These freezing temps across the country have us daydreaming about our favorite warm getaways. Check out our list below of (relatively) quick and easy winter getaways from NYC to find some warmth!
#2: Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Flight time: 3h 45m
Why to go: One stop shop where travel meets vacation. For those that need a mix of relaxing beach days with cultural activities San Juan is the answer. Spend some time exploring colorful Old San Juan and then take a ferry out to Culebra and spend a day on Flamenco Beach. Rated as one of the top beaches in the world.
Where to stay: O:live Boutique Hotel
#3: Andros, Bahamas
Flight time: 2h 55m
Why to go: One of the shortest flight times to find yourself surrounded by palm trees and white sandy beaches. Plenty of opportunity for relaxation, nightlife, water sports and kid-friendly activities.
Where to stay: Kamalame Cay
#4: The Cayman Islands
Flight time: 4h
Why to go: Beyond the beautiful beaches, find adventure in the islands’ caves and scuba diving. Fly direct or go by cruise ship.
Where to stay: Try some amazing Airbnb homes.
#6: Little Torch Key, Florida
Flight time: 3h 5m
Why to go: No passport needed for this little beach getaway. Scuba diving available for those seeking a bit of adventure.
Where to stay: Little Palm Island
#7: Joshua Tree, CA
Flight time: 6h 10m
Why to go: If the beach isn’t your cup of tea, Joshua Tree provides vast desert landscapes, with 191 miles of hiking trails and plenty of adventure to be had.
Where to stay: Airbnb for the win again.