Best Places to Go to Extend Winter

Most of us are excited about spring’s arrival. Warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and the beginning of baseball season usually put a smile on people’s faces. But all you think about is mud season and allergies. You’re one of the few who misses the cold weather when the season changes. Here are a few places you can visit to try to extend winter, at least a little bit longer.

Photo: N. Preseault
Photo: N. Preseault

Búðir: Travel to Iceland’s remote Snæfellsnes peninsula to see a glacier-covered volcano, lava fields, waterfalls, black-sand beaches, and the endless North Atlantic Ocean.

Photo: Northern Lights Resort & SPA
Photo: Northern Lights Resort & SPA

Whitehorse: See the last of this year’s Northern Lights stream across the sky from a hot tub in the secluded Yukon wilderness.

Photo: Shymbulak Ski Resort
Photo: Shymbulak Ski Resort

Almaty: Get in your final ski runs—and enjoy the beautiful views from the slopes—in Kazakhstan’s snowcapped mountains.

Photo: Hamn Eiendom AS
Photo: Hamn Eiendom AS

Senja: Hang out with eagles, moose, seals, and maybe a killer whale above the Arctic Circle on Norway’s northwestern coast.

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