Top Destinations for a Winter Getaway
As the east coast is getting pummeled by winter storms, and the west coast is seeing record amounts of rain, many of you are stuck at home fantasizing about winter getaways. If you’re in need of a vacation from all the dismal winter weather, now is the best time to travel. While there are plenty of places to avoid in March, like cold and rainy Europe, there are many places where you can escape your weather woes.
Here are Lend Wallet®’s top destination suggestions for the perfect winter 2017 getaway:
Now is not the best time to take a trip to Paris or London, where skies are grey and rain is prevalent – but If you’ve always wanted to visit Europe, March is a good time to hit the slopes. The Alps are the prime destination for those who love to hit the slopes. Plan a winter getaway to the ski resorts of France, Switzerland or Italy. Have an immersive experience by spending time in the charming winter towns, enjoy a warm drink with a local, or get cozy with your loved one by the fireplace.
If you’ve had enough of snow, many places in Asia are enjoying favorable weather. Now is a great time to visit Thailand, Vietnam, and southern China. Best to avoid the north if you’re running from the snow. Known for its pristine and picturesque beaches, Thailand is a beautiful nation with a rich cultural identity. Sixteen million tourists visit each year to enjoy the busy villages, luxurious beach hotels, and local eateries.
March is a great time to explore the Sahara. Not only will you be able to take advantage of out-of-season discounts, but you can escape the crowds and summer heat. Africa during the winter has many pleasant, crisp days which makes outdoor activities easier to enjoy. It’s not beach weather just yet, but there’s plenty to see and do, including safaris. After taking in the animals on safari, try a river cruise. Take a ride on a pontoon boat, and view hippos and crocodiles from a safe distance. For those daring individuals who want an even closer look, you can embark on a kayak adventure through crocodile infested waters.
South America is always a great choice for Americans looking to escape winter weather. Many South American countries experience temperatures above 80 degrees in March. The high for Argentina for example, is 81 degrees. Brazil sees highs of 86 degrees, while visitors to Bolivia can expect highs up to 88 degrees. The nights are warm too, which makes exploring the city at night even that much more enjoyable.
While the Caribbean is pricey during the winter, travelers can still take advantage of great deals. Montego Bay remains affordable during the high season. Besides laying back and enjoying a cocktail, there’s plenty to do on the islands of the Caribbean in March. Explore the ocean on a snorkeling adventure, embark on a catamaran cruise or discover the island’s retail offerings. Dining is much more affordable in the Caribbean, with many resorts offering all-inclusive packages. The weather in March is perfect for a tropical beach getaway. Make sure to pose for a beach selfie to taunt your friends and family back home.
Escaping this ghastly winter weather doesn’t have to be a fantasy. Get away this winter, and recharge your batteries. You’ve earned it.
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