Cupid's Pulse Article: Travel Tips: The World’s Most Festive Locations to Celebrate ChristmasCupid's Pulse Article: Travel Tips: The World’s Most Festive Locations to Celebrate Christmas

By Ahjané Forbes

Christmas is right around the corner, and it can be stressful planning a trip for this holiday. Here are some options for the prefect vacation destination.

If you’re on the nice list, you deserve a treat this holiday. Here are some travel tips for places you should visit to spread some holiday joy:

1. Leavenworth, Washington: If you want to imagine you live in the snow globe of your childhood, then Washington is the place to be.This is a great area to visit with some friends. The state has mountains that get covered in snow every year. The streets are lit with lights, and the community is very festive with Christmas caroling and other activities.You can also go to in the local gazebo, indulge in some sledding, and go on sleigh rides.

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2. Santa Claus, Indiana: “America’s Christmas Hometown” is a great destination for the kids. You can go to Santa’s house and enjoy the fun. Reindeer, chestnuts, and Santa’s post office are all available on this trip.Your child can send a letter to Mr. Claus, and they will get an answer back!

3. New York, New York: The city that never sleeps has a lot of activities for couples. From Christmas to New Year’s Eve, you and your partner can enjoy this holiday. There are tree lighting ceremonies, carriage rides through Central Park, and of course, the Macy’s Day Parade. Many couples like to stay in the Big Apple until New Year’s Eve to ring in the new year with a kiss.

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4. Montego Bay, Jamaica: This parish is easy to get to because it has an airport. Although there will not be a reindeer in sight, you and your friends will be able to have lots of fun. You can swim with dolphins or sting rays, go snorkeling, play dominoes, swim in the pool, or golf, while also visiting nearby parishes. The country has beautiful beaches and delicious food. Tourists often like to go to Dunn’s River where they are able to climb up the natural waterfall. Many of the resorts offer packages for groups that include many day trips.

5. Nassau, Bahamas: Santa might not be on this tropical island, but the kids won’t mind. The white sand beaches will distract them when they’re making sand castles and swimming in the clear blue water. If you feel that your child may a lose some classroom engagement while they’re on the trip; Nassau has some activities that will keep them up to speed. Pirates of Nassau is a museum that displays the life of the most notorious pirates. The museum has activities for both genders and tells you the history of a famous pirate named Blackbeard.

6. Kauai, Hawaii: You both can get your alone time for an affordable price during the holiday. Although the island is know for it’s volcanoes and culture, there are some great spots where you and your partner can get cozy. Hanalei Bay is a great place to enjoy each other’s company. You can go paddle boarding or for a swim in the sea.The nearby resort offers surfboarding lessons, food tours and sightseeing. There’s also a hike trail that will test your ability to work together.

Where do you want to go to this Christmas? Let us know in the comments below!