Christmas break approaches. Picking out the right place for your holiday group vacation will help you create memories for years to come!

Jackson Hole Ski Resort For Snow Enthusiasts

Named the #1 Overall Ski Resort for 2014 by readers of Ski Magazine, Jackson Hole in Wyoming offers a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The resort has 1,250 acres of skiing terrain as both beginner and advanced skiers or snowboarders can find the perfect trail. In addition, Jackson Hole is only an hour away from Yellowstone National Park, so you can explore the wonders of the both wilderness-rich environments on snowmobiles or in a snowcoach. Visit Jacksonhole.com for more information and to plan your itinerary.

SeaWorld For A Sunny And Watery Adventure

If your group isn’t the snow type, then take them to a sunny place with lots of water: SeaWorld in San Antonio, Texas during the holiday season. Enjoy rollercoaster rides such as the Steel Eel, The Great White and the Journey To Atlantis. The group can learn more about sea animals in interactive programs where they put on wetsuits to become an apprentice animal trainer. They learn to interact with sea lions, white beluga whale and penguins up close.

SeaWorldParks.com/SeaWorld-SanAntonio offers details on park prices, hours of service and vacation packages. Although this SeaWorld Park is smaller compared to the one in San Diego, there are plenty of activities for older children.

Wisconsin Dells For Outdoor Fun Found Indoors

You don’t have to travel to warmer temperatures in the winter to have fun at a water park as you can find thrill rides indoors at the Wisconsin Dells in Wisconsin. Open all-year round, Wisconsin Dells has three water park attractions, ten large water parks, seven medium-sized water parks, and six small water parks according to Wisconsin Dells. You can also enjoy live music and comedy acts, museums, casino gaming and outdoor activities such as downhill skiing and snowmobiling when you book a great vacation deal at these resorts at Dells.com.

Smithsonian Institute For A Learning Experience

Open every day of the year except for Christmas, the Smithsonian Museum offers a great learning experience for teens who want to find out more about the world they live in. The Smithsonian Institute has 10 museums and a National Zoo in Washington D.C. All of these museums are located from 3rd Street to 14th Street between Independence Avenue and Constitution Avenue, according to the Smithsonian Institute’s website.

Discover American history, gaze at over 100 flight-related artifacts, and learn about stamp collecting. There are both indoor and outdoor museums at the Smithsonian, so if the weather’s right, you can hit both. You can plan your museum adventure at the Smithsonian Institute website at SI.edu.

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