments for teens. Spend time bonding with your teenage daughter while you are both relaxing at the spa.

Head-to-toe pampering is the norm at the Six Senses Spa at the Ana Mandara Resort in Vietnam.

You'll be surrounded by spectacular scenery at the Cradle Mountain Lodge spa in Tasmania, Australia.

Golf Getaways

Play golf at the scenic Kauri Cliffs in New Zealand.

Book a tee time on the famous Blue Monster course at Doral in Florida.

Stay at one of the Caesars Entertainment resorts and get access to the scenic Cascata course.

You are probably familiar with The Plantation Course in Kapalua which hosts the PGA TOUR Mercedes Championships.



The Horseshoe Bay Marriott in Texas is home to three Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed golf courses.

If you like mountain golf, you'll love the two courses at the Keystone Lodge, in Colorado.

At the Grove Park Inn you can combine a golf trip with some serious wine tasting at the resort's own vineyard.

Summers may be short in New Brunswick, Canada, but a golf holiday there is well worth it. Play on the scenic Algonquin Course which has spectacular ocean views.

Play scenic golf on two Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed golf courses at The Turnberry Isle Resort in Florida.

Book a round of golf on one of the oldest golf courses in the U.S. at the Woodstock Country Club.

Romantic Ideas

Rent a luxury beachfront bungalow and relax on the beach at the Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.

Have drinks at Duke's in Waikiki while watching a romantic sunset.

Get away to Vermont for a weekend of gourmet food and romance at the Pitcher Inn.

Indulge in some serious pampering at the Six Senses Spa at Evason Phuket in Thailand.

Watch the sunset from your lanai at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua in Maui.

Camping at El Capitan Canyon is quite luxurious and quite fitting for a romantic getaway.

Enjoy spectacular red rock scenery at the Enchantment Resort in Arizona.

Get a patio overlooking the Caribbean Sea at the all-suite Turtle Beach Resortin Barbados. Have drinks while watching a romantic sunset.

The Caves is a favorite wih honeymooners who want both privacy and access to Jamaican nightlife.

Adventure Ideas

Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef while staying in one of the beachfront rooms on Heron Island, Australia.

Take a scenic walking getaway in Tasmania.

Hike to Hidden Falls in Grand Teton National Park.

Explore 13 secluded beaches and the underwater world at Little Dix Bay in Virgin Gorda.

Watch the sunrise at the summit of Haleakala. If you like to exercise in the morning, several outfitters offer bike tours down the mountain after the sunrise.

Visit the unspoilt Wilson Island, a tiny coral cay in Australia with just a handful of tents.

Visit the famous Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains, Peru.

Go on a safari in Africa where you won't have to rough it. Ebony Lodge offers luxury suites and massages.

Take your mountain bike up the slopes of St. Lucia and enjoy scenic views of the Caribbean.

Take a spectacular scuba diving trip in Fiji.