9 vital questions to ask before embarking on a volunteer vacation
Volunteer vacations are popular with gap-year students, retired seniors, and millions of people in between. Perhaps you’re just starting to travel again, for the first time in a long time, considering the pandemic, and you’re thinking about a volunteer vacation.
5 convincing reasons why you should visit Colorado for your next trip
There seems to be a buzz in the air -- on social media and in person, more and more people are chatting about the places they’ll go, now that the COVID-19 vaccine is readily available and the world of travel is reopening to the masses.
Find the best ski gear for your next trip
San Antonio – Jo Hoppe, Outdoor Gear Specialist at Good Sports Outdoor Outfitters show you everything you need to insure that you will be properly equipped, warm and stylish for your next ski trip. Starting with a warm underwear/base layer, to brand new pants, vests, jackets, shoes, helmet, goggles, and even socks, Good Sports will be your one stop shop for ski trip attire and safety. For more ski clothing options and information, go to Good Sports Outdoor Outfitters website.
9 Texas treehouses you can rent for unique weekend getaway
Either way, you can live out your childhood dreams in these unique Texas treehouse rentals. From river-side treehouses to a treehouse nestled next to a small waterfall, there’s a little something for everyone in these unique vacation rentals. View nine Texas treehouses available for weekend getaways or Texas-sized vacations:Impressive Treehouse Nestled near the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels - This treehouse can comfortably accommodate a family of eight. Utopia Treehouses - There are four treehouses available for rent in Utopia along the Sabinal River. Romantic and Unique Treehouse Rental on Private Ranch in Central Texas - This treehouse is located on a 40-acre private ranch.
Beachgoers face sand, surf, social distancing
SAN ANTONIO – At beaches along the Texas coast and across the country, surf’s up and so are restrictions. For example, at South Padre Island, city beaches are open but gatherings are limited to 10 people. As for face coverings, take one along to any beach. Scope out the crowds early with these live videosIf you go for a swim, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises you remove face coverings because it’s difficult to breathe when they’re wet. Live webcams provide a glimpse at several beaches around Texas and the country.
Fun ideas, possible trips for San Antonio families during summer 2020
SAN ANTONIO – The COVID-19 pandemic may have put a damper on what we can and can’t do this summer, but there are still ways your family can get out and have fun safely. KSAT.com has a wide array of articles and lists to guide you through summer 2020. There are over 20 state parks for camping within driving distance of San Antonio and overnight camping is now allowed. This is the perfect idea to get outside and still maintain social distancing. 11 glamping spots you have to visit near San AntonioTexas is also home to many beautiful places to swim like Jacob’s Well and Krause Springs.
Unplug at one of these secluded vacation spots near San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – While many of us may still be too nervous to travel long distances, there are some spots near San Antonio that will make you feel like you are far away from everything. We’ve compiled a list of some secluded spots that are perfect for a couple’s getaway, a family vacation or even a solo trip. Secluded in the hills this is a perfect way to unplug and relax. Willow Point Resort: Located on Lake Buchanan this resort is a great way to escape. Escondida Resort & Spa: This adult-only hotel and spa is located in Medina.
Summer is not completely canceled. Here are 100 things we can do with or without kids.
Make your summer listIt's time to write down a list of activities you and your family want to do this summer. Here are 100 fun-in-my-opinion things to do this summer collected from colleagues, friends, family and me. Then everyone can come back to the family book club to report what they liked about the book (and eat cookies together). Your kid's story: Have your kids write and illustrate a book about the day they were born. Good night!
9 Texas treehouses you can rent for the weekend
View 9 Texas treehouses available for weekend getaways or Texas-sized vacations:Impressive Treehouse Nestled near the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels - This treehouse can comfortably accommodate a family of eight. Utopia Treehouses - There are four treehouses available for rent in Utopia along the Sabinal River. Romantic and Unique Treehouse Rental on Private Ranch in Central Texas - This treehouse is located on a 40-acre private ranch. Its not exactly roughing it so if youre looking for amenities in the trees this is the place. Dreamy One-Room Treehouse Rentals near Austin - Two identical treehouses are available, making this a great couples getaway treehouse if youre looking to vacation with friends.
As seen on SA Live - Friday, May 15, 2020
Published: May 15, 2020, 11:03 am Updated: May 15, 2020, 11:41 amSAN ANTONIO – Did you know South Padre Island is home to some of the biggest, most powerful best-shaped waves in Texas? That its sand is the best in the world for making sandcastles? SA Live digs up fun for the whole family in a special encore episode of its South Padre Island show on-the-go today at 1 p.m.! For more information, visit sopadre.com. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick or your smart TV or watch it now in the video below.
Outlook for Disney World and Disneyland reopenings: What will it be like? And when will parks be running?
CNN – Fans of Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California are already dreaming of the parks' eventual reopening down the distant road. After all, masks and wipes and social distancing were not part of the Disney experience before the March closures. Thomas Mazloum, senior vice president of Walt Disney World Resorts and Transportation Operations, is a member of the task force. The task force also gave suggested guidelines for Orange County hotels, including the encouragement of mobile check-ins, limited housekeeping services and self-parking by guests. Until the parks are actually up and running again, it's hard to know exactly what the experience for guests will be like.
What to know before you make summer vacation plans
Spring break, save for some determined spring breakers in Florida and tourists heading to Hawaii, was largely canceled, but what about summer vacation? And is now a good time to start planning summer travel? As for her summer vacation, she's not making any plans. "I don't really want the emotional roller coaster of planning a really exciting summer trip and then not being able to go on it." If you to decide to jump on that roller coaster and start planning a summer trip, you'll want to check out all the fine print about changes and cancellations.
No matter what you’re into, you’re bound to love one of these 7 vacation ideas for spring break
Spring break is a great time to cut loose and celebrate the end of winter. There’s a reason why destinations such as Mexico and Fort Lauderdale are so popular for spring break. If you’re going to a popular spring break destination, make your travel arrangements now, as accommodations might sell out. If you're looking to do something really different for your spring break, why not escape spring altogether with a trip to the Southern Hemisphere? From lounging on the beach to skiing to volunteering, these seven spring break ideas offer fun for people of all ages.
Spring break activities the whole family can enjoy
From the secrets of the rainforest to the ocean’s depths, a world of wonder awaits at Moody Gardens. Moody Gardens is a one-of-a-kind tourist destination located on Galveston Island that features attractions that blend education with fun hands-on activities that appeal to the entire family. Attractions include the Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, Reef Rescue Virtual Reality Experience, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat and Discovery Museum. Two winners will each receive a family four-pack to Moody Gardens, and one grand prize winner will receive a family four-pack, along with a one-night hotel stay at Moody Gardens Hotel, plus a round of golf for two at Moody Gardens Golf Course. Moody Gardens us a public, nonprofit educational destination that utilizes nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation and research.
More than 41 million Americans will hit the road on July 4th weekend, sparking a big summer trend
Only 21% say their summer travel plans include domestic air travel, while only about 1 in 10 Americans (9%) expressed plans to fly internationally during their summer vacation. Ironically, while bar soap, napkins and diamonds each have fallen victim to millennials' shifting preferences, this demographic widely rumored to be less car oriented than their elders is killing for a summer road trip, too. "Road trips are nearly always cheaper than other forms of travel, which helps explain why road trips are by far the most popular types of summer travel." Bowman and his wife, Apryl, had road trips specifically in mind when they purchased an Acura MDX SUV several years ago. How could they save on gas during road trips, lessen their environmental impact and yet still make it down that bumpy road?cnbc.com