When the temperatures start falling, some folks head to the beach or a tropical destination to warm up, while others embrace the cold and all that comes with it. Whether you welcome the chill or just want to escape it, a new report recommends the best places to travel this winter to find what you’re looking for.

  • WalletHub has just released their list of 2023’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations.
  • They rated 70 of the biggest metro areas in the U.S. on 37 factors and split the destinations into “warm” and “cold.”
  • They were judged on everything from travel costs and hassles to accommodations to weather.
  • For those who can’t get enough of the cold, the number one winter destination is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, Georgia. It comes in first for cold-weather activities and second for weather.
  • For the warm-weather lovers, the Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada, area tops the list for winter destinations, coming in at number two for attractions and it’s fourth for warm-weather activities.

Top 10 Best Winter Destinations for Cold-Weather Lovers

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  1. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, Georgia
  2. Washington-Alexandria-Arlington, Virginia
  3. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, Illinois/Indiana/Wisconsin
  4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania
  5. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colorado
  6. Cincinnati, Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana
  7. St. Louis, Missouri/Illinois
  8. Kansas City, Missouri/Kansas
  9. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware/Maryland
  10. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, Massachusetts/New Hampshire

Top 10 Best Winter Destinations for Warm-Weather Lovers

  1. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada
  2. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, California
  3. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, Texas
  4. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
  5. San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
  6. Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina
  7. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, California
  8. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas
  9. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Arizona
  10. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California

Source: WalletHub

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