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New Year's Eve Getaways

Rutuja Jathar Dec 26, 2018
Are you in search of some exotic, secluded, romantic, or inexpensive New Year's Eve getaways? Well, all that you need to do is to plan your way ahead, with the help of the following information.
Celebrating the arrival of a new year is never boring. The year, which has now come to an end, is quickly passing by and the expectation of a glorious new year is always enchanting. So, what have you planned on doing this New Year's Eve?
If you are one of those people who wishes to welcome this new year in a place, which is free from pickpockets and well-intentioned drunks in your area, then you need to start working on that idea as soon as possible!
If you want to find the best New Year's Eve getaways, then you have to plan your way ahead so that you can get the best location at the best price, so that you can enjoy the best time of the year with the best people in your life!
When you are planning ahead for a weekend getaway, first of all, you need to decide the city which is suitable for the kind of getaway that you have imagined (romantic or family), then make the lodging, traveling arrangements, and in the end, determine which are the exciting things that you will be doing, once you reach that destination!
If you're confused as to where you would wish to celebrate the new year that is rapidly approaching, take a look at our suggestions here.

Top New Year's Eve Escapes

When you are looking for the best New Year's Eve family/friends getaways, you need to think about everyone's likes and dislikes. The reason for that is, you don't want to be spending a whole lot of money on your vacation and then end up not enjoying it properly.
Always be smart and selective when it comes to choosing the best vacation spots for New Year's celebration. Keeping fun in mind, here is a list of top locations where you can spend this New Years' Eve!

Sydney, Australia

If you are in search of a replacement for the 'New York Apple Drop', then you need to come Down Under and experience New Year's Eve getaways, Sydney style.
The new year bash in Sydney, Australia is located along and near the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge where all the action and fireworks takes place. The fireworks at the Sydney Harbour Bridge attracts millions of tourists, from around the world, each year; and millions other who witness it through television.
The best thing to do would be to celebrate New Year's Eve at the Harbour Bridge and then fly somewhere near in Australia for a double celebration; say to the Great Barrier Reef!
Of course, there are tons of other places to visit in Australia that will completely make up for the entire trip. Just be sure to research as much as you can before selecting the right city to travel in Australia.

London, England

If you want to celebrate New Year's Eve, then why not do it the way the Queen does it! One of the best new years eve weekend getaways would be to fly to England and celebrate in The London Parade!
This parade has it all; from local marching bands, to clowns and from heroes to foreign crowd! Apart from the parade, you can also enjoy and celebrate anywhere else in London, such as visiting the London Eye, London's Big Ben Tower, and other places where there is no dearth of fun and joy of new years!
Include as many tourist activities as you like while in London and make the most of it. The best thing about choosing London as one of the New Year's Eve mini vacation, is that you can wrap your tour in a short span of time, without missing any excitement or celebrations in travel.
Trust us, nothing can go wrong when it comes to celebrating the last day of the year in English style.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto is one of the best vacation spots in Canada, even as New Year's getaways. Due to its excellent diversity, there are numerous types of New Year's celebrations that take place, making it a tourist hot spot when it comes to celebrating New Year's Eve.
There are various places in Toronto that you can visit, the most special of them all, being the Entertainment District! As the name suggests, there is unlimited fun in the Entertainment District and, especially, at the Nathan Phillips Square. You can also participate in Toronto's First Night Toronto Festival and enjoy with your family and kids.
And, if nothing else works out or you'd like to do something completely magical and romantic, spend the final night of this year at the Niagara Falls. Doesn't that sound amazing? Imagine yourself with the one you love; it sure beats any other kind of celebration.

Tokyo, Japan

Japan is rated as one of the best New Year's Eve destinations. Welcoming the new year in Japan is all about hitting the streets, visiting friends and families, if any, in Japan, and visiting nightclubs and restaurants to celebrate the new year.
This place is for all the single folks who'd love to just relax, let loose, unwind, and go crazy. Tokyo is one of the best New Year's Eve destinations because, new year celebrations there, begin on December 29th itself, and end on January 4th!
However, if you don't want to party hard and wish to do something completely different, then celebrate the new year in the traditional Japanese style.
The Japanese tradition is to make pilgrimages to various temples, and pray for prosperity and goodwill for the upcoming year. The New Year's day is all the more special because it is the day when the Imperial Palace opens for the public for two whole days!

Walt Disney Vacations

If you are in search of some inexpensive weekend getaways for your family, then perhaps the "Happiest Place on Earth" can be the answer. Disney vacations are welcomed by everyone.
It doesn't matter whether you're a kid or an adult (who's a kid at heart), celebrating New Year's Eve at Disneyland is always fun. Now, depending on where you currently reside and/or where you'd like to travel to, select the right Disneyland theme park for you and your family.
There are about 11 different Disney theme parks around the world.
1 park in Paris - Disneyland Resort Paris, 2 parks in California - Disneyland Park and Disney's California Adventure Park, 4 parks in Florida - Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Animal Kingdom, and Disney's Hollywood Studios, 2 parks in Tokyo - Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, and finally, 1 park in Hong Kong - Hong Kong Disneyland.
Since you and your kids are not the only people in the world who love Disneyland, you need to move fast and make some early booking. You can get some Disneyland discount packages and ensure that your fun is not compromised in the waiting lists!

Paris, France

City of Lights, as it is fondly known, Paris is one place that you would not want to miss to be on a New Year's Eve! New year's celebrations in Paris take place in two different and the most famous places; namely, the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elysées.
At the Champs Elysées, people eagerly wait for the new year to arrive near the Arc de Triomphe.
The capital city of the most passionate people on earth, Paris is one of the best destinations to have a romantic New Year's Eve escapes, what with pleasant-tasting French wine and a romantic kiss from your partner, at the stroke of midnight! A perfect welcome to the new year!

Athens, Greece

When in Athens, you can have New Year's Eve of a lifetime! Greece is the place with most exotic locations, sugary white-sand beaches, and numerous historic monuments!
The best place to visit in Greece is to spend the New Year's Eve is Pláka, a beautiful Greek neighborhood, which is popular for its restaurants, fashion boutiques and warm-natured people!
Just imagine yourself, waiting for the clock to strike twelve, and opening a bottle of champagne. A perfect blend of all the excitement in one place. It becomes a question of your personal choice really, to decide whether you want to spend the New Year's Eve relaxing alongside the beach or learning about the romanticism of Ancient Greece!

Other Exciting New Year's Eve Destinations

If any of the mentioned destinations haven't caught your attention, perhaps the following ones might. Go over each of the suggestions to see where your New Year's celebration is going to take you.
  • Nadi, Fiji Islands
  • Maui, Hawaii
  • San Francisco, California
  • Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Florence, Italy
  • Montebello, Quebec
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Grenada, West Indies
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Napa Valley, California
  • Vermont, New England
  • Durango, Colorado
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Ibiza, Spain
  • Goa, India
  • St. Vincent and The Grenadines, The Caribbean Islands
There are numerous other places and ways to celebrate New Year's Eve, with your near and dear ones. You can also book a local resort and welcome the upcoming year in style! We hope it was helpful in the search of the best holiday destination! Wish you all, a very happy and prosperous new year, in advance!