3. Finnish Lapland

Northern Finland is about as close as you can get to the North Pole comfortably. The Lapland has attracted holiday goers for quite some time and is particularly popular with travelers looking for an authentic winter wonderland experience. Luckily, Lapland delivers with real-life reindeer, sled rides and even a Christmas village. The Finnish Lapland presents a holiday experience that is fun for the whole family and evokes imagery of the winter holiday that’s typically only seen in storybooks.