The Best Places to Own Land in the Winter

Places to Own Land in the Winter

Now that we are bundling up and getting out winter clothes out from our boxes, we thought we would talk about the best places to own land in the winter. You may be thinking, you cannot only own land in the wintertime. This is true, but there are places that thrive in certain seasons. If you are thinking about buying land for a winter getaway, we hope we can help you narrow your choices down.

Owning land is an amazing opportunity whether you are looking for an investment opportunity or a place that you can escape to and call your own. Land will always hold its value and it is something you can pass down generation after generation. When you own land, you feel a sense of security and freedom. Having something that is all yours that you worked hard for is one of the most rewarding things.

Winter is a hit or miss for people. Some say they can handle the cold like a champ, and some may want to escape somewhere warm. Whatever your preference is, there are places that are wonderful to go to in the winter.

Winter Activities

We wanted to kick it off by talking about some great activities to participate in when the weather gets colder. Whether you own land or not, finding fun things to do during the winter season is helpful for everyone! Winter can be a hard time for some people and making sure to enjoy yourself is extremely important.

First, let’s talk about how you can take advantage of the cold weather and snowfall. Winter brings many active and entertaining things. Some of our favorite winter activities that can get your heart rate pumping are skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, hiking, and snowboarding. If you are looking for a date night idea, ice skating is always enjoyable. Another great thing about snowfall is… SNOWBALL FIGHTS! Get your family, friends, significant other or even new acquaintances and start throwing. Activities like these are guaranteed to result in a smile beaming across your face.

Of course, there are plenty of other winter activities that do not involve too much effort if you are looking for relaxation. Exploring wineries and breweries during the winter season is so much fun. Winter brings out new flavors of drinks and food! A day of tasting is always a wonderful time.


To name a few, Discount Lots has properties in San Bernardino County, Los Angeles County, and Riverside County. Owning land in California will always be a great opportunity but having a piece of your own in the golden state to escape during the winter months is spectacular. Below we will go over some great places to explore in these specific counties during the winter.

San Bernardino County has incredible diversity when it comes to the geography and the climate. You can spend mornings surfing and the afternoons on the ski slope. Crazy, right? If you are looking for winter activities in the county, we can name a few. Lake Arrowhead is not only stunning, but there is a variety of activities you can enjoy. It is situated in the San Bernardino mountains, surrounded by the national forest. Take a trip to SkyPark at Santa’s Village and enjoy ice skating, hiking, mountain biking, and more. To experience fantastic skiing and snowboarding, you can visit Snow Valley Mountain. Lake Arrowhead is your own winter playground!

Los Angeles County has a lot to offer during the colder months as well. There are gorgeous lights you can experience at the L.A. Zoo. Elysian Park goes all out with fake snow throughout the winter that you can tube on. Make sure you sip some cider and take a photo in the snow globe too! If you are looking for some sunshine, relaxing on the beach is always an option. Who doesn’t love a winter beach day?

Experience winter wonderland in Riverside County! The county has its own winter music festival and gala. You can also go to different spots to sip and shop! There is something for everyone in Riverside County during the colder season.


The state of Florida is a great place to own land anytime and we can’t say we would ever turn down a trip to Florida in the winter. Discount Lots has land for sale in several counties in Florida. If you have ever driven through the state, you have personally experienced how long it is with many differing counties. We thought we would highlight some winter activities in Southwest and North Central Florida.

Southwest Florida is warm and welcoming, nearby areas like Fort Myers. During the winter months, this part of Florida thrives with music and art festivals. Check out the Cape Coral Arts and Music Festival, Art Fest Fort Myers, and Bonita Springs Fine Art and Fine Craft Festival! If you are an animal lover, you will want to experience the different migratory birds as well as the manatees coming to enjoy the warm water during the winter months. Of course, the beach is an option here as well.

In North Central Florida, counties like Marion have great winter activities. The World Equestrian Center has its own winter wonderland with holiday events, concerts, dining and more. The area has spectacular light shows as well as a car show that focuses on collecting toys for kids!


Escaping to Arizona for the winter is a great option because you will experience mild temperatures and all the fun activities the state has to offer. Besides the normal outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and swimming, the state has great entertainment. The Phoenix Symphony, Ballet Arizona, and the Arizona Opera are all wonderful shows to take advantage of.

For skiing and snowboarding, take a trip to Sunrise Ski Park and Arizona Snowbowl. If you are looking for something family friendly, Arizona has a Polar Express Tour! Take a train ride and bring the North Pole to life while sipping on hot cocoa.


When you think about winter, you might jump to Colorado in your head. It is its own beautiful winter wonderland. Keystone Lake has ice skating you don’t want to miss. If you are into ice fishing or just want to mark it off your bucket list, the state is a great place for it. Specifically, ice fishing at Lake Granby is a popular destination.

You can also go dog sledding in this marvelous state! Alpine Adventures Dogsledding in Leadville is an amazing experience, and the company rescues sled dogs. If you have wanted to go dogsledding, this is the spot. And just when you start to get too cold in the wintery state, head to the hot springs! Sounds relaxing, we may even see you there!

If you are one of those people who doesn’t handle to cold weather well, we understand, but there are plenty of options to own land in the winter. You can take advantage of winter activities and the snow, or you can escape it all on the beach with a cocktail! Anything is possible when you own land. Discount Lots recommends these four wonderful states when it comes to the winter months. For all your land buying needs, contact us because we make buying land simple.

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