’s New Summer Family Fun Passes Offer Big Savings at Top Attractions in Major U.S. Travel Destinations

Families Save More than 30% while visiting top attractions in New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco

July 16, 2012 — Boston, MA –Smart Destinations today launched six New Summer Family Fun Passes that give travellers more than 30% savings while visiting top major attractions in major U. S. cities this summer.

“Our Summer Family Fun Passes are the most popular packages we sell all year,” said Cecilia Dahl, President and Founder of Smart Destinations.  “We’re proud to giving families the best way to beat the heat and visit the most popular attractions in nearby cities.”

Available in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego and San Francisco, the Family Fun Pass provides discounted entry to up to four of the most popular family attractions in each city, plus valuable perks like skip-the-line privileges.

The 2012 Summer Family Fun Passes and savings include:

  • Boston (Save 32%) – Museum of Science, Boston Duck Tour, Skywalk Observatory and Franklin Park Zoo (savings of more than $100 for a family of 4)
  • Chicago (Save 30%)– Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium, Shoreline-Skyline Architectural Cruise, and Willis Tower (savings of more than $85 for a family of 4)
  • Los Angeles (Save 32%)– Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier (savings of more than $60 for a family of 4)
  •  New York (Save 35%) – Empire State Building Tour plus skip the ticket line, Madame Tussauds All Access Pass plus skip the ticket line, NY Skyride, Statue of Liberty plus skip the ticket line and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket (savings of more than $165 for a family of 4)
  • San Diego (Save 34%)– LEGOLAND® California, San Diego Zoo, 1 Hour Harbor Tour, Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum (savings of $180 for a family of 4)
  • San Francisco (Save 31%)– Aquarium of the Bay, Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, AT&T Ballpark Tour (savings of over $75 for a family of 4)


The simple-to-use passes mean families don’t have to worry about high costs, long lines or the need for pre-planning to make the most out of their family time. The pre-built passes stay active for 60 days from first use, allowing busy families to visit all four attractions at their convenience, throughout the summer and even into the school year.

From now until Labor Day, families can purchase the Family FunPass online to immediately start exploring the best their city has to offer. Special Family FunPass features include:


  • Instant delivery – Purchase the pass online, with instant delivery via email
    • Convenience – Simply print the pass from your computer for immediate use
    • Flexibility – Don’t stress, enjoy 60 days to use the pass
    • One ticket – Forget multiple tickets because one pass provides admission to all four attractions
    • Skip-the-line privileges – Save time and go straight to the front of the line at select attractions


To purchase a Family FunPass or for more information visit  or

About Smart Destinations

Smart Destinations provides the only multi-attraction passes that maximize the fun, savings and convenience of sightseeing with flexible purchase options for every type of traveler. Available online and at walk-up retail outlets, Smart Destinations passes, including Go City Cards, Go Explorer and Go Select, provide admission to more than 400 attractions across nine North American destinations, including New York, Orlando, San Diego, Chicago, San Francisco, Miami, Oahu, and Boston. All passes come with valuable extras, including the ability to skip the line at select attractions and comprehensive city guides that offer insider tips and bonus discounts on shopping and dining. Smart Destinations passes leverage the company’s patented technology and the industry’s largest network of attraction partners to save consumers up to 55% compared to purchasing individual tickets. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit