A winter vacation provides an opportunity to spend time with your family while enjoying your favorite winter pastimes. Here are the ten best family winter vacations for 2015.
Head North to…Alaska?
Alaska is great in the winter. Travel is much cheaper and you will experience the Alaska everyone wants to see. You can catch the Aurora Borealis, try dog mushing, and participate in lots of outdoor activities.
Go see the Mouse, and Harry Potter.
In winter, the temperatures are mild in Orlando, Florida. Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are magical with elaborate decorations and shows. If that isn’t enough, you can head over to the Gaylord Hotel and experience the ICE exhibit.
It’s all about the Bahamas, baby!
Warm weather served with an insane waterpark and glorious beaches defines Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas. This resort will thrill the whole family.
Fancy a Victorian Christmas?
Cape May, New Jersey will take you back in time for a more traditional Christmas experience. The charming seaside Victorian town offers a holiday train, caroling, breakfast with Santa, gingerbread house construction, and dozens of other activities for your kids or the kid in you.
How about we hit the slopes?
Snowmass, Aspen, Colorado provides every conceivable snow sport, and caters to every age. There is even a ski gear rental service called Ski Butlers. They will come to your room and fit your family, offer support while you enjoy your ski vacation, and then come pick up your gear before you leave.
Sun and sand for me please.
Clearwater, FL on the Gulf Coast is a relaxed community that is perfect for families. A warmer weather option where amusements abound and great restaurants beckon to those who want a little more laid back vacation.
Explore the “other” New York.
Families love the Adirondack Mountain region for its sporting activities and quiet, cozy cabins. If you dream of staring out at a beautiful winter scene with a steaming hot cup of cocoa in your hand, you could do no better than the Adirondacks.
What kid wouldn’t want to visit a place called Smugglers’ Notch?
This Northern Vermont resort has incredible children’s programs, skiing, a zip line canopy tour, snow shoe trails, and lots of other fun activities and programs for the whole family.
Mom, can we go to the Mall?
This mega mall houses hundreds of stores, an aquarium, Nickelodeon Universe, the Minnesota Children’s museum, many restaurants, a comedy club, adventure golf and a mirror maze. There is even an on-site hotel if you want to avoid Minnesota’s winter weather.
Choose a location and bundle up with your family on vacation this winter. There is no better time to make memories.