Just because it is winter and it is all cold and dreary outside does not mean that one cannot have a fabulous vacation this holiday season. Winter vacations are truly spectacular and a lot of fun for tourists if they know where to go and can afford it. The world is dotted with lovely vacation hot spots for the cold season. There are plenty of fun activities that the tourists can indulge in even when it is all snowy and picturesque in many parts of the world. Ski Resorts When Fashionable winter tourist destinations are spoken about then ski resorts are often very popular with the tourists. There are many popular ski resorts that are visited by tourists from all over the world. Ice skiing, snowboarding on fabulous mountain ranges is always a great idea and tourists can enjoy an amazing and fun vacation in the winter. Many of the popular ski resorts are located in Europe and North America, however ski resorts today can be found on almost every continent. There are many fabulous ski resorts in Europe, particularly in the Alps. Places like Cortina D’Ampezzo in Italy, Gstaad in Switzerland, St. Moritz in Switzerland and Courchevel in Switzerland. The Les Trois Vallees region in the Swiss Alps is famous for ski resorts and tourists from all over the world, including celebrities visit these regions for a fabulous winter vacation at one of the ski resorts in the area. In North America the most famous ski resort region is Colorado as there are some superb ski resorts in the Rocky Mountain region of this beautiful American state. There are some wonderful ski areas with ski resorts in the state. Some of these areas include Aspen, Vail and Beavercreek which are very popular with the tourists. Besides these places there are some good ski resorts in British Columbia, New Zealand and Australia that the tourists can check out. But the tourists need to remember that Australia and New Zealand get winter in different months as compared to the Northern Hemisphere so the ski season here is different. Travelling in winter to the countryside as well as beautiful picturesque cities covered in lovely snow is an experience by itself. There are some fabulous tourist destinations that the tourists can choose from in winter to make their holiday season truly spectacular. There is a wide choice available with the tourists as these fashionable destinations are dotted all around the world map so tourists can make a good choice according to their preferences.