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Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas

By Livia Taylor 11/04/2019
 
What could be better than spending Christmas together somewhere warm? Forget about freezing temperatures, shoveling snow and hectic holiday schedules! Get Away Today offers vacation packages to a number of warm weather destinations for Christmas, meaning you can give the gift of memories to the ones you love this holiday season.
 
 

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Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas

With options such as Southern California, Florida, Hawaii, Mexico or even a cruise, Get Away Today can help you plan the warm weather Christmas vacation of your dreams. See our best warm weather destinatons for Christmas below.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Southern California 

There are a number of attractions in Southern California that appeal to families of all types. Take a couples Christmas vacation to San Diego and soak up the sun at the beach. Bring your young family to experience LEGOLAND in Carlsbad. Or immerse yourself in the magic of Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. If you have Harry Potter fans in the family, visit Universal Studios Hollywood to walk through a snow capped Hogsmeade and get a taste of warm Butterbeer. Get Away Today has discount tickets and accommodations for warm weather destinations including SeaWorld SanDiego, Catalina Island and beyond. Learn more about each below.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Southern California Attractions

  • Universal Studios Hollywood: Universal gets into the spirit of the holidays beginning late November and running until late December. Experience the theme park decked in its holiday finest and enjoy themed events such as Grinchmas, Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and CityWalk entertainment and shopping.

Grinchmas Universal Studios

  • Disneyland Resort: Holidays at Disneyland Resort bring a new level of magic to the Parks. Disney Characters wear their holiday attire and you can see Sleeping Beauty’s Castle dusted with snow. Enjoy limited-time celebrations such as holiday-themed fireworks, temporary ride overlays and even visit Santa in the Parks. Holidays at Disneyland Resort usually begin early November and last through the first week of January.
  • LEGOLAND: Holidays at LEGOLAND bring a festive element to brick building! Visit LEGOLAND during Christmas time and take in the holiday decor and visiting characters including Santa, toy soldiers and the Gingerbread Man. Catch holiday-themed shows and entertainment at LEGOLAND this Christmas. This season at LEGOLAND typically kicks off in late November and runs through December 31.
  • SeaWorld San Diego: Even SeaWorld celebrates the holidays! If you take your Christmas vacation to sunny San Diego, be sure to take advantage of the themed adventures available in SeaWorld. From late November to early January, you can visit Sesame Street Christmas Village and marvel at the Winter Wonderland on Ice show.
  • San Diego Zoo: Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo is a must-do if you head to California for Christmas. Lights, holiday-themed food and seasonal celebrations can be found throughout the Zoo mid-December through early January.

San Diego Zoo Bus

  • Catalina Island: This little island off the coast of California offers holiday celebrations such as a tree lighting ceremony and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus. You can be serenaded by carolers and then enjoy a bike ride along the island’s coastline.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Orlando, Florida

Home to Walt Disney World and Universal Resort Orlando, Florida makes a great warm weather Christmas destination! With convenient transportation options from the Orlando airport to either theme park, as well as amazing on-site hotel options, a Christmas vacation to either resort is sure to please. And, Get Away Today now offers complimentary Walt Disney World concierge service for any 2-Night and longer Disney World vacation packages that include on-site hotels.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Orlando Attractions

  • Walt Disney World Resort: With four different kingdoms, you’ll be sure to find a variety of holiday-themed experiences at Walt Disney World. Consider a Christmas vacation to Epcot for the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, and be sure to visit neighboring Animal Kingdom for the Tree of Life Awakening. Other holiday attractions in Walt Disney World include festive foods, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and themed fireworks shows.

Walt Disney World Avatar Land Vines

  • Universal Orlando Resort: Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort include seasonal parades, Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (both in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure) and the Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular. You can also enjoy live performances from Mannheim Steamroller and themed celebrations at onsite Universal Resort Hotels.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Hawaii

Who wouldn’t want to spend Christmas in paradise? With beautiful islands to choose from in Hawaii, you’re sure to find something for everyone. From amazing food and gorgeous scenery to tide pools and miles of beaches, Hawaii is one of the best warm weather destinations for Christmas.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Hawaiin Islands

Aulani Resort gorgeous lookout with green trees and ocean

Head to this warm weather destination for Christmas and enjoy snorkeling, swimming with turtles, hiking or lazy beach days. The whole family will love to explore the islands of Hawaii and interact with local culture.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Mexico

Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive resort, something family-friendly or a getaway for couples, Mexico makes a great warm weather vacation Christmas destination.

More than just a hotspot for college kids and honeymooners, Mexico makes a great holiday vacation option with its historic ruins, family-friendly beaches, delicious food, water activities and, of course, sunshine.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Cruise

Have you ever considered a cruise? One of the best parts of taking a cruise is being able to experience more than one vacation all in one trip! Visit multiple ports and enjoy local dining and activities in a variety of places. Get Away Today partners with many cruise lines, including Disney, Carnival, Princess, Royal Caribbean and Viking. Choose from itineraries such as themed holiday cruises and sailings from 3 - 14 nights.

Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas - Cruise Destinations

  • Bahamas
  • Eastern Caribbean
  • Western Caribbean
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexico
  • Panama Canal

Disney Cruise Ship port

Get Away Today has in-house cruise specialists to answer any questions you may have about taking a cruise for the holidays. You can view all cruise packages online, or call a cruise expert at 877-510-2929.

Book One of These Best Warm Weather Destinations for Christmas

As you can see, Get Away Today can help you plan a holiday vacation to wonderful warm weather destinations. Say goodbye to winter for at least a few days and indulge in memorable activities this holiday season. See the wide variety of vacation destinations available online, or give us a call at 855-GET-AWAY.

 

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