5 Breathtaking Places To Ring In The New Year

If you’re planning to make some New Year’s resolutions and turn over a new leaf next year, then maybe you should also consider bringing in the new year in a brand new place. Instead of having to deal with the crowds and skyrocketing Uber fares every year, consider a brand new experience to restart the year. Here are 5 breathtaking places to ring in 2018.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Jackson Hole New Year Place 2018

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is well-known for its Torchlight Parade which typically kicks off at 6 p.m. and it is followed by incredible fireworks. After this, you can head over to the Mangy Moose where amazing live shows take place. Try out some of the amazing restaurants to usher in 2018 in Teton Village.

Quick tip: Staying at Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole can be quite pricey. If you are looking for a cheaper solution, check out The Wort Hotel.



Reykjavik is known for doing New Year’s Eve in style. This city is known for putting one of the best celebrations in the entire world. They have the amazing traditional Brenna bonfire which started back in the Middle Ages and a 360-degree panoramic view of thousands of fireworks set off across the entire city.

After celebrating the New Year, you can spend the next day being active by going on a volcano hike, or relaxing by visiting hot springs.

Zion National Park

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If you want to get away from the crowds but still have a luxurious New Year’s Eve, check out REI’s Zion New Year’s adventure. It’s a six-day trip through Zion and Bryce Canyon. The best thing about the trip is that it is made during the off-season.

The trip starts with a meeting in Las Vegas, after which you will join a group at a private ranch just outside the Zion National Park. Then, you will walk to the park’s monuments and celebrate the New Year with a hike up the Zion Canyon.

Havana, Cuba


Who doesn’t want to have a trip to Cuba? If you want to see Cuba before its 1950s glamour is change because of the influx of tourists, make sure to check out the 11-day Cuba Adventures’ New Year’s Rumba Tour. Not only will you have a chance to experience amazing outdoor activities, but you will also have the opportunity to be a part of some of the Country’s best festivals such as the Parrandas de Remedios or the New Year’s Eve show at the Cathedral Plaza.

Stargazing at the International Dark Sky Reserve

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If you want to see the beauty of the stars in a dark setting, you should think about visiting one of the world’s International Dark Sky Reserves such as the Big Bend National Park in Texas or the Aoraki Mackenzie in New Zealand. These places are dark enough to see so many constellations with the naked eye, including even the Milky Way.

If you’re sick of celebrating New Year’s Eve the same way every single year, then think about visiting one of these 5 breathtaking places to ring in the New Year. Without a doubt, you will love the experience, get away from all the crowds and truly get an amazing start to your 2018.