5 great places to visit in January 2019

CNN  — 

Come January, most people are seeking relief from the holiday madness of November and December. For many, this comes in the form of a ski or beach trip. It’s an ideal travel time for either (depending on the hemisphere).

Because of this, it is also peak season at many destinations around the globe, so make sure to book your flights and lodging as early as possible.

Whether you prefer a winter wonderland, a pristine white sand beach, or, perhaps, just some adventure, we have some suggestions for you. Here are five great places to visit in January: