Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
Visit Bank of America’s Winter Village in Bryant Park to shop from more than 100 vendors in a Christmas market-like atmosphere. The only difference is these aren’t your typical market stalls — each vendor has a tiny miniature shop to display their goods and wares. Just like a Christmas market, you can find anything you could imagine — gifts ranging from food, décor, pet products, toys, jewelry, accessories and more.
Skating in Central Park
Wollman Rink in Central Park is the perfect place to ice skate in the city. The rink is located nearby the Central Park Zoo and offers picturesque views of the city. It’s open every day and entry is $11.25 on weekdays, $18 on weekends.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
The Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center is an iconic symbol of the holidays in New York City. If you can’t make the tree lighting ceremony Dec. 2, you can stop by any night until midnight to check out the lights in person.
Sixth Avenue Holiday Decor
The Christmas ornaments on Sixth Avenue make the perfect photos and look gorgeous in the snow. They’re near Radio City Music Hall and pretty easy to find. Just look for the giant red holiday ornaments, Christmas tree lights, nutcrackers and more.
Fifth Avenue Window Shopping
Everyone talks about the magnificent holiday window displays in New York, but where to look? Be sure to check out Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co. for the best displays in the city.
Yellowstone National Park isn’t just a great spot to visit during the summer months, when the crowds are thick and the weather is (for some) best. You may actually find you like the park more during the height of winter. Here are some of the things you can do if you book a winter package at either Old Faithful Snow Lodge or Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, two park lodges open December to February.
There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*
Paul Menard, a yogi with more than 500 hours of yoga teacher training and more than 500 hours of training in Shiatsu and bodywork, announced a new partnership with enLiven Retreat Center in Vermont. Menard is the director at Karuna Yoga and Retreat Healing Arts Center in Western Massachusetts and has been fostering a thriving community. He teaches a profound appreciation of movement and mechanics while emphasizing the intricacy and form of yoga for the past seven years. The new partnership continues to focus on these elements at The Lone Wolf, an Exclusive Yoga Retreat for Men.
Awareness about fair and sustainable travel continues to grow around the globe, with travelers everywhere considering a destination’s eco-friendly options before visiting. As public consciousness for this important aspect of tourism strengthens, tourists also look beyond just ecotourism and delve deeper into types of travel that allow them to respect the local culture, interact with locals and distribute benefits fairly.
If you’re not familiar with Turo, the brand is essentially a car-sharing service — kind of similar to Airbnb, except you're not renting out someone else’s home while you travel, but their car. If you use Turo during December, you can book some special experiences that take you to one of four Michelin-starred restaurants.