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12 Best Christmas Vacation Spots to Visit in 2021

It's the most exciting time of the year when we all get out of our homes, skip the daily routines, and enjoy the festivities around. Though the pandemic is not over yet, we can still find the festive spirit in Christmas vacation spots across the world. Christmas comes with decorations, festive events, surprises, and happiness, and so does FAYVO. We are with you in this festive time, helping you enjoy yourself to your fullest. For this reason, we have got the top tourist places for you to visit in the Middle East, find the hidden places around the globe, and now, it is time to suggest to you the best Christmas vacation destinations. From sunny shores to winter wonderland ski resorts, these are the best places to spend Christmas this year.

With many ideal holiday destinations, we are here with the most exciting ones. You may be wondering where you can actually travel for Christmas in 2021? So, let the lovely list begin:

 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado

It is one beautiful Christmas vacation spot to visit this winter. Colorado Springs offers a budget-friendly and sunny destination with a lot of entertainment activities for all ages. It's undoubtedly an ideal destination for families to enjoy their Christmas vacations. While December is jam-packed with festive happenings, you can try ice skating in Acadia Park, have fun riding on the Santa Express Train, get roadside cookies and hot cocoa.

 

Branson, Missouri

If you wish to experience a magical Christmas this time, go no further than Branson. The city lights up like clockwork on November 1 each year. It is also known as "America's Christmas Tree City." It brightens up with 6.5 million lights and 1000 Christmas trees, and it seems like stars have come to the earth. On your visit, you'd love drive-through light displays at Rudolph's Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade, the most-famous World's Largest Toy Museum, and an epic Christmas festival at Silver Dollar City.

 

Hershey, Pennsylvania

What is better than having tons of chocolates to enjoy this Christmas? If you have kids with you, Hershey is one best places to vacation for Christmas. Plan your family trip at Hersheypark's Christmas Candylane. You can enjoy holiday rides, visit Santa, the charming reindeers, stop by the stalls, and experience more than 5 million lights decorating the fun-filled chocolate theme park.

 

Aspen, Colorado

Aspen is something different from the usual Christmas vacation spots. There is the world's most-renowned beautiful ski resort town. It is a haven for ski bunnies and travel enthusiasts. This small city holds plenty of Christmas activities during the holiday season. There is annual tree lighting, a fun-packed "12 Days of Aspen" event, food stalls, and special holiday shows at the Opera House.

 

Tokyo, Japan

The city turns into a light river with its winter illuminations. Different districts in the city compete to create some truly sensational displays. There are mind-blowing scenes, including the 10-foot-tall snow globes with falling snow at Tokyo Midtown and a huge Baccarat crystal chandelier at Yebisu Garden Place. The bright lights of Tokyo are unbeatable and make this city one of the best vacation places during Christmas. These festivities continue past Christmas day, often through January or February.

 

Inari, Finland

While most tourists plan their trip to the Lapland city of Rovaniemi for Christmas, we recommend moving a little further to the north. There is a beautiful village named Inari. Located in the heart of the scenic Ivalo region, this place is a complete winter wonderland with mini-hotels and local restaurants that keep things nice and cozy. Inari gives you the perfect Christmas vibes riding dog sleds, feeding reindeer, and chasing the Northern Lights.

 

Copenhagen, Denmark

According to the World Happiness Report, there's one country that's the happiest one. It is Denmark. Who doesn't want to be happy this Christmas? No one. So, choosing Copenhagen is a great decision to spend the winter holidays. In Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens, you'll adore the antique amusement park rides decorated with lights. All the pretty little things are surrounded by another adorable, alpine-village style Christmas market.

 

Alexandria, Virginia

If you are looking for a picture-perfect place to spend this holiday season, go to Alexandria. From a very few breathtaking places in the world, Virginia stands on top. The Old Town's row houses and centuries-old brick streets look so fascinating and charming. The beauty of this place is increased 5x when it is adorned with snow and Christmas wreaths. On your tour, you can expect a ton of seasonal activities.

 

Edinburgh, Scotland

It is one of the perfect Christmas vacation spots to visit in 2021. From a gloomy medieval Scottish capital, Edinburgh transforms into a bright and cheerful Christmas Market. The unique part is that almost the entire city center is occupied by the Christmas market. There is the hustle and bustle all the time, and you never miss Christmas vibes any time. There are activities that include a huge Ferris wheel, an ice-skating rink, and Christmas-themed events.

 

San Diego, California

If you belong to a snowy place and looking for something sunny for this Christmas, California is your perfect spot to visit. In addition to hitting the beach, enjoying Pina Colada, check out all the holiday happenings at the iconic Hotel Del. You'll have a fun time there with activities like a seaside ice rink, themed dining, holiday movies on the beach, and a s'mores Jingle Roast.

 

London, United Kingdom

London never disappoints because there's always something new to do there. Especially when it's Christmas, London transforms itself into a holiday theme. Between the glittering lights, shopping activities, holiday markets, themed pop-up bars, Christmas characters, and ice skating outside the Natural History Museum, the city really comes alive during the holiday season.

 

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The tale of Santa Claus is strongly told in the Dutch capital, where every house is decorated with sparkling lights, jingle bells, trees. To make Christmas more special for you, you should try Amsterdam this year. Plan a tour till New Year's Eve and enjoy champagne and fireworks in Dam Square or the Nieuwmarkt. Additionally, don't miss to join local people around for the celebration.