After the excitement of the holidays, sometimes we need a chill-axing getaway to calm down and refresh for a whole new year. That’s why we love sharing with you some of our favorite winter travel destinations. This list of the best places to visit in the U.S. in January has everything from warm weather destinations on the beach to exciting winter adventures.

This article is part our Best Places to Visit in the USA series. If you’re looking for the top places to visit around the country in each month of the year then look no further, our guides will give you all the seasonal travel inspiration you need to find the perfect location for your next getaway:


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Best Places to Visit in The USA In January

When most people think about taking a January vacation, they think of hot tropical destinations. But there are some amazing places to visit right here in the US that we think you’ll love too. Let’s get started in planning your next fun January getaway.

Best Attractions To Visit In The USA In January To Avoid Crowds

A winter getaway is a pretty good time to avoid crowds in general, but these “hot spots” for a cool getaway are even more chill.

Best Places To Visit In The US In January For Outdoor Adventure

It takes a certain kind of crazy to brave the winter elements, but since you are on the cool kids list we think you’ll love these January outdoor getaways. These next couple of destinations are some of the best places to travel in January in the USA for outdoor adventures.

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Best Places To Visit In January For Events

The front end of January is a festive time after the December holidays and New Year’s celebrations. But for these next couple of destinations, there is so much more to celebrate even deeper into the month than just a one-day celebration.

Best Hidden Gems to Visit in the US in January

We’ve shared plenty of our favorite well-known destinations, but there is so much to explore in the US that you may not be as familiar with these hidden gems. After looking through the next several getaway locations, they will definitely be on your radar.

Did you discover a few destinations that you may not have considered before? If there are more of your favorite winter getaways not mentioned, please share them with a comment so we can add them to our list of the best places to visit in the U.S. in January.

But you know what the most important thing to do right now is, don’t you? Book that January vacation! Or, you could always check out our list of the best places to visit in December in the US for a holiday vacation to some of our favorite festive finds.

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