If you are planning a vacation or a honeymoon during the month of December, you may be wondering what some popular travel destinations would be for this time of year. In a number of places, December tends to be on the colder side, often encouraging travelers to take their vacations and honeymoons in a more southern location. Knowing some of the top travel destinations and honeymoon locations can help you to plan a successful and exciting trip in advance or spontaneously.
If you are planning your December vacation and leaving from a cold climate to go somewhere warm, keep in mind that the weather in your departure / return airport will likely be colder. Be sure to pack at least one outfit that is suitable for cooler weather and use those garments as your traveling clothes.
Many people love traveling around the Christmas holidays, whether on cruises or simply a vacation getaway that takes advantage of your paid work holidays or at least uses up some of your paid vacation days before the end of the year. Consider the top travel destinations for the month of December as you think about what to do with your leftover vacation days at the end of the year.
A December honeymoon can be a lovely sequel to an elegant December wedding. Honeymoon locations for the month of December can vary widely from the Caribbean to the South Pacific and elsewhere. Talk with your fiancé to determine where you would like to travel for your December honeymoon getaway. You don’t need to plan your December honeymoon trip a full year in advance, but you can start kicking around ideas as soon as you’d like.
To follow are the top 12 travel destinations and honeymoon locations to visit during the month of December. Consider these locations as you plan your December vacation or honeymoon getaway.
Top 12 December Travel Destinations and Honeymoon Locations
5. Caribbean Islands
6. Costa Rica
11. New Zealand
* Destinations suggested by Joyce Scardina Becker, CMP, wedding designer and president of Events of Distinction
Of course, you might also like to do a ski trip during the month of December. In order to have a successful ski trip, you’ll want to plan your December vacation or honeymoon at a destination where you’ll enjoy fresh snowfalls or at least temperatures that are cold enough to sustain manmade snow. If you are more interested in a cold and wintry vacation, you may need to investigate locations in the northern hemisphere and well-known skiing destinations like Killington, Vermont and Aspen, Colorado.
No matter what you decide to do for your December vacation or honeymoon, we hope you have an excellent time!