Head to These Warm Places to Visit in Winter When the Cold is Too Much

Head to These Warm Places to Visit in Winter When the Cold is Too Much

California, Florida, South Carolina, Texas Select Registry – November 7, 2014

While winter can be a season full of quiet beauty and holiday celebrations, sometimes the cold can get you down.  If you live somewhere that sees low temperatures on a regular basis, why not escape to a Select Registry property in one of these warm places to visit in winter? Here are a few hot spots:


Texas is a great choice if you’re looking for warm places to visit in winter. While temperatures can be high during summer, they’re much milder and enjoyable during the winter. And because the state is so big, there is no end to the variety of activities you can partake in. There are 7 Select Registry properties in Texas.

Inn on Lake Granbury | Granbury, TX 
Noble Inns | San Antonio, TX
Rose Hill Manor | Fredericksburg, TX 
The Ogé Inn on the River Walk | San Antonio, TX
Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek | Kyle, TX
Blair House Inn | Wimberley, TX
Hoopes’ House | Rockport, TX


There’s a reason that Florida is known as the “Sunshine State.” Florida has long been one of the most popular warm places to visit in winter. The state is home to warm temperatures, beaches, and plenty of sunshine. There are also a large number of attractions to see, including the Kennedy Space Center on the Space Coast. There are 9 Select Registry properties in Florida to choose from.

Amelia Island Williams House | Amelia Island, FL
Island Cottage Oceanfront Villa Inn | Flagler Beach, FL
The Fairbanks House | Amelia Island, FL
St. Francis Inn | St. Augustine, FL
Port d’Hiver Bed & Breakfast | Melbourne Beach, FL
Windemere Inn by the Sea | Indialantic, FL
Black Dolphin Inn | New Smyrna Beach, FL
Elizabeth Point Lodge | Amelia Island, FL 
Hoyt House | Amelia Island, FL 

South Carolina

South Carolina is another great southeastern state that is a favorite among the warm places to visit in winter. Charleston keeps accumulating accolades for being a premier destination, including from Conde Nast Traveler. Coastal South Carolina and the Lowcountry is as inviting as it is warm, and residents take the term “Southern hospitality” to heart. And the folks in the middle of the state will also point out how beautiful and relaxing the scenery is through the region. No matter where you choose to visit in South Carolina, Select Registry has a property that will fulfill your needs. There are 6 to choose from.

John Rutledge House Inn | Charleston, SC 
Two Meeting Street Inn | Charleston, SC
The Cypress Inn | Conway, SC
The Rhett House Inn | Beaufort, SC
Abingdon Manor | Latta, SC
Bloomsbury Inn | Camden, SC

Southern California

They say it never rains in Southern California, and while that might be an overstatement, the weather is pretty much always nice in this region, making it one of the go-to warm places to visit in the winter. The definition of where Southern California actually begins is generally agreed to be around San Luis Obispo and includes the portion of the state south of that mark. Weather in Southern California (or SoCal) is famously mild year round, so it’s a safe bet it will be warm in the winter. And with great beaches, historic sites, and other attractions, it’s a perfect winter getaway destination. There are 6 Select Registry properties in Southern California:

Santa Ynez Inn | Santa Ynez, CA
The Ballard Inn | Ballard, CA
Simpson House Inn | Santa Barbara, CA 
Casa Laguna Inn & Spa | Laguna Beach, CA 
Villa Royal Inn | Palm Springs, CA  
Palm Springs Rendezvous | Palm Springs, CA
No matter which of these warm places to visit in winter you decide is right for you, you can rest assured that your getaway will be exceptional when you choose a Select Registry property for your stay!