Christmas is often considered a stay-at-home, family holiday, but many of us travel insiders know that it can be one of the best times to vacation. 

And those lucky vacationers who can work in a getaway are in for a treat. With some of the lowest prices of the year across the country and festivities to delight, it's the perfect time to travel.

The options on where to go to get a steal are really endless. Most of the popular destinations (and beyond) are offering 4-star hotels well under $100. 

So, whether you’re looking to spend some holiday time in the mountains, on the beaches or in another country entirely, here are five of the top destinations to help inspire would-be trip-takers. Who knows? We may just run into each other. Happy holidays everyone.