7 International Winter Getaways From Austin
We always enjoy being home for the holidays, but there’s also nothing like a trip during the chilly winter season for a change of scenery! Austin Bergstrom International Airport recently added plenty of new nonstop flights, making it possible to visit several destinations outside of the country with ease. Escape the day-to-day with a trip to one of these great destinations!
Why it’s perfect for winter travel: Not only does Canada have stunning snowy landscapes, but Toronto is a great place to watch a hockey game, enjoy the city’s winter light exhibition and try some decadent food at their Winterlicious food fest.
Why it’s perfect for winter travel: Take walking tours by lantern light in the evening, browse Christmas markets and sip mulled wine before enjoying cozy nights by the fire in one of their bed and breakfasts.
Why it’s perfect for winter travel: London has plenty of world-class art museums to explore, as well as famous pubs and restaurants to try. Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, ice skating at Somerset House and seeing the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree should be at the top of your list.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Why it’s perfect for winter travel: Enjoy a round of golf or boat tour of Punta Cana before hitting the beach for some afternoon sun. There’s plenty of wildlife to learn about in the city, as well as Hoyo Azul Lagoon that will take your breath away!
Why it’s perfect for winter travel: Take a ride on the historical Ebbelwoi-Express, a historical tram that passes city sights and serves tasty cider. A concert at Alte Oper, ice skating at Eissporthalle, and shopping at the Zeil are a few tourist favorites.
Why it’s perfect for winter travel: Winter in Copenhagen is a dream, with Christmas markets, ice skating, hot saunas and more. Take a day trip out of the city to visit “fairytale” castles, enjoy hot Denmark drinks or experience the Danish idea of Hygge for yourself.
Cancun or Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Why it’s perfect for winter travel: Sun yourself on the beaches of these popular destinations in Mexico, where you’ll find countless natural parks, vibrant shopping and guided tours to partake in.
If you’re looking for a winter trip within the United States during the winter, you can’t go wrong with flights to New York City, Boston, Chicago or Taos on the new TaosAir airline. Central Texas day trips offer unparalleled charm and convenience as well—Take a look at our guide to the seven best hill country destinations to visit for more!