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Escape The Winter Blues!

5 Island Destinations to Add to Your 2024 Travel Planner

Dust off your passport, and get ready to travel more in 2024 with this list of our top five island vacation destinations!

As the days get shorter and the cold creeps in, making winter feel never-ending, here's a cure for your wanderlust. Check out these awesome island spots to spice up your 2024 travel plans and shake off the winter blues! Picture yourself trading snow boots for flip-flops and indulging in sun-soaked adventures, picture perfect scenery, and endless pampering. 

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Zanzibar, Tanzania:

Known as “Spice Island,” this gorgeous destination definitely brings the flavor. Sugary-white beaches, breathtaking turquoise water, mouthwatering local cuisine, and vibrant local culture make Zanzibar a feast for the senses. Explore history on a walking tour of Stone Town, check out the world-famous Rock Restaurant, or visit the tortoise sanctuary on Prison Island. Be sure to take some of the local spices home for your friends (and make sure to take some home for yourself too). 

St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.:

This iconic destination in the U.S. Virgin Islands is an ocean-lover’s paradise. Known for some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving in the world, there’s no shortage of ways to explore the world beneath the waves. If you prefer to stay on dry land, enjoy duty-free shopping, or head up to Mountain Top and sip a cocktail while enjoying the unparalleled views. One day here and you’ll understand why St. Thomas is one of the top destinations for the rich and famous!


Do you want a bit more inland action on your island getaway? Head to Cuba for the perfect blend of island charm and bustling nightlife. Spend the days lounging on one of the many gorgeous beaches, touring in a classic car, or learning to hand-roll authentic Cuban cigars. Spend your nights drinking rum cocktails and learning to salsa! All fueled by some of the most delicious food you’ve ever tasted – what more could you want?


OK, Greece might not be the first place that comes to mind for an island getaway, but one stroll along the black sand beaches watching a jaw-dropping sunset will change your mind. While not a traditional tropical island destination, Santorini has everything you need for your dream vacation. Stroll the charming, winding streets, sample the scintillating local cuisine, and get the perfect Instagram pic of the legendary blue-domed buildings!

Grand Cayman:

It’s cliche to say a place has something for everyone… but Grand Cayman really has something for everyone. Exquisite, endless beaches with gently waving palms, perfect for relaxing. Caves to explore that were once used by pirates, perfect for younger adventurers. Botanical gardens and historical sites to explore, charming towns, world-class shopping – you definitely won’t run out of ways to enjoy your time in paradise. 

Nothing will beat those infamous “January blues” quicker than planning your perfect island getaway. Instead of losing weight or learning to knit, make “more travel” your number one New Year’s resolution! Do you need help planning that dream island escape? We can help. Get in touch today and let’s get to work on your new number one resolution!



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Vernita Patterson,


I am a retired school administrator and I enjoy helping others. Well versed in the fun, relaxation and rigors that traveling can bring. I'm living my best life through travel and I want to help you to do the same. I will design and organize a stunning itinerary so that you will have a fantabulous and one of a kind vacation.

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