These are 6 of the best destinations in The United States where to go in The Holiday Season.
It’s “the most beautiful time of the year” and the air is already filles up with the holy spirit. Despite of being a year in which everyone’s life has turned into a different way because of the Covid-19, Christmas seems to be what is needed to cheer us up. And what’s more thrilling than choose a destination and go to spend a special holy night with your relatives? You can still come celebrate and find out how this day in celebrated across the United States by taking the proper protocols and security measures.
Check out the list of the fascinating destinations to go on a trip and start to pack your stuff. Spend a relaxing a great time in a wonderful resort or take the sun in a Caribbean island, wherever you choose to go after take a look at the destinations, it’s for sure that the best Christmas vacations are waiting for you!
New York, New York
Just like it’s seen in the Christmas movies, New York offers a hole experience in which you will be able to appreciate the city decorated with sparkling lights and incredible trees while shopping around the crowded streets and sipping hot cocoa.
Because of the pandemic some events are not taking place, for instance, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been cancelled this year. Yet, you can still enjoy New York’s streets going shopping in the many stores you will find, visiting a museum or just walking around living the festive ambience.
If comfortable and entertainment is what you’re looking for, our advice is to stay at The Refinery hotel. Its accommodations offer the Christmas package which includes an in-room tree, seasonal food and beverages, room service (hot chocolate, holiday cookies and milk), and the option to add a gingerbread house decorating kit.
December in the nation’s capital is full of entertaining activities that at the end of the trip the whole family would be delighted by the joyful experience.
There is a long list of things to do in D.C., and you can enjoy them without any cost, beside of saving some money for going to the shops. To get away from the cold weather, head to one of the distinguished Smithsonian museums. Wrap up warm and visit the National Zoo, or go for a walk along the National Mall and feast your eyes on the holiday decorations (don’t forget a hot cocoa drink!). After spending the day around the capital, you can rest at The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, a quiet, intimate hotel, located in the city’s most charming neighborhood.
How does it sound to go on a warm Christmas vacation in a white-sand beach? If the idea sounds great to you, Saint Lucia is your destination! One of the Caribbean islands that have opened its doors to the public in this coronavirus pandemic.
To enter to the islands, you’ll have to present a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken within seven days of arrival and submit a travel registration form. After following the protocols, you can take a breath and be relaxed for the rest of your stay.
From the days of Dec. 22 to Jan. 1, Luxurious Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort offers to travelers a full agenda of holiday activities, including making gingerbread houses, Santa’s coming, a traditional family Christmas dinner, rum and chocolate tastings, and more. Or you can just rest on a beach chair getting some sun while enjoying the many amenities and activities offered by the resort.
Stowe is the ideal place for tourists who love the concept of a “white Christmas” surrounding by the snow and the cold weather. A famous and recognized ski destination among East Coasters, Stowe is within driving distance of several major northeastern cities.
Because of the current situation with the pandemic, the tourist spot has enacted a number of new health and safety protocols. To avoid crowds of people, it’s been stablished physical distancing on chairlifts and gondolas, reduced ski class sized, and booked previous reservations for on-mountain access, and some other measures.
Book a reservation at The Lodge, a luxurious 4-diamond resort at the center of The Village, It’s a place to discover all manner of passions, from alpine skiing and snowboarding to mountain biking and fly fishing.
Highlands, North Carolina
This colorful town is located in the southern Appalachian Mountains, within the Nantahala National Forest, the perfect destination to have a different Christmas and breath the pure air that the trees around the small-town can give you.
Old Edwards Inn and Spa offers plenty of holiday cheer with festive decor and elaborate gingerbread houses. The Christmas Tree package, available from Nov. 29 to Dec. 20, includes deluxe accommodations for two at the inn, a dinner at one of the on-site restaurants, and a voucher so guests can pick out their own Christmas tree at a nearby farm.
Maybe this winter you can’t afford going on a trip to Europe, but don’t worried about it. There’s no need to go to London or Munich to live a European Christmas. Don’t go to far and visit Solvang.
Solvang is a city located in California’s Santa Ynez Valley that was founded by a group of Danes in the early 1900s. The Danish community created in the place is well-known for its Danish businesses and European architecture.
The city commonly hosts Julefest each holiday season, an annual celebration with festive events and Christmas decorations. You can also choose to stay in one of the city’s beautiful boutique hotels, like The Landsby or the newly opened Winston.