1 . Four Seasons Resort Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia

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Four Seasons Resort Whistler truly offers the summit of skiing! Set amongst 8,000 acres of skiable terrain on two side-by-side mountains, this monumental skiing sanctuary showcases a vast array of adventures. You have your choice of skiing nearly every type of terrain: steeps, deeps, chutes, high alpine bowls, glades, superb corduroy, long cruisers, and gentle rollers. If you'd like to sharpen your skills before you hit the hills, Whistler Blackcomb features lessons and workshops for skiers and snowboarders alike! After a day of recreation on the slopes experience rejuvenation at the onsite spa. Massages, body treatments, facial treatments, and more start the peak-side pampering. Retreat to one of 273 grand guestrooms and continue your relaxation. Exuding the mountain spirit, these rooms combine open-sky spaciousness and European-style refinement. Soaking tubs, private bars, balconies, and gas fireplaces highlight your stay. Stay at Four Seasons and ski in luxury!

Address

4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4

Related activities

If you prefer to explore the flatland, more than 17.5 miles of cross country skiing trails wind around Lost Lake and the Callaghan Valley.

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The onsite spa features a truly Whistler experience. Begin your luxury journey with an exfoliating Canadian maple syrup and brown sugar scrub under a rain shower.

2 . The Sebastian Vail

Vail, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 940 - 1048

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Featuring some of the best ski slopes in the world, Vail is known as a skier's mecca. And The Sebastian Vail puts you right in the middle of the action! With more than 5,000 acres of breathtaking, skiable acres, you're sure to find a run that fits your skill level. Ski-in/ski-out services ensure that you're always just a stone's throw from the pristine peaks. Everything from bunny hills to black diamond runs offer alpine adventures for everyone from beginning boarders to skiing savants. And, if you'd prefer to stay at ground level, coast through the snow-covered landscape on a pair of cross country skis! The options continue onsite, where everything from classic guestrooms to four-bedroom suites accommodate almost every type of skier's retreat. Sip a cocktail at the Frost Bar, take a dip in a year-round heated pool, or enjoy a soothing soak in one of four hot tubs. Relaxation continues in the steam room and the sauna, where your worries melt away. Work out your knots at the onsite spa before you return to your room and cozy up beside the gas fireplace!

Address

16 Vail Road, Vail, Colorado 81657

Highlights

Attend a host of winter attractions like the men’s World Cup ski races at and Vail Snow Daze in December, CarniVail on Bridge Street during Mardi Gras, and The Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships at the end of February.

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The onsite Bloom Spa features treatments and decor inspired by the majestic Colorado mountains. Massages, facials, soaks, and body treatments offer the height of relaxation!

3 . The Ridge Tahoe

Stateline, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 327 - 0919

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World-class skiing awaits at every turn at The Ridge Tahoe! Ski-in/ski-out access to Heavenly Ski Resort means the slopes are always within reach. Featuring runs for every skill level, it doesn't matter whether you're a beginner or a black diamond miner. Stock up on supplies at the onsite ski shop, which offers ski, snowboard, and snowshoe rentals and repairs. Once you come down from the hills, enjoy the snow-blanketed landscape on a guided snowshoe tour. Warm up your chilly fingers in your luxurious guestroom. Overlooking the stunning Sierra Mountains, you'll enjoy panoramic views of the lush landscape. Make a splash in a swimming pool, soak in a Jacuzzi, or grab a bite to eat the onsite deli. Reach rejuvenation at the full-service spa and warm up by the fireplace. The kids will love the game rooms while the adults will appreciate the alone time during a wine tasting class. The Ridge Tahoe is your base camp for adventure!

Highlights

When you're not skiing, enjoy a wealth of winter activities. Cross country skiing, snowmobiling, tubing, ice skating, and more make the winter a hot season!

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Complimentary shuttles to the Stateline Casino area give gamers a date with Lady Luck!

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Stay entertained onsite at the movie theater, which shows a movie daily!

4 . The Village at Squaw Valley

Olympic Valley, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 818 - 6963

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The Village at Squaw Valley is your base camp for alpine adventures! The second largest ski area in Lake Tahoe, your skiing adventures never end. With 177 runs spread over 4,000 skiable acres, you'll find a grab bag of black diamonds, blue squares, and green circles. You'll truly be able to appreciate Squaw Valley's natural splendor thanks to the resort's effort to respect the mountain. They are protecting 6,000 acres of adjacent recreational lands and eliminated 700 bedrooms to open up the outdoors! When you want to experience the luxurious indoors, head back to your spacious room or suite. Warm your fingers by the gas fireplace, observe the pristine peaks from the patio, and pop in a DVD. If you truly seek relaxation, soak in the Jacuzzi Suite's tub. These luxury rooms and suites truly encompass the mountain spirit!

Address

1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

Related activities

Aside from alpine skiing, winter vacationers can partake in cross country skiing, dog sledding, sleigh riding, and much more!

Fun facts

Squaw Valley was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics.

5 . Alta's Rustler Lodge

Alta, Utah

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 280 - 9582

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Resting at the base of the Alta Ski Resort, Alta's Rustler Lodge is teeming with alpine adventures! Dig your skis into the powdery white stuff; there's plenty of it to go around with 560 inches of annual snowfall. Whether you're a hillside hero or a beginner, Alta Ski Resort has the run for you, showcasing a combination of black diamonds and less intense trails. Step out of your skis and hike through the glorious Wasatch Mountains. Warm your chilly fingers in one of the lodge's 85 accommodating guestrooms. A heated pool, bubbling Jacuzzi, and eucalyptus steam room will thaw out your phalanges while a host of amenities will make you feel at home. Catch a movie on your flat-screen television, savor the mountain views from your balcony, or untangle your knots with a massage. Afterward, warm your stomach with a gourmet dinner at the onsite Rustler Lodge Dining Hall. Alta's Rustler Lodge truly is the pinnacle of Utah ski resorts!

Address

10380 East Highway 210, Alta, Utah 84092

Elevation

At 8,600 feet above sea level, Alta is a skier's town. Climb up to 11,000 feet when you ski the surrounding peaks!

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No need to shell out extra cash for food. The daily rates include a free breakfast buffet and gourmet dinner made with fresh ingredients!

6 . Smuggler's Notch Resort

Cambridge, Vermont

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 934 - 9362

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Smugglers’ Notch Resort offers alpine adventures for all ages! With Mount Mansfield just a hop, skip, and jump away, your family can find trails ranging from bunny to black diamond. For those who would like to elevate their skiing skills, consult the expert staff at Stowe Mountain Resort. If you’d prefer to remain at ground level, cross country skiing trails are plentiful as the snow. In the summer, try hiking, climbing, and ziplining. After working your muscles on the slopes, work out those knots with a treatment at the Mountain Massage Center! The resort itself offers a mountain of amenities. Make a splash in an indoor pool or melt away the stress in a hot tub. The condominium homes keep relaxation on repeat with majestic mountain views, internet access, and cable television. Kid and teen programs keep every age entertained while shuttle rides to all of the area's attractions keep you in the middle of the action. There's excitement at every elevation here!

Address

4323 Vermont Route 108 South, Smugglers' Notch, VT 05464

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No matter the season, you'll have high-flying adventures on a zipline canopy tour, which runs year round!

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The FunZone Family Entertainment & Recreation Center is a blast for all ages! An arcade, table games, and a 45-foot obstacle course make for plenty of mountain memories.

7 . Nancy Greene's Cahilty Lodge

Sun Peaks, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 7536

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Leisure and luxury unite at Nancy Greene's Cahilty Lodge, where a slew of skiing trails and an array of amenities await! Get used to massive three-bedroom accommodations with lush amenities and a staff that’s ready to pamper even the neediest guests. Make use of a full kitchen to dine in instead of out, explore the Sun Peaks Mountains with your eyes and a cup of coffee from the comfort of your room, flop into a heavenly bed, and do it all under a generous price guarantee! Hit the hills for skiing that appeals to every skill level. A combination of black diamonds and more moderate runs means everyone will find a run that fits their skills. Explore mountainous trails on snowshoes or cross country skis. Get tricky on the Sun Peaks terrain park where beginners and professional skiers are welcome. Or kick up some dirt on a mountain bike during summer months.

Address

3220 Village Way, Sun Peaks, BC, V0E5N0, Canada

Population

This secluded skier's sanctuary has a sparse population of 371, with an additional 900 non-resident property owners.

Fun facts

The Sun Peaks area averages over 2,000 hours of sun a year, meaning the slopes are usually warm.

8 . Snowpine Lodge

Alta, Utah

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 934 - 9364

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Make a mountain of memories at Snowpine Lodge! Home to "The Greatest Snow on Earth," you'll find adrenaline-pumping runs with stunning scenery. Alta Ski Area showcases more than 116 runs, seven lifts, deep powder, and a large variety of terrain. No matter if you're a beginning boarder or a skiing savant, you're sure to find a run to fit your skill level. Making it easy to hit the hills, the resort offers ski-in/ski-out access to Alta. If you'd like to carve up even more slopes, coast on over to the nearby Snowbird ski resort and explore its 2,500 acres! After a day on the peaks, pamper yourself onsite. Savor a scrumptious meal prepared by Chef Nate Nagy, kick up your feet in the commons area, or warm your hands by the fire pit. Enhance your relaxation with a treatment at the onsite spa, a cocktail at the onsite wine and alcohol bar, or a soak in the soothing outdoor hot tub. Your home away from home features flat-screen televisions, Blue-Ray players, and breathtaking mountain scenery. Your rustic yet refined ski getaway is at Snowpine Lodge!

Address

10420 Little Cottonwood Canyon Rd., East Hwy 210, Alta, UT

Related activities

When you're not downhill skiing, enjoy a wealth of winter activities like cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Snowpine Spa features a variety of massage techniques that pay homage to the surrounding natural splendor!

9 . Bolton Valley Resort

Bolton Valley, Vermont

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Bolton Valley combines alpine activities and an abundance of amenities to create the ultimate Vermont vacation! Sample the cuisine at the two onsite restaurants, work out at the sports center, or take a dip in the sparkling swimming pool. Relax in the hot tub and sauna before having a blast at the Indoor Amusement Center. And, onsite childcare is offered for parents looking to get a little time alone. The activities are almost endless onsite! The excitement continues off-site, where an array of alpine adventures await! Averaging more than 300 inches of snowfall every year, skiing and snowboarding opportunities are almost endless. Featuring varying terrain on a multitude of runs, there's a trail for every level. In the summertime, hike the pristine mountain trails or try your hand at fly fishing in the nearby streams. Bolton Valley provides an unforgettable Vermont adventure!

Address

4302 Bolton Valley Access Rd, Bolton Valley, VT 05477

Related activities

Aside from high-elevation fun on the 3,150-foot summit, Bolton Valley offers unparalleled back country and Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on 100 kilometers of trails.

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The skiing doesn't have to end when the sun goes down. Bolton Valley lights up the slopes for night skiing and riding on 11 trails, served by four lifts every Wednesday through Saturday night.

10 . The Whiteface Lodge

Lake Placid, New York

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 821 - 3014

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Skiing and luxury reach new heights at The Whiteface Lodge! Cradled by the atmospheric Adirondacks, this lodge is just a short ways from the celebrated ski slopes of White Mountain. Ski or snowboard down a variety of runs that appeal to every skill level. if you'd prefer to ski at a lower level, cross country ski through the white landscape. When you're not skiing, try ice skating and sledding. The majestic mountain peaks and idyllic Lake Placid will serve as your scenery! Entertainments awaits onsite as well. Soak in an outdoor hot tub and soak in the mountain scenery, work up a sweat in the state-of-the-art fitness center, and make a splash in the sparkling swimming pool. Shoot a game of pool in the family game room or catch a flick at the 56-seat movie theater. Your spacious suite features cast iron fireplaces, private balconies, flat-screen televisions, and hand-crafted furniture. The outdoors and opulence await at Whiteface!

Address

7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Related activities

Enjoy some lower elevation fun when you go snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and dog sledding!

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The 5,800-square-foot spa offers rejuvenating treatments inspired by the Adirondack Mountain lifestyle.

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