Stunning American Winter Vacation Destinations

Whether your idea of a winter getaway is to take a skiing vacation or you wish for something a bit warmer here are some great options!

1. Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah USA

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Winter is peak season in Salt Lake City with chilly temperatures and plenty of snow making for excellent skiing conditions. Hotels are reasonable with all in packages available.


2. The Rockies

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There are no shortages of winter resorts and some of the best in the world are situated in the West. Skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts have so much to choose from!


3. Houston

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Quieter in the winter and the cooler temps along with the world’s biggest rodeo championship makes this city come alive.

4. Hawaii

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Rainforests, waterfalls, pristine beaches – perfect for a winter vacation for all you “snowbirds”.


5. Key West

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Winter is high season for this seaside destination in balmy Florida. As a result it is an awesome destination to avoid the cold of the rest of the country, plus as an added bonus, it’s hurricane free in winter.

6. Orlando

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Winter means having the city to yourself. Take advantage of shorter lines in the theme parks.


7. New Orleans

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The Mardi Gras is on in February, but if you wish to avoid the crowds, the focus is still on fun, food and music for the rest of winter! Great place for a winter vacation.