The Best Places To Book A Winter Vacation

You might be inclined to stay cooped up inside once the cold weather hits, but there are so many spots that are just as fun—if not better—in the winter than they are in the summer. Whether you want to ski, visit museums and art galleries, eat insanely delicious food, or escape the cold weather entirely, we’ve got you covered with the best winter getaways in the United States. You’ll want to plan a trip for every single weekend this season.




Anchorage, Alaska

The Last Frontier State, and Anchorage, in particular, thrive during the winter months. With festivals, ski races, dog sled tours, ice fishing, and prime northern lights sightings, this popular destination boasts crystal clear days that lead into ideal star-gazing nights.







Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Check the Grand Canyon National Park off your bucket list this winter when tourism is at an all-time low. Escape the hustle and bustle of your daily routine in one of the most picturesque destinations across the United States. Just remember to bring a warm jacket and waterproof socks as frosty temperatures average around 30 degrees.







Petit Jean State Park, Arkansas

Travel to Petit Jean State Park for a rustic getaway. The iconic 3,471-acre park is filled with plenty to see and do including 20 miles of hiking trails around Petit Jean Mountain with overlooks, bridges, and historic structures.







Breckenridge, Colorado

Head to this cozy town for some skiing, spa-time, and strolling around what feels like one giant snow globe. Not a skier? No problem! Downtown is dotted with colorful shops and quaint eateries making this destination the perfect getaway for everyone.







Wilmington, Delaware

With a top-rated art museum and a spectacular orchid population at Longwood Gardens, there is plenty to do during the winter in this waterfront city. For a quick day trip, drive through Chateau country, home of the grand DuPont mansions.





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