Top Winter Destinations 2012

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Winter is associated with images of snow-cover mountain slopes, stacks of logs, and cold weather. Thus, winter is thought to be long months indoor. However, winter is the perfect time for those who gear up for adventure or join local festivities. Here are best winter destinations 2012 recommended.

 

Ornithologists and adventure seekers are attracted by Namibian Coast for its diverse array of migratory and seabirds. Travelers can join a tour of Sandwich Harbour lagoon or take a fly-in safari to view shipwrecks and whale skeletons.


Ornithologists and adventure seekers are attracted by Namibian Coast for its diverse array of migratory and seabirds.

Ornithologists and adventure seekers are attracted by Namibian Coast for its diverse array of migratory and seabirds.

 

Tours to Antarctic Peninsula many include stops to view seal pups and penguin chicks on the Falkland Islands. Antarctic Peninsula is the coldest, windiest, and highest continent in the world. However, the austral summer season brings bearable temperatures and abundant wildlife to the Peninsula.


Tours to Antarctic Peninsula include stops to view seal pups and penguin chicks on the Falkland Islands.

Tours to Antarctic Peninsula include stops to view seal pups and penguin chicks on the Falkland Islands.

Lake Placid is famous for its skiing. It is best known as the two-time site of the Winter Olympics. In 2010, iIt was rated as one of the "6 Forgotten Vacation Spots" in North America by U.S. News & World Report.


Visitors have opportunity to zip down an icy bobsled run or sped skate on the Olympic Oval.

Visitors have opportunity to zip down an icy bobsled run or sped skate on the Olympic Oval.


Commonly referred to as the “Gateway to Latin America”, Miami is home to white-sand beaches, nonstop festivals and a white-hot restaurant and club scene. The city offers the outdoor Coconut Grove Arts Festival, January 18-20; the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival, February 23-26; and at the Miami International Film Festival, March 2-11.


Miami is home to white-sand beaches, nonstop festivals and a white-hot restaurant and club scene.

Miami is home to white-sand beaches, nonstop festivals and a white-hot restaurant and club scene.


In 2012, Fernie Alpine Resort celebrates 50 years of skiing. Through January 28-29, there are special events including the Kokanee Snowdreams Festival.

In 2012, Fernie Alpine Resort celebrates 50 years of skiing. Through January 28-29, there are special events including the Kokanee Snowdreams Festival.


The 3.7-mile Preda-Bergün course is the longest floodlit sled run in Europe. Families and hardcore sledgers will have fun to experience the classic sledge run in the Preda-Bergün.

The 3.7-mile Preda-Bergün course is the longest floodlit sled run in Europe. Families and hardcore sledgers will have fun to experience the classic sledge run in the Preda-Bergün.

 

Slovakia Winter Trip 2012

 

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This article was published on 2012/01/27