Planning a winter getaway? Whether it’s a culture crawl, a sun-and-fun getaway, or a ski trip to a winter wonderland, U.S. News & World Report’s latest “Best Winter Vacations” report has you covered.
Based on a 50:50 combination of expert and user opinions, reflecting such factors as sights, culture, people, food, shopping, family, nightlife, adventure, romance, and accessibility, U.S. News picked 20 visit-worthy destinations out of more than 300 under consideration for the 2017-2018 winter period.
Here are the top 10:
- Honolulu – Oahu
- Quebec City
- Rio de Janeiro
- Serengeti National Park
- Hawaii – The Big Island
- Breckenridge, Colorado
There’s a spot for every travel taste on the list. Which means you have no excuse for staying home this winter.
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After 20 years working in the travel industry, and 15 years writing about it, Tim Winship knows a thing or two about travel. Follow him on Twitter @twinship.