While the days leading up to the holidays are busy with shopping, gift wrapping and parties, taking time out to travel to snowy destinations, Christmas markets or festive attractions can enhance this special season.
It’s a great time to spend time together as a family, take photos and even find unique gifts for families and friends.
The following posts from several TravelingMoms offer diverse ways to savor the holidays with kids.
Las Vegas may be known for its shows, casinos and parties, but it’s also a family-friendly destination that loves to celebrate the holidays with G-rated festivities.
Check out these popular kid-friendly holiday spots around town.
Although magical year-round, the Disneyland Resort simply sparkles during the holidays.
New shows and jolly holiday decorations along with expanded hours in both parks make the resort an even happier place on Earth.
You don’t have to travel to Europe to visit cozy holiday markets. Of New York’s three well-established holiday markets,
Union Square has the largest, featuring more than 150 shops, including a “Little Brooklyn” section that highlights local artisans.
It’s even possible to enjoy New York’s holiday markets without spending a penny (unless you want to, of course!).
A visit to Oahu’s Polynesian Cultural Center is always a delight, but the historic attraction simply dazzles during the holidays. Christmas Lagoon: The Light Within promises a festival of musical performances, beautiful holiday lights, and hands-on arts and crafts for nine days in December.
Mountain resorts get decked out for the holidays and keep the spirit going for weeks after Christmas. While ski and snowboard deals can be found during these popular travel periods, the best discounts are offered before and after the holidays.
With its European ambiance, Santa Fe is a fun destination year-round. It’s especially festive during the holidays, when the farolitos – candles placed in paper bags – light up the night
along walkways and rooftops, giving the city an even more spiritual quality than usual.
Here’s what Santa Fe looks like during the holidays.
Holidays lights, parades and Christmas carolers are among the free festivities to enjoy in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.