As the cold weather begins to set in, it’s time to start thinking about where to go for your winter vacation! Whether you’re in the mood for sunshine and sand or snow and ski slopes, the US has got something for everyone. This year international winter travel may still not be an option, but there are plenty of great places to visit domestically! Check out our list of the best winter travel destinations in the US.
From hiking and biking to horseback riding and helicopter excursions, you’ll never be lacking for things to do in Sedona! The ultimate year round vacation destination, Sedona experiences mild, sunny temperatures during the winter so you’ll be able to fully take advantage of outdoor activities.
If you’re looking for a top-quality ski vacation, Aspen is your place. With spectacular scenery and ski slopes covered in powdery white snow, there are lots of options for different mountains and ski resorts to try in this city. When you’re done on the slopes, head into the charming ski town for some aprés ski!
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Another unique ski destination, head to Jackson Hole for breathtaking landscapes and some of the best skiing in the country. If skiing isn’t your thing, take a winter tour of Yosemite and Grand Teton National Parks for wildlife and gorgeous scenery! Other winter activities here include snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice skating, tubing, gondola rides and more.
The ultimate warm-weather winter vacation destination, Miami has endless activities to offer. Head to South Beach and soak up the sun, enjoy a meal on iconic Ocean Drive, explore the culture in Little Havana, and so much more.
Lake Tahoe, California
One of America’s most beautiful year round destinations, Lake Tahoe has made a name for itself as one of the country’s premier skiing locations. While skiing and snowboarding are among the area’s more popular winter activities, snowmobiling, tubing, and sleigh rides are also available in this cozy town.
If you’re a hearty traveler willing to brave the dramatic Alaskan winter, head to Anchorage, Alaska for a winter vacation to remember. Experience dog sledding against the backdrop of the rugged Alaskan wilderness and enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view the spectacular Northern Lights.