Warm Winter Vacations in the USA to Escape the Cold

These warm weather escapes are either within the United States or US Territories, so you can even treat yourself to a few sunny Caribbean island escapes, no passport required.

We’ve got the warmest places to visit in the US in winter, from island escapes to otherworldly desert landscapes and resort towns that will cure the winter blues.

Caribbean San Juan, Puerto Rico

You can enjoy a Caribbean winter vacation of a lifetime with incredible nature, palm-fringed beaches, history, and a vibrant downtown atmosphere in Old San Juan.

You can bask in a sun-drenched winter vacation, swim and sunbathe on beautiful beaches, and enjoy some of USVI’s most significant yearly events.

US Virgin Islands

Florida, Miami

While Miami residents might feel like it’s too cold for a trip to the beach, visitors from the north and colder climates enjoy the magnificent sun-drenched beaches of Miami.

Key West is brimming with festivities during the winter, so you’ll find plenty happening, especially around Christmas and New Year.

Key West

AMI has the most beautiful US beaches. Even the main public beach, Manatee Beach, directly across from the bridge, is prettier than more famous and busier beaches.

Anna Maria Island Florida

St Augustine

The soft cinnamon-colored sand and brilliant blue waves are a gorgeous place to visit during the milder winter months.

Orlando Florida

Orlando is an incredibly popular destination and with good reason. It is, after all, the home of Walt Disney World.

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