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There’s really nothing better than celebrating the holidays with your family and seeing that magic through your children’s eyes. Plus, we love the idea of a family vacation over a holiday break, when most families have some time off of school or work. But, New Year’s Eve? That’s a time best spent kid-free! If you don’t want to leave the little ones behind but still want some adult time, we’ve found some hotels with perfect NYE vibes and killer babysitting services. That’s a combination as magical as the champagne and confetti that comes with any proper New Year’s celebration!

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Faena Hotel: Miami Beach

Situated right on the ocean, the beautiful Faena Hotel sets the perfect scene for New Year’s Eve. With plenty of restaurants that will be buzzing with Miami’s “it” crowd, you’ll want to leave the kids in your room with a trusted caregiver while you ring in the new year. Faena has an excellent babysitting service and if you book in advance, you may even be able to have the same sitter for multiple days, which means you can explore Miami kid-free and celebrate the new year in style.

Four Seasons Maui

Who couldn’t use a Hawaiian vacation right about now? When the weather begins to turn, there’s nothing better than knowing you get to escape to paradise and Maui is the definition of paradise with its waterfalls, lush green hillsides, and beautiful beaches. The Four Seasons Maui is a gorgeous hotel with so much to do for the kids. Their children’s program, Kids for all Seasons, runs from 9am until 5pm each day, which means you can go chasing waterfalls while your kids are safe and sound at the hotel, learning about ocean conservation and how to hula. For NYE, book a babysitter through the concierge and you’ll able to stay up late without worrying about messing up your little one’s schedule!

Loews Regency: New York City

What better place to ring in the new year than New York City? Don’t let the tourists fool you—you don’t have to spend the day freezing in Times Square to partake in the party. The entire city comes alive for NYE each year and making Loews Regency New York your home base puts you in an excellent Upper East Side location. The Loews brand is known for offering a trusted sitter service, which means you can leave the littles in capable hands while you pop some bubbly somewhere fun without worrying about your kids’ bedtime routine.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Las Vegas

Perhaps Las Vegas isn’t the first place you think of when considering a family vacation destination. But it’s probably one of the first places that come to mind when you think of New Year’s Eve. Winner, winner! It can be both! The Embassy Suites by Hilton Las Vegas is a little more low key than some of the other Vegas hotels, which makes it a great spot for a family. They have babysitters available so you can enjoy the midnight celebrations and breakfast is included, so you can nurse a potential January 1 hangover while your kids chow down on pancakes.

Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach: Cancun

Did someone say free babysitter? If you book the Grand Club Level at the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach in Cancun, you get 2 free hours of babysitting services included. This hotel is all-inclusive, which makes traveling with kids that much easier, plus its set right on the beach and has a stunning pool and hot tub. What better way to prep for the year to come than relaxing by the beach for the day and celebrating without any littles running around that evening.

Omni Austin Hotel: Austin

Austin might pride itself on being weird, but there’s nothing weird about ringing in a new year in the Texas capital. We love the Omni Austin Hotel for its awesome location downtown, where you’ll be within a 5-minute walk of Sixth Street, the Paramount Theater, and other nightlife spots that are sure to be bustling on New Year’s Eve. Even better, the hotel can set up a babysitter for you, so you spend the evening exploring, chowing down on some killer food, and sipping something fun while you watch the ball drop.

Rosewood Hotel Georgia: Vancouver

How about a snowy (or rainy) northern New Year’s Eve? Vancouver is abuzz each year for New Year’s celebrations and the Rosewood Hotel Georgia is a gorgeous property perfect for the occasion. Ideally situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, you’ll be poised to make the rounds of all the best parties and bars when ringing in the new year. Rosewoods are known for being very family-friendly and you’ll be able to hire a babysitter for the evening without any trouble.

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