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Favorite winter warm weather destinations for Northwest travelers

The dark, cold, wet days of winter are upon us. And that sends many of us heading for warmer climes. We checked in with travel expert Kari Mollen Valley at Bellevue-based Stellar Travel for the top destinations for us sun starved Northwest travelers.

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If you can't decide which Caribbean island to visit, Kari says a cruise is the way to go. Choose your itinerary and the number of days you want to be in paradise, then set sail for paradise. The choices are endless, with ports of call providing any vacation experience you can imagine, whether it's snorkeling with an amazing array of tropical fish, cruising through the rain forest in a jeep, golfing some of the world's finest courses or some combination, a cruise is a great way to go. You can get some for as little as $40 a night out of Florida ports.
Photo by Caribbean Island Cruise.com
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