TODAY.com: Ready for a SuperHero Summer? Capes Included

 

TODAY Superhero Summer Fairmont Scottsdale

Thank you to TODAY.com Parenting Team for publishing my article:

Ready for a SuperHero Summer? Capes Included”

Does your family wish for super skills?

Would you like to go to Superhero Academy?

I grew up watching Six Million Dollar Man and Bionic Woman. I always wanted special powers. If only I had Wonder Woman’s lasso of truth or Superman’s cape to fly away from danger, my life would have been so different.

This summer I stayed at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and received a cape! I wore it on my hike two miles nearly straight up at McDowell Sonoran Conservancy to Tom’s Thumb and also while kayaking at Lower Salt River. If you want to feel smarter than any superhero go to ItsThatHot.com and find a luxury hotel room for 50 to 70% off! You will need to plan your day to beat the heat by doing your active adventures early in the morning and enjoying the phenomenal spa and many pools in the afternoon.

Lisa and Jen hiking with our Super Hero Capes at Tom's Thumb
Lisa and Jen hiking with our Super Hero Capes at Tom’s Thumb

If your little superheros want their own capes, take a summer journey and enjoy these activities only for kids:

Kids’ Check-In: From Sidekick to Superhero

Calling all superheroes, caped crusaders and masked marvels! Children will transform from sidekick to superhero in a flash with a special cape and mask they all receive upon check-in. Their mission: to decode the Superhero secret message assigned upon arrival. Capture the moment in a Superman-inspired phone booth photo booth, and say hello to our furry and friendly cape-wearing Canine Ambassadors.

Superheros at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Superhero Training Academy

Unleash your very own special powers! Create superhero belts and cuffs before you take on tests of strength, speed, endurance and character. Discover your unique powers special just to you. Upon Academy completion, participants will become a certified superhero themselves, complete with their own superhero name, origin story and diploma!

Superhero Zip Line Flight School

Fly through the sky at the Superhero Flight School with thrilling zip line rides through the resort’s scenic lagoon. Weekend Zip line rides are complimentary for in-house guests throughout the summer.

Superheros at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Where the Wild Things Are

It’s time for some outdoor fun! Say hello to Bobcat Billy in the lobby and then head to the Lagoon Lawn for all ages catch and release fishing derbies. Afterward, join the expert handlers of Sonoran Desert Falconry and learn about our resident hawks and falcons. Then discover the surrounding wildlife on a complimentary resort tour led by nature enthusiast, Ranger Rick. And make sure to stop by our new home for our resident turtle, Cecil.

Superhero FUN Squad

Join the FUN squad at Sonoran Splash pool for high energy, family friendly games, trivia and music with fun prizes!

Mermaid Story Time at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Photographed by Jill Richards
Mermaid Story Time at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.
Photographed by Jill Richards

Mermaid University

Become a real life mermaid! Our resident mermaid, Moon, hosts 90-minute experiences at Sunset Beach that include your very own Monofin Mermaid Tail, goggles, Mermaid University diploma with chosen mermaid name and tail tutorial.

Celebrating Real Life Superheroes

People of all ages need superheroes! They overcome adversity, they never give up, and they inspire others to join them in their cause for greatness. Join us as we celebrate our real-life superheroes all summer long.

GLO Party at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC
GLO Party at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC

Superhero Federation Aqua Light Fest

After dark, the night comes alive on our two 200-foot water slides at Sonoran Splash pool with lasers, fog, colorful strobe lights, LED hula hoops and techno beats by DJ Super Splash! Join the Superhero Federation Aqua Light Fest pool party and boost your powers at the super foam charging station or show off your speed with our faster-than-light challenge game.

Epic Dive-in Movies

Enjoy family favorite superhero movies on our inflatable screen while floating in the pool at Sunset Beach and keep your superhero energy up with cart side bites.

I loved my stay in Scottsdale, Arizona this summer and hope you bring your capes home to continue your superhero adventures all year long.

Lisa and Ben as super heros kayaking Salt River
Lisa and Ben as super heros kayaking Salt River

 

Thank you to TODAY.com Parenting Team for publishing my article:

Ready for a SuperHero Summer? Capes Included”

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a television host, travel journalist as well as a passionate artist, educator and writer who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed on cruise ships for seven years on the high seas and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blog and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one million views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 150,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. She has been a finalist for six Southern California Journalism Awards in the past three years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and challenges. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip. http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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