Top International Destinations For a White Christmas


What is Christmas without the white stuff- sparkly, magical snow? If you live somewhere that doesn’t get snow in the winter, or what your location does get leaves you wanting more, a Christmas away in a place known for its white Christmases is what the travel doctor ordered. Here are a few of our favourite winter Christmas destinations from Welshpool Self Storage. 


Whistler, Canada

Known for its skiing and snowboarding, Whistler is extra magical at Christmas. Not only are you guaranteed a white Christmas, but there will also be no shortage of excitement. One of the best things to see while visiting is the Fire and Ice Show. Imagine fireworks, acrobatics, and a blazing ring of fire all with the backdrop of the dramatic snow-covered mountains, and you have one unforgettable white Christmas experience.

whistler in winter

St. Petersburg, Russia

Only 500 miles from the Arctic Circle, St. Petersburg is guaranteed to have a wintery white Christmas of epic proportions. Some activities that are musts for anyone visiting Russia at Christmas include seeing a real-life reindeer at a reindeer farm, ice skating, and meandering through a Christmas market.

St. Petersburg Snow

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Another locale guaranteed to have the white stuff at Christmas is Yellowstone National Park in the US. If you are looking for outdoor adventure, complete with postcard perfection winter scenes, Yellowstone is your destination. Enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, and animal watching and then cap it off with a soak in a hot spring. Christmas made.

Yellowstone national park snow

Hakuba, Japan

Nestled in the Japanese Alps, Hakuba is a ski-lovers mecca and the perfect place to spend a white Christmas. The slopes are amazing, the nightlife is exciting, and there are lots to choose from to get some relaxation, like the many onsens with natural, soothing hot spring waters. Also, Hakuba is a day trip away from one of the few places you can catch snow monkeys. A Christmas getting to observe snow monkeys bathing in hot springs is one that takes the cake.

Hakuba Japan

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Perhaps the most magical destination on this list, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, should be on every white Christmas travel bucket list. Not only does this ski village host the lively and festive Christmas market, Christkindlesmarkt, but the magical castle Neuschwanstein (that amazing German castle that sits firmly on every wander list in all existence) is also a short day trip away. What could be more life-changing than seeing a fairy tale castle that sits atop a tree-covered mountain blanketed in glistening snow for Christmas? Nothing is the answer.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen winter

Let Welshpool Self Storage Help You While You Are Away

While you’re away, enjoying a magical, snow-filled Christmas, let Welshpool Self Storage be there for you to protect your valuables from theft. Christmastime is prime for thieves to take advantage of your trip away. Plan ahead and store your belongings that a burglar would like for their own Christmas at Welshpool Self Storage.

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