It’s a scenario familiar to any skier or snowboarder: You pull out your trusty paper trail map on a snowy, windy day, only to have it flap around, rip into pieces and succumb to the soggy bounds of your gloves. "Now, though, you may be able to spare yourself the struggle.
Best winter adventure trips
While many of us spend wintertime dreaming of a sunny beach escape, some travelers have discovered that there’s only one real secret to enjoying the season: getting out in the cold and embracing it. Sure, braving the ice and snow requires a little gumption (and a lot of layers).
Gingerbread cookies and roast turkeys may be universal symbols of the American holiday season, but they don’t adequately represent the fact that each region of the United States has its own holiday food traditions. As the holidays approach, our unique food customs reflect the cultural traditions that have made this country the melting pot it is.
Take time out from harried holiday shopping and immerse yourself in the spirit of the season with a visit to one of these eight U.S. amusement parks, which are all dolled up with twinkling lights and wrapped in winter festivities.