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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Miami( Morgans Hotel Group, Baltimore Sun / January 24, 2012 )
Distance from Baltimore: 1,095 miles, about an 18-hour drive or a two-hour flight.
Why its hot: One of Floridas most popular vacation spots, this Atlantic coast city is home to warm water and beautiful beaches in South Beach and Miami Beach. Its also has trendy nightlife and endless bars, clubs and shopping in South Beach, including hotels like The Mondrian South Beach, above. Other sections of Miami include Calle Ocho, Little Havana and the Art Deco district.
Dont miss: Bayside Marketplace, an open-air waterfront shopping market that sits along Biscayne Bay. Next door is Bayfront Park, which offers free yoga classes and a flying trapeze school.
Information: Go to miamiandbeaches.com or call 850-488-5607.