You are going to love these winter getaways! Whether you’re stressed out over holiday preparations ,or just ready to have a little family time, getting away from home after the hustle and bustle of the holidays is often the answer.

Before you start thinking that your budget just won’t allow you to enjoy a winter getaway, keep in mind that any change of scenery can be relaxing when you leave your day to day routines behind. You can create a staycation by staying with friends, heading to a local motel, or even by spending the afternoon at a local park.

If you’re planning a winter getaway, there is really only one must-have ingredient you need: snow! Fluffy, cold, wet, and festive, snow has a way of bringing out the kid in all of us as long as we don’t have to shovel it.

Camelback Mountain Resort

This resort in Pennsylvania is a must visit winter getaway for anyone with kids. Camelback is known for their winter snow tubing. They have 42 lanes available for snow tubers including one with colorful LED lights that is intended for night time snow tubing. You won’t believe the amazing colors you’ll see at the largest snow tubing resort in the US.

New Hampshire’s White Mountains

If you’re traveling alone, you’ll want to head here for a little relaxation. The White Mountains are home to 100km of Nordic ski trails as well as 464 acres of alpine skiing. Nearby destinations include options for snowshoeing, ice climbing, and a speakeasy located in a renovated cave.

Winvian Farm in Connecticut

Couples looking for a romantic winter getaway will want to head to Winvian Farm. Winvian Farm is a romantic destination built around a 1775 manor house located on 13 acres. You’ll have your pick of cottages each with its own theme. Just a few options include a stable, library, greenhouse, beaver dam, or treehouse.

Canadian Train Tour

If you’re a senior, don’t feel you need to head south for the winter unless you really want to. Consider heading north instead and schedule a trip on the Canadian Train Tour to see the Canadian wilderness. Tours range from 8 to 23 days so be sure to leave time on your schedule to enjoy your trip. You won’t want to miss the grizzlies, polar bears, and other wildlife.

Whether you’re heading to the country to spend an afternoon playing in the snow or planning an all-out adventure, you’ll be sure to find a winter getaway that suits your family and your budget. Just be sure to consider what’s most important to you in a getaway and then look for options that work for you and your family. Have fun and leave your worries behind.