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01/26/2013 09:26 am ET | Updated Mar 28, 2013

10 Best Tropical Places To Spend The Winter (PHOTOS)

Is shoveling snow getting old yet? Wouldn't you rather use a much smaller shovel and just help out with your kids' sand castle instead? Living in a topical weather paradise doesn't have to be a bucket-list dream. The editors of ISLANDS have compiled their top 10 favorite places to live during the frigid winter months, and some are closer than you think. (And truth be told, they're all pretty great places to live year-round.)

So trade your parka for a pool towel and get ready to call a Realtor.

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