Winter Vacation Ideas and Christmas Holidays

There are two ways to goon a winter vacation – either you embrace winter or you escape from it. There are two lists here – Warm Winter Destination getaways and Cold Winter Destinations. Towards the end is a list of fun activities you can do while experiencing a cold winter vacation getaway.

Warm Suggestions for Winter and Christmas Vacations.

Personally I prefer warm during the winter…there is a reason why most birds and animals either go south or go to sleep for a few months.

  • Mexico
  • Caribbean
  • Bermuda
  • Bahamas
  • Florida
  • California
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Central America / South America
  • Disney Land/World
  • Hawaii
  • Any All Inclusive Resorts that is warm
  • Live it up and stay at a Five Star Hotel in a warm sunny location
  • Scuba Diving in the tropics
  • Caribbean Cruise

Cold Suggestions for Winter and Christmas Vacations

If you want a cold vacation at a cold time of year this winter fun vacation list May Help you. A little farther down the page is a list of Fun Winter Activities to keep you warm when you go to one of these chilly places.

Ski Whistler Blackcomb

Have a ski vacation in Whistler home of the 2010 Winter Olympics


Aspen, Keystone Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Vail and so much more

Canadian Rockies

Absolutely stunning for a skiing holiday

Ski Utah for your Winter Vacation

Great dry snow, stunning peaks and great turns.

Lake Tahoe Ski Vacation

Ice Hotel Vacation

Go sleep in a giant block of ice. Stay here

Go to Quebec for Winter Carnival

This chilly event is a huge festival that starts around the beginning of February

Go Skating in New York at the Rockefeller Center

Snowmobile Vacation

Go stay in the woods and rip around on powerful winter sleds.

Go Heli Skiing in Canada

Heli skiing is not just for the rich and famous – mostly just the rich though. BC (British Columbia) heli skiing is some of the finest in the world. The two top heli skiing outfits in BC are Mike Wiegele and CMH Heli Skiing. Whether you are want to heli ski or Heli Snowboard it is the cream of the crop skiing experience.

Winter Vacation Activities

  • Go for a walk when the snow is coming down heavy
  • Cross country ski
  • Dog sledding
  • Go for a sleigh ride
  • Go tobogganing
  • Ice-skate on a lake
  • Join in a polar bear swim
  • Make a snow fort
  • Make a snowman
  • Make snow angels
  • Make snow furniture and build an outdoor winter living room
  • Make Snow animals or statues
  • Snow biking
  • Snow cave
  • Snow skiing
  • Snow tubing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Curling (Yes we know Curling is boring)

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