It helps if there is gorgeous scenery, but the best places to go for Christmas are places that offer cheery decorations and festive events that capture the holiday joy.
Take advantage of perfect skiing and delightful holiday events at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort this December.
There's truly nothing like Christmas in New York City.
Seeing the city decorated with twinkling lights and impressive trees as you shop for last-minute gifts or sip hot cocoa is really an experience everyone should have at least once in their life.
Hit the slopes and enjoy the ultimate winter wonderland experience at Beaver Creek in Colorado.
The season offers festive activities the whole family will enjoy — check the resort's calendar for a full lineup of holiday events.
Go to Saint Lucia if spending time on a warm beach with white sand is your idea of a "white Christmas.
This holiday season, visit Highlands, North Carolina, for a quaint, small-town Christmas that feels like it came right out of a Hallmark movie.
This charming village is one of the coziest locations to visit for Christmas because it is situated in the southern Appalachian Mountains, inside the Nantahala National Forest.
Solvang typically hosts Julefest each holiday season, complete with festive events and decor — check the website for updates about this year's celebrations.
Stowe, one of the most idyllic places to spend Christmas and a favorite ski destination of East Coasters,
is easily accessible from a number of significant northeastern cities.
This December, visit the nation's capital for the ideal fusion of festive spirit and engaging events that the whole family will love.
The Florida Keys are a great getaway for anyone looking to spend the holidays in a U.S. beach location because of the pleasant warm weather in December.
Santa Fe is a great place to visit at any time of year.
There's just something magical about spending the holidays in London. Between the glittering lights, holiday markets, themed pop-up bars,
and and multiple ice skating rinks located from Hyde Park to the Queen's House Greenwich, the city really comes alive during the holiday season.
Why not spend the holidays in Santa Claus's hometown?
Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland, is home to Santa Claus Village and SantaPark, where you'll find the man himself plus reindeer and more festive activities.
If you'd rather swap your snowshoes for a swimsuit this holiday season, head to the Maldives.
This can be the perfect time of year for an extended vacation in a far-flung destination, so make the most of it by heading to the place that tops many travelers' wishlists.
Spend your Christmas holidays in this picturesque region in southern Germany.
Start your adventure in Munich, where you'll sip mulled wine as you stroll through the charming city.
The Bahamas are a well-liked destination for holiday travelers looking for sun and sand because it's only a short flight south for East Coasters.