Top 10 U.S. Ski Resorts
Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa
One of the hidden gems of the downhill world, Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa offers Midwest travelers a world-class downhill experience.
Beginners can start by heading to Totem Park for a downhill lesson or two. Once you've established your skills, head to the trickier runs, or explore the area on miles of trails. During the winter months, you can enjoy a Ski & Stay package designed for skiers and snowboarders looking to get the ultimate experience. You don't have to travel to the Rocky Mountains to experience an outstanding Ski Resort. Start planning your trip to Crystal Mountain today!close
Lion Square Lodge
Ski-enthusiasts of all ages are in for an unforgettable experience in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
The luxurious Lion Square Lodge provides the best location you can imagine right at the base of Vail Mountain and Gore Creek. Ski-in and ski-out accommodations ensure you’re never far from all the action. Vail's incredible 5,289 skiable acres are just waiting for you to explore on your winter vacation. The terrain offers challenges for all levels, whether you’re a beginner to the sport or a seasoned veteran, you’re sure to have an exciting time!close
Stowe Mountain Lodge
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.close
The Woodstock Inn & Resort
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!close
Smugglers' Notch Resort
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.close
Grand Lodge on Peak 7
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.close
Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe
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.close
Durango Mountain Resort
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!close
The Lodge at Steamboat
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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.close
The Osprey at Beaver Creek, A RockResort
Beaver Creek, Colorado
As you make your way through the European styled Beaver Creek Village you can't miss The Osprey at Beaver Creek watching over the area.
As you enter the resort the ornate carpentry, plants and meticulous upkeep take center stage. Upon entering the room you see the state of the art entertainment system, spa products, granite bathroom counter tops, robes and a mountain view. You plan your day in the area with activities including skiing, shopping, sightseeing and ice skating. To end your day of adventure, start in the pool and then relax your body in the spa, The Osprey at Beaver Creek provides the complete skiing experience.close
Grand Summit Hotel, A RockResort
Park City, Utah
Grand Summit Hotel's majestic amenities and superb personal service only further the incredible skiing Park City is known for!
The mountain's over 7,300 acres of ski-able paradise varies in difficulty, height, and speed- there's no question you'll find a run that's everything you dreamed of. While the veterans are out tearing up the black diamonds, beginners will love the ski school Grand Summit offers. All courses are taught by patient, caring, and top-notch instructors. Afterwards, return to Grand Summit for a hot bath and some well-deserved rest, then wake up the next day and do it all again!close