WalletHub has released its report on 2019’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations and as you might expect, the Lone Star State is well represented on the list of best warm destinations.

Austin tops the Top 10 best warm destinations with Dallas coming in at Number Two, while Houston and San Antonio landed at Six and Seven on the list, respectively.

The study focused on cost and convenience instead of scenic beauty, comparing almost 70 of the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. grouped in accordance to warm and cold weather. WalletHub researched each destination using 37 key metrics, focusing primarily on the expense and hassle of traveling to each location. Other indicators like weather forecasts, safety and variety of activities were factored in as well.

Best Warm Destinations for Winter Travel
1. Austin, TX
2. Dallas, TX
3. San Diego, CA
4. Las Vegas, NV
5. Tampa, FL
6. Houston, TX
7. San Antonio, TX
8. Charleston, SC
9. Phoenix, AZ
10. Orlando, FL

Source: WalletHub

Best Cold Destinations for Winter Travel
1. Chicago, IL
2. Washington, DC
3. Atlanta, GA
4. Philadelphia, PA
5. Denver, CO
6. Boston, MA
7. St. Louis, MO
8. Cincinnati, OH
9. New York, NY
10. Portland, OR

Source: WalletHub

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