Family Winter Vacations: 5 Fun Ideas to Escape the Cold

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Guest Blogger, Lizzie Weakley

Beating the cold weather months can be done by taking a holiday trip to a sunny destination. Exciting venues are offered all over the United States that feature family-friendly activities and premium outdoor adventures. For people who love warm water and warm rays, taking a winter trip to a tropical location is just the right remedy for the winter temperatures.

Experience Year-Round Sunshine in Beautiful Hawaii

Tropical beaches and beautiful mountain ranges in Hawaii beckon to people who love to have fun in the sun. This state has five primary islands, and it also is home to some of the nation’s best golf courses and sightseeing adventures. Helicopter and boat tours make it possible for visitors to take in Hawaii’s most famous landmarks, and there’s a multitude of dining and resort options available.

Visit Warm and Thrilling Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach, FL is among one of the warmest vacation destinations for the United States in the winter months. People who love watersports, jet skis, and swimming with the dolphins will find this is an ideal destination for a holiday trip. Parasailing adventures and boat rentals may be found at FUNPCB while Pier Park provides beautiful walkways and shopping and culinary delights.

San Diego Offers Something for the Entire Family

Averaging in the high 60 temperatures, San Diego provides for comfortable weather and a multitude of things to do during the cold months. The San Diego Zoo offers a safari park, an animal conservancy, and features thousands of exotic creatures. The beaches of this city also are great for mingling with the locals, taking time to surf, or to explore the rambling Riverwalk.

San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf Is a Memorable Experience

One of California’s most celebrated waterfronts, San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf is filled with fun and interesting options. This is a photographer lover’s dream and a romantic area for couples to visit. The Wharf is filled with culture, music, food, sights and sounds, and pier-side hotels.

Consider Winter Rentals at Padre Island, Texas

Soaking up the sun is easy to do in warm and breezy Padre Island, TX. This is becoming an increasingly popular destination for September through March as people seek to escape the winter weather. This destination features nature trails, sea turtle conservation programs, boating opportunities, and the Schlitterbahn Waterpark.

Getting away from the freezing temperatures can be a fun way to spend a holiday or to take a trip while the kids are on school break. With numerous sunny destinations available, choosing the right location is all that is left to do.

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