Winter’s Coming…

winter, warm weather trips, Indiana, OhioYou’re sitting in your house in the middle of the winter, watching the snow bury the driveway you JUST shoveled. Your mind drifts to thoughts of sunshine and warm weather and you think about escaping the Midwest winter. Excursions Trailways can help you shake the winter blahs with a trip to some warm climate destinations. Here are a few “hot” spots.

Newport Beach, CAAverage January Temperature: 63°. Newport Beach is full of luxurious hotels and five-star restaurants. It is also home to The Balboa Fun Zone which has a Ferris Wheel, arcade games and more. You can also try out flying over the ocean on a water-powered jet pack at Jetpack America. There are a lot of tours, cruises and more to help make your cold winter a distant memory. You can click here for a list of upcoming events in Newport Beach.

Amelia Island, FLAverage January Temperature: 64°. Voted as one of America’s Happiest Seaside Towns, Amelia Island is a warm and fun place to visit in the middle of the winter. Click here for some fun and unique experiences, including horse riding on the beach, canoeing and more. This beautiful island has resorts, hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, camping, and condo and home rentals.

North Port, FLAverage January Temperature: 62°. North Port is famous for Warm Mineral Springs. The water is between 85 and 87 degrees year-round. Bring a desire to relax and a good book and soak in the warm water. Before you visit one of Florida’s springs, you should call or check their website to make sure they are open to visitors. This is a good spot to start: www.floridasprings.org. Warm Mineral Springs is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Las Vegas, NVAverage January Temperature: 58°. Most people don’t visit Vegas for the climate, but that’s an extra bonus in the middle of the winter. Although most people go to Las Vegas for the shows and casinos, there are other things to do. You can visit the Hoover Dam, the Mob Museum, Red Rock Canyon and more. And with over 150,000 hotel rooms, you won’t have any trouble finding a place to stay that fits your budget and needs.

Phoenix, AZAverage January Temperature: 67°. There’s a reason why snowbirds choose Phoenix for their winter migration, the weather is just about perfect! You can take a trip into the desert or go golfing on one of their world-class courses. There are many museums, historical sites, and art facilities. You can visit this website for some more ideas of places to see and things to do in Phoenix.

New Orleans, LAAverage January Temperature: 60°. New Orleans is more than Mardi Gras (even though that does take place in the winter!). You won’t find another city like it in the country –  with incredible food, music, and culture from all over the world. With historical and cultural sites and events throughout the city, you will forget all about the cold weather back home.

Let Excursions Trailways do the driving through the winter weather to take you to some warmer weather and interesting places around the country. There are many places to escape the winter and get a little break from the cold. Call today and see how Excursions Trailways can give you a lift in our luxury motorcoaches in safety and comfort. We look forward to seeing you on one of our charter buses.