Each year, the weather gets cold and travelers are left with a simple decision: embrace the chill, grab your coat and head off into the snow, or make a break for the warmer climates. No matter how you decide to drop it, there are a lot of winter holiday destinations awaiting for your arrival. For todays travel news we got a few words on a winter holiday destinations.
This is the best season for those that choose the shimmering white of the mountains. Whether you ski, snowboard, snowshoe, or just favor the solitude that the darker months provide, winter travel destinations bring lots to the northern regions annually.
In U.S., the standard is set. No matter if you want to hit the slopes or just sip hot chocolate in the lodge, Aspen is for you. The snow drenched Colorado hamlet is beset by avid skiers annually, its legendary ski resorts known global. For millions, this is the premier of any possible Christmas travel destinations.
Just outside the sparkling metropolis of Vancouver is another ski that is similar with skiing. The height of winter holiday destinations in Canada, the slopes here are renowned to no end. Covering 8000 acres and providing runs for all skill levels, if you’re going on a ski trip that does not end in Aspen, this is the ultimate in skiing.
Unless you’re already in Europe. In which case, you may have heard of a little mountain range called Alps. Stretching across the border of France and Switzerland, here you will find one of Europe’s popular Christmas holiday destinations. Combining picture perfect mountainsides with quaint ski lodges, Alps offer a winter setting that cannot be topped.
There is a certain mystique that is bonded to fall in New York City, but none of that appeal falls away as the calendar turns toward December. While New York is always one of the country’s top tourist alternatives, it remains the most popular of the urban Christmas holiday destinations in America. Go ice skating at Rockefeller Center, explore Central Park beneath three inches of snow, or warm up in one of the city’s famed museums – everything in the five boroughs takes on a glamorized appeal late in the year.
But not everybody supports the cold. Both the Caribbean and Hawaii see thousand upon thousand tourists seeking escape the dark night of winter by flocking to the palm trees and sandy beaches offered there. Also, a lot of countries in the southern hemisphere must be included in a list of general wintertime holiday destinations, due to their opposing seasons. The South Pacific, with top travel destinations like Fiji, New Zealand and the Philippines, offers a lot of chances to flee the onset of freezing weather. And, naturally, there’s the permanent attraction of Australia, which looks double as exotic as your own hometown fills with sleet and snow. Always one of the commonest winter destinations (winter in the northern hemisphere, that is), the glistening cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane are extraordinary respites from wherever you’re trying to escape from.