Where to Travel in February

Here are the best places to visit in February.
Don’t let the cold weather thwart your plans for a winter getaway. Here are the best places to visit in February.
Valentine's Day
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close up of chocolate being dressed

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Everjean ; via Flickr Creative Commons 2.0

Why not woo your Valentine with a romantic getaway? We’ve rounded up the world's most decadent chocolate tours and we’ve got Valentine's Day vacation ideas that are equal parts sweet and sexy.
Snowboarding
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Take advantage of the powder with a trip to the best snowboarding spots in the US. There are challenges and lessons at these top snowboarding trails, parks and pipes.
Costa Rica
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February is prime time to visit Costa Rica when you can take advantage of the dry season with warm weather and little rain. Plan a classic Costa Rican adventure or check out the best eco-tourism on a road trip around Costa Rica.
Caribbean
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Beat the winter blues on a tropical getaway to the Caribbean where the temperatures are balmy and the sunshine bright. Take your pick from the Top 10 Caribbean beaches.
New Zealand
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CreativeNature_nl / iStock / Getty Images Plus

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.

Europe
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Iakov Kalinin/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Seine in Paris with Eiffel tower

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Iakov Kalinin / Getty Images / iStockphoto

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
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Cody Marsh / iStock / Getty Images Plus

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.

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