Travel June 2013

Destinations, product picks and getaway tips.

Melissa Marciano

Fit Vacation

The BodyHoliday, Saint Lucia, is a perfect way for families to bond and work on a healthy lifestyle as a whole. The WellFit Families program is designed to help families in fitness with activities at Saint Lucia’s health and wellness resort. The clan spends time together while participating in everything from beach sports and CPR training to healthy cooking classes and zip lining. See all BodyHoliday has to offer at

Quick Getaway

Interested in getting away this summer? Visit Woodloch Pines Resort for a great vacation. Kids and adults alike enjoy everything from games, contests, and carnivals to golf, spas, and summer home rentals. The destination partners with Crayola to create arts and crafts experiences where guests can design their own memorabilia. For more information or to book a stay, go to

Ocean Experience

Virginia Beach offers your family a memorable experience with Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. Through October, go on dolphin-watching cruises and kayak trips, or watch dolphins being fed. The program is created though the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and allows visitors to participate in close interaction with Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins right off the Virginia Beach coast. Find details at

Summer Escape

Visit the Samana Peninsula, Dominican Republic, and experience the Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences located on a private beach. It is a beautiful way to enjoy a vacation with different activities like whale watching, horseback riding, snorkeling, hiking, and family cooking courses. To relax on the beach and create memories, book a stay at

The Perfect Ride

With vacation as an essential part of summer, Evenflo Travel System now offers the FlexLite stroller to make parents’ lives easier. The stroller is compact, durable, safe, and easy to fold with just one hand. It also boasts a convenient removable tray, storage basket, and drink holder. To experience a hassle-free journey, order the FlexLite at

This column appeared in the June 2013 issue.