The Best Warm-Weather Destinations for a Winter Vacation in the United States

6. St. Simons Island, Georgia

Another gorgeous island that doesn’t get as much attention as it deserves is St. Simons Island – it’s one of four islands that make up the Golden Isles off the southeastern coast of Georgia. The island itself is less than 18 square miles and is easily traversed by bike; there are plenty of places that rent beach-cruiser bikes for a small daily fee.

There are several golf courses on the island, but if you’re not hitting the green, you can explore the islands salt marshes, walk along the white sand beaches, then tuck into some incredible seafood at restaurants like Crabdaddy’s Seafood Grill, where they’re known for their legendary shrimp and grits.

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7. Savannah, Georgia

Another fantastic vacation destination in Georgia is Savannah – a riverside city with a ton of historical ambiance. It’s one of the few major cities in the South that wasn’t completely destroyed in the Civil War, which means that the city contains some of the oldest examples of antebellum architecture in the country.

It has a reputation for being a laid-back vacation destination, but the book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (originally published in 1994, with a movie made in 1997) has given the town an air of mystery. If you’re a fan of the book, make sure to check out Bonaventure Cemetery, which is filled with ancient graves draped with trailing Spanish moss.

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8. Port Isabel, Texas

Port Isabel is located just across the border from Mexico along the balmy Gulf of Mexico coastline. The town may be small, but it has some of the best weather in the country and excellent views of the gulf shore. One of the town’s most popular tourist sites is the Port Isabel Lighthouse, which was built on the site of a Mexican village dating back to the 1700s.

The area just offshore is known for being popular with dolphins, and there are a few different places in town where you can get up close and personal with these friendly ocean creatures. If you prefer making friends with feathery animals, the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center is a great place for a hike, and you can also spot plenty of unusual and colorful birds.

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Travel Destinations to Consider in 2019

Whether you’re looking to escape the cold winter weather or boiling summer heat or experience a different culture, there are endless potential travel destinations for you to choose from. But making the right decision may be challenging. Here are some of the top destinations throughout the world that you may want to consider visiting during 2019.

The Best Canadian Hockey Towns

Canada and hockey go together like peanut butter and chocolate. If you didn’t know that, you either don’t watch hockey or you’ve never been to Canada in the wintertime. Just like any sport, hockey has its hotbeds. Coincidentally, each and every one of the cities and towns mentioned in this article claims superiority. Mind you, in entirely different ways. Some cling to a long and storied history. Others flash around their laundry list of NHL alumni, current Hall of Famers, and future Hall of Famers. Today, we’ll take a look at the best of the best. Lace ‘em up, tape up your stick, and put the foil on. These are the best hockey towns in the Great White North.

Graduated Traveling: 13 Trips to Take After Graduating

While some may be anxious to jump into the workforce and get cracking on that career, as the old saying goes, “you can always make money, but you can’t always make memories.” Instead of diving into the online job ads, hit the travel sites then hit the open road or the friendly skies.