Best Winter Break Getaway Ideas 2024

Now that we’re closer to April showers and Easter eggs than chilly winter weather and cold mornings, it’s time to consider where you and your family will travel for winter break. Believe it or not, students aren’t the only ones who need a seasonal siesta to help get through the dark winter months! We’ve compiled a list of 5 places to travel to this winter break for you to choose from. Besides, why wait until summer to have family-friendly fun?

Discover Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore House Asheville, NC ©ZakZeinert

America’s largest home is in Asheville, NC! Discover the Biltmore Estate, a 250-room French Renaissance castle that showcases grand architectural design on over 8,000 acres of land. Delight in delectable culinary offerings, unique events like afternoon tea, complimentary red wine, and chocolate tastings, and various outdoor recreational activities like horseback riding, hikes, and river float trips. Guests are encouraged to tour the estate and learn about the history of the massive structure in the winter, known as the most peaceful time of year on the grounds. You can also explore the vibrant downtown Asheville area and appreciate the scenic views of the Appalachian Mountains.

Adventure Awaits in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga, TN Winter Break ©Sean Pavone

Travel to Tennessee this winter for an exciting trip of outdoor adventures and popular attractions your family will love. Explore the Tennessee Aquarium, stroll along the scenic Riverfront, and experience the charm of Lookout Mountain attractions. At Ruby Falls, you can journey deep inside Lookout Mountain to see the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in the U.S. Rock City’s Lover’s Leap allows visitors to admire legendary views of seven states. Incline Railway offers gorgeous panoramic views of the Chattanooga Valley. Enjoy the most incredible natural wonders of Chattanooga, Tennessee, this winter break!

Keep Georgia on Your Mind in Savannah

Savannah, Georgia Winter Getaway ©f11photo

This winter break, step inside the historic charm of Savannah, GA! Support local businesses, participate in offbeat activities like ghost tours, take a riverboat cruise, and enjoy the city’s festive decorations and year-round events. Visitors love to view the beautiful architecture and learn more about the city’s historical significance. Consistently named one of the “world’s friendliest cities,” this coastal town has a world-class reputation for good ol’ Southern hospitality. Discover all this city has to offer when you book your Savannah getaway.

Embrace the Thrilling Rides of Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida Winter Getaway ©Songquan Deng

Orlando, Florida, may be the amusement ride capital of the country, but Orlando boasts so much more than just amusement parks. Enjoy mild weather, nearby shopping, outdoor adventures, and museums! Cheer on Orlando professional sports teams: NBA’s Orlando Magic plays 44 home games each year, and the Orlando Valkyries (volleyball) just began their inaugural 2024 season. Airboat tours, Gatorland, and Giraffe Ranch are a few more unique attractions Orlando is known for.

Venture Off the Beaten Path in Blue Ridge, Georgia

Blue Ridge, Georgia Winter Getaway ©Manduley

If you’re searching for a winter getaway off the beaten path, look no further than Blue Ridge, Georgia, where your family can enjoy a relaxing retreat in the mountains and take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Consider booking a cozy luxury cabin and soak your stress away in a steamy jacuzzi. In the daytime, take a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, explore downtown shops, and bask in the winter scenery of the North Georgia mountains.

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