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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Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
mtraispayeva added Asia

2
48 23
Park City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Utah, USA

3
49 31
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Qu├ębec, Canada

4
38 21
Vail is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

5
39 22
Aspen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

6
35 19
Jackson Hole is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

7
39 23
Banff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Alberta, Canada

8
48 33
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

9
37 23
Telluride is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

10
28 18
South Lake Tahoe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
California, USA

11
36 27
Prague is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Bohemia, Austria-Hungary

12
34 25
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Hawaii, USA

13
28 20
Breckenridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Colorado, USA

14
22 14
Innsbruck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Tyrol, Austria

15
27 22
Sun Valley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Idaho, USA

16
21 17
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska

17
25 29
Kauai is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Hawaii, USA

18
27 32
Key West is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Florida, USA

19
20 24
Granada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Andalusia, Spain

20
15 18
Nice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Alpes-Maritimes, France

21
14 17
Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

22
14 17
Stowe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Vermont, USA

23
22 27
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Florida, USA

24
17 21
Bangor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Maine, USA

25
21 26
Monte Carlo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
France, Monaco

26
12 15
Queenstown is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
New Zealand

27
12 15
Ketchum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Ketchum Idaho, USA

28
12 15
Bruges is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
West Flanders, Belgium

29
12 15
Okemo Mountain Resort is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
grant1woods added Okemo Mountain Resort Ludlow, Vermont, USA - United States, North America
 

30
7 9
Taos is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
BrendanOConnor added New Mexico, USA

31
15 19
Sapporo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Hokkaido, Japan

32
12 16
Snowmass Village is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
analise.dubner added Snowmass Village Colorado, USA

33
6 9
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
stpavel added Europe

34
4 7
Leeds is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
punksnotdead added West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

35
11 16
Corfu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Corfu, Greece

36
19 27
San Juan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Puerto Rico

37
20 29
Miami Beach is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Florida, USA

38
3 7
Weinsberg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
punksnotdead added Weinsberg Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

39
5 10
Munich is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
punksnotdead added Munich

40
11 18
Wanaka is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Wanaka New Zealand

41
10 18
Turin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Province of Turin, Italy

42
8 16
Saint Martin (Island) is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
North America

43
9 19
Playa del Carmen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Solidaridad, Mexico

44
14 29
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
California, USA

45
8 21
Tulum is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Mexico

46
5 20
Harbin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Winter Destinations
Heilongjiang, China