7 Turks & Caicos Adventures - NBC4 Washington

The winter might already feel long, but the good news for those of us looking for a sunny escape is that you can now fly direct from Dulles on United to the beautiful islands of Turks & Caicos. Just a three hour flight away, romantic Turks & Caicos is the perfect destination to cure your midwinter blues, offering everything from pristine beaches and turquoise water to world-class scuba diving and warm hospitality. Read on for a full itinerary of our favorite island adventures, plus find out how you can enter to win an all-inclusive, seven-night trip for two to Turks & Caicos.

Indulge in Local Flavors

Whether you enjoy eating al fresco at a beach bar with your toes in the sand or having a gourmet dinner over the beautiful waters of Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos has the ideal meal for every type of foodie. Indulge in conch fritters and sashimi, opt for contemporary Italian, or go for fresh surf & turf under a canopy of endless stars.

Horseback Riding on Secluded Beaches

You know what’s even better than laying out on Turk & Caicos’ white sand beaches? Riding across the secluded shorelines on the back of a horse. Guided tours leave daily, allowing guests to ride across the sand and swim with their horse in the gentle waters. Going with that special someone? Be sure to book a sunset tour for an unforgettably romantic experience.