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The List: Chasing Winter Sun in the Sunshine State

While those in more northern climes are putting on winter tires and wrapping up warm, the locals in Florida are putting on another layer of sunscreen and wrapping themselves in a beach towel. It’s all too easy to picture one’s self relaxing under a swaying palm in the middle of December and the Sunshine State offers the perfect venue for a winter escape. Read on as we share some of our favorite winter sun destinations in Florida.

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Trip Tips: The Lowdown on Snow at 10 Major Ski Resorts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Ski season. Yes, Christmas too, which is really just a time-off opportunity so one can hit the slopes. With the resorts open and the snow starting to accumulate, here’s the 411 on who’s got the biggest base and most runs open, from Aspen to Zermatt, not to mention where to rest those ski legs for the night.

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The List: 9 Hotels to Give Thanks for this American Thanksgiving

The annual pilgrimage of millions of Americans to reconnect with family and friends approaches, aka Thanksgiving. Coupled with Black Friday shopping, it’s one of the best opportunities of the year to take a little break from the daily grind. Read on as we provide inspiration for some quintessentially American Thanksgiving escapes.

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The List: 9 West Coast Weekend Getaways

No matter the season, one doesn’t need a rubber arm to be convinced of the merits of a West Coast weekend getaway. However, with fall ticking toward winter and temperatures becoming brisk, this is the time of year when the left coast really shines. Read on as we list some of our favorite hideaways.

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Trip Tips: Wine and Dine at Whistler’s Cornucopia

Whistler showcases its finest food and drink at the annual Cornucopia event, held every November (this year’s dates: November 5 to 15). Dubbed a “festival for the indulgent and the connoisseur,” guests experience gala dinners and wine tastings; participate in culinary and drink demonstrations; and, learn from industry professionals in interactive seminars. Herein, a palate plan of action.

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Insider’s Guide: Art Basel Miami Beach

Elizabeth Davey, head women’s designer for clothing label Kit and Ace, frequents art fairs with her artist husband, Andrew Dadson. With the 2015 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach less than two months away (December 3-6, precisely), we called on Davey to share her intel. Herein, her tips to making the most of it, and Miami.

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The List: 7 Spots for Storm Watching

Travelers typically beseech the weather gods for blue skies and sunshine, but some people live for a little drama every now and again—it often makes for a better story—and for those types there’s storm watching. Herein, seven spots across the globe where Mother Nature tends to put on a show.

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The List: 10 Fall Weekend Getaways in the Country

Bidding adieu to summer isn’t all bad. The arrival of crisp air means cozy sweaters and pumpkin spice lattes. Crackling fires and changing leaves too, and the choice way to enjoy those are with a weekend getaway to the country. Herein, 10 boutique retreats across North America ideal for autumn weather.

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The List: Sporting Trips to Take in 2016

There are few things in life that get the pulse racing like a live sporting event. Be it the thumping of hooves at the track or clashing of pads on the football field, live sports hold millions in thrall daily. Read on as we list eight events to check out in 2016, along with some of our favorite hotels to stay at while you’re there.

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Proust Travel Questionnaire: Tegan Klenner and Lindsay Sjoberg, Treasures & Travels

Sisters Tegan Klenner and Lindsay Sjoberg not only share DNA, but also a lifestyle blog, Treasures & Travels. As the name suggests, they dig traveling—most recently, a yurt-filled road trip along the Oregon Coast—so, naturally, we let them loose on our Proust-inspired questionnaire. As you’ll see, they really see eye to eye.

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