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Warm and Sunny Destinations Just One Short Flight From Seattle

Flee the rain and bask in the desert sun at three family-friendly locales

Published on: December 06, 2021

Family hiking in the Valley of Fire near Las Vegas Nevada best sunny destinations one nonstop flight away from Seattle
The author's family explores Valley of Fire near Las Vegas. Credit: Catherine Ryan Gregory

Seeking sunshine

By this time of year, your summer picnics, paddleboarding and kiddie-pool splashing are but distant memories. Your rain boots are soggy, and you haven’t seen blue sky for weeks. If you’re anything like us, you could probably use a healthy dose of vitamin D right about now. 

Luckily, sunny desert climes are just a short nonstop flight away from Seattle. Gather your crew, grab your sunglasses and visit one of these warm winter vacation spots. They're perfect for Pacific Northwest families. Send us a postcard!

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