With the Christmas holidays season just round the corner, there are many aspects of it which are often time consuming. Most people with a busy work life don’t get much time to figure out things like how and where to celebrate Christmas, where to shop and much more. This blog is intended to makes things easy for those looking to travel for the holidays this year. Here is a list of 10 of the best places in the world we think you would love to spend your Christmas with family and friends.
Before human settlements, Ferndale was glade of giant ferns and coast redwood. Located in the western state of California, United States, Ferndale contains a number of Victorian storefronts and homes. It is situated on the edge of a plain near the Eel River and with vast expanses of coastal redwood forests Ferndale is a perfect place to spend your Christmas holidays.
North Pole, Alaska
A great place for families with children to spend Christmas is the North Pole in Alaska, United States. Part of the Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan statistical area, North Pole is a suburb that stretches between Fort Wainwright and Elson Air force base, and between the Chena and Tanana rivers. There are very few places where you can enjoy a sleigh ride pulled by real reindeers.
New York City
Being the most populous city in the United States, New York city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Located on one of the world’s largest natural harbours and New York can trace its roots back to 1624.With a number of attractions in the city for all ages, such as ice skating at Rockefeller Centre and horse-drawn carriage rides through snowy Central Park, New York City is the quintessential Christmas holiday vacation choice.
Planning to spend Christmas in the tropics soaking up the sun? Here are several of the popular sun spots around the world for spending your vacation.
Spain’s Canary Islands
The Canary Islands are located just off the southern coast of Morocco, Spain. Vast stretches of beaches with crystal clear waters and other natural attractions such like the Teide national park make the Canary Islands an ideal vacation spot to spend time with family.
Grenada is a Caribbean country that consists of a main island and six smaller islands surrounding it. With colourful homes and Georgian buildings there are number of other attractions such as the early-18th-century Fort George and a number of well-placed resorts around the island. Enjoy a Caribbean Christmas on the “Island of Spice” that is also famous for its gourmet quality organic cocoa.
Turkey is a nation located on the southern shores of the Black sea. Straddling Eastern Europe and Western Asia, Turkey is a country influenced by multiple cultures from the east and west. Spend Christmas strolling on the Mediterranean shores while savouring the experiences and sparkling blue sea.
With an elevation of 5,895 mts, Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcanic mountain in Tanzania and is the highest mountain in Africa. A trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, exploring the sub-Saharan rain forest will provide a completely non-traditional and unique Christmas experience for all.
A Holiday Ranch in Tucson, Arizona:
Tucson city is located in the North American Sonoran desert in Arizona surrounded by multiple mountain ranges. It is famous for its vintage shops, nightclubs and restaurants. Temperatures in Tucson will be comfortable during the holiday season, making it a perfect time to visit a guest ranch to enjoy the cowboy spirit of the west.
Myres Castle, Scotland:
Myres castle in Scotland is an authentic and well preserved castle which is fully staffed and can house 18 guests. Dating back to 1530 and spread across a 44-acre estate, it is one of the major tourist attractions in Scotland. Enjoy the holidays and experience the beauty of Scottish life from the magnificent 16th century luxury castle.
Lapland, often Anglicized as Lapland, is a province in northernmost part of Sweden. Among our favourite choices for Christmas vacation ideas that we’ve explored, The Swedish Lapland, Ice hotels, reindeer farms, sled dog and sled dog rides await visitors in this ethereal part of the world.