12/13/2012 08:00 am ET

Presidents Day 2013: Family-Friendly Vacation Ideas For School Breaks (PHOTOS)

No, we haven't yet celebrated Christmas, but it's that time of year again: The season when holidays tend to creep up on us and leave families frantically piecing together vacations over school breaks. Believe it or not, Presidents Day is only about two months away.

While ski trips are a perennial favorite, there are plenty of other destinations calling out for a visit this winter. And whether its a hotel chain with particularly enticing discounts, a destination that's of-the-moment or a cozy resort in the Midwest you'd never even considered, these trip picks are particularly suited to February school breaks.

Get a jump on planning now -- if you can squeeze your wanderlust in between all those holiday parties.