Surf Air Recommends: Underrated Winter Destinations

Escape to a place beyond the typical winter destinations and set the stage for the perfect escape. In this list of underrated winter retreats, discover havens without the crowds. Get ready to redefine winter travel and experience the more unexpected corners of the U.S.





Taos, New Mexico

Fly to Taos Regional Airport (SKX).

Beautiful views, natural hot springs, and Taos Ski Valley resort make this 
a perfect winter getaway. There’s also a charming town to explore with local eateries when you’re done taking in the stunning natural landscape.

Redwoods, California

Fly to Humboldt County Airport (ACV).

Weather in the parks is pretty moderate year round, making winter 
a great time to visit. There are both state and national parks to explore 
with trails and roads to get close to the tallest living organisms on earth.

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Fly to Lake Lawn Airport (C59).

This small lakeside resort city hosts a number of winter activities 
and is a great place to branch off and explore nearby lakes and towns.

Starved Rock, Illinois

Fly to Illinois Valley Regional Airport (VYS).

Two words: frozen waterfalls. This state park comes alive during the winter. Take a car and explore the beautiful landscape.

Lake George, New York

Fly to Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport (GFL).

A popular summer and fall destination, but Lake George comes alive 
in the winter. At the base of the Adirondacks, the views are beautiful. 
Fun, seasonal activities include a Winter Carnival and ice bars.

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