Best and Worst Cities for Winter Travel

by Kimberly Krol

Nov 29, 2014

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Looking for a good spot for a winter getaway? Americans spend about $53 billion yearly on winter-related travel, so leading finance social network Wallethub conducted an in-depth analysis to find 2014’s Best and Worst Cities for Winter Holiday Travel.

 

Wallethub identified the best and worst winter travel destinations and departure points using 16 different metrics such as airfare costs, flight times, the number of flight connections and hotel costs.

 

See below for some of the findings, or read the full report here.

 

Best U.S. Departure Points for Domestic Travel

Atlanta

Salt Lake City

Metrolina

Valley of the Sun

Denver

 

Best U.S. Departure Point for International Travel

Miami

Atlanta

Washington, D.C.

Metrolina

Greater Twin Cities

 

Top Domestic Destinations

New York

Las Vegas Valley

Greater Orlando

Southland

San Francisco

 

Top International Destinations

Riviera Maya, Mexico

Cancun, Mexico

London, United Kingdom

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Paris, France

 

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