Everyone loves a getaway, especially when you’ve had your fair share of mucky weather and inescapable blizzards. Thanks a lot, Winter Storm Jonas! Sometime’s it’s not enough to just escape in a good book, or with your feet kicked up on the couch watching a good flick. Some seasons call for adventure which means, it’s time to switch time zones, and if you’re lucky enough, even continents.
So let’s start a list! Here’s 5 of our fave Winter Getaways to recharge you before the promise of Spring Time.
Known by the nickname the ‘Garden Isle’, Kauai is the epitome of raw beauty, lush greenery and cultural splendor. With a jungle like environment, the list of must see’s and must do’s are limitless. We highly recommend a visit to the Waimea Canyon, Hawaii’s answer to the mainlands Grand Canyon in Nevada, enjoy a drive to the double tiered Wailua Falls, The Kilauea Lighthouse in Northern Kauaii, and more.
Whether you land in Ochos Rios, or Montego Bay, Ja is like magic to a traveler as it boasts beaches, Adventures, Nightlife, and Dining, all designed to make your escape from your winter woes, a pleasant one. Enjoy ziplining through the jungle, a traditional Jamaican meal onlooking the ocean, horseback riding, or oceanside shopping and other cultural activities to leave you yearning for more. Your passport will thank you.
San Diego, Calfornina
Bypass all the fuss of Hollywood, and plan your next California adventure in one of the most beautiful cities the state has to offer! Whether you love shopping, dining, beaches, or culture, there’s a nook and a cranny for every traveler to fit in. From the famous San Diego Zoo, to the beaches of La Jolla, or the historic Gas Lamp, you won’t get bored in this city.
No longer just the playground of the rich and famous, Dubai is becoming the hotspot for average travelers looking to step up their passport adventures. With year round sunshine, and gorgeous beaches, you will enjoy luxury, adventure, and an experience rich in middle eastern cultural. Travelers can enjoy 5 – 7 star hotels, worldwide cuisine, ATV’s in the desert, and warm sandy beaches. It’s worth booking a trip here just to travel to the top of the Burj Khalifa, and look out at this destination and all its glory.
I know, why trade the cold for cold? Well, because Chicago is a lot more the just a windy chilly city in the wintertime, it’s a year round shopping, cultural, entertainment packed, foodie experience! Chicagoans have just as much pride for their city as do New Yorkers for theirs. If you find yourself in this midwest gem, make sure to check out Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, and now the tallest building in North America. Grab a slice of Chicago Deep Dish pizza, cause if you don’t, how can you say you tasted the best this city has to offer! Or take in a Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs or White Sox game to quench your sports love thirst!
Where do you go to escape? Let us know your ideas below!