10 Fantastic Winter Vacations
Regardless of whether or not you enjoy the winter season, there are many great travel destinations for all types of people. Here are 10 winter locations you can’t miss.
Key West, FloridaHome to some of the best beaches in the US, Key West is a prime winter escape. Spend an afternoon visiting an art gallery, trying exotic local cuisine, or kayaking peacefully in deep blue waters. Lime Tree Bay Resort is a great affordable oceanfront option for travelers.
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Tybee Island, GeorgiaTybee Island is home to one of seven surviving colonial lighthouses in the US. The town has an old time feel to it with rustic boardwalks and an interesting history. Tybee is one of the few places to have survived an atomic bomb, dropped on accident by the US Air Force in 1958. Hotel Tybee offers affordable rooms within walking distance of the ocean.
Las Vegas, NevadaEveryone knows about the world famous hotels. Lesser know is that Vegas continues to build amazing family friendly attractions. The glittering lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a perfect place for kids to enjoy the spirit of the season. With so many options and hotels available for as little as $50 a night, it's hard to pass on Christmas in Vegas.
San Diego, CaliforniaWith over 3,700 animals and 650 different species, the San Diego Zoo is a must visit this holiday season. Combo tickets allow visitors to split a week between the San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, and SeaWorld San Diego. With hotel prices for under $100, San Diego is perfect for adventure seeking families.
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New Orleans, LouisianaBetween the extravagant light show in City Park, bonfires along the Mississippi River levees, and musicals in classic cathedrals, New Orleans is a city full of life. By booking a hotel before Mardi Gras families can save big, often finding deals under $100 a night.
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Stratton Mountain, VermontHome to one of the best ski resorts in the Northeast, Stratton offers majestic mountainside views and plenty of wildlife to see. At lift prices under $100 per person, this ski resort is a can't miss this holiday season.
Keystone, ColoradoFrom skiing, snow shoeing, cat tours, tubing, and a day spa, this winter resort has something to offer every family member. And if the volume of activities wasn’t enough, kids ride the slopes free. With no limit on the length of stay for most cabins, why not enjoy a spacious Keystone rental property this winter.