Winter is just around the corner. It doesn’t seem that bad at first, but after a while, in the cold weather, you change you mind and look for warmer weather. Don’t worry, now is a great time to plan your next vacation. Here are readers choice for the best places for Winter Vacations.
1 COSTA RICA
If you choose to go here in December, Costa Rica is getting into the full swing of its dry season. Beautiful 70-degree weather accompanied with lush tropical rainforests is the perfect time to hike in the wild. There are breathtaking landscapes and thousands of creatures to see. Where else can you see volcanoes, zip lines, warm turquoise waters and many other treasures during the winter?
2 BORA BORA
Do you dream of escaping to a small tropical island? This is the spot for you! Bora Bora is only 6 miles long and 2 miles wide. Don’t let that fool you, though. It is overflowing with breathtaking beauty that will keep you busy the whole time vacationing there. There is a reason James Cook called it the “Pearl of the Pacific.” There are many luxury resorts, sunny skies, warm crystal clear waters and friendly locals.
Are you getting married or have been married for a while, this is the destination for you! Honey Drizzled sunsets, smooth chocolate beaches, and crystal blue waters make exploring Kauai a real treat. It is the oldest island in the Hawaiian chain and is one of the best romantic getaways in the United States. This is a fantastic destination for couples looking to enjoy some romantic time relaxing in the sun.
4 LAKE TAHOE
Incredible, mind-boggling views set alongside the beautiful California-Nevada border. Lake Tahoe is a favorite destination for more than 200,000 people each year. Crystal clear waters, granite cliffs and towering mountaintops are just some of the sights to see when there.
Just 80 miles north of Vancouver is Whistler Blackcomb Mountain. This region sports a whopping 40 feet of snowfall annually over 8,100 acres of land. If you vacation here, you have access to challenging hiking trails, inviting restaurants and top-notch skiing. Whistler offers more than just one season of attractions. Winter by far is the most popular month, but the other seasons have a lot to offer too!
6 PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Mexico is home to the Yucatan Peninsula peppered with sophisticated expats and beachside lounges. There are blocks worth of delicious eateries and quirky shops that run along the shoreline. If you aren’t dining then, you are enjoying a dip in the warm sapphire waters and snow white sandy beaches. This is one of the most popular destinations in Mexico.