Winter is the perfect time to hop on a plane and get away from the city and the cold. Airlines flights are usually cheaper, as it is the off season, as well as hotel and resort rates. There is a wide variety of flights from New York to take you to just about any destination you had in mind. Don’t let the weather interfere with your travel plans. Winters offer some great things that other seasons just can’t offer. Here are some ideas to help with your winter travel plans.
The winter snow can be quite stunning depending on where you go but the weather is usually less cooperative. However, crowds will be much thinner in the winter at most any location you are interested in visiting. Colorado is a beautiful destination to visit in the winter with the beautiful snows and evergreens and breathtaking mountain ranges. Skiing and other winter sports are easily found and are some of the world’s best. If you are a sun lover who needs to get away from the cold and hit the golf course, Arizona, Hawaii and Florida are great locations to hit some awesome golf courses and beautiful scenery. It also will get you out of the cold and give you a chance to warm up and work on that tan. You can also find great water sports activities like fishing or snorkeling. Diving this time of year is a fantastic way to gain experience during the down times of many places.
Small towns like Burlington Vermont are relaxing and homey and you can save a great deal on flights and accommodations at this time of year. Nothing is prettier or more humbling than winters in Vermont. Plan a trip to Vermont in the winter and take in all the wonder that nature has to offer. The Shearer Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast really fills up fast for the brief three to four weeks when the Vermont winter is peaking. With only six rooms and a carriage house, once they are booked you have missed it for the year. The area also offers winery tours, wagon rides and wonderful little shops to go window shopping in. Many festivals are planned in the area at this time also to take advantage of the spectacular views in nature for the outdoor winter festivities.
Many places offer super shopping and festivals that you can easy fit into your itinerary. Get your holiday shopping done early and take a nice trip to the spa afterwards. Whether you like the sun and fun or the winter snow cuddled up with a glass of red wine by the fire, traveling in the winter is the best time to do so. So don’t delay and book your winter vacation and take some time to kick back and relax. Spring isn’t quite around the corner yet so take a trip and before you know it, you will look back and say where did winter go? Of course you won’t care knowing you took full advantage of it.