Whether you’re considering a romantic couples getaway for Valentine’s Day or a fun President’s Day weekend trip, the month of February gives us plenty of excuses to hop on a plane or the highway. It’s also prime time for extreme climates on both ends of the spectrum, from white winter wonderlands to warm tropical beaches.
Here are some of our favorite February vacation ideas to get you started:
You’ll find Panama’s best weather in the month of February, with low humidity, cool breezy afternoons and temperatures in the mid-80s. Relax on the beach, try out a water sport or enjoy a romantic Carribean cruise dinner.
This picturesque medieval city, just an hour from Venice, is pure bliss for valentines seeking a romantic retreat in a snowy, 40-degree climate. Shakespeare lovers from all over the world meet in February to gaze at the famous balcony and statue of Juliet at the Casa di Guilietta and enjoy the beautiful old Roman baroque buildings dusted with snow.
Cartagena is one of the best warm places to visit in February with temperatures in the mid-80s, cool sea breezes and almost no rainfall. Brightly colored colonial villas, radiant murals, brick road town squares, fountain plazas and tropical plants give this city a charming romance like no other.
Home to the popular Vail Ski Resort, this cozy ski town filled with restaurants, shops, resorts, art galleries and winter sports is a dreamland for winter lovers and adventure seekers. During the month of February, the town hosts a national snowboarding championship as well as the Vail Legacy Days, a four-day celebration of the town’s history.
In February, Singapore’s usually hot climate is mild, with the lowest humidity of the year and temperatures in the mid-80s. However, the weather isn’t the only thing that brings people to this stunning Asian city in February. Chinese New Year brings in plenty of tourists for incredible light displays, holiday festivities and celebrations.
Montreal is a vibrant city filled with city vibes, fascinating old French architecture, and cultural charm. The annual Snow Festival and Montreal en Lumiere (Festival of Lights) make this city one of the best February vacation spots, as long as you’re willing to bundle up for the bitter cold temperatures!
This seaside city in Florida is gorgeous, and the perfect destination for a warm, sunny February vacation. Enjoy delicious seafood, seashell beaches, and the many festivals Naples has to offer. During February, Naples hosts a premier national art festival that lures both national artists and tourists.