Baby its Cold Outside, But it Doesn't Have to Be: Best Winter Travel Destinations
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, so it’s a perfect time for winter travel, no matter where you want to go this year. If the idea of a winter vacation brings a warm glow to your heart, then you might want to consider these choices for winter getaways. Whether you prefer schussing down a mountainside or relaxing on a sugary beach, this list will be sure to spark some thoughts for a memorable wintertime vacation.
For the ultimate winter playground, look no farther than Vail. It boasts “the best skiing and snowboarding on the planet,” and the area includes plenty for everyone to do, from the most active winter athlete to the type who enjoys a cozy day by the fireside. No matter what the weather, it’s the best place to be this winter.See vacation rentals near Vail, CO
This beach city claims that it can cure anyone’s mid-winter blues, and it just might be right. Located across a narrow channel from the famed scuba diving site of Cozumel, it’s become one of the most popular locations on the “Riviera Maya,” It’s sure to be a tonic for those who crave a boost from sunshine and fun.See vacation rentals near Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The French-owned half of this island brings a classic Gallic “joie de vivre” to this sun-soaked wintertime getaway. Orient Beach, the island’s most popular spot, is famously clothing-optional, but also offers athletic pursuits like windsurfing and jet skiing (clothing-required). Oooh la la! photo credit : ©Jordane RuziéSee vacation rentals near St. Martin, Caribbean
If you simply must get in some winter sports this season, Whistler and nearby Blackcomb might be a top pick for your getaway. Located in the Coast Mountain range of British Columbia, this area consistently has the most reliable snow conditions, averaging nearly 40 feet per season, and offering a range of skill levels.See vacation rentals near Whistler, BC