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New Year's Getaways

Whether it's Near or Far, Celebrate Big Time!

Las Vegas

New Year's Eve in Las Vegas is the experience of a lifetime. The Strip becomes one giant block party after 4 p.m. when the road is closed to traffic. Enjoy the finest dining, drinking and dancing at the hottest night clubs before choreographed fireworks at midnight. Vegas is where you want to be this New Year’s Eve.

Stay in one of the amazing Vegas hotels like the elegant Bellagio, high-tech Cosmopolitan or our personal favorite and often-recommended Paris hotel. If exploring the Strip isn’t your idea of fun, get tickets to see Blue Man Group, Cirque Du Soleil or an evening of magic with David Copperfield.

Once the last firework has exploded and the final piece of confetti has drifted to the ground, your party can continue at one of several 24-hour cafes inside the hotels, a nightclub or old-fashioned Las Vegas fun in a casino.


New Year's Eve in Aruba means a night of endless firework shows everywhere you turn, restaurant specials to enjoy and many parties to attend! When you stay at a preferred resort, you’ll never forget where you were on New Year’s Eve 2020.

This beautiful Dutch-Caribbean island offers a wide range of activities for couples as well as families. Activities that require a bit of training and energy include snorkeling and diving as well as off-road tours on ATVs. Of course, relax in the sun on Aruba's most glorious beaches (lots of white sand and palm trees) including Manchebo Beach, Eagle Beach and Palm Beach.

Take to the water on a luxury yacht or take a charter boat tour. Perhaps a pirate ship tour in the afternoon? How about getting on those hiking boots and explore Arikok National Park or see the Quadiriki and Fontein caves?

If you're a golfer, fear not! Aruba offers some of the world's best golf courses. At the northern tip of the island, you will find an 18-hole PGA-approved gem designed by Robert Trent Jones II, Tierra Del Sol. The Links at Divi Aruba, a nine-hole course open to the public, offers beautifully manicured fairways surrounded by indigenous vegetation.

Samoset Resort, Rockport, Maine

If hopping in the car for a cozy getaway is what you’re hoping for this New Year’s Eve, consider Samoset Resort in Maine. Fun activities like evening fire pits or carving your own cross-country ski trails plus an indoor pool and world-class spa make Samoset the perfect place to reconnect with the people you care about most this New Year’s Eve.

When planning a vacation, it's difficult to know whether you're getting the best price, value, advice and service. Using a professional agency to plan your trip provides these benefits along with the peace of mind and the elusive "extra hours in a day" everyone needs.

If you are planning a cruise, choose a travel agency that has specific relationships with cruise retailers in order to receive offers and deals you cannot find anywhere else. Remember, travel agents have been there, done that—and have the souvenirs to prove it! Professional agents have experience and knowledge of the travel industry in order to ensure their clients have the best trip, and they know how to match price and value with your vacation wish list.

“No one wants to spend their precious free time searching through countless options and reviews that may not even be current or real,” says Joel Wesseldyke of Dream Vacations. “We have had clients who were tired of jumping from website to website wondering why the price kept changing and why the final price was so much different than what they first saw. A professional travel agent will sort through all the options and help you navigate the fine print to let you know exactly what to expect at the end. We are with you every step of the way before, during and after your vacation.”

Check in with the experts when planning your next getaway. Dream Vacations has a team of professionals who know how to get the best experience for your budget. Their vast connections in the travel industry mean special booking offers, benefits and travel perks for clients. 

Whether you're planning a relaxing escape, a girlfriend getaway, a man-cation, a romantic honeymoon or a family reunion, your experience will be completely hassle-free and tailored to your wants and needs. Vacation Specialists are available to handle every detail. The result is a custom travel experience designed personally for you.

Dream Vacations

  • The neon lights of Las Vegas
  • Beautiful beach in Aruba
  • Luxury stores line a street in Aruba
  • Samoset Resort – Photo Credit: Greg Premru
  • Enjoy winter fun at Samoset Resort – Photo Credit: Greg Premru