Winter tends to be a season that creates mixed feelings. Some of us love to bundle up and sit around the fire, while others prefer daydreaming of warm beaches. Regardless of your personal preference, I think we can agree that the winter season does provide a beautiful backdrop. Take a minute to appreciate the beauty that winter has to offer throughout the United States with the photos I compiled below. This photo by Rennett Stowe captures a November snowfall in Yosemite Valley. Via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 I love this beautifully aged barn surrounded by a fresh snowfall. Photo by: F.D. Richards via Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0 A stunning photo of a moose in the Denali National Park and Preserve. Photo by DenaliNPS via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 A light snow covers the base of Little Yosemite Fall on a chilly morning last November. Photo by Rennett Stowe via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 These snowy mountains make for a gorgeous winter landscape. Photo by Katie Brady via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 This striking photo of a red fox in full winter fur was taken by Kevin Bacher at Mount Rainier National Park. Photo via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 This scenery would make for a brilliant winter drive. Photo by Frank Kovalchek via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 Even our pets love a winter adventure. Photo by V.H. Hammer via Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0 A neat picture of a calm winter day in the charming downtown Mackinac Island. Photo by Mackinac Island Tourism via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 This photo captures the serenity found on the snowy Breckenridge mountain. Photo by Evonne via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 What do you love about the winter season? Share with us in the comments below!