12/13/2012 07:32 am ET Updated Feb 12, 2013

Why You Should Go To Maui This Christmas

Rockefeller Center is crowded, snow is overrated, the in-laws are nosy and the cat always gets stuck in the Christmas tree. Why not switch things up this holiday season? Consider Maui for Christmas -- it's different, it's sunny, it's Hawaii at its best, and it's even got humpback whales!

Replace door-to-door caroling with tree-to-tree zip lining, snow men with sandcastles and extended family with extended peace and quiet. Here are seven reasons you should go to Maui this Christmas.

Posted by Laura for the HomeAway Team

7 Reasons You Should Go to Maui This Christmas