There’s a lot of pressure surrounding the holiday of New Years, forcing us to plan something spectacular and magical that will set the tone for the year ahead. 2019 is going to be no different, which is why you are probably now considering plans for the upcoming change in time. If you’re feeling like you want to go above and beyond what you have done in past years, we’re here to share some New Years ideas you might not have otherwise considered.
Ready for 2019’s New Years Eve? Here are 4 magical destinations to add to your list:
- Reykjavik: Yes, it’s going to be cold in Iceland at New Years. But, the entire city sets off fireworks in every direction, backed against a dark, dark night sky. It makes for a postcard worthy display right before your very eyes. While you’re there, you can also take a jeep tour to the see the Northern Lights, as well as hike a glacier with professional ice picking equipment. It’s sure to offer a magical perspective on the holiday like never before.
- New York City: Yes, this one is not for the faint of heart. However, certain hotels, like Novotel, have an outdoor patio that overlooks the entire Times Square celebration, so you don’t have to deal with the crowds. But, if you don’t mind the people, spending New Years in New York City is a fun, yet exhausting event, you will never forget.
- Sydney: Did you know that Sydney is the first major city in the world to welcome in the New Year? If you want to be the first one to embrace 2019, this is an incredibly unique place to do it. Not to mention, New Years occurs during their summer, which ensures you will have beautiful weather, tons of opportunities to lay on the beach, and an overall relaxed trip that will feel like a true holiday. Don’t forget to venture out to a nearby island while you are there!
- Orlando: Why not welcome in the New Year at one of the most magical places in the world: Disney’s Magic Kingdom? The amusement park certainly takes the holiday seriously, with a Fantasy in the Sky fireworks display that already starts at 11:50PM. The entire park is decked out for the occasion, with plenty to see, do, ride, drink, and eat. Not to mention, the weather is pleasant and temperate that time of year.