Winter Getaways – Fly AUS Blog

As Central Texans seek relief from scorching temperatures, now is the ideal moment for residents to kick-start their winter vacation planning and booking. So, as we all strive to stay comfortable in this Texas heat, let's also set our sights on an escape to cooler climes for the upcoming winter. It's the perfect opportunity to start plotting your journey to breathtaking beaches or enchanting snow-covered wonderlands. You can rely on us as your trusted source for discovering nonstop flights from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) to some truly incredible holiday destinations. Join us as we explore these nonstop routes and the thrilling activities that await you at these winter getaway hotspots.

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1. Sun-Soaked Miami, Florida (MIA) with American Airlines and Southwest Airlines

Pack your swimsuit and sunscreen because Miami beckons with its warm beaches and vibrant culture. Explore the Art Deco Historic District, savor delicious Cuban cuisine, and dance the night away in South Beach.

2. Caribbean Paradise in Cancun, Mexico (CUN) with American Airlines and Southwest Airlines

Indulge in turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, and ancient Mayan ruins in Cancun. Snorkel in cenotes, explore Tulum's ruins, or simply unwind with a margarita by the shore.

3. Festive New Orleans, Louisiana (MSY) with American Airlines and Southwest Airlines

Embrace the lively spirit of New Orleans during the holiday season. Savor Cajun cuisine, stroll along the historic French Quarter, and don't miss the famous jazz music on Bourbon Street.

4. Snowy Adventure in Denver, Colorado (DEN) with Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines

For a classic winter escape, head to Denver for world-class skiing in nearby resorts like Breckenridge and Aspen. Enjoy après-ski relaxation and cozy mountain towns.

5. Enchanting Santa Fe, New Mexico (SAF) with American Airlines (starts Oct. 7, 2023)

Starting October 7, 2023, Santa Fe, New Mexico, will become your gateway to enchanting landscapes, vibrant art scenes, and rich Native American culture. Discover historic adobe buildings, galleries, and more.

6. Beach Bliss in San Diego, California (SAN) with Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air (from the South Terminal), and Southwest Airlines

Escape to the West Coast and enjoy San Diego's mild winter climate. Explore Balboa Park, visit the San Diego Zoo, or simply relax on the beautiful beaches.

7. Sunny Orlando, Florida (MCO) with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines - (Book now, service starts October 9, 2023), Spirit Airlines, and Southwest Airlines

Treat the family to a magical winter vacation in Orlando. Explore the theme parks, including Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort, for unforgettable memories.

8. Desert Oasis in Phoenix, Arizona (PHX) with American Airlines and Southwest Airlines

Head to the Arizona desert for a warm and serene winter escape. Discover the stunning landscapes of the Sonoran Desert and explore unique desert botanical gardens.

9. Exploring Music City in Nashville, Tennessee (BNA) with American Airlines and Southwest Airlines

For a different kind of winter experience, visit Nashville and immerse yourself in the city's rich musical heritage. Enjoy live country music, visit the Grand Ole Opry, and savor delicious southern cuisine.

Ready to plan your winter adventure? Explore all the nonstop flight options from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport here. Whether you're chasing the sun, seeking snow, or embracing the holiday spirit, these destinations offer a world of possibilities. Start packing and make the most of your winter escape!