Winter Getaways

See cold-weather trip ideas across the West.

Park City, Utah hill lit up for night skiing

A Weekend in Park City, Utah

Famous for the Sundance Film Festival, the city also boasts great skiing, food, and shops.
A child rests on a ski slope in Park City, Utah.

6 Great Cities to Visit in Winter

These destinations are perfect for this time of year.
People lounge and play at Big Beach on Maui, Hawaii.

Which Hawaiian Island Is Right for You?

Discover the Hawaiian Islands and the resorts, foods, and history that define them.
Frozen Emerald Lake in Lassen Volcanic National Park.

7 Best National Parks to Visit in Winter

Bundle up and venture out for a frosty view of the United States’ treasures.
Colorful ice castles in Midway, Utah

Ice Castles in Midway, Utah

A frozen fantasyland is created each winter from 250 million pounds of ice.
Yosemite National Park's firefall lit up at sunset.

10 Must-Do Winter Activities in California

Get out of the house and play this season.
Three cross-country skiers on a trail at Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky Montana.

Best Beginner Cross-Country Skiing Spots in the West

Head out to these Nordic skiing hot spots, ideal for first-timers and beginner skiers.
Fireworks errupt over Union Square in San Francisco, California on New Years.

Festive Holiday Fun in San Francisco

Spend the holiday season in San Francisco and enjoy the city's festive activities.
Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in San Francisco's Union Square at night.

20 Places to Go Ice Skating in the West

Glide and giggle on these festive rinks, from seasonal pop-ups to year-round set-ups.
Swift Creek in the Stillwater State Forest near Whitefish, Montana.

13 Free Things to do Across the West This Winter

Make memories with these activities, from Arizona to Alaska.
A Hurtigruten Cruise sails under the northern lights.

6 Tips for Viewing the Northern Lights

Head to Alaska to catch this natural wonder in its peak season.
Flickering luminarias along a path in the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

10 Winter Festivals Around the West

Fully embrace winter cheer with concerts, fireworks, dancing, and more.
A woman helps a little girl put her boot back into her snowboard on the slope at Nordic Valley Ski Resort in Ogden, Utah.

6 Affordable Winter Getaways

Get bang for your buck with these snowy or balmy escapes.
Disneyland's "It's a Small World" Holiday ride decked out in thousands of lights for the holidays.

What’s New at Disneyland for the Holidays This Year

Plus get tips on when to go and how to save money on your trip.
Cunard's Queen Mary 2 cruise ship leaving New York City.

4 Best Cruises for the Holidays

Have a memorable holiday season at sea on these cruise lines.