If the thought of snow and ice makes you dread the months ahead, this could be a good time to plan a vacation.  Get out of the cold and soak up the sun while taking in the sights at one of these popular vacation spots.  Click “Next” to see the top 10 warm destinations to visit this winter.

1. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

A collection of beach towns in the far Eastern edge of the Dominican Republic make what tourists know as Punta Cana.  With plenty of huge hotels, the island offers all-inclusive beach vacations at some of the best rates in the Caribbean.  While the large resort lifestyle isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, if you’re looking for an affordable sunny getaway, Punta Cana is a trusted favorite that won’t break the bank.Punta Cana