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3 Destinations to Escape the Cold (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jan 9th 2013 09:35 AM
From Las Vegas hot spots to East Coast hot springs, where to take a break from the cold.

Winter Vacations to Escape the Cold

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Where to Go in February

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Jan 26th 2011 03:00 PM
Where to go in February

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February marks the peak of winter doldrums for most people – cold temperatures, dreary weather, and the onset of cabin fever after months of short days.

But on the bright side, the shortest month of the year is also sprinkled with plenty of reasons to escape on a trip, including Valentine's Day and President's Day Weekend. Packages and pricing tailored for those dates are widely available. Many winter sport destinations experience their best conditions in February, and there are plenty of warm weather options for those looking to get some sunshine. Here are our recommendations for where to go in the month of February.
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Five Great Spa Vacations That Don't Require a Passport

by Carolyn McLean Robbins. Posted Jan 20th 2011 12:07 PM
spa vacations

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For many, spa vacations are a luxury that seems out of reach. But recently, a slew of resorts have emerged that combine spa treatments like massage, wraps and facials with wellness components including acupuncture, nutritional counseling, fitness classes and even healthy cooking classes. Now, a week or weekend-long getaway can focus on whole body health rather than simply relaxation. You can even choose what type of spa vacation is right for you - do you want a resort that focuses on 6 am hikes or one that allows a glass of wine? Do you prefer a pre-set or a customized program? A getaway with friends or a total immersion in "me" time? These five U.S.-based spa vacations range from coast to coast, don't require a passport and don't have to break the bank. Choose the one that best suits your needs:
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5 Best Photo Opportunities in Sedona

by Amanda Castleman. Posted Oct 19th 2010 05:50 PM
Photo Opportunities Sedona

Lee Van Grack

Popular among New Age spiritualists, Arizona's red rock country also draws shutterbugs eager to capture the scarlet landscape, sculpted by wind and water into fantastical spires, pinnacle and buttes... and these are just some of the great photo opportunities Sedona has to offer. A primal sea once flowed and retreated here, pancaking ancient sand dunes into layers of sedimentary stone, each a subtly different shade. Salmon. Ruby. Claret. Carnelian. Garnet. Magenta. This scenic overload leaves poets fumbling for words and photographers racing for tripods and filters. The following are five of the best photos ops in Sedona:
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Sedona with Kids: A Perfect Family Day

by Amanda Castleman. Posted Oct 19th 2010 05:50 PM
Sedona with Kids: A Family Vacation

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Arizona's Red Rock landscape forms a vast natural playground that is great for family vacations. Anyone visiting Sedona with kids will find fresh wonder in this desert landscape, including natural waterslides, Spanish pastries and Wild West hide-and-seek among the crimson buttes. Or just the simple joy of a clear sky full of bright shining stars. The following are some family vacation ideas to make your Sedona adventure your best family vacation yet.
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