It’s that time of year when you realize you still have a good amount of paid vacation time left–and the phrase “use it or lose it” comes top of mind. No worries! With Bluegreen Vacations, you can book Last-Minute Availability to book a December stay at some of our most popular resorts!
The Fountains | Orlando, FL
Orlando is the perfect place to celebrate the pure magic of the holidays. A must-see experience is the Epcot® International Festival of the Holidays (November 29 – December 30), featuring the holiday traditions of its 11 World Showcase nations. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (select nights November 8 – 22) features fanciful holiday shows such as Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration and the Frozen Holiday Wish Castle Lighting. The party continues with the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade starring none other than Santa Claus! Universal Orlando’s Christmas in the World of Harry Potter (November 16 – January 5) transforms Hogsmeade and Dragon Alley into a holiday delight, featuring food, drink, decorations, live entertainment and a breathtaking projection show beamed onto Hogwarts Castle.
Hotel Blake | Chicago IL
The Windy City is especially beautiful this time of year! Be sure to visit the Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza (November 15 – December 24), the city’s largest open-air Christmas festival. Watch as Lincoln Park turns into a brilliant display of 2.5 million lights during ZooLights (November 29 – January 5), where you where you can take photos with Santa Claus, find free crafts for kids and observe live ice carvings. Also check out Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier, where kids of all ages can enjoy games, rides and ice skating.
Éilan Hotel and Spa | San Antonio, TX
This noble city is rich in history, places to go, things to do – and the holiday spirit! One of its crown jewels, River Walk, transforms into all things merry and bright as 100,000 twinkling lights shine above its winding path during the Holiday Light Fest (November 29 – January 13). SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration (November 23 – January 5) features festive shows, lights, foods and more – plus a visit by Santa Claus himself! The park boasts the largest Christmas light display in Texas, with over 9 million at last count. Merry at the Meadows Holiday Glass-bottom Boats Tours (select nights, November – December), takes you on a 50-minute excursion on Spring Lake, where you will be treated to cookies, hot beverages and an amazing light display.