As the New Year comes shortly after Christmas, some people tend to underestimate the preparations for the celebration of the New Year. But this holiday also deserves our attention and careful planning. Naturally, one of the most important things to decide about the New Year´s celebrations is the location. From New York City and Las Vegas to Moscow and Dubai, every destination can offer you something truly amazing and make your New Year´s holiday an unforgettable experience. To learn about some of the best New Year celebrations, take a look at the 25 Best Places To Celebrate The New Year.
New York City, New York
Let us start out with a city where millions of people come to celebrate New Year´s Eve every year. With the biggest crowd gathered at Times Square, New York City hosts one of the most spectacular New Year´s celebrations in the world. At midnight, a huge pyrotechnic show begins accompanied by the iconic ball drop and massive paper confetti explosions.
On New Year´s Eve, The City of Lights really lives up to its nickname. It is the iconic Eiffel Tower itself where the breathtaking firework display takes place. After the light show, you can visit one of the local renowned bars, clubs and restaurants or take a boat cruise along the River Seine. As Paris also attracts millions of visitors on the holiday, make an early reservation to get a good deal in hotels.
Vienna is famous for hosting one of the world´s most popular and visited Christmas markets but shortly after Christmas, the picturesque streets of this beautiful city get crowded again as people come here to celebrate New Year´s Eve. The Hofburg Palace, the iconic Wiener Prater and the city hall are places where the main celebrations fueled by mulled wine are held.
There are two good reasons why Sydney should be your New Year´s holiday destination this year. First, its unique location – Sydney is the first big city to welcome the New Year. And second, the largest Australian city boasts world´s biggest firework display. Launched over the famous Sydney Harbor Bridge and Sydney Opera House, the firework is something you absolutely must see.
The third largest island of the Hawaiian Islands, Oahu is a great destination for those who want to make the old year last as long as possible. Spending the New Year´s Eve in warm weather with astonishing tropical sceneries all around you is something that more and more people have been looking for. In downtown Honolulu, the Aloha Tower New Year’s Eve party begins at 7 pm and goes until 2 am, featuring live music, dancing, and fireworks.