Looking for popular winter destinations in the US?
If you’ve already looked at warm winter destinations in the US but still fancy getting away somewhere cold to ring in the holiday season and enjoy a true winter, we've got for you some great suggestions! Below, you have five of the top US cities to visit in winter where you can spend a great time with family and friends. In no particular order:
Chicago Illinois is probably the number one US city to visit in winter and truly a place worth visiting, especially during the Christmas Holidays.
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There is no doubt that Boston Massachusetts is one of the top places to visit on the east coast of USA because of its rich history and cultural heritage. Boston is one of those cities that you can visit all year-round and the winter months are no different. Even during the winter, you can still enjoy Boston’s top attractions which include hopping on a trolley tour, or horse-drawn carriage and talking a walk along the historic Freedom Trail.
There are also lots of fun things to do in Boston such as catching a game of hockey or basketball at the TD Garden Arena, or enjoying a night of theater and performing arts at Boston Ballet and the Boston Opera House where you can catch top shows such as the Lion King and Les Miserable. Besides sports arenas, art centres and theaters, Boston MA also boasts many pubs and bars, in particular Irish pubs, where you can soak in great atmosphere and live entertainment.
3. Buffalo NY
If you’re skiing enthusiast, Buffalo New York State is definitely one of the top US cities to visit in winter and not just for a skiing vacation! You can also enjoy cross-county skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.
4. Stamford CT
Stamford Connecticut is located in the southwest of New England is another of the top US cities to visit in winter, especially if you’re looking for a vacation spot in New England within driving distance from New York City.
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You can also enjoy a bit of ice skating at nearby Terry Conners Ice Rink, which is just opposite Cove Island Park. Besides these, there are also plenty of fun places to visit in Stamford CT such as Stamford Museum which is a great to be during February because of the – Let It Snow Weekends event– when Stamford museum sets up a massive sledding hill right outside for everyone to enjoy.
5. Manchester NH
Manchester New Hampshire is another of the top US cities to visit in winter and have a great time since there are lots of opportunities for interesting and fun things to do to suit everyone.
If you’re wondering about outdoor recreational activities, you can enjoy skiing, tubing and snowboarding at the McIntyre Ski Area, which is located in the downtown area of Manchester NH at Derryfield Park.
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