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Best beaches to visit in winter.

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Best beaches to visit in winter.

Go the beach during winter? Of course! Some of the best beach trips I’ve taken were during the winter months. But I have to tell you, the first time I stepped on the boardwalk at the beach and saw snow, my mind went blank. I couldn’t quite wrap my brain around snow on the beach.

That first glimpse of the beach during winter may have been a shock to my system but it was absolutely beautiful. The white snow against the angry blue gray surf of the Atlantic was mesmerizing. Since that January visit to the beach many years ago, I make it a point to hit the beach every winter.

These are the best beaches to visit in winter:

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  • Atlantic City, NJ. That’s right. The Jersey Shore. That was where I got my first glimpse of the beauty of a winter beach. I was in AC for a trade show and when I walked onto that boardwalk toward the ocean, I was positively amazed at the beauty of the ocean as it hit the snowy shores. It tops my list 5 Reasons To Take A Beach Vacation In The Winter
  • Switching now to warm beaches to visit during the winter and number one is Siesta Key. I don’t think it matters what time of year you visit, you will quickly see why Siesta Key has been voted as the number one beach to visit.
  • Puerto Rico. Love Puerto Rico! Island life but part of the USA which makes it easier to fly in and out of. Water sports. 270 miles of beaches to explore. And the weather is a balmy 80 degrees pretty much all year long.
  • Hawaii. Of course you had to expect beautiful Hawaii to be on this list. Again with daytime temps in the 80’s, it’s pretty hard to go wrong with visiting Hawaii during the winter months. Take a helicopter of boat tour to really see the islands. Explore the many waterfalls and hiking trails. Or simply relax on one of the many beautiful beaches Hawaii has to offer on all it’s islands.
  • Galveston, Texas. That’s right! Don’t over look Texas for a wonderful winter vacation. Right on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, Galveston offers a wonderful winter respite. Hotels are affordable. Many places to explore including the beautiful historic district and Pleasure Pier. And don’t forget the fantastic food!
  • Key West, Florida. I can’t think of a better way to wrap up this list than with Key West. Talk about funky! I have had a blast every single time I’ve visited this unique city. The beaches on the Atlantic with it’s rocky charm to the soft sands on the Gulf Side. Plenty of food, fun and attractions to choose from.

Whichever city and state you choose, remember it’s ALWAYS a great time of year to hit the beach. Even during winter. Enjoy!

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About Denise

Denise Sanger lives a life split between her love for fitness and her passion for travel particularly to the BEACH.  Denise also has a love of marketing and lives in beautiful Suwannee County, Florida. You can find out more about Denise here: About Denise

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