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Is the summer heat already making you dream of cozy nights by a crackling fire? Don’t laugh, because believe it or not,July is the PRIME time to start planning your holiday travel! Here at West River Travel, a family-owned agency with a love of exploration, we know the earlier you book, the more options you have (and the less stressful the whole process becomes!).

So, ditch the swimsuits and flip-flops for a moment, and let’s explore some dreamy holiday destinations:

Traditional Winter Wonderlands:

  • Vermont, USA: Picture this: snow-covered mountains, charming towns decked out in twinkling lights, and the aroma of freshly baked gingerbread wafting from quaint B&Bs. Vermont is a classic Christmas destination! Stay at the luxurious Trapp Family Lodge or the historic Manchester Vermont Inn and spend your days skiing, sipping hot cocoa by the fire, and browsing charming Christmas markets.

  • Lapland, Finland: Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the North Pole (well, almost!) and visit the one and only Santa Claus in his winter wonderland home. Stay at the magical Glass Igloos in Rovaniemi for a truly unique experience. Go on a reindeer sleigh ride, witness the breathtaking Northern Lights, and learn about Finnish Christmas traditions.

Warm Weather Escapes:

  • Hawaii, USA: Trade the snow boots for flip-flops and escape the winter chill in paradise. Hawaii offers stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and a laid-back island vibe, perfect for a relaxing holiday getaway. Stay at the luxurious Fairmont Kea Lani on Maui or the charming Hanalei Bay Resort on Kauai. Spend your days swimming with dolphins, snorkeling vibrant coral reefs, and enjoying delicious Hawaiian cuisine.

  • Australia: Celebrate Christmas Down Under! Australia offers a festive twist on the holidays with warm weather,beach bonfires, and outdoor Christmas caroling. For a luxurious stay near the Sydney Opera House, consider the Park Hyatt Sydney or the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney . Explore the bustling harbor city, visit the iconic landmark, and head to the Whitsunday Islands to spend your days sailing through crystal-clear waters and exploring the Great Barrier Reef.

No matter what kind of holiday experience you’re dreaming of, West River Travel can help you make it a reality. We offer personalized recommendations, expert advice, and can help you get the best value for your trip to ensure your holiday journey is as magical as the destination itself.

So, ditch the last-minute scramble and get ahead of the holiday rush! Let West River Travel help you plan the perfect getaway – contact us today to start creating memories that will last a lifetime!

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