Spring forward with a vacation to the Carolinas, hop across the country on discounted flights from Frontier and United, and take the kids to Wilmington, Delaware.
Space tourism inched ever closer this week, as Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic fleet successfully completed its first “captive carry” flight between mothership and spaceship. The Galactic plans to provide suborbital flights to the public starting in 2012 by overlapping the Earth’s atmosphere at 70,000 feet—allowing for periods of weightlessness. Tickets cost $200,000, and deposits start at $20,000. Mortgage your home and book today.
Families taking long road trips with children along I-95 might want to point their minivan toward Wilmington, Delaware. Opening April 24, the Delaware Children’s Museum will provide kids ages one to 12 with 37,000 square feet to get their wiggles out. Focusing on science, math, and technology, the museum features exhibits about the human body, the environment, money, and … get ready… blocks!
Looking to get away this weekend? Travelzoo reports that United Airlines is slashing fares on flights from Dulles departing today and Saturday and returning Monday or Tuesday. One-way tickets start at $39.