I bet you're dreaming of sandy beaches, turquoise water and swimming with dolphins right about now. (Or at least trading your puffer and boots for a sundress and sandals.) A brief midwinter break always sounds like a great idea — until the packing part. Have you ever crammed your carry-on with every possible thing, only to realize on arrival that you got it all wrong? Me, too! That's mainly because we overpack. At 50, a sunny weekend away could mean anything from pool-lounging and casino-hopping in Vegas to rides with the grandkids in Orlando or strolling the French Quarter in New Orleans. Here's how to dive in.