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Plan An Action-Packed Winter Getaway at These Must-Visit Destinations

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Winter is here, and with it comes a whole host of opportunities to get out of Philly for a while and explore a new and exciting place. Whether you’re looking for some adrenaline or want to try some top-notch dining, there’s plenty of options to make the season a memorable one. We put together some suggestions for places you can travel outside of Philly for a wonderful winter getaway.

Pocono Mountains

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Just a two-hour drive from Philadelphia, the Pocono Mountains offers four counties of stunning natural beauty, six fantastic ski resorts, charming small towns, exciting holiday events, welcoming accommodations, delicious dining and much more.

Visit Annapolis This Winter!

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While Annapolis is known for its sunny summers, architectural beauty, sailing and history, it’s also one of the mid-Atlantic’s most sought-after destinations during wintertime. Discover all Anne Arundel County has to offer this holiday season. Plan your stay at winterinannapolis.com.

Visit Frederick, Maryland

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Stroll historic streets lined with boutique shops offering hand-selected merchandise and locally made products. Dine at exceptional restaurants offering outdoor heated seating. Marvel at over 20 lighted boats “Sailing Through the Winter Solstice” along Carroll Creek in Downtown Frederick. Celebrate the season and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

Welcome to Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

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Plan your getaway today and find lodging at HappyValley.com. Dining destinations, interesting attractions, historic sites, sports, gardens, boutique shops, caves, the Central PA Tasting Trail, bed & breakfasts in small towns, and inns and hotels are ready for your visit. Insider tip: rates and wait times are less during the week! Your adventures can include hiking trails, biking, geocaching and walking/driving tours. Explore our Dispatch.HappyValley.com for ideas on things to do and see when you visit #HappyValleyPA