North Wales Vacation Packages
Known for the spellbinding topography of Snowdonia National Park, North Wales is a wonderland of hilly terrain, charming villages and historic sites. The area has an intriguing past as the Kingdom of Gwynedd and is among the fiercest proponents of preservation of Welsh culture and language. Get a sense of Welsh national pride in the towns and villages of this mountainous realm.
Among the most notable cities is Bangor. Look around the 6th-century Bangor Cathedral. Visit the historic buildings of Bangor University, where acclaimed film director Danny Boyle studied. Learn about the region’s history via the models on display in Storiel, formerly the Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery.
A little east of town is the imposing Penrhyn Castle. Wander through its walled garden, watch the kids have fun in the adventure playground and examine the exhibits of the Railway Museum.
The area’s largest city is Wrexham, where you will find the urban Bellevue Park. Travel through the region’s many villages via historic steam railway links. Arrive at the world heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, an exceptional treasure that allows a boat to pass along a narrow canal on a tall bridge.
For a change of scenery, make your way to Snowdonia National Park. The park is known for containing the largest mountain in England and Wales, Snowdon. Go to the Snowdonia National Park Visitor Centre for displays and information about the park. See natural highlights, such as Aber Falls, Blue Lake and Conwy Water Gardens.
Catch dramatic photos of the dynamic terrain during the storms of the cold, rainy winters. Summers are warm, with occasional hot streaks providing ideal beach weather.
This region comprises the northern part of Wales on the western border with Great Britain. Arrive at the Liverpool John Lennon Airport and drive west for 1 to 2 hours to get here.
Experience the essence of Wales in North Wales, with its renowned national park, scenic terrain and intriguing culture.