, 2022-12-15 09:03:14,
Whether you’re a snowbird escaping the cold or prefer to embrace the chill with mountain sports, planning a vacation is one of the best remedies for fighting the winter blues. Plus, with many destinations experiencing their tourism low season between December and March, a winter getaway is a lot more affordable than busier summers.
From small towns to big cities, wine country to beachfront retreats, we’ve rounded up some of the best getaways to experience solo or with friends and family. Read on to discover the 10 best weekend trips you need to take this winter.
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The 10 Best Winter Weekend Trips
Winter is the perfect time to visit Tucson thanks to moderate temperatures and clear skies. With little chance of rain, those dark open skies are exactly what makes Tucson one of the best destinations for stargazing. You’ll likely notice stars from your hotel parking lot, but for a sure bet head to Oracle State Park, an international dark sky destination.
You can continue to enjoy the outdoors with Tucson’s year-round camping options, though boutique hotels around the city, like The Tuxon Hotel, provide a nice glimpse into Southwest hospitality sprinkled with midcentury aesthetics. Keep an eye out for heated outdoor pools to enjoy cocktails under the stars.
For an immersive cultural tour, rent a bike and explore more than 100 murals throughout Tucson. You can snack along the way, with food trucks offering tacos,…
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