Most people look forward to Christmas and New Yearbecause it is the period and season to spend with your loved ones. For some, it may mean visiting their village to spend quality time with family they haven’t seen in a long time. Others might prefer to stay home and relax with their family.

Then we have the special group. These are people who want to spend time with their family without going to the village, yet they are clueless about fun places to go to. If you fit in this category, this post is for you.

Nigeria has a lot of awesome places to explore and have a good time in and lucky for you, we are sharing some of those places with you.

Tinapa Resort

Located in Cross River, Calabar, Tinapa is a business and leisure resort. This resort has amazing features a family would love to explore like a children’s arcade, retail and wholesale outlets for shopaholics and an 8-screen digital cinema.

It is located at an advantageous spot as you can seize the opportunity and buy electronic items at affordable rates.

While you are there don’t forget to attend the colourfulCalabar festival.


Marina Resort and Cercopan

These two places can be located in Calabar, the tourist city.

Cercopan is the home for rare and estranged species of apes and monkeys, especially the “blue bottom monkey”. It is indeed a sight to behold

The Marina, on the other hand, features a cinema, jet ski rides and boat rides on the Calabar river creek


Amazon Kayak Jabi

If you love being around a body of water, you might want to try out Kayaking and what better place to visit than Amazon Kayak, located in Jabi, Abuja.

You don’t have to worry about being new to Kayaking. There are instructors to direct and look after you. If you are too scared of Kayaking, there are other activities you can carry out by the lake like the Boat Rental Service and Bubble ball. You will be sure to have fun when you visit.


Jos Wildlife Park

The Jos wildlife park is 8 square kilometres. It is argued to be the most developed wildlife park in Nigeria.

It is home to a variety of wildlife species like buffalos, hippopotamus, horses, lions, ostriches etc.

The park also has other attractions like a picnic pine forest, a video viewing centre, a superb restaurant and so on.


Port Harcourt Tourist Beach

If you are looking for a picnic venue or you are just planning a family vacation, this beach is the place for you to go.

Not only is the beach scenic and amazing, but the live performance of various Cultural entertainers also adds to the atmosphere and feeling.

The resort on the beach also offers accommodation and restaurants. It’s a whole experience and feeling that you don’t want to miss out on.


With this post, you can’t run out of ideas on places to visit this season. You could go alone if you want but never forget that this is a time to relax and unwind.

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