Top Ten Travel List Season Background

Posts in Category: Christmas

14 Fun Things to do this Holiday Season in Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona enjoys a climate and atmosphere drastically different from Southern Arizona, the major distinguishing factors being a 4 season climate (including plenty snow in the winter – the city averages over 100 inches per year!) skiing and any other winter recreational activity you can think of, and diverse high desert scenery. Even if you […]

Wild Wonderland at Bearizona: A Fun Holiday Event in Northern Arizona

This year marks the 1st annual holiday light spectacular, known as Wild Wonderland, at Bearizona, a popular drive thru wildlife park in Northern Arizona. The park is open year round for regular activities, which include both a drive through and walk through area featuring all different types of animals including black bears, bison, Alaskan tundra […]

Prescott: “Arizona’s Christmas City”

Prescott, Arizona was labeled “Arizona’s Christmas City” in 1989 by Governor Rose Mofford. With an attractive 4 season climate (including cooler temperatures in December and a slight possibility of snow!), historic Victorian architecture, and a whole lineup of festive holiday activities, Prescott claiming the Christmas title comes as no surprise! During the holiday season, Prescott […]

Little America Hotel Lights Up Flagstaff’s Dark Skies with 1 Million Plus Lights

Flagstaff, Arizona’s favorite winter destination, offers numerous holiday celebrations and winter activities all season long. The high elevation of this small mountain town (at 7000 feet, it is one of the highest elevated cities in the US) makes it a prime choice for snowy winter fun in an otherwise dry and warm state. With over […]

5 Fantastic Winter Getaways

The temperatures have cooled down, the leaves are falling off the trees, holiday decor is beginning to pop up, and thoughts of holiday treats have begun to spring up. This can only mean one thing – winter is on the way and it is time to start planning your snowy winter getaway! Nothing says winter […]

Attraction of the Week: Nestlenook Farm in Jackson, New Hampshire

Picture yourself in a winter wonderland complete with a Victorian Ice Rink, beautiful snow capped mountains, horse drawn sleigh rides, and plenty of scenic trails for snowshoeing. At Nestlenook Farm, a 65 acre resort located in beautiful Jackson, New Hampshire, you can take a step back in time and enjoy all of these festive winter […]

Christmas in Tampa Bay: Snow, Holiday Boat Parades, Tree Lightings & More!

Despite the warm temperatures that still linger on in Florida well into November and December (this time of year, the daily highs average in the low 70’s and nights in the 60’s), you can still find a few fun themed events to help you get into the holiday spirit. Even though by day temperatures are […]

Attraction of the Week: The National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson Hole, a skier’s paradise with 3 fantastic ski resorts, including Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, which averages an incredible 360 inches of snow per year, is an ideal location for a winter getaway! Grand Targhee (receives over 500 inches of snow per year) and Snow King Resort (offers night skiing) are 2 other options. While […]

Attraction of the Week: Florida Botanical Gardens Holiday Lights

The Florida Botanical Gardens, located in suburban Tampa, is a wonderful year-round attraction featuring over 30 acres of maintained gardens. A few of the numerous gardens you will find include: a tropical fruit garden, a succulent garden featuring desert plants, a palm garden, and a butterfly garden.  You will also find 60 acres of natural […]

Holiday Gift Ideas for Travelers 2014

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and Christmas less than a month away, now is the time to start thinking of unique gift ideas for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Below, I have listed a few ideas for the travelers in your life.  I have organized the gifts by all different types of categories, including: […]