WalletHub recently revealed its ranking of the best winter holiday destinations. These destinations represent the cheapest and easiest to reach for warm- or cold-weather travel. WalletHub analyzed 70 of the largest metro areas in the United States using 37 key metrics including safety, flight options and scenic quality. Here is the top 10:
Best cold destinations for winter travel:
- Washington, D.C.
- New York
- Portland, Oregon
Best warm destinations for winter travel:
- Austin, Texas
- San Diego
- Las Vegas
- Tampa, Florida
- San Antonio
- Charleston, South Carolina
- Orlando, Florida
For cold destinations, Atlanta ranked high for lowest travel cost. Chicago came in first for most cold-weather activities. For warm destinations, Austin ranked at the top for both lowest travel cost and most attractions. For a full ranking of cities and more information about methodology, visit the website.
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