Planning a vacation might feel overwhelming as the year is wrapping up. Whether you are looking to escape the cold or experience a winter wonderland, we have you covered with these five best December vacations. Regardless of your chosen location, the whole family will love each location featured.
Best December Vacations to Get Out of the Cold
Known as the “Garden Island,” Kauai’s landscape is what makes this one of the best islands to visit in Hawaii. Many of America’s most popular movies have been filmed in the jungles of Kauai, including Jurassic Park, King Kong, and George of the Jungle. In addition to its breathtaking beauty, Kauai offers a variety of outdoor activities. Whether you go ziplining, snorkeling, fishing, hiking, or kayaking, there are endless opportunities for having fun. The beaches of Hawaii await your family for the best December vacation location.
With fabulous amenities and accommodations over 11 acres, Pono Kai Resort by Bluegreen Vacation is the perfect home base for exploring the island of Kauai. This stunning Bluegreen resort lies on the eastern coast of Kauai, surrounded by lush vegetation and exotic beauty. In addition to access to almost a mile of printing beaches, amenities on-site include a pool area with hot tubs, a sauna, tennis courts, tropical gardens, and a putting green.
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Cape Canaveral has been known as the birthplace of aerospace and technology for decades. You probably have seen the small city all over the news recently as they have continued to take a giant leap for humanity. In addition to all things space, this town is known for its stunning channels and warm shoreside breezes. There are few beaches in Florida that compare to Cape Canaveral beach, making it an excellent December vacation spot. Make sure to spend time at Kennedy Space Center and all of Cocoa Beach’s attractions.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort is the best Cape Canaveral beach resort. This Holiday Inn Club resorts offer the perfect getaway for family vacations with tranquility and excitement. It’s nearly impossible to run out of things to do at this timeshare resort, which spans over 10 acres, with its picturesque beaches and views of rocket launches from Kennedy Space Center. Amenities include an activity center, lazy river, mini-golf, movie theater, arcade, playground, pools, as well as a four-story waterslide.
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Featuring over 7,000 islands in 13 countries, the Caribbean is the perfect December vacation destination. Don’t wanna deal with passports? Look no further; the U.S. Virgin Islands is the spot for you. It is made up of three islands, St. John, St. Croix, and the stunning St. Thomas. From end to end St. Thomas is about 45 minutes of driving, so you can easily navigate the whole island. There are over 40 beaches in St. Thomas, with Linquist, Coki, and Magen’s Bay among the most notable. Not to mention, St. John is only six miles away, so you can easily spend a day exploring that island. Or, St. Croix is about 40 miles south, so with a little more planning, you could get there too.
The secluded Caribbean shore of Limetree Beach Resort by Club Wyndham allows guests to escape the crowds while still enjoying all of the island attractions. There is plenty to do on-site in this quiet Caribbean timeshare, and there aren’t too many tourists around. You can do a lot at this resort, whether you want to lie by the beach, swim in the pool, or play a friendly game of tennis.
Best December Vacations for a Winter Wonderland
For those looking for the bests December vacations for skiing, check out Whistler, Canada. Whistler Blackcomb is one of the best ski resorts in the world and is the largest ski resort in North America. There are over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, and three glaciers across this massive Canadian ski resort. At the top of the mountains, the Peak 2 Peak Gondola makes it easy for skiers to travel between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Whether this is your first time skiing or you consider yourself a pro, everyone in your group will be satisfied when skiing Whistler Blackcomb.
WorldMark Sundance is the best timeshare to stay at if you want to be close to the action of Whistler Blackcomb. Guests can quickly get to and from the mountain base from this Wyndham timeshare because it is just a few blocks away. Choose from a one-bedroom or two-bedroom suite; both will have fully-equipped kitchens and living areas with a fireplace.
Smugglers Notch, Vermont
Smugglers Notch, Vermont, has three mountains Morse Mountain, Madonna Mountain, and Sterling Mountain. This is a fabulous award-winning resort ranked top five for value, terrain, rooming, overall satisfaction, and number one for Overall Resort in Eastern North America as well as Family Friendly Resort. So, you can rest assured even the kids will be satisfied here. Sterling Mountain and Madonna Mountain are good places for intermediate and advanced skiers. Beginners will enjoy Morse Mountain the best.
Head to New England for your upcoming December vacation and stay at the incredible Wyndham Vacation Club Smugglers Notch. This RCI resort in Vermont puts you right by the slopes in addition to giving you a fabulous place to call home for the week. On-site amenities include childcare services, children’s activities, exercise facilities, as well as a restaurant.
Rent or Buy a Timeshare Near the Best December Vacation Locations
Now that you have learned about the best December vacations and the fabulous resorts nearby, you might wonder how to stay there. Buy a timeshare today and essentially pay for a lifetime of vacations upfront. You are guaranteed a certain amount of time a year in a location when you own a timeshare without having to worry about inflation. Or, if you don’t feel ready to purchase a timeshare right away, consider rentals. When you rent a timeshare, you can try it before you buy or simply find an incredible deal. Call (800) 610-2734 if you need any help finding the timeshare for you!