While some people love to head to a beach each winter to escape the cold, there are others who embrace all winter has to offer, and now a new report reveals where are the best places to go in the U.S. over the holidays, depending on which you prefer.
- WalletHub has just come out with their list of 2021’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations
- They judged 70 of the largest metro areas, both “warm” and “cold,” on 39 factors, including flight info, weather predictions, safety indicators and more.
- Now if you’re someone who loves to actually be cold during the winter, the site says the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, areas of Georgia are the best places for a winter escape, scoring a 67.32.
- The area tops the list for cold weather activities, and lands in the Top 10 for weather, travel costs and hassles, local costs and attractions.
Top Ten Best Winter Destinations For Cold Weather Lovers
- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
- St. Louis, MO-IL
- Albuquerque, NM
- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
- Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
- Kansas City, MO-KS
- Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
- Now, if you’re someone who needs to be in the warm weather when winter hits, that’s a whole other story.
- WalletHub chose the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, Texas area as the best winter destination for warm weather lovers, scoring a 66.69.
- That area lands at two for travel costs and hassles, six for weather and 10 for attractions.
Top Ten Best Winter Destinations For Warn Weather Lovers
- Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX
- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
- San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA
- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
- San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
- San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
- Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL