Winter Beach Vacation Destinations in USAUpdated: December 13, 2021
While many people love the winter and snow, some may prefer getting away from the chilly climate. Like migratory birds, many tourists flock to the southern part of the USA to get their fox of the warm sunny days. And where else can you truly enjoy the sun’s rays than on the beach! So if you’re looking for places for a winter beach getaway, we got you. Check out our list of the best beach vacation destinations in USA.
Laguna Beach, California
California boasts some of the prettiest beaches on this side of the country, and Laguna Beach is no exception. It’s also the ideal winter beach getaway as temperatures can get in the high 60s in January. And the beaches aren’t the only highlight. The town has art galleries, chic clothing shops, and several high-end restaurants if it fits the budget. And if you don’t want to take a dip in the waters, you can also enjoy the gorgeous coastal views of the pacific that you can see from the boardwalk or the coastal canyons.
A state known for its sunny climate almost year-round, Florida is a staple for winter vacations. And while Miami is a famous spot that most tourists go to, clearwater beach has a stunning 35-mile long stretch of beach that boasts almost 365 days of sunshine. You can go lounging in the sand, check out the many craft breweries and restaurants, or get cultured by visiting one of thor many museums. The Dali museum is a highlight.
South Padre Island, Texas
You can still feel like you’ve been whisked away on a tropical island in good ol’ Texas. South padre island has 34 miles of beautiful white sand beach and clear blue water. Aside from soaking up the sun rays, you can also go dolphin and bird watching at the south padre island birding and nature center or gorge on their famous texas gulf shrimp.
Grand Isle, Louisiana
The vibrant city life in New Orleans is one of the state’s famous attractions, but if you want a beachy retreat, you can find it on the Grand Isle. The island is just off Louisiana’s gulf coast and is the ideal place for hiking or fishing. The state park alone has more than 280 species of fish, numerous hiking trails, and a 400-foot long pier.
Last but not certainly not least, the island of Maui in Hawaii is also the ideal winter getaway. In addition to its world-famous beaches, Maui is also home to Haleakala, where you can catch incredible sunsets and sunrises. You can also go snorkeling on Molokini crater or feel like a cowboy in the Upcountry region. Plus, the winter months are also prime time for whale watching as they do their annual migration.
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