Take a break from cold weather to earn your MBA. The top business schools have satellite campuses in warm weather destinations. If you thought about getting your Executive MBA and had a particular b-school in mind and the biggest turn off was cold weather, now’s the time to rethink your education plan. You can get your education and vacation all in one, edu-vacation.

Wharton’s San Francisco campus is in the historic Hills Brothers Coffee building on the Embarcadero

San Francisco

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has a Bay Area campus, tapping into Silicon Valley. With the renovation that doubled the size of its Executive MBA program in 2011, the school boasts high tech, amphitheater-style classrooms with HD video capabilities. What else beats the amazing views of the San Francisco Bay and the Bay Bridge?

The Rodeo Drive landmark Beverly Wilshire Hotel sits in the heart of Beverly Hills. Photo Credit: The Beverly Wilshire

Los Angeles

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business is now holding classes at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, once-a-month. The Executive MBA programs focuses on strategy and leadership. Average temperature in Los Angeles is 75 degrees.

Miami (Coral Gables, Fla.)

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has a campus in Miami. The 2-year program hosts up to 40 students who travel to partner schools abroad for four live-in weeks. The students have the benefit of stadium-style oval classrooms and an alumni center, as well as South Beach in driving distance.