When the snow starts to fall, head to these destinations for epic adventures.
Get Sporty in South Korea
Go For: Three days at Yongpyong ski resort – South Korea’s largest and a host site during the 2018 Winter Olympics – offer ample time to carve up its dozens of slopes, then show off your vocal chops in a norebang (private, Korean-style karaoke room).
Chill Factor: Treat those tired muscles to a soak at Asan Spavis, a hot springs spa park located about an hour from Seoul.
Don’t Miss: This tailor-made trip with Remote Lands includes the chance to lace up some skates and join locals on the ice rink outside Seoul City Hall and the massive, glass-domed one at Lotte World, the world’s largest indoor theme park.
Details: Seven days; round-trip from Seoul. Departures: Any day late November 2019 through early March 2020.
Get Festive in Québec City
Go For: Each February, thousands face Québec’s frigid temps at the world’s largest winter carnival. A weeklong Globus vacation includes two days in the Old City and festival admission to see the ice castle, join night parades, and watch international snow sculptors compete.
Chill Factor: Belly up to the ice bar for a frosty cocktail (served in a cube glass, of course) at Hôtel de Glace, North America’s only ice hotel.
Don’t Miss: Experiencing Québec’s local flavor means a syrup-drenched dinner in
a traditional “sugar shack,” where maple-tree sap is boiled and turned into gooey goodness.
Details: Seven days; round-trip from Montréal. Departure: February 6, 2020.
Get Wild in Wyoming
Go For: Natural Habitat Adventures guests join wolf experts for two days of tracking wolves through Yellowstone National Park’s remote Lamar Valley. A horse-drawn sleigh gets you within an antler’s view of vast winter herds in Jackson Hole’s National Elk Refuge.
Chill Factor: Prop your feet up in front of the lounge fireplace in Old Faithful Snow Lodge. Built from recycled regional timber, the lodge can only be reached in winter via snowcoach.
Don’t Miss: Local nature photographers Dan and Cindy Hartman host a private presentation on wildlife photography at their gallery in Cooke City.
Details: Seven days; Jackson, Wyoming, to Bozeman, Montana (or reverse). Departures: Multiple dates, December 28, 2019, to February 22, 2020.
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