Home to some of the world’s largest dinosaurs, Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta features history- and nature-inspired exhibits like “Reflections of Culture,” a “Walk Through Time in Georgia,” “Giants of the Mesozoic” and “World of Shells.” Unlike traditional history museums, Fernbank also offers outdoor adventures for restless wanderers at WildWoods and the Fernbank Forest and offers one of the largest assemblages of urban Piedmont forest in the United States. Wander outside and take a walk along the canopy bridge, wooded trails and nature playgrounds for year-round fun.
Built with kids in mind, the indoors NatureQuest offers nooks and crannies to explore, including a faux tree with a secret spiral netting inside to climb. A treehouse, clubhouse, underwater-themed area and interactive exhibits with microscopes turns little visitors into researchers and scientists.
Guests can also purchase a discounted combo ticket to enter Fernbank, as well as see an educational movie on the giant screen in the 3-D IMAX theater. And on the second Friday of the month, grown-ups join Fernbank for live music and cocktails under a backdrop of illuminated dinosaurs towering overhead. Lively dance nights, educational adult summer camps and double features are also available for adults looking to expand their experience at Fernbank. But before you leave, head downstairs to the Star Gallery and look up to see a replica of the brightest star in the sky, Sirius, to some of the smallest in the galaxy. No matter the time of day, you’ll feel like you’re standing under a sparkling night sky.
Following successful re-openings in the Caribbean and Mexico, Palladium Hotel Group sets its sights on resuming guest operations at its TRS Cap Cana Hotel in the Dominican Republic.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
Thompson San Antonio is now accepting reservations for stays beginning March 1, 2021. Located in the mixed-use The Arts Residences, Thompson San Antonio will redefine the city’s skyline and celebrated River Walk.
Florida is known for its year-round warm weather, which means locals miss out on a true winter experience — snow. All is about to change with the opening of Florida’s first snow amusement park, Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park. The winter park will bring all the fun of winter activities without the freezing cold temperatures.
Travelers go on trips for various reasons: Some love to enjoy unique culinary experiences, while others want to explore new cultures and have authentic local experiences. Whatever the reason, vacations should have one thing in common — rest. In fact, healing and healthy ways to boost the immune system are trending topics now and Korean-style wellness is just what you need on future trips. At the 48 recommended wellness travel destinations in Korea, visitors can relax and recharge by enjoying different types of Korean therapy and participating in programs that seek healing in nature. Stay at home and visit Korea for a wellness vacation when it's safe to travel again.