It is believed that the New Year is a family holiday that must be spent at home. But some people prefer to change the atmosphere on this magical holiday and celebrate the New Year in another city, or even in another country.
If we take into account the Russian options, then you can go to Suzdal for the New Year. Every year there is a very extensive festive program, you can ride a sleigh, drink mead, ride from the huge ice slides that flood here every New Year's holidays.
A very extensive festive program every year in Vladimir. Here you can not only ride the rides and drink mead, but also take part in interesting reconstructions of historical events. Such a trip will be very interesting not only for adults, but also for children.
If you want a real holiday, then you can go by car to St. Petersburg. Winter Peter, despite the cold and windy weather, is an unforgettable sight. Arriving in the city on the Neva, you can celebrate the New Year near the Peter and Paul Fortress or on one of the many St. Petersburg bridges. And if you go to Palace Square, you can see the festive fireworks.
Some people like to go to Minsk on New Year's Eve. One of the main advantages of the Belarusian capital is that there is no need for a visa, the road surface is without potholes, potholes and holes, and there are relatively short queues at the Russian-Belarusian border. Therefore, if you leave Moscow in the evening on December 30, after 10-12 hours you can enter the outskirts of Minsk.
You can go by car not to Belarus, but to Western Ukraine. For example, to the ancient city of Lviv. Now the political situation in Ukraine is not the easiest, but if everything is calm in the country, then New Year's Lviv is one of the best options. There are many cafes, restaurants, streets are brightly lit and generally have a lot of Ukrainian flavor.
There is an option for a New Year's car trip from Moscow to the Polish city of Gdansk. This city is one of the most beautifully decorated in the New Year in almost all of Eastern Europe. So it is worth coming here for this holiday at least to look at the New Year's illumination.