Winter Vacations

The best food and travel ideas for winter vacations.

Yosemite Winter Hush

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By Barbara L. Steinberg Yosemite National Park  In winter, a hush and holy stillness settles over Yosemite National Park. It is, by any standard, a most magical and enchanting time to visit. On peaceful walks, you can easily imagine John Muir's first sighting of these granite domes and thundering waterfalls. In the chill of the day, under sapphire skies, the...

Retreat to Northwest Montana’s city in the mountains.

Kalispell, MontanaBy Lori Warden Among snow-capped mountains, two ski areas, miles of cross-country ski trails, and picturesque skating ponds, my family and I found our favorite winter retreat and I rediscovered Kalispell — a charming city in the mountains.I had made the trip to Northwest Montana in my college days and enjoyed it all (or so I thought) — from...

Hendersonville North Carolina

Hendersonville North CarolinaPlan an escape that is merry and bright for the whole family…As the fall harvest season ends and the weather turns cooler, the fun heats up in the Hendersonville area. Hendersonville is located in the scenic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and boasts mild weather year-round. Winter is the perfect time to experience small-town charm and...

Quebec Canada

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Quebec, Canada By Kathy Witt  “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” -Travel memoirist Henry Miller Each year Quebec throws an enormous party with its Winter Carnival, one of the largest in the world. Headlined by the International Snow Sculpture Competition, this tradition-rich festival, planned for Jan. 29 to Feb. 14, 2016, features ice-canoe races, ice bars,...
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