Best places to vacation and have a White Christmas.

Christmas is almost here, and as this festive period nears, most folks are winding up their plans on where they will be spending it.  While most will be with family and close friends other might choose this time of the year to take a vacation or short getaway.

Searching for a stunning place to enjoy a White Christmas will start by exploring those locations that will most likely have snow for Christmas. For some people, they prefer a place whereby they can partake in the usual winter sports like ice-skating, skiing and snowboarding.  For those who are looking for a more restful time, a sleigh ride can also be just the thing for making a memory.

There are several destinations that will have a higher chance of snow and but keep in mind mother nature always has its surprises. Whether you’re looking for a US destination or another country here are some suggested places that you might consider.

new york city park in winterNew York City

is a great place to visit during the Christmas season. There are places like Rockefeller Center with ice skating, and everyone enjoys a carriage ride through Central Park. During the Christmas period, the city transforms into a Christmastime wonderland that every visitor will be proud of. The area isn’t fully blanketed by snow, but the evening skating makes it a dream destination. Visit mid-town Manhattan and be steps away from the Rockefeller Christmas tree and Rockefeller Ice Rink.
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Quebec City Canada WinterQuebec City, Canada

The city is situated in the great white north of French-Canada, North America and its famous for the December snowfall. It boasts stunning buildings, close cobble-stoned lanes and French-speaking folks that make the experience more memorable. Old Québec is transformed into a real Christmas village, just like out of Charles Dickens’s novel ” A Christmas Carol “.  Troll through a true Christmas Village where the snow, lights, and European architecture create a magnificent setting.
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Aspen Colorado VacationAspen, Colorado

Aspen is a great destination which already enjoys 2 feet of snow and more is expected before Christmas. Aspen is noted for skiing and their great slopes. Shopping downtown is filled with boutiques, restaurants and snow accessories stores. It’s a great place for taking in a spa treatment with a surplus to choose from.  Aspen Colorado Christmas Vacations are a one-of-a-kind experience that will be remember for a lifetime. The historic streets and scenic mountains of Aspen provide the perfect backdrop for holiday celebrations.
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Alaska Winter VacationAlaska

Where else can you can visit the North Pole? Just a little to the southeast of Fairbanks, you’ll find an entire town named after Santa’s homeland, North Pole, where you can experience a holiday bazaar and fireworks display.  While it’s not the real North Pole the city of North Pole, Alaska offers families to experience the next best thing.  In Alaska you are guaranteed a white Christmas!   Fairbanks is where you can have a chance to see the Northern Lights the best natural Christmas lights you can see.  There are many holiday festivals and markets throughout the state to help get you in the Christmas spirit.
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Lake Tahoe VacationLake Tahoe

will not disappoint the snow lover. Averaging 33 inches of snow in December will provide for most winter and snow enthusiasts. This is a popular destination for those looking for the full winter vacations. Christmas surrounds every corner of Lake Tahoe including ice carving demonstrations to fireworks shows; breakfasts with Santa and gingerbread workshops; ice skating, sleigh rides, and world renowned skiing.  The scenic landscape is out of a storybook – snow-capped mountains, twinkling lights, cozy fireplaces and holiday feasts will mark family memories for years to come.
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Make sure you plan and book your winter vacation early so you can enjoy Christmas this year. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a snowy new year!