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Top destinations for a holiday getaway

Marika Flatt from Texas Lifestyle Magazine shared some top destinations from their special travel issue

HOUSTON — Are you looking for the perfect holiday getaway?  Marika Flatt, travel editor for Texas Lifestyle Magazine shared some top spots, whether it's for the whole family or for you and your "boo".

Colorado is a favorite spot if you enjoy the beauty of the winter weather.  Try Winter Park, Steamboat Springs, or Vista Verde Ranch

Lubbock is a great place to stop on the way to Colorado or New Mexico.  Stay at the Pioneer Pocket and be sure to visit the Buddy Holly Museum.  Try the Funky Door Bistro and Wine Room, a fine dining, fondue restaurant and wine bar.

Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, is another wonderful getaway.  Stay at the Four Season Rancho Encantado.  Be sure to visit the Meow Wolf immersive art experience, which is fun for all ages. 

If you are looking for a beach vacation, try Clearwater or St. Petersburg, Florida.  Stay at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach, which is right on the beach near Pier 60.  Or if you're looking for a bit of old Hollywood glamour, the Don Cesar is the spot to stay.  

History comes to life in beautiful Savannah, Georgia. The Perry Lane Hotel is the spot to stay if you'd like to spot a celeb.

Costa Rica is perfect for an exotic getaway.  Try Las Catalinas or Recreo.

Tour Tuscany for exclusive resorts, history and fresh pasta.  This is a wine lover's paradise, with the Chianti cheaper than the water.

Visit Great Britain.  Start in Cotswolds, Bath and tour around the villages where you'll see gorgeous architecture and taste amazing food.  Try afternoon tea at Sketch Restaurant.

Windstar Cruises is the cruise for people who don't always like to cruise.  Visit 4 countries, 8 ports, in 10 days.  See sites in Copenhagen, Norway, Scotland and Iceland.

Pick up the special travel issue of Texas Lifestyle Magazine wherever magazines are sold, or log on to their website at TexasLifestyleMag.com.  

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