Vape Travel Guide: Holiday Travel Options

Vape Travel Guide: Holiday Travel Options

Now that the holiday season has started, you may have traveled for Thanksgiving or you’re planning a getaway for the upcoming holidays. If you want to take a vacation this holiday season but can’t decide where to go, we have a list with several great destination recommendations. Whether you want to head somewhere more festive, or want to escape the winter cold, we’ve got you covered with a list of popular holiday locations.

New York City

NYC is almost a must-see during the holidays because of all the events it has to offer. In November, you can participate in the New York City Marathon (the world’s most popular marathon), see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, or go to the New York Comedy Festival. The holiday window displays in the city’s department stores, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting are popular attractions during this time of year. Go ice-skating and visit over 100 holiday shops at Bryant Park Winter Village. For New Year’s Eve, go to Times Square to watch the ball drop.

Chicago, Illinois

Go ice-skating, listen to caroling, or watch the annual tree lighting ceremony at Millennium Park. Visit Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light with over 50 trees and displays at the Museum of Science and Industry. Christkindlmarket Chicago is also a popular attraction. It is the largest outdoor Christmas festival in Chicago and is known for great gifts, food, and holiday cheer.

Alaska

Alaska is considered one of the best spots in the U.S. to see the Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis. Winter is an ideal time to see the Northern Lights because of the cold, cloudless skies. In Anchorage, other holiday activities are skiing/snowboarding down mountaintops, spending the day exploring on a snowmobile, or going to the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony.

McAdenville, North Carolina

Every year, McAdenville transforms into Christmas Town USA because the whole town is decorated with Christmas lights. This free light show is widely known and ranked 2nd place on a list of the best neighborhoods to see holiday lights. 600,000 people from across the country visit McAdenville annually, proving that the light display is a beautiful sight to see.

Bernville, Pennsylvania

Bernville is home to another light show you need to cross off your bucket list: Koziar’s Christmas Village. It’s a seasonal attraction with over one million lights, gift barns, and unique shops. Koziar’s was awarded the Best Outdoor Christmas Display in the World by Display World Magazine.

Québec City

Québec City is like Paris, Jr. without the long overseas flight and resultant jetlag, at least for our North American readers. There is hardly a place more European-looking outside Europe itself. The scent of baked delights fills the air throughout town, adding to the holiday charm already created by the old-world architecture and snow-topped trees and streets. Be sure to visit Old Québec, which becomes an enchanting Christmas village right out of the 19th century during the holidays. (Just don’t ask for seconds on the gruel.)

Well, we understand that not everyone enjoys the cold weather that comes with the holidays, and that’s OK! We found some beautiful winter escapes to give you a warm holiday season.

Hawaii

The average daytime temperature during winter is 78 degrees, perfect for outdoor activities like hiking. The water stays around 74 degrees, so you can enjoy it swimming, snorkeling, and surfing. Hawaii hosts several surfing competitions during the winter months. You can see so many things in Hawaii, but this season is the best time to see humpback whales because thousands of them migrate to the islands for the warm water.

Key West

The average temperature is 73 degrees in December and 70 degrees in January. Go on a holiday trolley tour to see lights and decorations on the island. You can also enjoy lighted bike and boat parades. For New Year’s, Key West has a few unique versions of a ball drop, like doing a Conch Shell Drop instead.

San Diego, California

San Diego has a high of about 65 degrees during the winter. Along with several tree lighting ceremonies and holiday parades, the city has a lot of interesting events you can enjoy with the warm weather, like the San Diego Jazz Fest and Snow Day San Diego.

Savannah, Georgia

With high temperatures in the low 60s, Savannah is an amazing winter escape. Go to holiday-themed bar crawls in the Historic District, celebrations on Tybee Island, or enjoy entertainment at Christmas on the River. To wrap up the holiday season, Tybee Island also has a firework show on New Year’s Eve.

Auckland, New Zealand

It’s actually summer in the Southern Hemisphere during the holiday season, but if you’ve had it “up to here” with snow and cold while living in Frigidtown, BFE, a trip Down Under may be exactly what you need. With temperatures in the 70s (Fahrenheit), you can enjoy a lot of outdoor activities without worry. These activities should definitely include a visit to Hobbiton (in Hamilton, Waikato), and various other locations where the “Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy was filmed. Watching those movies became an annual tradition for many of us who can’t imagine a holiday season without them.

Caribbean Cruises

Consider trading white snow for white sand beaches in the Bahamas and other Caribbean destinations, which boasts temperatures into the 80s. While it may seem odd to the tradition-minded, many people like the fact that a sea cruise saves them the “hassle” of setting up Christmas trees and holiday decorations, planning, entertaining, cleaning up afterward, etc. They still get to enjoy holiday food, festivities, shows, decorations, and even presents, but someone else is taking care of most of these for them. That’s as good a reason as any to take a cruise at the holidays. Trying something new is yet another.

With the stress of trying to decide what to pack and dealing with all the crowds, traveling can be a huge hassle. So, we wanted to give you an update on the best days to travel this year. Christmas and New Year’s both fall on a Monday, so the worst travel days are expected to be December 22-24, December 29, and January 2. Days outside of these peak times should be less crowded, making for a more pleasant trip. It’s also recommended to check for air and hotel packages, if you need them. These packages stay affordable, even when the cheaper airline seats are gone.

On the other hand, there is the “I’m staying home and binge-watching TV for the holidays” option…

Either way, be sure to let us know where you will be spending the holidays in the comments below!

The opinions and other information contained in these blog posts and comments do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of Nicopure Labs LLC, owner of the Halo and Halo Cigs marks.

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