Is it just us, or does it feel like winter hasn't been as horrendous as usual this year? Well, stats show it's actually been one of the warmer winters on record so far this year for many eastern U.S. cities in January and February. But, almost on cue, weather experts warn signs of a serious cold snap could be on the way as we head into March.
Knowing that this might be a really good time to book a trip to South Palm Beach. Or Las Vegas. Or, heck, anywhere warm. With that in mind, we've got a few options.
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