Right after all the family gatherings in December, a mini getaway in January would be good for the soul. Here we have made this blog into two parts because of the different preferences of warmer and colder climates. These suggestions are being shared in hopes that we can help you narrow down choices and brainstorm new places. Expand your horizons with a new place crossed off your bucket list and travel (btw check out this awesome scratch off bucket list map)!! We hope you get to treat yourself to a nice long weekend in any of these places to ring in the new year!!
Many visitors flock to Hawaii during January to forget that cold weather exists. If you want to surf, go watch humpback whales, or even indulge in seasonal fruits you really can’t ever go wrong with choosing Hawaii as your getaway!!
VV Suggests: Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Haleakala National Park, Kualoa Ranch & Zipline, World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Polynesian Cultural Center, “Iolani Palace, Turtle Bay Resort, Lanikai Beach.
An underrated, beautiful island that has so many amazing features from pristine beaches, intricate temples and fascinating wildlife. Sri Lanka is top contender on our bucket list and we highly recommend you look into booking a trip here!
VV Suggests: Dambulla Cave Temple, Temple of Tooth, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Mirissa, Yala National Park, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Pada/ Adam’s Peak, Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya.
The Maldives are probably the ultimate winter wonderland getaway for relaxation and the pictures taken of this place all look like the iconic palm trees on a white sand beach home screen default. We probably don’t need to convince you to choose the Maldives because of how shockingly beautiful it is.
VV Suggests: Ithaa underwater aquarium restaurant & several of the islands are great for any water activities and sports. Overall we suggest relaxing on the beach with a cold drink and a good read!
Dubai during January is probably the best for visiting here because of how hot it gets during the rest of the year. If you want to treat yourself to some amazing shopping, Dubai has a crazy amount of malls to choose from including one of the largest in the world. You have everything at your fingertips here from beaches, desert safaris, the underwater zoo, indoor skiing, and the tallest building in the world!
VV Suggests: Burj Khalifa, Desert safari, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah & Beach, Dubai creek, Global village, Underwater Zoo, Dubai Mall, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Gold Souk, Ski Dubai, Al Fahidi Fort.
“Pura Vida” is all you need to know and getting to know the Costa Rican way of life will never disappoint. Here, you can explore biodiversity at its finest at several of their national parks or lay by the ocean on either the Pacific or Atlantic Oceans. If you’re up for outdoor adventures after the holidays, Costa Rica should be your top pick!!
VV Suggests: Arenal Volcano & National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Tortuguero National Park, Turrialba Rafting Centre, Nicoya Peninsula trek, Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Irazu Volcano, and Monteverde Cloud Forest Hike
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