If the winter blues are setting in and the warm days of summer still seem far off, why not plan a leisurely February getaway? February offers multiple options that can bring you closer to the winter snows or farther away to tropical climates.

Beach and Resort Style

It’s pretty hard to refuse a trip to the Hawaiian Islands any time of year and in February the temperature ranges from the mid 70s to low 80s. Other good tropical destinations for February include Belize and the Caribbean.

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Hanging in the U.S.A.

If you are looking to explore the continental United States, stick to areas less likely to get walloped in a rain or snow storm. San Diego enjoys mild temperatures year round, while nearby Arizona boasts relaxing spa getaways like the relaxing Sedona Retreat. Check out Florida to avoid the worst of the humidity.

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Want to Get Far Away

Get globe-trotting to places like New Zealand, Australia and Thailand. The seasons are much more mild this time of year, with New Zealand and Australia enjoying a warm, summer climate and Thailand having dry and cooler (85 to 90 F) weather for the region.

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Winter Wonderlands

Practice your ski and snowboard skills in popular mountainside resorts like Lake Tahoe in California, Aspen, Colorado or the Wasatch Mountains in Utah.

Save For Another Time

Locations that you can check off of your February “to do” list include New England, which is likely to get thrashed by cold winter storms during this time and Europe, which might be less crowded, but the bitter wind will keep you holed up inside for most of your trip.

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