Adventure awaits and relaxation resounds as you undertake the Village at Squaw Valley. Start with an Aerial Tram ride for a panoramic view of Lake Tahoe and the resort you’ll be skiing or boarding. Then, hit the six peaks that average 450 inches of snow or shred at Terrain Park. Sip a microbrew, grab a bite at one of 32 dining options, or browse the boutiques and outfitters. During the summer months, hike through wildflowers or bike along Truckee River. Squaw Valley has you covered year round.
Just a short jaunt down the road from Salt Lake City sits Snowpine Lodge. Here, skiing is the number one priority. Each morning begins with a complimentary, hearty breakfast, fueling you for a day on the slopes. Then it’s off to Alta Resort where 116 runs and more than 2,000 feet of vertical drops await. The day is not over until you feast on the gourmet meal prepared just for you. Snowpine offers an outdoor hot tub with gorgeous views and a spa to loosen your muscles. Snowpine is ready for you!
The Inn at Aspen has one thing on its mind: ski-in/ski-out. The only hotel at the base of Buttermilk Mountain, the Inn has all-star access to the mountain, its multiple lifts, and the half-pipe. The Inn caters with a variety of accommodations and the Elkhorn Bar & Grille, where you may devour a complimentary, hot breakfast. Skiing doesn’t have to fill your agenda with downtown Aspen two miles away. Art galleries, boutiques, and dining line the streets. Make the Inn your skiing getaway!
A premier stay for the traveler at heart, Stowe Mountain Lodge is a Vermont sanctuary for outdoor adventure. Found at the base of Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak, Stowe Mountain is surrounded by slopeside fun and dedicated to enhancing your skiing experience. Summer months are highlighted with two 18-hole golf courses hugged by forests, streams, and a mountain backdrop. The lodge mimics the surroundings indoors and out with rich colors, natural décor, and walls of glass allowing the sunshine in.
When you hear “Breckenridge,” you think skiing; therefore, it’s no surprise Grand Lodge on Peak 7 is prepared for your perfect ski vacation. Awaiting outside the door is Independence Superchair to take you up Breckenridge Mountain. After skiing, Sevens Restaurant has casual eats with peak views. Try a post-dinner sleigh ride or the outdoor hot tub to wind down. Conveniences such as four private movie theatres, a family fun center, and the Soothe Day Spa keep everyone at Grand Lodge satisfied.
Steamboat Springs has the Pro Rodeo and the Yampa River Botanic Park for a few months of summer fun, but it is also home to The Lodge at Steamboat! Only 200 yards from Mt. Werner of the Rockies, this lodge understands skiing as a priority. The Lodge provides one- to three-room condos for any party size. Their on-site ski valet and private shuttles know where to take you for your skiing adventure and some fun on the side! So, get on the slopes and let The Lodge at Steamboat take care of the rest.
The Woodstock Inn & Resort is a quaint escape in rural Vermont where contemporary, rustic comfort meets a striking panorama. Upon entering, a six-foot stone hearth warms your heart, and the natural décor spreads to wood-beamed bed frames and organic baths. Of course, The Woodstock is not the only highlight. Suicide Six, the ski area, features thrills for everyone with 30 percent of the area for beginners and black diamonds with 250 yards of moguls for the skiing savants!
Southwest Colorado’s San Juan Mountains are a breathtaking backdrop no matter the season, and at Durango Mountain Resort, the backdrop is your adventure. While comfortably accommodating with slopeside scenes, Durango Mountain Resort will keep the fun rolling! In winter, allow the San Juan Ski Co. to take you on an untracked powder skiing adventure. Or, try ice climbing and snow bikes! Come summer, take a bike on the Purgatory trials or try the Plunge Zip Line! Durango has adventure year round!
A family winter escape is waiting at Smugglers’ Notch Resort! Smuggs’ condos provide a comfortable home in the Vermont Mountains. The resort’s 78 ski trails have cruisers for beginners and a triple black diamond to challenge any expert. Off the mountainside are 24 kilometers of snowshoeing trails and more outdoor fun. Have young ones new to outdoor sports? Snow Sport University will get them up to speed! With so much fun, you’ll need to wind down in the hot tubs or with a soothing massage.
The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe sitting mid-mountain on Northstar California provides the luxury of the Ritz-Carlton with unmatched winter recreation. Known for its glade skiing, Northstar is home to 97 trails, parks, and a 22-foot Shaun White Super Pipe all right outside your stay. Allow the ski valet to take care of all your equipment the moment you arrive! Complimentary transportation will take you for a night out in the ice rink centered village so you can enjoy Lake Tahoe at the Ritz-Carlton.