Here’s where readers would like to visit on a winter vacation

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When you need to have an escape from life in Boston, below are the spots you’d visit.

Skiers head down a slope at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado. Liz Copan/Summit Day-to-day News by means of AP

With February crack offering your youngsters some time off from faculty, you may well by now have strategies for how to preserve them occupied. It’s a good time to just take a winter season getaway as a relatives, or to start thinking about wherever you could possibly want to journey the following time a winter season crack will come all over.

We requested readers the place their ideal wintertime holiday vacation spot would be, and we heard back again with a record of strategies that includes almost everything from the snowy mountains of Colorado to Florida shorelines. Though some visitors absolutely appreciate heat climate, numerous would appreciate to go somewhere wintry in which they can ski.

Under, we have place collectively a record of your favored places for a vacation away from household — and a number of solutions for what to do when you get there.

Domestic holiday locations

Breckenridge, Colorado

“It is a authentic mountain town with good skiing, and it is working driving length to other major mountains in Colorado. Excellent nightlife and foodstuff.”

Peter, Weymouth

Puerto Rico

“The meals, the beach locations, the not so humid temps for the duration of the wintertime. Did I point out the foods? The heritage of the place.”

M.S., Brighton

South Florida beaches

“Ocean view, local dancing, individuals, eating out.”

Andy F., Plymouth

Steamboat Springs or Copper Mountain, Colorado

“Champagne Powder! Ski all day. Warm tub following. Repeat. Significant mountains. No crowds. Ski with loved ones.”


Vermont’s Golden Triangle

“Londonderry is the center of a winter playground. For alpine skiers, Magic is in Londonderry, Bromley 5 minutes west in Peru, and Stratton [to the] south. There are various very well maintained Nordic ski places, and the Broad technique crisscrosses the location, functioning as a result of fields, previous railway strains, climbing deserted ski regions, and passing near by many eating places and inns. And of study course, there [is] the Taylor Farm with sleigh rides, bonfires, and picnics. Just about every of the a few mountains has their personal special atmosphere— consider of Stratton as Tanglewood, Magic as Woodstock, and Brumley as a relatives helpful location someplace in-concerning. There are excellent restaurants in the Golden Triangle. If you are willing to undertaking 20 miles or so out, there is also exceptional dining in Manchester, Grafton, and Chester. Each and every mountain lodge has a great lineup of bands, and the Village at Stratton is chock-full of golf equipment, eating places, and shopping.”

Giuseppi, Gardner

Yellowstone Nationwide Park

“First time likely in the winter season, but I can barely wait around! I am likely to be monitoring and photographing wolves and other wildlife. I love the park in the summer, and now I’m on the lookout forward to winter season, genuine winter season(!), in all its splendor.”

Ted B., South Boston

Traveling overseas

Any tropical seaside

“It’s heat. Performing anything at all lively and outside the house.”



“The natural beauty, the individuals, the culture, the temperature.”

Richard T., Tyngsborough

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing, Canada

“Powder working day, repeat.”

Jay H., Brookline

Québec City

“You can ski at Mont-Sainte-Anne and be back in Québec City for meal.”

Betsey S., Maryland


“This 12 months we are headed to Switzerland to ski! We normally do warm weather journeys for February family vacation, but this has constantly been on our listing, and we will examine it off this year.

We have hardly ever been there, and just cannot hold out to get bundled up and take pleasure in all that wintertime in the Alps has to offer.”

Sue, Marshfield

Tyrol, Austria

“Skiing, tobogganing, swimming in thermal springs, feeding on tasty meals.”



“Warm, intriguing, and masses of amazing scorching springs in the vicinity of the city of Salto. Excellent shorelines, as well. Low cost, while flight is a problem. Strategy on two weeks.”

Fred R., Boston

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