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Winter Getaways

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland in Winter

Travelzoo | Posted 04.08.2015 | Travel

When planning a vacation during the winter months, Ireland is likely not the first place that comes to mind. With its reputation for being cold and rainy throughout the year, the winter seems like the least desirable time to visit.

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel

Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and never too cold, with a very minimal amount of that pesky California fog to get in the way--when it does roll in, it burns off pretty quickly in the morning.

The 10 Best Winter Spa Retreats

Fodor's | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel

Got a bad case of the winter blues? There's no better remedy than bouncing back with a massage, cozy robe, and pair of warm slippers. Plan a weekend g...

On the Culture Front: Trailing Darwin in Patagonia

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
Chris Kompanek

Some places have one season, and others all four, but there's almost no place on Earth that cycles through them on a daily basis. This is the magic of Patagonia.

Which Winter Getaway Is Right for You?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.24.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You might have a destination in mind, or you may be searching for something completely new this winter.

Learn To Ski For Free In New Hampshire

AP | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel

NORTH WOODSTOCK, N.H. (AP) — Ski NH and its 33 member resorts are offering a week of free learn to ski and snowboard packages as part of a national ...

Ultra Hot Luxury Winter Hideouts

Gogobot | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel

It's grey and blustery, sunlight is a rare treat and the sight of your own bare skin even rarer. This is definitely the time to fly to a hot hideaway.

5 Winter Wonderland Getaways With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 01.30.2014 | Travel

Are you longing for a place where sleigh bells ring and snow glistens? Nothing puts the ho-ho-ho in the holiday season faster than a family getaway with a winter wonderland vibe, and you don't necessarily have to head up north to find it.

A Big Island Winter Getaway Spot

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

When I think of Hawaii the pictures that come to mind are sun, sand and tropical drinks. Each island has its own unique signature, but for this trip, I want to take you to the Big Island, specifically the Kona region.

Aspen Highlands Ski Season Extended

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Aspen Highlands is extending its season by one weekend. The ski area's closing day had been scheduled for April 2...

5 Hot B&B Hot Tubs | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel

There's something fun about being outdoors in freezing temperatures while being soothed by the warm currents of a hot tub as you admire sprawling, snowy mountain views or peaceful wooded landscapes.

A Winter Getaway for Every Mood and Budget | Posted 03.09.2013 | San Francisco

Sure, we've got it pretty good on the left coast. No two-degree days or sludgy puddles... But that doesn't make that morning frost on our windshields any less maddening, and, hey, sometimes we wanna throw a snowball or two.

Fall On California's Coast

iLoveInns | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel

New England may be the epicenter of fall travel, but California can also get very colorful.

PHOTOS: 3 Fab Florida Hotels To Visit This Winter

Courtney Cachet | Posted 04.08.2012 | Travel
Courtney Cachet

I visited these three spots recently and think they all offer something distinctly different, but equally fabulous for everyone's lifestyle and budget.

PHOTOS: 10 Island Escapes To Take Your Mind Off Winter

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.11.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

These 10 sunny island escapes should be a panacea for the winter blues.

Beat The Winter Blues By Heading To The Desert

Trazzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

With sunny highs in the 60s (at lower altitudes) and bright blue skies, a trip to the desert in winter could be just the thing to snap seasonally depr...

5 Places To Take Off To In February

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

February marks the peak of winter doldrums for most people -- cold temperatures, dreary weather, and the onset of cabin fever after months of short da...

PHOTOS: 10 Places To Beat The Winter Blues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Brrrr. When Old Man Winter comes to town, it's easy to get down. But a visit to any of's favorite places to beat the winter blues...

Why It's Practically Economical To Book Travel Now

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — For travelers who aren't tapped out from the holidays, it's a great time to fly. January and February are the slowest travel months ...

23 Reasons To Head To The Beaches Of Kauai

Trazzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

There may be no better time to dream about a tropical island than during the post-holiday doldrums of January. While the Obamas get their fix of perf...

PHOTOS: 10 Quick & Easy Winter Getaways

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

It doesn't matter if the pages of your passport are filled with stamps or if you've got a shiny new one just waiting to take a trip, because a quick w...

3 Elements of a Perfect Aruban Vacation

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Kim Mance

After an intense summer of unusually high-stress work, I needed to forgo traveling and take a vacation. So when the Aruba Marriott invited me to come ...