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Christmas Vacation Ideas

Bhakti Satalkar
After having worked hard all through the year, all of us want to make the most of our winter break. With a number of Christmas vacation ideas available, you can make your winter break an eventful one. Read on to know some ideas.
All of us have a different idea of a vacation. Some would like to opt for a family vacation while others like an adventurous getaway. Therefore, each one of us keeps looking for vacation spots which suit our tastes and budget.
Christmas is the time of the year when many of us want to take a vacation and gear up for the next year. Among the different holiday getaway ideas is enjoying the sparkling lights along with the snowy mountains or relaxing by the fire or shopping like there is no tomorrow.
If you do not want to go through the entire process of doing all the bookings yourself, then choosing a vacation package is the best thing to do. We will now see some vacation ideas for families, couples, singles, etc., that can be availed during the Christmas break.

Christmas Break Ideas

With Christmas just round the corner, everyone wants to get their vacation plans in place. Before you finalize your vacation destination, you might want to decide how long your vacation is going to be. You can either opt for a short weekend trip or take a longer vacation.
Depending on all the circumstances, you can choose your winter vacation destinations. Other than deciding on the duration of the vacation, you will have to ensure you have all the plans in place, so that you are able to make the most of the vacation.
Winter Vacation Idea # 1: If you stay in one of the colder parts, then you may want to sneak away to a warmer destination and spend your Christmas holidays there. You can choose one of the tropical destinations for the same.
Some destinations that you may want to consider include the Southern Pacific, Australia, Hawaii, etc. South Pacific and Hawaii will offer you a number of water sports activities, adventure sports, snorkeling, surfing, hiking, etc. These places are known for their tasty sea food and beach party culture.
Winter Vacation Idea # 2: One of the coolest ideas is to have a Californian vacation. As a matter of fact, winter vacation spots in California are among the top 10 winter vacation destinations in the U.S.
There are many activities, which can be undertaken in California, depending on your choice. The Desert Hot Springs make for one of the great vacation spots for couples as well as singles or families.
Although people visit the Yosemite National Park in summers, it is great for winter holidays as well. One cannot forget Lake Tahoe, San Diego, either, when one talks about winter vacation ideas in California.
Winter Vacation Idea # 3: If you are fond of snow, then best winter vacation spots can be found in Europe. There are a number of options. Romantic vacation ideas can't be complete without the mention of Switzerland. There are numerous ski resorts and mountain lodges to visit.
In Germany, there is the Bavarian region and the Rhine region which offer great tourist destinations.
Winter Vacation Idea # 4: A lot of tourist from all over the world choose to spend their Christmas breaks in India. There are a number of winter vacation destinations in India which you can choose from. There are beaches, mountains and desert destinations to choose from.
If you have already been to Hawaii then you may want to explore the Andaman and Nicobar islands or the Lakshadweep islands.
Winter Vacation Idea # 5: If you live in a place where Christmas means white Christmas and you want to get away from the cold, then you can consider a Disney vacation. Visiting all the Disney themed parks, such as in Orlando, the SeaWorld, etc., is a great idea to have a rather warm and fun vacation.
Also, there are Christmas celebrations in most Disneylands. There are fireworks, which children and adult alike enjoy a lot.
Winter Vacation Idea # 6: One of the Christmas vacation ideas is to go winter camping. It will be, in itself, one of the most different winter vacations ever. No doubt, you will have to be well equipped to face the cold but there is a lot of fun involved in winter camping vacations.
Some areas also offer log cabins. You can make the best of them as well.
Winter Vacation Idea # 7: One of the best winter vacation spots in US has to be in Colorado. There are ski resorts, casino towns, amusement parks, etc. In other words, in Colorado, there is no dearth of vacation ideas for singles, families or couples.
Winter Vacation Idea # 8: If you are not in favor of spending a lot of money on a vacation, then you may plan a vacation closer to your town itself. Often, we do not visit towns close by but a number of times, they may offer us the best vacation we may ever get.
An alternative could be to visit a couple of towns close by. May be you could discover a completely new vacation destination!
Winter Vacation Idea # 9: If you do not have time for a long vacation, then a cruise sounds like a perfect option. Opt for a cruise vacation of 4 to 5 days. There are many activities on a cruise which you can enjoy or spend some time 'sunning' yourself on the deck.
The best part of the cruise vacation is that if you do not want to do anything at all, then you can just while your time away and do nothing.
Winter Vacation Idea # 10: Taking a log house on rent and spending the Christmas holidays there with your friends and family is a vacation idea which you might want to consider. Most of these log houses come well-equipped.
A vacation in the log house for it de-stresses me completely. Since log houses are located in scenic surroundings, they provide the much-needed break from the hustle-bustle of daily life.
If you do not want to go out of the country, then you can choose a vacation destination in the USA itself. From that, you will be able to find the best winter vacation spot suiting your needs. Since you are going for a winter vacation, ensure you are well equipped for low temperatures.