Top 6 Destinations Around the World to Travel to this Winter

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Top 6 Destinations Around the World to Travel to this Winter

The autumn season may have just kicked off, but now is the best time to book winter travel!  Whether you want to migrate to warmer lands or to a winter wonderland, we are sharing the top destinations around the world to travel to next season, broken down by sunshine and and by snow. 

Cold Weather

Park City, Utah

Calling all extreme winter sports enthusiasts! Park City is the perfect destination to quench your thirst for adventure from December to March.

Main draw in winter: The snow-covered slopes are at the ready for snowboarding, cross country skiing, bobsledding, tubing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and more.

Winter climate: Colder with highs in the 30’s and lows in the teens. Half of the annual 150 inches of snow falls during these months which makes for great conditions on the mountains!

What to do in winter:

  • Hit the slopes at Deer Valley and Park City ski resorts. (Note: No snowboarders allowed at Deer Valley, making it more family-friendly)
  • Wander around the Main Historic District.and visit a variety of bookshops, galleries, cafes, restaurants and bars.
  • Ride a bobsled at the Utah Olympic Park, the site of the 2002 winter Olympics.
  • In January, celebrate independent film and theater artists at the famous Sundance Film Festival.

Quebec City, Canada

Previously hidden in the shadows of its sister city, Montréal, Quebec City is a charming town that has made its presence known over recent years. You can’t help but be captivated by this this French-inspired city, featuring luxurious fortresses and castles around every turn.

Main draw in winter: The city looks gorgeous covered in a pure white blanket and decked out for the holidays. Horse-drawn carriages add to the romantic appeal.

Winter climate: Cold with temperatures dropping as low as the single digits at night. But worth braving it for the beauty.

What to do in winter:

Breckenridge, Colorado

Another great mountain escape, tucked in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Breckenridge retains the same Victorian-era charm it did during the gold rush.

Main draw in winter: Boasting 300+ days of sunshine, Breckenridge winters are some of the best in the USA. There is also fun stuff to do beyond the slopes!

Winter climate: Cold with temperatures barely breaking 30 degrees and dropping to the single digits at night. But the prime months for snowfall, up to 200 feet!

What to do in winter:

Warm Weather

Phuket, Thailand

Enjoy gorgeous blue waters, flavorful cuisine and some of the friendliest locals...all at a super low price tag! This is Phuket in a nutshell.

Main draw in winter: Escaping the cold for warm weather and beaches galore. The waters are the most calm at this time since it’s outside of monsoon season.

Winter climate: Comfortable with highs in the 80’s and lows in the 70’s.

What to do in Winter:

  • Sail around the Phi Phi Islands and stop at the famous “James Bond Island.”
  • Watch the sunset at Promthep Cape with amazing views of the Andaman Sea.
  • Beach hop around Patong, Kata Noi Beach and Nai Harn Beach.
  • Gawk at the iconic Big Buddha and decorative Wat Chalong Buddhist Temple.
  • Enjoy a wild night out on Bangla Road.

Singapore

Singapore is a city-state and island country which is full of unique contrast. You will find lush green gardens everywhere amidst this concrete jungle.

Main draw in winter: The city livens up with holiday fests galore during the winter that you can’t help but get excited about.

Winter climate: Singapore is warm year round with lows in the 70’s and highs in the 80’s. It can be rainy in December with Monsoon season but bounces back for the rest of winter.

What to do in Winter:

  • Visit the fascinating Gardens by the Bay featuring the Supertree Grove, Cloud Forest and Flower Dome.
  • Get a breath of fresh air from the bustling city at the Singapore Botanic Gardens.
  • Shop and dine in the vibrant neighborhoods of Little India and Chinatown. Haji Lane is also great for street art and Orchard Road for higher end shopping.
  • In February, immerse yourself in their Asian culture by celebrating Chinese New Year.

Belize City, Belize

This small 9,000 mile island boasts a diverse natural beauty, unlike anywhere else on Earth. You just can’t beat the the turquoise waters and vibrant wildlife.

Main draw in winter: Winter is dry season, bringing constant sunshine and calm and clear waters, perfect for diving.

Winter climate: Sunny with highs in the 80’s with lows in the 60’s.

What to do in Winter:

What are you waiting for? Now is the time to book that winter getaway before cabin fever sets in.

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