Gift Guide: Give the Gift of Travel
This year, embrace the spirit of giving with a unique and unforgettable present - the gift of travel!
With the holiday season approaching, finding the perfect gift for everyone on our list can quickly become overwhelming. But it’s important to remember that the most treasured gifts are often the memories and shared experiences we make with our loved ones.
Whether it’s an escape into nature or a voyage to a faraway destination, a vacation creates cherished moments that can never be replaced by a tangible item. That’s why we’ve curated an unparalleled selection of Xanterra Travel Collection® experiences to give your loved ones—or yourself—the gift of travel. Because really, what gift could be better than a bucket list experience that creates memories that last a lifetime!
See the World with Windstar Cruises
Kick off the year with a unique cruise experience offered by Windstar Cruises and their all-new Mediterranean routes beginning December 2023. Discover a different side of the Mediterranean away from the bustling summer crowds as the weather cools down. These exclusive winter itineraries offer an intimate exploration of iconic ports such as Barcelona, Spain; Nice, France; Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy; and Rome, Italy aboard the luxurious Star Legend ship, specifically designed for just 312 guests, with spacious accommodations.
Windstar Cruises’ carefully crafted itineraries feature overnight stays, providing an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the cultures and histories of Spain, France, and Italy.
Wake up to the fresh ocean air, explore breathtaking destinations, and spend every day sipping and savoring the local flavors. For those who wish to relax while every detail is taken care of, Windstar offers intimate and personalized experiences for the ultimate dream vacation.
Encounter Natural Wonders in Yellowstone
Surprise the nature enthusiast on your list with an extraordinary bucket list trip to Yellowstone National Park Lodges. Yellowstone, renowned for its erupting geysers, diverse wildlife, and stunning natural landscapes, promises a truly unforgettable experience.
Experience the enchantment of the secret season when you book a winter getaway to find Yellowstone transformed into a winter wonderland. Or look forward to summer by securing iconic lodging and high-demand tours during the busy season. No matter the time of year, take your adventure to the next level and book a new 2024 guided tour. Whether you’re an avid photographer, hiker, or wildlife enthusiast, this iconic destination has something for everyone.
Escape Winter’s Chill at The Oasis
The Oasis at Death Valley invites you to a serene haven of natural springs and lush palm trees where you can enjoy perfect weather. Early 2024 is a fantastic time to visit where you can escape the winter cold, relax in spring-fed pools, embark on outdoor explorations, and play a few rounds of golf at the world’s lowest elevation golf-course.
For a limited time, you can also take advantage of The Longer You Stay, The More You Save promotion and save up to 30% on rooms at the historic Four Diamond Inn or the family-friendly Ranch. These accommodations are located in Death Valley National Park, at the heart of this True American Oasis.
An Unforgettable Grand Canyon Adventure
Book a journey to the Grand Canyon South Rim aboard the historic Grand Canyon Railway in 2024 for a one-of-a-kind family trip. Experience the majestic beauty of the Grand Canyon on a breathtaking and unique voyage to and from the South Rim. Sit back, relax, and take a journey back in time aboard a historic train.
This magical journey by train to one of the world’s Natural Wonders is perfect for grandparents, kids, or even a romantic trip for two. Book while availability remains and hop aboard the Grand Canyon Railway to “the most sublime of all earthly scenes.”
Two Bucket List Destinations
In Alaska, explore the towering peaks of Denali National Park, home to North America’s tallest mountain. Witness the mesmerizing Northern Lights as you cruise through breathtaking glaciers and discover all the majestic beauty that makes the Last Frontier a once-in-a-lifetime destination. Alternatively, journey to Hawaii and immerse yourself in a tropical paradise filled with history, culture, and natural wonders. Choose from six distinct Hawaiian Island itineraries, where you can relax in luxurious hotels just steps away from sun-kissed beaches surrounded by lush green mountains.
Cycle Through Historic France
For history enthusiasts or wine aficionados on your list, VBT Bicycling Vacations offers the perfect gift: a captivating cycling journey through France’s Burgundy wine region!
During this exceptional six-night tour, travelers will have the opportunity to enjoy the renowned Route des Vins in Burgundy. Imagine a once-in-a-lifetime adventure filled with the rich aromas of wine and culinary delights. Explore ancient castles and extend the magic with a post-trip visit to Paris! Knowledgeable, local guides ensure an authentic and immersive experience, providing little-known insights and a unique perspective. Whether traveling with your loved ones or exploring solo, don’t miss this epic experience in 2024.
Discover the Pathways of Portugal
For someone on your list who has a taste for adventure, appreciates diverse cultures, and enjoys the beauty of nature, Country Walkers offers a captivating journey through Portugal’s Douro Valley.
This breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage wine country walking tour includes stays in Porto and Lisbon, ensuring there is something for everyone. Each day of this Douro Valley tour brings new adventures, from meeting welcoming locals in Marialva to walking in the footsteps of history along the ancient Caminho de Santiago. Embark on a journey aboard a traditional Rabelo boat down to complete this unforgettable experience. Now, that’s a gift worth giving!
Perfect Travel Gifts for Everyone on Your Holiday List
Give yourself or someone special something to look forward to in 2024 by giving a Xanterra Travel Collection® experience that, unlike material gifts, cannot be replaced or duplicated. Whether booking your dream getaway or sharing the gift of travel, explore our best offers and packages for 2024 today!