Best Travel Destinations for December

Mountain resorts like Vail are already taking a ton of reservations for December. Cancun and Anguilla provide warm weather and sunny possibilities for those looking for a respite from the cold. Summer fans may travel to the southern hemisphere, where Cape Town and Chile are just starting to experience the season. These are the top locations to visit this December.

Ocala, Florida

Because of its horse farms, training centers, performances, and equestrian tours, Ocala has earned the title “Horse Capital of the World.” There is the World Equestrian Center. Featuring a 60′ Christmas tree, dazzling lights, and carolers, Winter Wonderland celebrates the holiday season.

Branson, Missouri

Visitors can take advantage of museums, shopping, and clean mountain air in the winter. The holiday season offers extravagant light displays and family-friendly activities, including parades, shows, snow tubing, and shopping.

Alexandria, Virginia

My favorite cities include Alexandria because of its downtown area, history, and architecture. A December trip to the nation’s capital is the ideal time to take in the holiday splendor. Christmas Illuminations will be back at George Washington’s Mount Vernon residence from December 16–17.

Cape Town, South Africa

With temperatures in the 70s, summer in Cape Town begins in December and is perfect for outdoor activities. The “Mother City” boasts a wide cuisine scene, from gourmet dining to street food, and draws nature lovers who enjoy hiking, riding, and visiting the city’s gardens. Breathtaking sights await you as you take a cable ride to Table Mountain’s top. Stay at Mount Nelson, a Belmond Hotel, and take advantage of their latest aquatic adventures. Beginning Nov. 17, Delta and United Airlines will offer nonstop service to Cape Town from Atlanta and Dulles Airport, respectively.

Bottom Line

Other than the destinations in this article, many other places can be ideal for December vacations. Nevertheless, research your preferred destination to ensure it will provide your dream vacation.