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.
Winter in Boston is a magical experience; from a stroll across the frosted Public Gardens to holiday shopping on Newbury Street, the festive season comes alive in Boston.
The Saronic or Argo Saronic Islands of Greece call travelers to explore its seven small islands and islets brimming with history, natural sites and more. With most easily accessible by boat, the islands’ proximity to ports of Athens make the Saronic Islands an ideal destination for those preferring shorter boat rides. In fact, trips from Athens ports to the islands take only between 10 minutes and two hours, depending on the island you choose, making them perfect for day or weekend trips.
A perfect New England holiday season awaits in Central Massachusetts. West of Boston, the state offers plenty of small-town holiday charm and events.
Spain’s capital brims with historical sites, tapas and neighborhoods to explore. Home to world-class art museums, breathtaking architecture and a spectacular dining scene, Madrid is a feast for all senses. If you only have two days to explore the city, don’t worry. We spoke with Four Seasons Hotel Madrid’s concierge team to give you the best insight for your short trip to Madrid.
Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.
For travelers looking for a dessert escape this holiday season, Oasis at Death Valley awaits. Ancient waters bubble up from the ground to support an entire ecosystem at Oasis at Death Valley, a secluded resort tucked into the dramatic desert setting off Death Valley National Park.