Orlando is magical during the holidays when this sunny spot is transformed into a wintry dreamland with shows, snow and Santa. Celebrate Christmas in Orlando
at the major theme parks and visit a resort that keeps things cool with ice sculptures and plenty of snow.
The Big Apple gets into the spirit of the season with holiday shopping and lights galore. Spend a weekend with the country's most famous Christmas tree, ice-skating rink and designer window displays -- this is Christmas in New York
Exotic New Year's Eve Parties
Some opt out of the New Year nuttiness and prefer to ring in the New Year in the comfort of home. But travelers with an appetite for adventure travel the globe for the best New Year's Eve parties
from Paris to Rio de Janeiro.
Beat the winter blues and escape the cold on a hot beach getaway to the top Caribbean Resorts
. Trade in snow boots and heavy parkas for a teeny bikini and icy cocktail while you lounge poolside or by the big blue sea.
Hawaii is the perfect location any time of year, but many travelers head to the island in late December, when prices soar and vacancies are hard to find. You can join the masses for a Hawaiian holiday getaway or check out this beach paradise during the first 2 weeks of the month, which are still considered low season even at the most luxurious resorts in Hawaii