12/11/2013 12:03 pm ET Updated Feb 09, 2014

20 Coziest Countryside Getaways in North America and Europe

Complaining about the cold and plotting escapes to warmer climes is a popular winter pastime. A drop in temperature isn't all bad though, because it means cuddling up to a fire and sipping hot cocoa (or something stiffer). For those across North America and Europe looking to hunker down outside the city for a few days, here are 20 of the coziest countryside getaways to visit this winter.

20 Coziest Countryside Getaways