Cheap December Vacations

With everyone watching their pocketbook, you can still find great deals on destinations around the world during the entire year. However, finding cheap December vacations is as simple as doing a little research on off-season specials and fares that apply during December.

There are so many places to visit during the month of December on a budget including Napa-Sonoma, California, Greece, the Caribbean and many other wonderful destinations.

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Wine Country of Northern California

The Wine Country includes Sonoma County and the Napa Valley and is just a short, but spectacular, drive north of San Francisco. There are numerous activities and sights to check out in this wonderful area—so many you may become overwhelmed! Spend a little time before your trip checking out visitor information that includes illustrated maps, guidebooks and numerous websites.

Sonoma Valley is considered the birthplace of the wine industry in California. This wonderful region sits between two mountain ranges and is filled with wineries, historic buildings, restaurants, and shopping. There are also numerous resorts and spas. Comprising six towns, Napa Valley also has numerous wineries; restaurants, spas and resorts all nestled in spectacular Wine Country scenery.

Moab, Utah

How about a cheap December vacation in Moab, Utah? While it may snow a bit in December it is a great sight to see the red rocks capped in snow! Centrally located in beautiful Southern Utah, it is also considered the gateway to two spectacular national parks: Arches and Canyonlands. Other great visitor attractions just a few hours from Moab include Glen Canyon, Lake Powell and Capital Reef. You won’t want to forget your camera to capture memories of the spectacular landscape!

Cannon Beach, Oregon

Another little known December vacation destination is Cannon Beach, Oregon. It is otherwise known as the Carmel of Oregon; however, it is not as expensive as the “true” Carmel area, making it a great choice for cheap December vacations. Located on the Pacific coast just 90-minutes from Portland, Cannon Beach attractions include Haystack Rock, Ecola State Park and the nearby community of Bay City. Don’t miss visits to the Tillamook Cheese Factory and the local seafood outlets!

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Take advantage of the season when visiting Greece. December is an off-season time and deals abound in this historic and picturesque country. Filled with history, a Grecian vacation can be destination for a family get together or a romantic getaway.

Greece is a mix of the modern day and the days of old. You’ll find the stories of the Golden Fleece, Homer, and other Greek heroes throughout the country. Then you’ll turn a corner and find yourself in a hotbed of contemporary nightlife and entertainment. The city of Athens is a must-visit Grecian destination. Museums, historical sites, and ancient ruins reside side-by-side with restaurants, boutiques, and clubs. The Greek island of Mykonos and Crete are also hotbeds of attractions and will make your Greek vacation a memorable one.


If you want a tropical vacation, the Caribbean is the perfection destination for cheap December vacations. You can find deals that won’t break the bank and yet will let you and your group enjoy this “playground of the rich and famous.” There are great places to visit in Barbados and many other wonderful Caribbean destinations. These islands offer numerous activities and attractions including sailing, diving, shopping and dining—something for everyone in your group!

Cheap December vacations are numerous and easy to find—all it takes is just a little homework and preparation, and you and your group will be on the way to the vacation of a lifetime! You’ll soon be on your way to a memorable December vacation!