American has chilling winters with most of its cities fully covered with snow. But some of these cities have a mildly tropical climate and some enchanting activities to do even in the colder months of the year. Have a look at these beautiful destinations you may plan to spend your winter at instead of just staying indoors.
1. Hawaii Islands
Hawaii can be a great winter escape. It has a tropical climate with a bit of warm weather even during winters making it ideal for visitors from all over the globe to visit the Island city. Winters attract around 4-6 thousand whales as the climate is suitable for breading. It is an amazing site to see the whale’s leap out of the sea. Also the Winters experience a tremendous rise in the tides, waves rise upto 20-feet high hence many surfing and skating competitions are held during January and February.
2. New Orleans, Louisiana
The city gets 14.5 inches of rain during winters and the city is all ready for holidays, concerts and light shows. Every weekend is made the most of with appealing festivals celebrating music and food.December is a great time to plan your visit to the city. More than 50 artist visit the city to hosts art exhibitions on more than 20 venues. The Jazz Fest, Red Dress Run. Oak Street Po-Boy, Bourbon & Beer are some of the festivals hosted during November & December.
3. Miami, Florida
Miami has a mild weather during winters which lets you enjoy the winter sun to the fullest. It is a perfect destination for a beach vacation when many of the other cities will be more chiller during the winters. Soak in the sun on the beach, attend the ballet shows famous during Decembers. Santa’s Enchanted forest is a major attraction from October to January featuring Christmas displays, petting zoo, food & more. Miami Children’s Museum hosts numerous events throughout December for the kids.
4. Berkshires, Massachusetts
Though Berkshires is mostly known for its fall foliage, winter sports, special events, museums is on its way to make it an interesting winter destination too. Winters in Berkshires is calm and relaxing with lesser crowd on the roads. The snow bunnies can spend their time snow boarding and skiing on one of the many ski centers. Others can spend their time visiting the museums and antiquing. The museums portrays state of contemporary style art. There are theater events or go sightseeing.
5. New York City, NY
The NYC is extremely gorgeous during winter with snow covered trees all around. The winters are severe in New York but it cant be better for the snow bunnies. The Ice skating is at its best in this season and the various ski resorts will deliver a day trip or even a week long escape in the snow capped mountains . The winter carnival and various festivals will keep you entertained. There is the Jazz fest, Dog Shows, Beer-Bourbon and BBQ Festival, Chinatown Lunar New Year Ceremony and Parade and many more special festivals organized during winters.
6. New Jersey
Winter doesn’t start here until the last week of December, so winters in New Jersey is all about the lights and buzz of the Christmas and New Year. There are ample of winter sports offered . Mountain Creek in Vernon is the premier ski and snow board destination. The Lambertville winter festival is popular, the town is beautifully decorated and some fantastic galleries to explore and some finest dining options. Go hiking in the Watchung Reservation or if you want to skip the snow for a while, you have the Monster Mini Golf, the Timberlane Campground, Clarksboro and the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area.