America's happiest winter travel destinations

Ready for winter to be over? So are we.

It’s February and Punxsutawney Phil, America’s most treasured groundhog, has just predicted six more weeks of winter. While many people are stocking up on snow shovels and hand warmers, we’ve got a better idea about how to prepare for six weeks of winter.

We’ve put together a list of the “Top 10 Happiest Winter Travel Destinations in the U.S.” with a combination of vacation ideas compiled by Hilton HHonors and Sperling’s BestPlaces. So put down that shovel and pick up your suitcase. It’s time to fight the winter doldrums and go somewhere happy.