5 Winter Getaways

samtheguestblogger By samtheguestblogger, 9th Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The summer months get a lot of attention when it comes to vacationing, but the colder months offer some exciting options for getting away too.


Whether you hop on a flight or join a caravan with friends in your used motor homes, there are some winter spots that are worth visiting.
This winter, consider heading to:
1. Kaanapali Beach, Maui: If you are planning a visit to Hawaii, avoid the crowd in Honolulu and opt for Kaanapali Beach on the west side of Maui instead. When you aren’t enjoying the three-mile-long beach, take advantage of whale watching or a world-famous golf course. Visitors love Kaanapali Beach because of its history and opportunities to experience traditional food, dance and celebration.
2. Yellowstone National Park: Since 97 percent of Yellowstone’s annual visitors show up in the summer, the winter is a great time to enjoy all that this national treasure has to offer—without the crowd. Some activities to try include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and heading on a wolf safari. You can camp out in your own RV or rent a cozy room at a resort lodge. Either way, you are sure to get quite a view and enjoy the best of the winter months close to nature.
3. Cocoa Beach, Florida: Known for its popularity during spring break, this Atlantic spot provides the perfect combination of mild temperatures and public beach access for winter travelers. If you time it right, you may even be able to watch a shuttle or rocket launch from the Kennedy Space Center as you stand in the sand at Cocoa Beach. There are seafood restaurants overlooking the water, golf courses, and even a casino cruise—perfect for a low-key winter trip.
4. Breckenridge, Colorado: For the ultimate winter wonderland escape, head to this quaint skiing spot near Denver. Of course, there is plenty for ski-lovers to do, but there are also many activities for those who prefer to stay warm inside the lodge by the fire. There is plenty of shopping, dining, and even a hot nightlife scene to shake off the chill of a long day on the slopes. For those that want a complete outdoor experience, there are spots for RVS and even tent camping.
5. Camp Wandawega, Wisconsin: Though a lesser-known name than the other spots on the list, Camp Wandawega is a great escape with a whimsical winter feel. Lodging is built into tree houses that overlook Lake Wandawega, making it a comfortable but rustic getaway. Popular activities include archery and winter fishing. The location is just an hour and a half from downtown Chicago, so driving travelers can escape to the big city for a day or night on the town.
Why save your travels for the summer months when there are so many great getaway opportunities in the winter? Look for some creative escapes and enjoy yourself this winter. The vacation you plan in the colder months may end up being your most memorable yet.
What are your favorite winter travel spots?


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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
10th Jan 2014 (#)

Nice and interesting post in every line!

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