Where to Travel in February
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If you have time for an extra-long vacation, catch the tail end of summer in New Zealand. Set off on a classic outdoor adventure Down Under and soak up the country’s natural beauty.
While you won’t be escaping the cold weather in Europe, you might avoid some of the crowds by visiting the Continent’s coolest cities in the off-season. Visit Paris or London for big-city fun with fewer tourists and even a few bargains.
Heli-skiing in Alaska
There are plenty of great skiing options around the world, but if you’re looking for an unusual extreme ski getaway, try heli-skiing in Alaska. The heli-skiing season only lasts for 12 weeks—from February through April—so take advantage of the adrenaline rush when you can.
Here are Samantha Brown's tips to help you keep your cool on your next family vacation.