Say goodbye to 2018 and welcome in 2019 with a romantic New Year’s Eve vacation. We have seven New Year’s Eve destination ideas for couples to help you start the new year off right. Countdown to 2019 on a New Year’s Eve vacation and enjoy a night to remember with your significant other.
#1 Taipei, Taiwan: Watch the Fireworks from Taipei 101
Couples can snuggle up and celebrate the new year while they watch a stunning fireworks display from Taipei 101, Taiwan’s tallest building. Journey up to the observatory deck on the 89th floor to witness panoramic views of the Taipei landscape. (image via Ukyo Hsieh, Wikimedia Commons)
#2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Copacabana Beach New Year’s Eve Party and Helicopter Tour
Grab your BF or GF and adventure on a New Year’s Eve vacation in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. Make your way to Copacabana Beach for the world’s largest (and craziest) New Year’s Eve party. Listen to live music, take in dance performances and see an incredible fireworks display at midnight. For a magical New Year’s Day, take a helicopter tour of Rio de Janeiro. From high above, you can observe the city and its iconic landmarks.
#3 Niagara Falls, United States: Visit Niagara Falls Tour and take the Maid of the Mist tour
Niagara Falls has long been a honeymoon destination, so it’s only fitting to head out for a romantic New Year’s Eve vacation with your one and only. Explore the fascinating underground cave system at nearby Secret Caverns, then embark on the historic Maid of the Mist boat tour. Cruise behind the falls and feel the power of the falls. Once the sun sets, witness an impressive fireworks show, enjoy live music, and soak up the thrilling atmosphere.
#4 Sydney, Australia: Catch New Year’s Eve Fireworks on a Sydney Harbour Cruise
Pack a picnic and hop on a romantic cruise around Sydney Harbour your bae. Take a seat on the open-air deck to see views of the the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. As the clock strikes midnight, see a spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
#5 Paris, France: Enjoy a Romantic Bike Tour and River Cruise
While the Champs-d’Elysee is known for major parties, couples looking a more subdued New Year’s Eve vacation idea should head for a bike tour, or a cruise along the Seine. With the stunning illuminated architecture at night, you’ll see why Paris is called the City of Lights.
Enjoy a New Year’s kiss in a different time zone this season and book a trip to one of these romantic New Year’s vacation destinations.
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