National Geographic editors developed this list of the Best Winter Vacations for 2013. They span the globe and offer color, carnivals, and adventure. Read more at nationalgeographic.com.

Harbin Ice Festival, China

Mesoamerican Reef, Belize

Western Taiwan by Train

Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

Cayman Islands

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Chena River

State Recreation Area, Alaska

Cayman Islands

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Salzburg, Austria

Yellowstone National Park, Montana

Toronto, Canada