Winter is harsh in all the countries of the northern hemisphere and global warming has made it worse. In such a scenario, who wouldn’t want to escape the harshest months of the year at least for a few days? Here are 5 such sunny escapades from this year’s winter.

1. Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City Beach, Florida

The white sands on this beach and the pristine emerald waters make it a perfect vacation spot. But what makes it more attractive is the 320 days of instant sunshine. Winter months come at special tariffs in most resorts. From lodges, condos and hotels, many of the accommodations are available at a discount. The best time is between January and April. You can also avail of special yoga classes and fishing excursions at nominal fee.

2. Hawaii


This winter, ditch the white snow and head to the sands of Hawaii. All the resorts on the island offer exciting packages for stay and travel. Some of them also offer packages that come free for children. Try the beaches of Oahu and Maui where you could rent an SUV for free along with your week long trip.

3. South Padre Island, Texas

South Padre Island, Texas

The right place to reclaim your Vitamin D dosage, South Padre is a winter paradise with beach, luxury resorts and much more. This is a perfect weekend getaway for those in Chicago. The right time to visit the island is late January.

4. Sanibel Island, Florida

Sanibel Island, Florida

Another destination in Florida for you to explore in winter is Sanibel Island. This is a great place to enjoy your holiday with unspoiled beaches, wildlife sightings and affordability. Families and groups can avail discount on bulk bookings.

5. New Orleans

New Orleans

After the frenzy of tourist activity for Mardi Gras, New Orleans is practically empty and devoid of tourists. This is when accommodation and travel gets cheap. Make the most of this season and plan a visit to New Orleans. The balmy weather makes this an ideal winter escapade and a must visit with family and friends.


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