Many countries around the world are usually at their best during the festive season, and, with children and adults both having time off from work and school, this makes it an ideal time to take a vacation. For a festive break like no other, take a look at OROGOLD’s picks of top festive getaways.
The Resort at Paws Up, Greenough, Montana
The Resort at Paws Up, located on a working cattle ranch, brings some elegance and sophistication to the countryside each December with their Christmas package. The family-friendly resort offers five nights of accommodation in one of their luxurious lodges, with all meals and snacks taken care of. In addition to a fine dining experience on Christmas Eve, families will also enjoy a Christmas tree in their lodge, and the children will most definitely appreciate the personal visit from Santa!
Manoir Hovey, Quebec, Canada
For the festive season, the Manoir Hovey, which is set in 20 acres of picturesque wooded land next to Lake Massawippi, is offering a fantastic Christmas Celebration package. This consists of a two-night stay with a holiday brunch, a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the local village center, s’mores by the fire, a four-course traditional feast at Le Hatley restaurant, and a gourmet breakfast in the morning. The rooms are luxurious and stylish, many of them with their own fireplace or balcony. There is also a diverse range of activities, from a relaxing spa afternoon to showshoeing across the country, offering something to keep everybody happy.
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, New York
The Mohonk Mountain House in the Hudson Valley is less than a two-hour drive from New York City, making it an ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway. OROGOLD recommends the December Delight package, which includes a three-course dinner, a breakfast buffet, afternoon tea and cookies, charming accommodation and access to almost all of the resort’s activities, including ice skating, swimming in the heated pool, cross-country skiing, showtubing and more. Decorations are certainly festive, and there are some great family activities to keep you all busy, from holiday craft making to a family Yule log hunt.
Keystone Resort, Vail, Colorado
The Keystone Resort would be perfectly at home on the front of a holiday card, as it really does look like a winter wonderland. OROGOLD loves the skiing on their three mountain peaks, while children will love snowtubing at Adventure Point, which boasts a state-of-the-art conveyor lift to take guests and their tubes to the large hilltop course. With seven different on-site restaurants, there are many different places where you can enjoy a festive meal, before heading back to your rustic but luxurious accommodation, of which there are many different options to choose from.
Festive vacations are always memorable, and these places really ensure that your holiday will be unforgettable. Whether you’re hunting for Yule logs in the Hudson Valley, or indulging in a gourmet feast in Quebec, these are all festive getaways that OROGOLD would most definitely recommend.