100 hot and cold winter getaways [Pictures]
By now we're all three layers deep into our down-filled parkas and up to our ankles in slushy, cold white stuff. Perhaps a winter getaway is not in order. Maybe a beach vacation? But whether you like it hot or cold, here are 100 destinations sure to hit the spot.
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Steamboat Springs, Colo.( Handout Photo / November 17, 1993 )
Distance from Baltimore: 1,820 miles, about a twenty-eight-hour drive or three-hour flight
Why it's cool: A great place for downhill skiing, Steamboat Springs also offers opportunities for hiking, shopping and sightseeing. Saddleback Ranch is a tourist favorite with its snowmobile tours, dinner tours and sleigh rides.
Don't miss: For a fun hike and some picturesque views of nature, check out Fish Creek Falls.
Information: City of Steamboat Springs, 137 10th St., Steamboat Springs, CO 80487; 970-879-2060 or steamboatsprings.net.