20 Snow-Filled, Socially Distanced Christmas Vacation Ideas

20 Snow-Filled, Socially Distanced Christmas Vacation Ideas

This article originally appeared in Conde Naste Traveler.

Christmas will look a little different this year: Santa is still coming to town, but is practicing social-distancing, and his elves are hard at work—wearing masks and staying six feet apart. There will still be cookie decorating and plenty of holiday lights, but in limited numbers and in a more cautious way. If you'd like to join in the fun, these 20 places are offering a host of responsible and inventive ways to have a memorable white Christmas.

1. Resort at Squaw Creek, Lake Tahoe, California

Make a child's dream come true this Christmas with breakfast with Santa, holiday cookie decorating, and a holiday bear factory at Resort at Squaw Creek. Also on offer are the yearly Kids’ Night Out New Year’s Eve Bash; ski-in, ski-out access all day, and an on-property ice rink.

2. The Resort at Paws Up, Montana

Located on 37,000 acres of untamed Montana wilderness, The Resort at Paws Up has plenty to do around the holidays—including horse-drawn sleigh and wagon rides, gingerbread house making contests, cookie decorating, visits with Santa, and plenty of outdoor fun like dogsledding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and winter ATV riding. We're pleasantly exhausted already.

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