Every winter, in our own way, we yarn to mimic the free-soaring birds heading south in order to escape the brutally cold temperatures of the north. Unfortunately, we weren’t designed to fly free literally and metaphorically. Budgets and prior commitments hold us back from flying toward warmer weather. Fortunately, the holidays are a designated time for travel and relaxation, and if you’re a savvy shopper you can find a great vacation destination without having to break that piggy bank. Start packing your bags, because we’ve gathered the best affordable winter destinations for you and the whole family.