The holiday season is the best time of the year to travel with your family. Bring your kids to amazing places while they are on their Christmas break and have fun the whole family will enjoy.
Christmas vacation ideas are one of the best ways to get creative and take advantage of the holiday season or the kids’ break from school. Whether you are a family looking to get away on a family vacation, a couple planning a honeymoon vacation or other romantic getaway, or a group of friends, the week between Christmas and New Years has steadily been a popular week for vacations. Instead of spending the holiday at home this year. If needing ideas on where to go, check out these these spectacular places.
If you believe the spirit of the season is born of family togetherness, then one of these family-focused, traditional getaways will appeal to your tastes.
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Featuring thousands of twinkling Christmas lights, Santa’s Village, walking tours of the Enchanted Forest, live music, carousel rides and much more, Charleston’s Festival of Lights is a treat for the entire family.
THE GREAT DICKENS CHRISTMAS FAIR
San Francisco, CA
Victorian London comes alive in San Francisco, with more than 700 costumed performers depicting real historic figures and fictional characters from the Dickens era. Merchant shops and artisans line the streets, holiday parties abound and historic wonder is everywhere. An educational and entertaining experience for the entire family awaits at The Great Dickens Christmas Fair.
CHRISTMAS BY THE SEA
One of the best Christmas family vacations you’ll ever experience includes ringing in the season in traditional New England style at the annual Ogunquit Christmas by the Sea Celebration. Festivities include the official tree-lighting ceremony, beach bonfires, live entertainment, the Chowder & Chocolate Fest and much more.
Go On Luxury Cruise
Luxury cruises is the perfect way to travel across the sea as well as spend some alone time with your family. Luxury cruises have famous destinations going to Hawaii, Canaries, and even South America. However, since the Christmas holiday isn’t that long, choose the destinations that are near your country and will involve travel time just enough for your kids to enjoy their Christmas break.
Visit Famous Theme Parks
One of the best gifts that you can give your kids is a trip to Disneyland or any famous theme park for that matter. What could be better than gifting your kids the experience of meeting some of the world’s most iconic and inspiring characters, the Walt Disney gang. Regardless of the era and age, people grew up with Walt Disney characters; it’ll be an amazing experience to have that opportunity to meet them and experience the rides.
Holidays in Hotel Resorts
You may not enjoy the resort part because of the cold winter season but there are things that can make up for that when you spend holidays in hotel resorts. If you’re travelling to Las Vegas, you can have city tour and visit some of the famous landmarks in Sin City. Just because Vegas is known for gambling doesn’t mean that it can’t be a prime holiday destination for the family. The city lights of Las Vegas is a tourist attraction in itself.
Experience the Oriental Culture
Colorful culture and one of a kind food is what you’ll get when visiting the top Asian countries Head Southeast Asia to the Philippines, where you get to experience the warm hospitality of the locals and at the same time having endless of options with regard to places to visit and things to do. Then head up to Thailand where you get to see the amazing architecture built during the ancient times.
Holiday Train Rides
Kids love trains, and holiday train rides are an excellent way to spend a fun-filled day with the entire family celebrating the magic of the holiday season. Whether you’re chugging through the mountains of New England or speeding along the Pacific coastline, Santa, Mrs. Claus and their merry band of elves will join in the fun on one of these family-oriented holiday train rides. Be sure to book your passage early, though, because holiday train excursions sell out quickly.