Winter The Best Winter Destinations  

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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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48 17
Park City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Utah, USA

2
39 15
Aspen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

3
49 24
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Qu├ębec, Canada

4
35 13
Jackson Hole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

5
37 15
Vail is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

6
39 17
Banff is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Alberta, Canada

7
48 27
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

8
37 18
Telluride is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

9
28 12
South Lake Tahoe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
California, USA

10
28 14
Breckenridge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

11
34 20
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Hawaii, USA

12
36 22
Prague is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Bohemia, Austria-Hungary

13
22 9
Innsbruck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Tyrol, Austria

14
27 17
Sun Valley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Idaho, USA

15
21 12
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska

16
25 24
Kauai is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Hawaii, USA

17
15 13
Nice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Alpes-Maritimes, France

18
12 10
Ketchum is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Ketchum Idaho, USA

19
14 13
Stowe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Vermont, USA

20
12 11
Queenstown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
New Zealand

21
27 28
Key West is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Florida, USA

22
17 17
Bangor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Maine, USA

23
15 15
Sapporo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Hokkaido, Japan

24
22 23
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Florida, USA

25
7 6
Taos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
BrendanOConnor added New Mexico, USA

26
14 14
Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

27
21 22
Monte Carlo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
France, Monaco

28
12 12
Okemo Mountain Resort is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
grant1woods added Okemo Mountain Resort Ludlow, Vermont, USA - United States, North America  

29
12 12
Bruges is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
West Flanders, Belgium

30
19 21
Granada is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Andalusia, Spain

31
6 6
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
stpavel added Europe

32
12 13
Snowmass Village is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
analise.dubner added Snowmass Village Colorado, USA

33
4 4
Leeds is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
punksnotdead added West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

34
11 13
Corfu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Corfu, Greece

35
3 4
Weinsberg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
punksnotdead added Weinsberg Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

36
5 7
Munich is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
punksnotdead added Munich

37
19 24
San Juan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Puerto Rico

38
11 15
Wanaka is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Wanaka New Zealand

39
20 26
Miami Beach is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Florida, USA

40
10 15
Turin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Province of Turin, Italy

41
8 13
Saint Martin (Island) is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
North America

42
9 16
Playa del Carmen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Solidaridad, Mexico

43
14 26
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
California, USA

44
8 18
Tulum is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Mexico

45
5 17
Harbin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Heilongjiang, China