Winter Travel

Instagram Lovers: St. Petersburg / Clearwater is Photo Heaven

Instagram Lovers: St. Petersburg / Clearwater is Photo Heaven

St. Petersburg/Clearwater is one of those unicorn destinations that has it all – top-rated beaches, award-winning attractions, and incredible weather. The blue skies, pastel buildings, and waterfront are a photographer – and snowbird’s – dream.

7 Winter Bucket List Trips to Inspire Serious Wanderlust

7 Winter Bucket List Trips to Inspire Serious Wanderlust

Besides the holidays, winter is generally considered an off-season for travel. But if you can handle the cold, the crowds are generally lighter and prices cheaper, with many deals to be found.

The Closest (and Best!) Ski Resorts to Denver and Essential Tips for Newbies to Colorado’s Ski Scene

The Closest (and Best!) Ski Resorts to Denver and Essential Tips for Newbies to Colorado’s Ski Scene

Most first-time visitors to Colorado are disappointed to learn that there aren’t ski resorts right in Denver or even close to the airport like Utah. In fact, the bigger mountains like Vail, Breck, and Aspen are really more suited for […]

Hava Happy Holiday Season in Lake Havasu City

Hava Happy Holiday Season in Lake Havasu City

They say, “The best summer you’ll spend is a winter in Havasu.” While the city certainly lives up to its reputation as one of the craziest spring break destinations in the U.S., in the offseason, the city is a quiet reprieve while the rest of the country is blanketed by snow.

Skiing in Germany Means Extreme Tobogganing, A Secret Igloo Hotel, and Views for Days

Skiing in Germany Means Extreme Tobogganing, A Secret Igloo Hotel, and Views for Days

When most people think of Germany, their mind immediately goes to castles, winter markets, and Oktoberfest. But Germany is an untapped adventure paradise. Not only did I not know you could ski in Germany, but I definitely did not know […]

Why Yes, You Can Be Picnicking By a Glacier in Alaska Before Lunchtime

Why Yes, You Can Be Picnicking By a Glacier in Alaska Before Lunchtime

Whether you think visiting Alaska in the winter is crazy awesome or just plain crazy (spoiler: it’s not that much colder than the lower 48), there’s a huge misconception that it’s crazy far away.

48 Hours in Tahoe South: OMG Food, Fun and Fresh Pow

48 Hours in Tahoe South: OMG Food, Fun and Fresh Pow

Most Coloradans don’t leave the state to ski, and why would you? We have 20+ resorts right here. But experiencing different mountains is the test of a true alpine lover. With direct flights from both Chicago and Denver, Tahoe South makes it easy to plan an epic ski weekend in Lake Tahoe.

10+ Epic Colorado Winter Activities Beyond the Slopes

10+ Epic Colorado Winter Activities Beyond the Slopes

It’s no secret that winter is not my favorite season. While most of my friends are busy racking up ski days and vertical feet like it’s going out of style, I’m counting down the days until summer returns and wondering […]

Life Lessons from Warren Miller: Meeting a Mogul on his 90th Birthday

Life Lessons from Warren Miller: Meeting a Mogul on his 90th Birthday

There are certain moments in life you wouldn’t in your wildest dreams imagine putting on your bucket list. Celebrating Warren Miller’s 90th birthday with him? That was one of mine. Something I never could’ve seen coming. I don’t get starstruck often. Without name-dropping, […]

How to Go to Hawaii for Less than $1000 the Week of Christmas

How to Go to Hawaii for Less than $1000 the Week of Christmas

The stereotypical honeymoon getaway, a lot of people write off Hawaii for being too expensive, something they wouldn’t be able to afford or somewhere they have to save for a special occasion. Not true. As long as you do a […]