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List Rules Vote up the top places to travel to when the weather is cold or snowy

The best winter destinations in the world are here to vote on in this list of the best winter destinations. Whether you're looking for the best beaches in the winter or the best place to ski and snowboard, this list should point you towards the winter travel spots the most people enjoy.

There are two kinds of places you want to be in the winter: places with tons of snow and great winter recreational activities like skiing and snowboarding, or places with bountiful sunshine where you can find respite from the brutal, cold winter you're enduring the rest of the time you're not on vacation. On this list, you're getting a look at both options. The best cities to snowboard and ski are right next to the cities with the best beaches. The cities with the best winter sports are next to the cities that have the warmest winter weather. Whatever sort of winter getaway you're planning, there's a city on this list for you.

What are the top cities for winter travel? What are the best winter vacation spots? What cities have the best skiing? Where are the best beaches in the winter? What cities are best for winter sports? There are a lot of questions that go into thinking about winter travel! Hopefully after looking at this list of the greatest winter travel spots- ranked from best to worst by travelers like you- will help you find your favorite winter destination. If you don't see your top winter travel spot on the list of the top winter travel cities, make sure to add it.

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Park City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Park City Utah, USA

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Montreal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Montreal Qu├ębec, Canada

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Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Honolulu Hawaii, USA

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Boulder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Boulder Colorado, USA

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Jackson Hole is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Jackson Hole Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

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Aspen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Aspen Colorado, USA

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Banff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Banff Alberta, Canada

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Vail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Vail Colorado, USA

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Telluride is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Telluride Colorado, USA

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South Lake Tahoe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
South Lake Tahoe California, USA

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Prague is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Prague Bohemia, Austria-Hungary

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Breckenridge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Breckenridge Colorado, USA

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Innsbruck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Innsbruck Tyrol, Austria

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Sun Valley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Sun Valley Idaho, USA

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Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Anchorage Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska

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Key West is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Key West Florida, USA

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Kauai is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Kauai Hawaii, USA

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Monte Carlo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Monte Carlo France, Monaco

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Orlando is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Orlando Florida, USA

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Nice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Nice Alpes-Maritimes, France

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Ketchum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Ketchum Idaho, USA

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Sapporo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Sapporo Hokkaido, Japan

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Bruges is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Bruges West Flanders, Belgium

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Munich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Munich

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Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Slovenia Europe

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Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Dortmund North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Miami Beach is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Miami Beach Florida, USA

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San Juan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
San Juan Puerto Rico

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Corfu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Corfu Corfu, Greece

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Granada is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Granada Andalusia, Spain

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Stowe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Stowe Vermont, USA

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Bangor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Bangor Maine, USA

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Taos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Taos New Mexico, USA

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Okemo Mountain Resort is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Okemo Mountain Resort Ludlow, Vermont, USA - United States, North America  

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Queenstown is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Queenstown New Zealand

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Leeds is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Leeds West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Weinsberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Weinsberg Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

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Saint Martin (Island) is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Saint Martin (Island) North America

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Snowmass Village is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Snowmass Village Colorado, USA

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Playa del Carmen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Playa del Carmen Solidaridad, Mexico

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Los Angeles California, USA

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Wanaka is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Wanaka New Zealand

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Tulum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Tulum Mexico

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Turin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Turin Province of Turin, Italy

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Harbin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Harbin Heilongjiang, China