PTO-Friendly Mini-Vacations To Take On a Budget

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PTO-Friendly Mini-Vacations To Take On a Budget

How many times has your New Year’s resolution been, “I want to travel more this year?”

It’s January, it’s freezing, you want to get away but you’re also a tad cash-strapped post-holidays, and you don’t want to use your shiny new vacation days so early in the year. It’s rare to find a trip that hits the trifecta: affordable, fast, and a warm locale to escape the winter blues. So what’s a traveler-to-be to do? Morning Shift talks to travel expert and Chicago Mag contributor Nina Hahn about her picks for where thrifty travelers can explore on a winter weekend.