SKIING VACATIONS, THE GUIDE TO SKI RESORTS, & & SKI DEALS,
FOR ROMANTIC-FAMILY-AFFORDABLE SKI PACKAGES
Skiing vacations a guide to ski deals, ski resorts, snowboarding and skiing, ski chalet, snowtubing, snowmobiling, lift ticket specials, cross country ski resort, snowshoeing, ski school, cabins, hotels, refined lodging, & fine dining. Discover ski in ski out and slopeside resorts with romantic, family ski specials.
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- Best Cross-Country Ski Resort for Families
- Best Places to Stay In the World
- Top 10 for Grooming Snow
See 100+ of the world’s greatest resorts for skiing vacations and winter sport vacations including resorts in Europe, North America, and the Southern Hemisphere. View skiing vacations for Jackson Hole, St. Moritz, New Zealand,Utah, Vail, Whistler, and more.
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Winter is a time for weekend ski, ski holidays, and a ski mountain. Winter Ski Resorts and chalets with pristine backgrounds offer unforgettable activities. Alpine, cross-country, and Nordic ski resorts and lodges have a commitment to guest service that is enviable and offer comfortable lodging that is relaxing and festive. Many feature luxury spas, award winning dining, or hideaway serenity.
NEW ENGLAND SKIING & RESORTS
Find skiing vacations, snowtubing, downhill ski, snowmobiling, family skiing,and nordic ski at Sunday River Ski Resort, Maine. Sunday River also features ski mountains, and snowshoeing. Sunday River ski area offers 128 ski trails spread across eight interconnected mountain peaks, each ski mountain offering a distinct experience. For ski holidays there 18 lifts, with four high speed quads to ensure easy access to every corner of the resort. The eight ski mountain terrains are: White Cap, Locke Mountain, Barker Mountain, Spruce Peak, North Peak, Aurora Peak, OZ, and Jordan Bowl. Sunday River Ski resort also offers ice skating, indoor climbing wall, laser tag, and movie theater.
Sunday River Resort is loacted in Bethel,ME in New England and offers a large variety of accommodations for ski vacations such as 700 condominiums, a comfortable inn, and two hotels – all slopeside plus b&b, motels in the town of Bethel. The Sunday River Resort properties are served by a mountain trolley system. A Mountain Explorer shuttle also provides easy access to resort facilities, dining,entertainment, and shuttle between the town of Bethel lodgings and the resort.
Attitash offers skiing vacations with snow skiing, downhill ski, dog sledding, and ski snowboard. It has a vertical drop of 1,750’, with 280 acres of ski area with ski Trails & Glades of 33% Most Difficult, 47% Difficult, & 20% Easiest. It has 12 Chair Lifts of 3 quads, 2 highspeed, 3 triples, 3 doubles, & 3 surface. Park & Pipe feature a 17′ Superpipe(the longest in N.H.). Its Terrain Park in Mount Washington Valley has 10 rails and over 1,700 ramps.
Attitash Grand Summit Hotel Summer activities include Alpine Slides, Horseback Tours, mountain biking, and four waterslides. Golfers can enjoy the ideal Golf Vacation and play at nearby Wentworth Golf Club’s picturesque 18 hole golf course. Kids can enjoy the Attitash Outdoor Adventure Camp.
For skiing vacations all the ski resorts in New Hampshire, Ski Magazine namedThe Balsams as ”one of the poshest ski hotels in the world”. With some of the country’s best cross country skiing, alpine skiing, sparse crowds, and no lift lines, it will feel like you are carving up your private mountain. Located in Dixville Gap, New Hampshire, it features top skiing vacations and other winter activities.
In the summer,The BALSAMS Grand Resort Hotel is a world unto itself in the Great North Woods in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. The Balsams has been named as one of The World’s Top 25 Tennis Resorts for 2006 by Tennis Resorts Online.
Golfers can enjoy the award winning 18 hole PANORAMA championship golf course which has been consistently ranked as New Hampshire’s #1 Public Access Course since 1997 by Golf Digest.
Adventure activities include fly fishing, horseback riding, and kayaking. Children’s activities include Camp Wind Whistle, games, crafts, skating parties, & skiing instruction. Baby sitting is available on request.
Find Vermont Ski Resorts for snowtubing, downhill ski, ski lessons, sleigh rides, lodging, ski rentals, motels, snowboard, and nordic ski. Vermont Resorts have skiing vacations for novices and masters. For the kids, there are family ski centers, kid ski clinics,day care, rentals, ticket sales, food court, and restaurants.
Click on the link above for details on Vermont Ski Resorts such as:
- Bolton Valley
- Jay Peak
- Mad River Glen
- Mount Snow
- Smuggler’s Notch
Vermont Resorts have many ski lodging options, motels, hotels, inns, condos, season rentals, and weekly rentals for skiing vacations. Visitors can stay in comfort in any one of the great many slopeside lodging and classic accommodations located nearby.
Vermont Resorts also have a wide assortment of nightclubs, restaurants, and many fun things to do, besides ski vacations.
MID ATLANTIC SKIING & RESORTS
Discover ski vacations, snowtubing, downhill skiing, nordic ski,ski snowboard, and four ski mountains stay at Mountain Creek Resort Vernon, New Jersey. It offers 46 trails, 11 lifts, 7 tubing lanes, 7 trails for terrain parks, 36 rails, 1 huge Superpipe with stadium lighting, 170 skiable acres, and 1,000 snowguns. It has skiing from four different mountain peaks: Vernon Peak, Granite Peak, South Peak, and Bear Peak. Its vertical drops are from 1,040 at Vernon Peak to 630 feet at Bear Peak.
20% of total skiable acreage is for ski snowboarders.Ski Snowboarders can choose from 5 total terrain parks and 1.5 miles of terrain parks.
Snow Tubers can choose 1 dedicated tubing lift fully lighted for night tubing.
Skiing Vacations range from mid December through mid March.
Mountain Creek is located amidst the mountain landscape of northwestern Vernon, New Jersey near Route 94 and also about one and a half hour drive from the George Washington Bridge.
Mountain Creek features luxury resort town homes which are open year round. Opening soon, the Appalachian Hotel is the first in a series of luxurious new Adirondack-style buildings that will create the village at Mountain Creek. In addition to skiing vacations, the surrounding area offers 12 golf courses, wineries, state parks, a zoo, hiking, & world –class snowboarding.
Mirror Lake Inn features skiing vacations and ski packages on 26 miles of nordic ski on the Jackrabbit Trail. For family, couples, or singles skiing, try Alpine Skiing at nearby Whiteface Mountain or Mount Pisgah(Saranac Lake), snowmobiling tours, snowshoe treks, outdoor wildlife tracking, a private outdoor skating rink, bobsled or luge ride, curling tournaments, sleigh rides, dog sled rides, plus children’s classes, yoga for kids, and Adventure Programs.
The Mirror Lake Inn, is a four season lakeshore resort in northern New York in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains in the Olympic Village of Lake Placid. It was rated in the Top 50 Ski Resorts by Conde Naste-2005.
There are activities for every season such as yoga, a natural private beach, outdoor heated pool, tennis, world class golf, an indoor Jacuzzi and sauna, and a 60 foot lap pool with a waterfall and a panoramic view of the lake and mountains.
The Salon and Spa refresh, rejuvenate, and revitalize with stone massage therapy, custom facials, and warm seafoam mud wraps. Relax in plush sanctuaries with marble, fireplaces, steam rooms, and sauna. Mirror Lake Inn is located in northern New York above Albany, NY off Route 87 (Adirondack Northway) see site for directions.
West Mountain offers skiing vacations, snowtubing,downhill ski, Kid’s ski lessons, and snowboarding in Glen Falls, New York. It has skiing with 21 ski snowboard and downhill skiing trails on the Adirondack Mountains with great snowmaking and grooming capabilities. It features popular beginner and intermediate slopes,snow tubing, and children group lessons. For skiing vacations, stay at the Summitt. It is a shortdrive from West Mountain.
An easy drive north of North Creek and Gore Mountain, is Whiteface Mountain located in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks near Lake Placid, New York – home of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Whiteface Mountain has the largest vertical drop in the East at 3,430 feet. It has 73 trails, 10 lifts and over 215 skiable acres. 44% of the terrain is rated most difficult, which makes this a popular destination for advanced and expert skiers for skiing vacations.
Close to The Summitt is Gore Mountain Skiing with 72 trails and 11 lifts and over 150 inches of natural snow per year.
An even shorter drive south is the small, but friendly, Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg, NY. It has the 6th highest vertical drop in New York State, plus 19 trails offering alpine skiing, snowboarding, Telemark skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding in an all-natural powder setting.
(Note:- Hickory is currently closed, There is no word on when or if this Adirondack attraction will reopen.)Check later about skiing vacations.
When you stay at the Summit at Gore Mountain, you have easy access to the best New York skiing vacations in the Upstate NY area. The Summit Resort is located in northern New York just off Route 28. The Adirondack vacation rentals at the Summit are located in North Creek, New York near many area lakes such as Lake George.
Downhill Ski , Snowtubing, & Snowmobile tours at Wisp Resort in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland
Find downhill ski, snow tubing, snowshoeing, snowmobile tours, & skiing vacations at Wisp Resort in Deep Creek, Maryland. Its ski runs are 31% beginner, 41% intermediate, and 28% advanced with two quads chairs, 5 triple chair lifts, & 9 tubing lanes serviced by 2 lifts. Trails total 10.5 miles on 132 acres of skiable terrain. It is a true ski retreat in the mountains of Western Maryland on US Route 219. Yet, it is in a region that gets more snow than Fairbanks, Alaska. For skiing vacations,it has 32 slopes, a 700 foot vertical drop, and a long run of 7,500 feet.Wisp is one of Maryland’s few ski resorts.
Wisp resort also offers mountain golf, disc golf, hiking, & tennis. The resort has completed a multi-million dollar renovation and has, fitness center, indoor heated pool, racquetball, and spa. Wisp Resort offers 67 guest rooms and 102 room suites.
Elk Mountain Ski Resort was voted top ten for skiing vacations for grooming snow quality in the East by Ski Magazine. It was voted best downhill skiing in Pennsylvania for 2003/04 & 2004/05 by Ski Magazine. Almost half of its slopes are rated expert and second to none. It has 27 slopes and trails and a 1,000 foot vertical drop, and long run of 8,800 feet.
It offers terrain ideal for beginner through expert, for skiing vacations. It is located on Route 6 in northeastern, PA in East Turkhannock, PA. For a downhill ski vacation, lodging is available at family owned motels, B&B, and enchanting country inns.
Find snow tubing,skiing vacations, downhill ski, & ski snowboard at The Ski Resort Inn at Bear Creek in northeastern Pennsylvania. This ski mopuntain retreat offers 15 trails and 8 lifts. It is nestled on 330 wooded acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. For skiing vacations, the Inn at Bear Creek offers a truly unique experience.
The Inn at Bear Creek is now a four-season resort offering guests cozy accommodations, delicious dining experiences and first class service. Summertime activities include hiking, biking, fishing, and boating.
Find family friendly downhill ski & snowtubing, ski mountain, ski lodging, & ski vacation at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort – Farmington, PA.Discover skiing vacations at Mystic Mountain with downhill skiing, a half pipe for ski snowboard, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing in western Pennsylvania.
Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is one of the best places to learn to ski. Bring or rent equipment. Ski lessons are offered by a professional staff.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort also features championship golf on two 18-hole courses, hiking, swimming, art tours, wine tasting, and cooking classes. The challenging 72-par signature course, designed by Pete Dye, has received a 4.5 rating form Golf Digest magazine for “Best Places to Play”. It is also home to the PGA Tour 84 Lumber Classic each September, which brings top golfers such as Vijay Singh and John Daly.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is one of America’s premier 4-star and 4-Diamond resort properties. Located on 2,800 acres and nestled in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Nemaco offers luxury English Tudor lodge, Chateau LaFayette, private luxury homes, and townhouses ( all with the option of a butler).
Nemacolin Woodlands features its famous spa which was designed on the principles of Feng Shui. It offers spa treatments to heal, detoxify, relax and soothe, or sessions to improve physical condition. The Woodlands Spa is considered one of the premier spa facilities in North America, having been ranked 8th among “Resort Spas in North America” by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2004.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort offers an impressive collection of restaurants to satisfy casual to culinary connoiser taste. Its restaurants have received many awards such as:
- Restaurant of the Year (Lautrec), Pittsburg Magazine, 2004
- Winning Wine List (Lautrec), Wine Spectator, 2003
- DiRoNa Award, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 (Golden Trout
For directions, click on link above.
Find skiing vacations & snowtubing at the Pocono Mountains & Lehigh Valley featuring downhill ski,ski snowboard, cross-country ski in Northern Pennsylvania with beginner slopes to expert mogul runs and snowboarding in awesome half pipes. Use the Pocono guide to choose your skiing vacations. In the link above, click on one of the ski mountain areas listed below for your activity, skiing vacations,and lodging:
- Alpine Mountain
- Big Boulder Ski Area
- Blue Mountain Ski Area
- Camelback Ski Area
- Jack Frost Mountain
- Shawnee Mountain
- Fernwood Winter Fun
Find skiing vacations,snow tubing,downhill snow ski, snowshoe tours, sleigh riding,plus chalets in northeastern Champion, Pennsylvania at Seven Springs Mountain Resort.
Seven Springs offers a 750 foot vertical drop, base elevation of 2,240 feet, 1 1/4 mile longest run, 22,000 capacity per hour, 9 lifts, 2 ropes tows, 1 handle tow, and two magic carpets on 275 skiable acres. Runs are 50% beginner, 33% intermediate, and 17% advanced, including a new black diamond trail.
Located on 5,000 acres, Seven Springs Mountain Resort has 385 rooms in the main lodge and 600 condos and chalets for skiing vacations and other activities.
Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, PA. offers snow skiing vacations,snowtubing, downhill ski,& ski snowboard. It is a favorite of ski clubs and groups for skiing and ski packages. It There are 19 slopes, a 935 vertical drop, a 4,900 foot longest run, and 8 lifts.It is a favorite of ski clubs and groups for skiing vacations.
Whitetail is a year round resort, offering ski vacations, snow boarding, mountain biking, fly fishing and other outdoor activities. Lodging is available within six miles at Whitetail Mountain Valley and the historic 1909 Mercersburg Inn.
Find skiing vacations, downhill or cross-country skiing, ski snowboard, and kids skiing lessons at the luxury ski resort, The Homestead,in Virginia. Cross-country skiing lessons and rental equipment is available. Downhill skier’s can ski wide slopes and family learning areas. Ski, ski snowboard, bunny school, & kid’s ski school lessons are available along with rental equipment.
The Ski Resort has 9 slopes, a 700’ vertical, and the longest run is 4,200 feet. There is one double chair lift and 4 surface lifts, plus The Playground Terrain Park with various features for all levels of snowboarding. Winter activities also include guided snowmobiling tours, ice skating on an outdoor Olympic-sized ice skating rink, snowshoeing, and snowtubing on 3 lanes of tubing excitement.Ski vacations are available mid December through mid March, weather permitting.
The Homestead offers an abundance of activities for 4 seasons such as championship golf on three challenging courses, tennis, shooting sports, equestrian, face and body treatments, Kid’s Club, and shopping along the Tower Corridor and on Cottage Row. The Homestead Spa is one of the premier luxury spas of the world. Relax, revitalize, and rejuvenate in its incomparable luxury spa setting.
For dining,, the elegant Main Dining Room can seat 550 people. Ten other restaurants around the resort offer smaller groups intimate atmospheres for formal and informal dining.
It also offers luxurious and comfortable conference, meeting, and wedding facilities with 72,000 square feet of state-of-the-art function space.
The Homestead offers 496 luxurious guestrooms and suites. It is located amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Allegheny Mountains in Hot Springs, VA. See site for directions.
Discover a Best Ski Resort for skiing vacations,snowtubing, downhill ski, snowboard, getaways, couples, families, kid’s programs, or groups on a skiing mountain in Central Virginia, the Wintergreen Resort near the Blueridge Parkway, along the Appalachian Trail, near Charlottsville, Va.. Wintergreen Resort has several unique features such as:
- Two time winner of “The Best Ski Resort” – by Washington Post.com readers.
- The most extensive beginner to expert ski area.
- The largest snow tubing park in Virginia
- Has downhill skiing, ski snowboard, & snow tubing.
- Kid’s Program features “Tree House”, Boot Games in snow, ski lessons and indoor camp, arts & crafts, music, cooking.
- Within driving distance of Hampton Roads, Richmond, VA, Raleigh/Durham, Chaple Hill, Washington, D.C..
- 6 Chair Lifts
Enjoy magnificent mountain views, sumptuous luxury, and skiing vacations at Wintergreen Resort near Charlottesville, Virginia. Spanning 11,000 acres on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains, their villas and condos are surrounded by winding trails, cascading streams, and lush forests. They have an endless variety of activities.
Relax in beautifully appointed Blue Ridge Condos for complete rejuvenation of mind, body, and soul in a majestic setting.
Add a Spa experience to your ski vacations. Enjoy the new soothing 4 million dollar Wintergarden Spa plus the Acquatics & Fitness Center.
Wintergreen Resort is located off Route I64, Route 664,and Route 151 near Charlottesville, Virginia.
SOUTHEAST SKIING AND RESORTS
Stay at a best ski reort with skiing vacations, snowtubing,ski packages, legendary downhill skiing, ski snowboard, cross country skiing, ice skating, & snowshoeing in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains.Canaan Valley Resort in West Virginia, winner of the Best Ski Resort award,and the Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center is the winner of the Elkin’s Intermountain “Best of Region” Award for Best Ski Resort.
Located in the highest mountain valley east of the Mississippi, Canaan Valley Resort offers several ski packages, lodge packages, and romance packages such as:
- Ski Packages
- Stay &Ski Free Package
- Winter Wonderland Midweek Getaway
- Bunny Buster/ Learn to Ski Package
- Swoosh Package
- Lodge Packages
- Romance Packages
- Sweetheart Package
- Ultimate Relaxation Package
- Mountain Breeze
- Family Getaway
Canaan Valley Resort is a four season resort tucked inside the scenic Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia. Canaan Valley provides a mountain playground of 5,000 acres of natural park land. It has 39 slopes, a 850 feet vertical drop, a long run of 6,000 feet, and 3 lifts.
Canaan Valley Resort, was voted among the 50 Great Places to Stay for a Dream Weekend in the Washington Magazine and offers various lodging choices to its guests.
Accommodation for skiing vacations include 250 guests room complete with amenities plus a total of 23 secluded private cabins and cottages complete with fireplaces,linens, and full kitchens. Efficiency rooms and handicapped accessible rooms are available.
Ski Snowshoe Mountain Ski Resort slopes in West Virginia and stay close by. Take ski vacations with snow mobiling tours, shoeing,downhill skiing, snow tubing, & cross-country skiin. It offers a variety of downhill skiing and ski snowboarding with 60 slopes, 5 tubing lanes, and 14 night lanes. It has five different ski areas for az downhill ski vacations such as: Northern Tract, Ruckus Ridge, Snowbasin, Snowshoe, and Western Territory.
Visit the Snowshoe Mountain Stats and Snow Report for complete details. Snowshoe Mountain Resort offers a variety of Winter Activities such as a 15,000 sq. ft. family fun center with arcades and Playstation, a Sunrise Backcountry Hut, Cross- Country Skiing, Snowshoeing on 11,000 acres of wilderness, snowmobiling tours,and snow tubing.
Snowshoe Mountain is a veritable mountain top town where you can stay and walk everywhere. Enjoy shopping, nightlife, restaurants, and spa in a campus style setting.
Snowshoe Mountain is a year round destination for adventure filled vacations in Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia. It is located off US Route -219.
ACCOMMODATIONS:Snowshoe Mountain Resort offers accommodations at its North Mountain Silver Creek, and South Mountain condos. Other accommodations include:
- The Inn at Snowshoe located 15 minutes from the ski slopes.
- Soaring Eagle Lodge a newly built upscale lodge with fireplaces, private balconies, and great views of South Mountain.
- Silver Creek Lodge with studio to four bedroom condos with a comfortable relaxing atmosphere and ski lifts right outside the door.
- Sundown Hutches where ski enthusiasts can enjoy a more remote stay in one to five bedroom townhomes with breathtaking sunsets.
Find family adventure, skiing vacations, ski packages, chalets, snowboarding,and groups in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.Ski Appalachian Skiing Mountain and stay close by. It offers chalets, downhill skiing, and ski snowboard for families and groups for all skill levels. Appalachian has been considered the best terrain park for ski snowboarders the last few years. For downhill skiing, it has 11 slopes, 5 lifts with 2 quads and 1 double chair, a conveyor, and hand pull, plus state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming equipment. It has a base lodge with 45,000 foot base and has a 200 foot long observation deck. Ski Mountain has extended its winter season and added “Midnight Blast,” a late night session for those who “are mad about skiing.”
Appalachian Ski Mountain has several ski chalets on and around the ski resort which offer stay and ski packages. There is also a wide variety of other lodging and accommodations nearby such as inns, B&B, cabin rentals, motels, and slopeside lodging. Some offer direct access to the ski slopes. Some of ther places to stay are:
- Appalachian Ski Mountain Slopeside Lodging features four rustic houses that are fully equipped and offer ski-out availability to the slopes.
- Chetola Resort on an upscale 87 acre resort features lodging with fabulous views of Chetola Lake, plus one to four bedroom condos. Located within walking distance of downtown Blowing Rock, it is five miles from the ski slopes.
- Mountainaire Inn and Cabins are located just a few minutes from the ski slopes. The Inn features a traditional B&B atmosphere plus five cozy cabins for a more hideaway High Country Stay.
- Best Cellar is located in the Ragged Garden Inn which has a relaxing, cozy ambience. They serves grilled steaks, fresh seafood, and feature an impressive wine list. Salmon lovers will appreciate their Honey and Five Spiced Glazed Salmon, which is a local favorite.
- Crippen’s features banana leaf-wrapped Florida swordfish.
- Find this charming stone cottage placed on a winding mountain drive. It’s famous for its mountain comfort dishes, especially fresh game.
- Bistro Roca Restaurant and Antler’s Bar is a casual dining spot located off the beaten path parallel to Blowing Rock’s Main Street. It features a wood -fired oven for cooking hand tossed pizzas and French-influenced comfort food with one-of-a-kind flavor.
Appalachian Mountain offers special ski packages from just $119 and is just minutes away from Blowing Rock, NC.
Find Snow skiing, snowtubing, downhill skiing, & Kid’s Ski Programs at Cataloochee Ski Area – Maggie Valley, North Carolina. Beginner ski slopes have their own chair lift plus intermediate slopes such as “Lower Omigosh” and the “Rock Island Run”. Cataloochee is home of the (snow) Tube World Tubing Park. Tube World is family fun you can depend on. It includes 5 runs and a conveyor ride to the top.
Cataloochee offers several programs for children such as Cat Tracker’s (skiers ages 4-7), Cat Explorer’s (skiers ages 8-12), and Cat Explorer’s (Snow boarders ages 8 -12).Easy beginner runs include Rabbit Hill and Easy Way.
Cataloochee Ski Area,in Maggie Valley, North Carolina,is 5,400 feet high at Moody Top and has a 700 foot vertical drop, 10 slopes, and 5 lifts with quad, triple, double, and 2 surface lifts.
For 45 years, Catalooche skiers have enjoyed the skiing vacations of winding trails and terrain for all skill levels.
Lodging for skiing vacations is available at local hotels, motels, inns, cottages, located in nearby Maggie Valley, N.C.. Some of the places to stay are as follows:
- Maggie Mountain Vacations featuring 1 to 5 bedroom cozy cabin, with creekside units, wooded surroundings, or mountain view. It is a short drive from the ski area.
- Misty Mountain Ranch is a bed and breakfast featuring rustic interiors.
- Cataloochee Ranch is a guest ranch. It is a mile high with mountain sunsets.
- Smoky Falls Lodge is in the middle of Maggie Valley.
- Waynesville Inn & Spa offers 5 different lodging areas with 115 rooms for a skiing getaway.
Some of the places to eat are:
- Apple Crate Cafe for simple lunches with a cordial atmosphere, soups, salads, and sandwiches for hungry winter sports goers.
- Snappy’s Italian Restaurant which specializes in delicious Italian dishes and crisp pizza in a friendly downhome setting.
Find downhill skiing, snowtubing, ski snowboarding, and skiing vacations at Hawks Nest Ski Resort. Its challenging terrain is divided into 20% beginner, 70% intermediate, and 10% expert. It has 9 slopes serviced by 3 lifts with favorite runs named Sock-Em-Dog, Right Stuff, Chicken Hawk, Merlin, Narrow Gauge, and Raven’s Run.
Snow tubing is great with a 400 foot long tubing park and the beginner terrain.
Hawk’s Nest,in Seven devil’s, North Carolina has the biggest terrain park in N.C.. They have 6 rails..10, 15, & 20 foot flat rails, 28 foot flat-down rail, 15 foot flat down rail, & 20 foot battleship rail.Hawk’s Nest has a Pisten Bully Edge Park groomer with attachments for terrain park features.
Wednseday is Ladies Day. Hawks Nest Golf & Ski Resort has long been a favorite of locals and visitors for numerous seasons for ski vacations.
Find Ski packages,snowtubing or ski and stay close by at the mountain slopes of North Carolina’s Sugar Mountain Ski Resort. Take downhill skiing vacations, ski snowboard, snow tubing, & snowshoeing trails. “Winter Value Packages” offer reduced rates on lodging, lift tickets,, rental equipment, and skiing or snowboarding lessons for the whole family.
Sugar Mountain Resort is the largest ski area in North Carolina, with a 1,200 vertical drop and is one of the few resorts with more than a 1,000 foot drop south of New England. It has a base elevation of 4,100 ft, 20 slopes and 7 lifts. It has 20%beginner, 40% intermediate, and 40% advanced trails for skiing. It offers day,half day, twilight, and night skiing sessions.
Sugar Mountain Resort in Sugar Mountain,N. C., offers snowshoeing(unique to the area), a snowboarding park that is closed to skiers,and a 700 foot long tubing run serviced by two lifts. Ice skating is also available.
Snowboarding instruction is provided by fully certified PSIA and AASI snowboard schools offering programs for all ages and abilities.
Enjoy this natural High Country vacation. The Village of Sugar Mountain strives to be a mountain getaway with peace, quiet, and the ambiance of nature. This popular mountain ski resort offers some great stay and play packages with area lodging companies. There are Group Sales reduced rates.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Some of the places to stay are:
- Sugar Ski & Country Club, a premiun ski in/ski out resort on the slopes offering efficiency, efficiency with loft, and one and two bedroom units for two to six guests. The All Seasons Center includes indoor swimming, hot tub, and sauna. Something for all budgets.
- Walnut Creek Log Cabin Rentals are nestled in their own secluded space of the Blue Ridge Mountains. They feature hot tubs and great views. and are 5 to 10 minutes from Sugar Mountain Ski Resort.
- Pineola Inn has a variety of traditional rooms, cabins, and honeymoon suites as well as a ski stop. It is 7 miles from the major ski areas.
DINING: Some of the places to eat are:
- Bayou Smokehouse & Grill specializing in Texas and Cajun favorites plus spirits.
- Banner Elk Cafe & The Lodge Expresso Bar & Eatery serving delicious dining in a casual family atmosphere.
- Bella’s Neighborhood Italian Restaurant featuring pizza, pasta, seafood, and famous veal or chicken parmesan.
Find ski resort, snowtubing,chalets, and skiing vacations with downhill snow skiing, and snowborading and stay close by at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park in Tennessee. A $1.5 million, nine lane snowtubing park has been added. The ski slopes have a good base and feature 8 ski trails serviced by two quad and one double chairlift, and one surface lift which helps you stay out of lines and on the slopes. Lift capacity is 6,000 per hour.
An aerial tramway leaves regularly from the quaint downtown city of Gatlinburg located adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and brings skiers, and snow-boarders directly to the top of the ski mouintain.
Ober Gatlinburg has a 600 foot vertical drop and a 5,000 foot longest run. There are 7 tree lined trails and 1 open trail. It has 2 beginner runs, 4 intermediate runs, and 2 advanced runs. 100% snowmaking capability is available. It is open for skiing vacations from mid December through early March.
Snow tubing sessions last 1 hour and 45 minutes and may sell out and may be delayed or cancelled, so call ahead to check. Chalets may be rented locally.
Ober Gatlinburg is a four season resort area located about 1 and a half hour drive north of Knoxville, TN off of Hwy I-40 east to Route 66 to Route 441 south.
ACCOMMODATIONS:Lodging for skiing vacations is available at nearby motels, hotels, chalets, cabins, and B&B’s.
Some of the places to stay are:
- The Lodge at Buckberry Creek located on a mountain top with views of downtown, a chef restaurant, and fireplaces and balconies for every room.
- Riverhouse at the Park is located in downtown Gatlinburg and features large rooms and suites, private balconies, and native stone fireplaces.
- Greystone Lodge is located in downtown Gatlinburg next to Ripley’s Acquarium. It has cozy accommodations. It also offers rustic cabins for guests who desire more seclusion.
ACTIVITIES:Gatlinburg is popular for skiing vacations and the four seasons. There are many shopping opportunities,restaurants, musical theaters, hiking trails,a variety of entertainment choices, and a large new aquarium to provide a vacation year round.
DINING:There are dozens and dozens of places to eat in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Tennessee. Here are just a few:
- Ober Gatlinburg Restaurant is a cozy place with a fireplace where you can enjoy a hot meal very close to the ski slopes. It features floor-to-ceiling windows and views of the beautiful snow-covered mountains.
- The Peddler Steakhouse serves naturally aged steaks sliced to your specification and grilled above Tennessee hickory charcoal.
- Best Italian Cafe presents meals with hearty sauce and famous garlic rolls derived from three generations. It has been a favorite place for 30 years. It features Chicken Marsala.
- Pancake Pantry is the first pancake house in Tennessee and serves over 25 different types of pancakes plus a sumptuous selection of traditional breakfast dishes, hamburgers, soups, and salads. For a Southern treat try their cornmeal pancakes.
MIDWEST SKIING & RESORTS
Find ski packages,downhill skiing, snowtubing, & snowboarding in Central Minnesota. Ski & snowboard lessons available. Lodging available at nearby motels. Kid’s club program from 4 to 12 yr olds Sat. & Sun… Located an hour from Twin Cities off Hwy 15.
Find a Top 10 Ski Reort, Ski-In Ski-Out, Kid’s Ski programs, and ski terrain parks at Devil’s Head Ski Resort & Convention Center. It was Rated in the Midwest’s top 10 best Ski Resorts by Skiing Magazine Reader Polls . Devil’s Head offers ski-in/ski-out lodging and is located on one of the highest skiing mountains in Wisconsin. This resort is great for a family adventure skiing.
NORTHWEST SKIING & RESORTS
Find snow skiing, skiing vacations, downhill skiing,ski snowboard and Lessons, and dog sledding in northern California at Kirkwood Mountain Ski Resort. It has 2,acres of ski area with 50% reachable by lifts. It has 65 runs, a 2,000 vertical drop, 12 lifts – 15% beginner, 50% intermediate, 20% advanced, and 15% expert. The skiing terrain has narrow runs, steep chutes, sharp cornices and wide intermediate runs. Consult your ski map or ski resort attendant for runs and lifts that have your skill level. Click on “Winter Trails” for an overall map view.
One can find spacious trails and “virgin” snow to “claim for your own.” Kirkwood’s ski season usually extends from mid November until late April.
Kirkwood Mountain Ski resort is located in the Sierra Mountains of Northern California on beautiful California State Route 80.It is a two hour drive from Reno or Sacramento. Click on “Getting Here” for directions from several areas and for airport shuttles from several different airports to Kirkwood Mountain resort. Caution: In the winter, avoid Shake Ridge Rd, and Fiddletown Rd. Avoid the Mormon Emigrant Trail as it is closed for the winter.
Kirkwood is one of 15 ski resorts that are located like a circle around Lake Tahoe. Kirkwood’s ski vacations season usually extends from mid November until late April.
Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort in California features snow skiing, snowtubing, snowmobiling, ski snowboard,dogsled rides, nordic ski, and snowcat tours.
Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort was voted the “Best Ski Snowboard Resort”. Its downhill skiing offers 150 trails, 3,500 acres of ski area, a 3,100 vertical drop, 30 lifts, with 50,000 capacity uphill per hour. Runs are divided into 30% beginner, 40% intermediate, and 30% advanced. It has 7 terrain parks distributed over 3 different areas. This skiing mountain resort has many outstanding features such as:
- The highest ski resort in California with a peak at 11,053.
- Over 300 days of sunshine a year.
- Very long skiing season from November until June.
- #2 Overall Resort, “Transworld Snowboarding” (UK) Nov 2008.
- Best Terrain Park in the Nation, “On the Snow.com” readers award March 2008.
- #1 Terrain Park, “Ski Magazine” Oct. 2008
Mammoth Mountain Ski resort is a favorite of singles, couples, groups, and ski clubs. Specials are available. Accommodations consist of the following:
- Mammoth Moutain Inn
- The Village Lodge
- Juniper Springs Resort – Ski-in/Ski-out location
- Tamarack Lodge – Good for corporate retreats with cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails at your door.
Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort is located about 3.3 hours south of Reno. It is in Central California on the Eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. Mammoth is a four season resort with world class activities, amenities, and services. It is one of the largest winter resorts in size in the nation. On many weekends it is the busiest ski resort for skiing vacations in America with over 14,000 visitors.
Always call ahead to check weather, current conditions, and highway conditions. Sometimes, weather conditions near Mammoth Mountain require vehicles to have chains or four wheel drive.
Find snow skiing vacations and ski snowboard at Ski Alpine Meadows Ski Resort in the Tahoe National Forest on Lake Tahoe North Shore Tahoe City, California. With a base elevation of 6,835 feet, it offers 13 lifts with six passenger chair, two express quads, three triple and five double chairs, two surface lifts-one for kid’s camp only. It offers 2,400 patrolled acres with 100 designated runs. Alpine Meadows Ski Resort is located 6 miles northwest of Tahoe City off Hwy 89.
Lodging for skiing vacations is available at Boreal Mt. Resort, Tahoe Biltmore, Grahlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Mauretatas Lakeshore Resort, River Rondo Lodge, & Stanford Alpine Chalet.
For skiing vacations, the typical operational season opens in mid-November and closes in late May.
Skiing vacations,downhill ski, snowmobiling, and sleigh rides at Summit County Colorado Wildernest Ski Lodging in Breckenridge, CO. Find ski rentals throughout Summit County, Colorado. Singles, couples and groups can chose from views of lake front, mountain, or forest in Colorado’s Playground and central to Breckenridge, CO, Frisco, Keystone, or Silvertone around Lake Dillon. Rentals include condominiums, private homes, or hotels.
Wildernest four season vacation rentals is for ski groups, weddings, family ski reunion, softball teams, church, and business groups.
Save on Skiing vacations, Ski Packages, Best Ski Deals, Special Offers and Discounts for Snow Ski at New Mexico Resorts. Find Rocky Mountain ski vacations & ski snowboard for New Mexico Winter Adventure. Taos, New Mexico Ski Valley has ski areas such as Angel Fire Resort, Enchanted Forest XC, Pajarito Mountain, Red River, Sipapu, Ski Apache, Ski Santa Fe, Taos Ski Valley, and Valles Caldera Nordic.
View information on ski boarding and skiing vacations, travel planning, resort town fun, cards and passes, snow reports, winter insider, and ski areas.
Nevada Ski Resort Winter Discounts & Specials
Diamond Peak Ski Resort at Lake Tahoe offers package deals, lift ticket specials, & discounts on ski equipment rentals. Fall in love with uncrowded skiing and the stunning views of Lake Tahoe!
It features a great learning environment for beginners plus Solitude Canyon and other challenging terrain for experts. Family skiing at Diamond has never been better with terrific programs for learning how to ski and
snowboard. Enjoy ski runs for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skiing and snowboard experiences. It’s the perfect place for first timers with gentle slopes and wide runs. Take ski lessons with family and friends.
Snow Ski Savings Deals
1. Group Discount. Enjoy discounts on group participation. The bigger the group, the greater the savings are.
2. Ski Equipment Rental Discounts. Enjoy a 50% discount on ski rental equipment when you show your airline boarding pass.
Avoid airline carryon charges anywhere from $25-$75 to bring your equipment. Why pay extra when you can rent? Diamond Peak understands and is offering 50% off a ski or snowboard rental when you show
your airline boarding pass.
3. Lift Ticket Discount (The Mini Pass)
Buy a mini-pass and save money. A Mini Pass is like a gift card because you choose how many days you want on the card. You go directly to the lift where they will scan the pass. One day is subtracted from the card. A Mini Pass is a great gift for friends or family plus it can be transferred, so that you and your friends can use it! Each Mini Pass is good for one ticket …
Find Alta Ski Resort skiing vacations in Alta,Utah. Alta was named as the “Top U.S SKi Resort out of 25″ by Skiing magazine. ALta has ski lessons for children, adults, private lessons, plus women’s ski clinics. It has a 2,020 vertical drop, 2,200 skiable acres, 116 runs, 7 lifts, 5 surface tows, and a base elevation of 8,530 feet. Alta Ski runs are 25% beginner, 40% intermediate, and 35% advanced. Annual snowfall is 500 inches. Alta offers downhill skiing with no snowboarding.
Alta Ski Resort is located 25 miles southeast of Salt Lake City at the top of Cottonwood Canyon, State Highway 210. It is 45 minutes from Salt Lake City Airport. Alta Ski Resort is a skiing mountain with no snow boards allowed.
Alta has deep powder snow, a variety of terrain, and great scenery which are world renown. This combination provides opportunities for every level of skier.
Snowbird Ski Resort located just over the ridge built ski lifts linking it to Alta Ski Resort. The Utah Transit Authority operates a ski bus route between Alta and Snowbird for morning and afternoon.to allow half day or full day skiing.
Skiing Vacations at Alta are scheduled from late November to mid-April.
Alta Ski Area provides the skiing: private businesses provide the rest for skiing vacations including lodging, dining, massages, and church services.
Find skiing vacations, snowtubing, family skiing ,Kid’s Ski Programs, sleigh rides, snowshoeing at Brian Head Resort. Brian Head, Utah is one of America’s best values for . Honored as a Top Family Getaway by the Family Travel Forum, the Resort offers a full-service, top quality winter vacation experience at affordable prices. It has inexpensive lift tickets (kids 5 and under are free), and it has award-winning children’s programs for ages 3-12, and a state-licensed day care facility. It has valued-priced lift/lodging packages.
There are Terrain parks for beginner, intermediate, & advanced-levels. Other fun activities include snow tubing at its Snow Tubing Park, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowshoeing, spa treatments, hot tubs, indoor pools, nordic ski, dining, shopping, adult beverages at local establishments, on-mountain torchlight and fireworks parades, and evening community events at the Town Park.
Brian Head has 50+ runs on two mountains, receives over 400 annual inches of dry Utah powder. To complement its generous snowfall, it is set amidst the backdrop of the spectacular red-rock formations of Cedar Breaks National Monument.
Brian Head has a base elevation of 11,307, a 1,707 vertical drop, 53+ runs, 500 skiable acres, 40% Beginner Terrain, 40% Intermediate Terrain, @0% Advanced Terrain, and 8 Lifts. There are Terrain parks for beginner, intermediate, & advanced-levels.
Find skiing vacations at Snowbird Ski Resort in Utah which offers downhill night skiing,ski snowboard, snowshoe tours, snow tubing, snowmobile tours,ice skating, swimming pools,live music, movies, conference facilities, spa treatments, yoga, and fitness. Snowbird features a superpipe that has a length of 329 long, 60 foot width, and 18.5 foot high walls. Snowbird ski resort offer a 11,000 foot peak, a 3,240 foot vertical, and 2,500 acres of skiable terrain, with a base elevation of 8,100 feet, 89 runs and a lift tram. The runs are 27% beginner, 38% intermediate, and 35% advanced.
Summer activities include hiking, fly fishing, horseback-riding, and Canyon Racquet & Fitness Club.
Snowbird Resort is located 29 miles from Salt lake City Airport in Little Cottonwood Canyon,Utah, is America’s most accessible year-round resort. Snowbird and Alta ski resorts were ranked as the No.1 resorts in the country by SKIING Magazine.
Snowbird is a four season resort featuring four lodges and 10 restaurants. Lodging consist of The Inns at Snowbird, The Cliffs Lodge & Spa(one of the finest spa facilities of its kind in a mountain resort), The Lodge at Snowbird (with fireplace & full kitchen condominiums), and The Iron Blossom Lodge.
Solitude Mountain Ski Resort has skiing vacations with Nordic skiing, ice skating, heated pools, hot tubs, plus the Essentials Spa with massage, facials, body treatments, pilates, and thai stretching.
Solitude Mountain Ski Resort in Salt Lake city, Utah has over 500” of snowfall annually and offers a vertical drop of 2,047 feet, a base elevation of 7,988 feet, 1,200 acres of skiable terrain, 64 runs, 8 lifts, with 20% beginner terrain, 50% intermediate terrain, and 30% advanced terrain.
Blending a charming European feel with 1,200 acres of Utah’s best skiing vacations country and riding, the Inn at Solitude could be one of the best kept secrets around. Solitude Mountain Resort is located 12 miles southeast of Salt Lake City, 12 miles above Cottonwood Canyon near Highway 210. It is 40 minutes from Salt Lake City Airport.
It is a mountain retreat area with tranquility, solitude, and outstanding beauty. It is a retreat that pampers you with modern conveniences in a new European Alps style village.
There are a variety of accommodations at The Village such as The Inn at Solitude, Creekside Powder, Eagle Springs condominiums, Horn Lodge, the Crossings townhouses, and Club Solitude.
For skiing vacations, Solitude has constructed the luxurious new Moonbeam Day Lodge complete with new dining options and numerous other amenities for the day skiier.
CANADIAN DOWNHILL SKIING and RESORTS
Apex Mountain Resort in Okanagan Valley,B.C. features snow skiing vacations with downhill skiing,superpipe, day and night snow tube Park, snowshoe tours, cross-country ski,snowboarding on its Super-pipe,snowmobile tours, & day & night sleigh rides. For a more relaxed approach Apex offers cross-country skiing on one of 56 world class trails at Nickle Plate Nordic Centre, skating on a one kilometer night lit skating loop, or snowshoe tour.
Apex Mountain Resort remains one of the hidden gems of Canada. It is located a short 30 minutes from Penticton, B.C. Apex is a full service destination resort with quality snow, great weather, incredible terrain, and friendly people. Apex being located in the heart of Okanagan Valley, features the perfect mix between large amounts of precipitation and low humidity that makes for the lightest champagne powder snow imaginable. With an average temperature of -4 degrees C, Apex receives about 600 cm of dry “Okanagan” powder each season.
Apex has some of the smoothest of cruisers and the steepest of chutes. This ski resort has a very wide variety of trails to interest any skill level. Apex has impressive lifts, with a high speed quad that takes you 2,000 feet of vertical in just six and a half minutes to 1112 acres. It can carry 6,700 people uphill per hour. Beginners can ride the Magic Carpet Lift. It has received many awards for excellence in the past such as:
- Best Resort
- Best Lodges
- Best Slopes Grooming
- One of Canada’s Most Attractive Ski Destination
Apex is a retreat getaway that fills the emotional and spiritual side of one’s soul.
Big White Ski Resort is a skiier’s destination with snow skiing vacations and ski packages featuring downhill skiing vacations, ski snowboard, cross-country, snowshoeing, Nordic, skating, sleighing,dog sled tours, and day spa.
It has 83 cm base, 15 lifts, 118 runs and 2,765 acres skiable terrain. Big White Ski Resort is a modern alpine ski resort located at Kelowna, B.C. Canada. It is consistently voted one of the best ski resorts in the world, yet is still relatively undiscovered. It is British Columbia’s second largest ski resort and offers world-class restaurants and full ski-in and ski-out access yet at an affordable price.
Big White Ski Resort is near Kelowna International Airport and has airport shuttles to Big White Ski Resort.
Blue Mountain is Ontario’s largest mountain resort and offers skiing vacations, ski snowboard, Parks & Pipes, and ski lessons for adults in several programs. Blue Mountain Resort is Ontario’s Winter Playground. It is a premiere four-season playground that offers hiking, mountain biking, and tennis.
It is located in Collingwood, Ontario near route 124 at the heart of the Green Triangle, nestled between the shores of Georgian Bay and the heights of Niagra Escapement.
Kicking Horse Ski Resort in Golden, BC offers snow skiing vacations, snow tubing,cross-country ski, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice-skating, & avalanche course. It has a 4,133 foot vertical, which is Canada’s 2nd longest vertical, plus 106 runs of which 20% are beginner,45% advanced, and 15% expert.
The face of Kicking Horse and indeed the mountain itself is northeast facing and allows for excellent snow retention. That plus high-level moisture, sun and temperature, low level air create and preserve Kicking Horse’s perfect powder. Accommodations feature cabins/chalets, lodges, hotels, motels, and bed and breakfast. On Mountain chalets and cabins have wood burning fireplaces and hot tubs.
There are shuttle services to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort from Calgary Intl. Airport, some hotels in Banff or Lake Louise for a fee. The Town of Golden provides a ski shuttle. See their bus schedule.
Whitewater Ski Resort in Nelson,BC features skiing vacations, downhill skiing, cross-country ski,snowboard, telemark, and from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, 7 days a week in Nelson,BC. Runs are 20% beginner, 40% intermediate,& 40% advanced.They operate the Silver King Lift and the Summit Chair and one handle tow(The Hummer) as weather and snow permits.
The Lodge Base elevation is 5,400 feet with a vertical drop of 1,300 feet. The mountain consists of groomed runs, open bowls, glades, chute, and tree skiing. Ski Canada has rated Whitewater to have the Best Deeps, Best Bowls, and Best Glades.
CSIA and CASI certified instructors are available for ski, telemark, & snowboard lessons for adults, youth,& young folk to reach their potential. A Kid’s Daycare Center is available for an hourly basis.
Whitehorse Winter Ski Resort has exceptional winter beauty and is peaceful for a winter retreat. See “Ski and Stay” for ski lodging in Nelson such as inns, hotels, motels, and private homes.
INTERNATIONAL SKIING AND RESORTS
Arlberg Hospiz is a luxury resort with skiing holidays with downhill siing, ski snowboard, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, ice skating, curling, and bowling in Tirol, Austria. On skiing vacations this ski resort offers 85 railways and ski lifts, you can enjoy 260 km of prepared pistes and 180 km of deep snow and firn runs as well as snowboard parks.
Arlberg Hospiz features a Kid’s Club with meals, entertaining activities, and outstanding equipment for hosting and relaxation for children.
In Summer, Arlberg Hospiz features tennis, Nordic walking, swimming in heated pools, and fishing.
It will enchant you with its mountain peaks and vastness. It is a legendary place located on the border of the federal states of Vararlberg and Tyrol and is between Bludens and St Christopher, west of the Innsbruck, Austria Airport.
It’s hotel dining has received two Gault Millau Chef Hats for its kitchen and 5 Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences for its wine cellar.
Guests can also take advantage of the Hospiz Sport and Spa in the Alpin Spa Hotel Goldener Berg and enjoy fitness, beauty, body, and water relaxation.
Simon Butler provides skiing vacations plus ski lodging at two chalet hotels -The Soleid d’Or and The Chalet d’Antoine in the village of Megev, France in the French Alps in the Mont Blanc Region. The Megev has one of the largest ski areas in Europe with 445 kilometers of pistes and 208 ski runs for beginners to experts.
The ski area is made up of Megev, Saint Gervais, Saint-Nicholas de Verce, Combloux, La Gietta, & Les Contamines-Montjoie. Megev is famous for sports events such as the World Cup, The Women’s Cup downhill ski run, and others.
Find skiing vacations, ski resorts, plus four star ski apartments, self-catering ski chalets, and charming family run hotels. Peak Retreats is a French Alps Ski, Lakes, & Mountain specialist. It aims to offer quality accommodations at great prices. Its Summer in the Alps accommodations also features 25 charming French ski resorts in the French Alps including: Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz, Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, Les Gets, Chamomix, Les Houches, Megeve, Comloux, Saint Gervais, Notre-Dame de Bellecombe, Les Saisies, Brides-les-Bains, Meribel, Peisey-Vallandry, Champagny, Saint-Foy, Saint-Jean d’Arves, Saint Sorlin d’Arves, Valloire, Longchamp, Aussois, Le Norma, Valfrejus, Val Cenis, Vaujany, Oz-en-Oisanas, Les Deux Alpes, Serre Chevalier, and La Grave.
British Ski School: Megeve, St, Gervais, Contamines (+44(0)845 4681003) British Ski School offering expert tuition from Elite professionals for all levels, from beginner, to specialist, and off piste courses with our UIAGM Mountain Guides.
CANADA CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND RESORTS
Hills Snow Park BC, Canada world class nordic ski resort also offers downhill skiing, ski snowboard, , snow tubing,ski packages, kid’s ski, snowmobile tours,dogsledding,skating,& Spa. Nordic ski trails are beginner, intermediate, and advanced.
It is a leading Canadian Nordic skiing vacations destination with Kids Ski School, snow tube park, snowshoe,& sleigh rides. Winter at the Hills Health Ranch is ‘white gold’. They maintain their status by continuous improvement of their 150 km community trail network. They also maintain 40 km skating set trails.
Hills Snow Park features ski specials such as :
- 3 Night Family ski package.
- Couples Sleep on the Slopes
- Nordic Skiing & Romance
- 3 or 6 Night Adventure Skiing Special
The Hills Snow Park Ski Resort Spa features deluxe body, facial, hair, hand, and feet treatments, massages, waxing, tinting, aerobic classes, & aqua-fit classes.
Hills is about a five hour drive north of Vancouver and is available by air and Greyhound bus.
The Rossland Range offers cross country skiing vacations plus hiking and mountain biking in Rossland, BC, also known as Alpine City. Its trails are described as Easy, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert, and Other. In the winter the Centennial trail is groomed from Rossland to the Red Mountain Cross Country Ski area. Blackjack offers a network of trails that are track-set daily. Many un-groomed trails are also popular including Railgrade, Museum, Larry’s, and Rubberhead. Cross-country ski equipment service and rental is available at the Red Mountain Motel.
Find up to five star ski lodging and chalets with ski packages for skiing vacations and nordic ski in Quebec City, a Winter World Capital. Quebec City is a mecca for cross-country ski and snowshoe hiking buffs. It is rated highly by others not only in the province, but also in Canada and throughout North America. Quebec City has abundant snow cover and a lengthy winter season it has 1200 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails and marked snowshoe hiking trails all around Quebec. Snow season last from Novenber to April.
There are skiing packages for families, seniors, and groups. There are over 30 skiing centers with hotel lodging, chalets, rustic, to under the stars. Find romantic ski getaways such as a cozy inn or B&B with a fireplace. There are several cross-country skiing vacations operators in the area. See website for more details.
For skiing vacations, Far Hills Inn Val-Morin, Quebec,offers the trails, facilities, and services of the largest and most comprehensive Cross-country luxury ski Resort and Center in the Laurentians. It consist of:
- 80 km of groomed network with 20 km of freestyle trails.
- 40 km of additional freestyle skiing and classic skiing on the Parc linaire (at no additional cost to the hotel guest) < LI>30 km of backcountry skiing
The ski lodge has an equipment rental boutique and a restaurant. Lessons may be obtained from the Far Hills Ski School, the first XC ski school in Quebec.
Far Hills Inn is located one hour north of Montreal in Val-Morin, Quebec. Farhills Inn provides the elegance and warmth of a country estate, a charming atmosphere, and relaxation and quiet time through the seasons.
For lodging, Far Hills has 72 bedrooms and is surrounded by 500 acres of pristine woodlands which encompass a private lake with beach, canoes, and pedal boats, and indoor and outdoor swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, and an outstanding trail network.
The Far Hills Inn is widely renowned in the Laurentians for its French cuisine by Chef Gregory Geddes. The menu is changed daily. It has received awards from Wine Spectator for four consecutive years.
NEW ENGLAND CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND RESORTS
Find nordic ski, skiing vacations , and Ski and Stay packages at The Inn at Thorn Hill in New Hampshire. It features alpine mountain and nordic ski areas. Their Ski and Stay packages are available from Jan to March in this New England resort.
Located in the heart of the White Mountains in Jackson, New Hampshire, The Inn at Thorn Hill has received several awards such as:
- #22 in the World on the Best Places to Stay in the World by Conde Nast Traveller in 2005.
- Four Diamonds – by AAA
- It was rated as the highest rated lodging restaurant by Conde Nast Traveller, in 2003.
- Washington Post ranked it as one of the 10 most romantic inns in North America. – Washington Post
- #7 World’s Top 15 under $250 – Lesisure & Travel Awards -2006
- Award of Ultimate Distinction-one of the great wine list in the USA. Choose from 25 wines by the glass – Wine Enthusiast
- One of America’s Friendliest Restaurants – Wine Enthusiast
The Inn is a top choice for honeymooners, romantics, and those seeking the best sanctuary for retreat. See their Ultimate Relaxation, Classic Romance, Anniversary, or Excursion Honeymoon packages.
For skiing vacations, sports, recreation, and leisure, Top Notch Resort & Spa can arrange downhill and nordic ski, canoeing, fly-fishing, golfing, sleigh-riding, hiking, biking, jogging, rollerblading, tennis, and wildlife viewing.
This four season resort and spa has been rated as:
- #1 in the Northeast – Top Ski Hotels – Conde Nast
- No. 1 Ski Lodge – Departures Magazine
- #1 Top Resort & Spa – Conde Nast Traveler
- Top 10 US Tennis Resorts – Tennis Magazine
- Award of Excellence – Wine Spectator
Topnotch Resort and Spa is a premier New England destination resort and spa. Nestled on a beautiful Vermont mountain side on 120 acres, it is a magically balanced setting of natural beauty against spectacular landscapes. Whether it’s a corporate retreat, a glass of wine with dinner, or a weekend getaway, Top Notch Resort and Spa offers luxury and exquisite culinary experiences.
Topnotch Resort and Spa is located 35 miles from Burlington International Airport (BTV) which maintains flights with major airlines. Concierge limosine or car rental can be provided. Topnotch Resort and Spa is located in Stowe, Vermont near the Village of Stowe and can be reached from many major highways.
Consistently rated in the top 10 spas in the US, Topnotch Resort & Spa features fireplaces, steam, sauna, Jacuzzis, and juice bars, plus 30 treatment rooms which are home to 120 rejuvenating and exotic treatments, plus full service hair and make up salon.
For lodging, Topnotch Resort offers European country Hotel rooms or luxurious resort homes with awe-inspiring tranquility and breathtaking panoramic views of Mount Mayfield.
Find Killington, Vermont skiing vacations,chalets, cross-country skiing, ski packages, snowmobile tours, snowshoeing, and dog sled rides at Mountain Top Inn & Resort.
It has been highlighted by Ski Magazine, Snowshoemag.com, Ski Trax, The New York Times, Vermont Magazine, The Boston Globe, and Newsday.
Accommodations include chalet homes with 2 to 7 BR and special rates for stays of 5 nights or more. People come from all over the world to enjoy this resort. It has been described as an “Off the beaten-track destination in a tranquil country setting in central Vermont” by North American Inns Luxury/Romance, 2007. The Mountain Top Inn & Resort in Chittenden, Vermont offers ski packages such as the following:
- Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Deal
- Moonlight in Vermont Winter Romantic Getaway
- Winter Family Wonderland
- Endless Winter Adventure
Other packages are offered in other seasons. Summer activities include mountain biking, clay bird shooting, fly fishing, tennis courts, & hay rides.
Located on 345 acres just 11 miles from Killington or Rutland, Vermont, The Mountain Top Inn & Resort specializes in hosting small corporate meetings and executive retreats in a Green Mountain setting, a world apart from the everyday business environment.
Its Highlands Dining Room offers sumptuous New American gourmet cuisine in the refined ambiance of the Highlands Dining Room, with a wine cellar which has been continuously presented with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence . In addition, The Highlands Tavern offers a pub style menu with comfortable seating by a fireplace, a full service bar, outdoor dining, and The Terrace offers spectacular views.
The Resort also offers Massage Therapy as a restorative oasis to de-stress and rejuvenate your skin and body.
Trapp Family Lodge is a Top Nordic Ski Resort with skiing vacations, chalets,Kids Club, snowshoeing,ski lessons, sleigh rides, indoor heated pool, sauna, massage, exercise class, & yoga. It offers winter vacations for single, couples, families, and groups.
Trapp Family Lodge was named one of the ”50 Top Ski Resorts in North America” by Conde Naste magazine readers in-2004 & 2005.It has 45 km of groomed and 100 km of back – country trails in New England. For ski lodging, choose from the 96 room Austrian design Main Lodge, the Guest House Chalets for families or groups, or the luxury villas on 61 tranquil acres far above the mountain valley.
It is a four season resort for you to rest, relax, & rejuvenate. It offers a four season Mountain Kid’s Club.
MID ATLANTIC CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND RESORTS
Find Central New York snow tubing, nordic ski, ski lodging, skiing vacations, snowshoeing, ice-skating, sledding, therapeutic massage, and four season vacations at Lapland Lake an Adirondack, NY Nordic & Winter Vacation Center.
Lapland Lake has won many honors such as:
- Best XC Ski Resort in the Mid-Atlantic Region (two consecutive years)
- Best XC Ski Resort for Families – Best XC Ski Resort Poll
- Top Ten XC Ski Areas in the Eastern Region – Snow Country Magazine
- Top Ten Ski Resort Catering to Families – xcskiresorts.com
- Winter Wonderland – Family Vacations – Fine Living Network Television
It is located in the scenic, peaceful south-central region of New York’s famous six-million acre Adirondack Forest Reserve, the largest park in the USA outside of Alaska, above Albany, NY. Lapland Lake is situated on hundreds of carefully managed acres and is an idyllic setting for recreation and relaxation. It is near the following mountains: Gore, Royal, Oak, & West.
Lapland’s facilities are for use of Lapland’s overnight guest only.
Find skiing vacations, ski packages,nordic ski , snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ski lessons, & ski lodging at Byrncliff Resort and Conference Center. It is West New York’s premier Cross-Country Skiing Center with over 20 kilometers of groomed marked trails. It is a resort that caters to families and has the most extensive night skiing for cross-country skiing in New York State with 8 kilometers lighted during the week and weekends.
Byrncliff received “the Best Cross Country Skiing” in Western New York from Buffalo Spree Magazine in 2008. It offers several Stay and Ski Packages such as :
- Weekday, Weekend, or Sunday Ski (or Snowshoe) plus Dinner Special.
- Two For One Ski & Dinner Special for couples.
The Byrncliff Restaurant features a casual and refined ambience with delicious nightly food specials and is famous for its fish frys. It also features live entertainment such as music, live bands, or dinner theater. The Byrncliff Inn has 24 rooms with traditional design.
Byrncliff Resort attracts snowmobile riders from around Western New York and is on a main snowmobile trail. It provides a convenient connection to the snowmobile trail plus trailer parking. Byrncliff is a four season Resort & Conference center with golf and several other activities.
Find a top ski reort for ski Vacation, ski packages, nordic ski, ski Lodge, and snowshoeing at Savage River Lodge, in Maryland. Savage River Lodge near Frostburg, MD features ski packages such as Carefree Getaways and Celebration Package. Savage River Lodge has received favorable mention from the following:
- ”Recommended Property” – Recommended Hotels, Inns, & Resorts – Conde Nast Johansen
- Washington Post Travel
- Fodor’s Travel
- Southern Living magazine
- Wine Spectator magazine
It is about 4 miles from I-68 in Western, MD within the privacy of 700 acres of Western Maryland’s Savage River Forest. It is a quiet retreat area which has year round activities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fly fishing, and hiking.
With all the elements of relaxation and comfort it has fantastic food and 18 two story private upscale cabins.
MID-WEST CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND RESORTS
Find Garland Resort for skiing vacations, nordic ski, snomobiling, and sledding. Garland is one of the few AAA Four Diamond resorts in the Midwest. Garland has been called Michigan’s No.1 resort for snowmobiling. You can bring your own machine or rent. They offer lessons on how to use a snowmobile. Garland connects you to hundreds of miles of groomed state and country wilderness trails, ranked among the finest in Michigan.
For skiing vacations, Garland also offers horse drawn sleigh rides, ice skating, snowshoeing, and sledding.
In Winter, you can rejuvenate your body and mind with cross-country skiing at Garland on hundreds of miles of pristine trails. Ask about their “Gourmet Glide”. Ski through majestic snow covered pines, streams, and forests for an unforgettable adventure. For skiing lodging, choose from the Main Lodge, South Wing, Log Lodges, Golf cottages, Villas, or condos – with outdoor look and feeling.
It is a four season resort located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan about thirty miles from I-75.
Shanty Creek resort & Club is a four- season resort offering ski vacations, ski packages, 49 downhill skiing slopes on two skiing mountains, 30 km of nordic ski trails, snowboarding, & snow tubing. Children’s snow- tubing tickets are available on an hourly basis on a first come first serve basis. The White Pine Stampede cross-country ski race trail has stretching and bending terrain ideal for short strides and long glides.
Shanty Creek Ski Packages consist of:
- The Family Ski Package
- March Madness Package
- Midweek Ski Package
- Ski Free Package
- Chef’s Challenge Package
- Last Weekend Luau Package
- Season Pass Holders Package
Shanty Creek Resort has scheduled a Women’s Ski Retreat in Feb. at the Lodge at Cedar River for three days of skiing in a relaxed setting at Schuss Mountain with ski professionals as hosts.
When you choose to stay at Shanty Creek for skiing, you may think you have been on three skiing vacations. Where else could you enjoy the hospitality and fun of three villages at the same time?
Shanty Creek Resort & Club offers skiing lodging at it Summit Village, Schuss Village, and Cedar River Village. Award winning dining is featured at La Vigna, The Lakeview, or Ivan’s.
Located on 4,500 acres 30 miles northeast of Travis City, MI, Shanty Creek boosts three distinct villages, award winning dining, live entertainment, fly fishing experiences, as well as a Fitness Center and Wellness Spa.
Its Lodge at Cedar River is a state–of-the-art conference center with 26 conference rooms and 35,000 sq. feet of meeting space, it can accommodate meetings up to 1,000.
The Fitness and Wellness Spa offer a luxurious variety of body care, massage, facials, pedicures, and manicures.
Shanty Creek Resort & Club offers visitors four championship golf courses:
- Cedar River Golf Club
- The Legend Golf Club
- Schuss Mountain Golf Club
- Summit Hill Golf Club
Giants Ridge Ski Resort, offers skiing vacations, nordic ski,alpine ski, terrain park, & snowshoeing trails. Minnesota’s #1 Ski Resort(Ski Magazine), has a 500 foot vertical,34 downhill runs, more than 60 km of cross-country ski trails, & has one of northeastern Minnesota’s hottest terrain parks. There are 2-triple chairlifts, 3-double chairlifts, and 1 j-bar for a 7,800 skiier/hour capacity.
The Cross-country skiing trails have looks at the Embarrass River, Wynee Lake, and Sabin Lake. Cross-country ski trails are cleared 20 feet wide and groomed 18 feet wide and weave through the Superior National Forest. All winter sports are offered with first class customer service for ski vacations and other activities.
Giants Ridge is located 3.5 hours north from the Twin Cities.
Find Snow tubing,skiing vacations, and cross-country skiing, and at Eagle Mountain in Central Minnesota Burtrum, Minnesota. Snowtube down four hills with lift & tow operator or cross-country ski 10 km of skating and trackset trails plus two downhill runs through the surrounding hills and dales to invigorate body and soul. It is located 40 miles northwest of St. Cloud, MN and 115 miles from Minneapolis, MN. Snow tubing and cross-country skiing are open on Friday 5 to 10 PM, Sat. & Sun. from 11AM to 6PM. See schedule for holidays. For tubing & skiing vacations see Chamber of Commerce for accommodations.
Golden Eagle Lodge features skiing vacations with world class nordic ski, snowshoeing, skate skiing, dog sledding, and ice skating. Golden Eagle Lodge is a four season retreat that lives in the deep tranquility of ancient forests of the Mid-West.
Tucked away on Flour Lake near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, cross-country skiers can explore an area once traveled by fur trappers. Three- million acres of pine, birch, balsam, and aspen in the Superior National Forest are white capped with an average of 120 inches of whispery powder throughout the winter to enrich skiing vacations.
This is World-Class cross-country skiing at its best! A well-marked network of more than 70 km of trails, groomed and tracked regularly with Kassboher Pisten Bully snowcats, begin curving away into pristine beauty right from your cabin’s doorsteps. This trail system has been specifically built for this purpose and all trails are tracked for traditional skiing along with a portion for skate skiing. Golden Eagle Lodge features a heated waxing room to prepare your skis for the next day.
In addition to skiing vacations, Golden Eagle Lodge provides for Snowshoeing the Big Foot Trail, skating on their ice rink, or dogsledding nearby.
Lodging consists of Gunflint Cabins and campground. Golden eagle Lodge is located in northern Minnesota near Lake Superior. Take I-35 or I-53 to Duluth, MN, then Hwy 61 to Grand Marais, MN. (Optional) See Gunflint Express (http://www.gunflint-trail.com) about shuttle services,
Lutsen Resort offers ski vacations with nordic ski, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and alpine slide. It has been the premier destination for skiers for four generations. It offers The North Shore Ski Trail with 200 kilometers of groomed and tracked trails that vary from short beginner and longer 6 to 10 km, Intermediate loops to half-day, and day-long ski-throughs with a fabulous 25 km loop. Trails overlook Lake Superior, open maple forests, canopies of cedar wetlands with deer and wolf tracks, across sunny meadows and small ponds.
Guided tours are available for guests for cross country ski and snowshoeing.
Ski lodging consist of the following:
- The 32 room Main Lodge with Scandanavian style and hand craftmanship
- Authentic 2 bedroom handcrafted log cabins with wood burning stoves.
- 3 bedroom River Condos on the Poplar River across the river fromn the Main Lodge
- Sea Villas on Lake Superior with wood burning stoves, 3 miles up from the Main Lodge.
- 3 bedroom Cliff Houses or townhouses which look over the lake and have gas fireplaces.
Lutsen Resort offers Honeymoon and Romantic Packages. It is also well known for its dining in the Lakeside Dining Room and its Popular River Pub.
Lutsen Resort has received the Property of the Year Award from the MN Innkeepers Association and been praised by travel writers in:
- Ski Magazine
- Lakestyle Magazine
- Midwest Living Magazine
- Frommers Travel Magazine
Summer activities include mountain biking, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and wildlife watching.
Lutsen Resort & Sea Villas is located 90 miles northeast of Duluth,MN or 5 hours from the Twin Cities.
Maplelag Ski Resort offers skiing vacations and nordic ski resort with 60 km of Pisten Bully groomed ski trails, overnight accommodations, American Plan, and home cooked meals served family style. It is a one of a kind conference and retreat center, caters to families, and is great for family reunions. Cross-Country Skier Magazine said “Maplelag lures its customers with a simple combination of great food, good skiing, comradeship, and lots of fun.”
Skiing vacations at Bear Crossing Ski Trails – Medford, Wisconsin Bear Crossing Ski Trails offers 4 miles, (6.5 kilometers), of groomed nordic ski, and snowshoeing through 276 acres of beautiful deep wooded forest. The property borders The Chequamegon National Forest, which provides many recreational activities. Each ski loop has a different terrain and forest type providing an ideal experience for all ages and skill levels.
NORTH WEST NORDIC SKIING AND RESORTS
Find cross-country ski, skiing vacations,striding, skating, diagonal stride, snow shoeing, and telemarking at Royal George Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe, California. It offers a top nordic track in North America. It offers 330 km of groomed trails and the diversity that 90 trails offer skiers who enjoy Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort offers an extensive network of trails over thousands of acres of snow-clad wilderness in the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains. It has been ranked “Number One” by Snow Country Magazine.
It has 9,000 acres of skiing terrain, an average snowfall exceeding 600 inches, the largest groomed track in North America, two overnight lodges (Rainbow and Ice Lakes), a spacious day lodge, eight rejuvenating warming huts, and three trailside cafes. The overnight lodges serve French country and California style meals. North America’s Largest Cross Contry Ski Resort is located atop California’s Sierra Nevada, in Soda Springs, California. It is a relatively short drive from Reno, Nevada and Lake Tahoe.
One of the nation’s premier cross-country centers for skiing vacations boasts a ski school, ski program, family fun, uncrowded slopes, wide open bowls, & great beginner terrain.Find Cross-Country-downhill-skiing and snowboarding at Donner Cross Country Center Truckee, California. It offers 4,800 acres of terrain, 49 trails 115 kilometers of trails, 16 beginner, 24 intermediate, 5 advanced, 1 expert, 2 snowshoe only trails, & 2 wilderness trails (groomed for diagonal striding), 5 warming huts, 3 track systems. Total vertical1,307 feet, lodge elevation 6,600 feet.
Summer activities include beach club marina, campground, day camps, golf course & driving range, Northwoods pool, Tennis center, & Trout Creek Rec. center.
For skiing or summer getaways, lodging is available at Boreal Mt. Resort, Tahoe Biltmore, Grahlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Mauretatas Lakeshore Resort, River Rondo Lodge, & Stanford Alpine Chalet.
Tahoe Donner is located east of Reno, Nevada in Truckee, California off Interstate 80 at Donner State Park exit then to Northward Blvd.
Devil’ Thumb Ranch Fraser, Colorado offers Nordic Skiing vacations. A 2003 Fischer Nordic Poll of cross-country enthusiasts rated Devil’s Thumb Ranch #1 for scenery, #4 for grooming, and #7 overall out of all the Nordic Resorts in North America. They offer novice or advanced Nordic Skiing and lessons plus snowshoeing on 4,000 acres.
Summer activities include Nordic walking classes to keep your ski muscles toned. Explore 4,000 acres of awesome Nature and the adjoining James Peak Wilderness or choose fly fishing, hiking, rafting/kayaking. Relax in Spa activities.
Devil’s Thumb Ranch is located west of Denver on I-70 to Hwy 40, then 30 miles north through Winter Park and Fraser, Colorodo.
Lodging features private ridge-top cabins or lodge with rustic, yet elegant and comfortable furnishings. Experience two geothermal heated hot tubs.
SunValley/Ketchum, Idaho offers cross-country skiing vacations and snowshoeing with 200 km of cross – country ski trails. It is located northeast of Boise or Mtn Home and Route 20. The rugged beauty of this wilderness resort area boasts a 72 par, 18 hole course plus 28 miles of mountain biking and hiking. For summer and winter vacations, accommodations are available at the Sun Valley Lodge (www.sunvalley.com) or Galena Lodge(www.galenalodge.com). For guided tours see Sawtooth Mountain Guides and Sun Valley Trekking at (www.svtrek.com). See also about full spa service
Lone Mountain Ranch offers backcountry skiing vacations, ski tours, nordic ski,snowshoeing,romantic sleigh rides in Yellowstone Park, & Women’s Ski Camps Jan to March.It has 80 kilometers of Nordic Ski trails. Lone Mountain Ranch Big Sky, Montana was Voted #1 Nordic Ski Resort in North America.
Lone Mountain Ranch is a four season vacation opportunity. Summertime ranch adventures feature hiking, backcountry llama treks, Orvis endorsed fly fishing trips, Yellowstone Park tours, bird watching, canoeing and Outdoor Youth Adventures for the kids.
Spring and Fall offer Outdoor viewing, fly fishing Yellowstone tours and relaxing ranch activities.
For skiing vacations, downhill skiers can ski 10 miles away at Big Sky Ski Resort or Moonlight Basin and stay at the Lone Mountain Ranch for lodging.
Lodging is a smoke free environment in comfortable cabins with fireplace, woodstove, and porch “just for relaxing,” the Ridgetop Lodge, or Douglas Fir House. Enjoy The Big Sky dining experience at the Ranch.
Mt Bachelor, in Central Oregon,is one of the largest resorts in North America and offers Nordic Skiing vacations and Snowboarding. Its season is from Mid-November to Mid- April. It has an elevation of 6,350 with a base of 5,750 feet. A vertical drop of 600 feet, 56 km of trails, 12 trails. The longest trail is Oli’s Alley at 12 km. Cross-country ski trails are divided 5% beginner, 87% intermediate, and 8% expert.
Lodging in Mt Bachelor Village can be found at the Seventh Mountain Resort or Sunriver Resort. Sunriver Resort is Central Oregon’s only AAA four diamond property with 290 private homes and condos.
Find Skiing vacations with Heli-Ski, Nordic Ski, Snowshoeing, Alpine Skiing,snowmobiling,ski and snowboard tours,,sleigh rides, guided snowshoeing, & Ice-Skating at Freestone Inn in Mazama, Washington.
Freestone Inn was voted:
- “Top 25 Lodges in America” – “Splendid Isolation” by Travel and “Leisure Magazine.
- Best of the West” – Sunset Magazine.
For other seasons it connects you to children’s Kids adventures,Fly Fishing, Equestrian Adventures, Hiking and Backpacking, Mountain Climbing, Golf, Balloon Tours, Swimming,Mountaineering, and Massage Therapy.
Freestone Inn guests can call on its outdoor recreation specialists to assist and outfit them with a very large variety of skis, skates,, snowshoes, mountain bikes, poles (fishing and skiing).
Freestone Inn is on the doorstep of the groomed 200 kilometer Methow Valley trail system which is recognized as one of the finest systems in America for cross-country skiing, off-road bicycling, and horseback riding. It attracts skiers from around the world.
Freestone Inn is a luxury hotel located in the center of the Methow Valley, which is 15 miles west of Winthrop, Washington in Mazama, WA. The Freestone Inn has 120 acres of ranch and features comfortable, spacious rooms, fully equipped cabins, and private lodges. Set in a pristine wilderness with abundant sunshine and powder snow, it offers lake, pine forest, North Cascades, or Methow Valley views.
Ski Packages & Resorts in Colorado
By Heather Neuharth, eHow Contributor updated: June 29, 2010
I want to do this! Colorado ski resorts offer lodging, restaurants and activities such as skiing and snowboarding. Home to the Rockies, Colorado is a popular destination for outdoor winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snow tubing and sleigh riding. Colorado features more than 60 places to practice these activities, many of them resorts and retreats. Plan your winter vacation at a ski resort since they provide lodging, restaurants and other activities, all in one location. Because these vacations can be costly, many resorts offer packaging and other discounts to compete for guests.
- Sunlight Mountain Resort
Located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Sunlight Mountain Resort is home to the world’s largest hot springs pool and one of the steepest runs in the state. Situated on the Elk Mountains, the resort consists of 470 acres and 67 trails for skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snow-shoeing. The resort focuses on providing affordable family vacations and group packaging rates for 10 people or more. As of 2010, some packages include the Glenwood Springs 125th Birthday discount, the Ski Swim Stay package and the Learn to Shine package. The Glenwood Springs 125th Birthday discount offers a free lift ticket to guests on their birthday. The Ski Swim Stay package offers a free lift ticket to children under the age of 12, with the purchase of an adult lift ticket and local hotel accommodations. The Learn to Shine package includes a free 5-day ski pass for guests who take at least three skiing or snowboarding lessons.
Sunlight Mountain Resort 10901 County Road 117 Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601 970-945-7491 sunlightmtn.com
- Keystone Ski Resort
Keystone Ski Resort, located 90 miles west of the Denver International Airport, offers accommodations, summer and winter activities, three mountains and a resort. It maintains the largest outdoor skating rink in North America (at 5 full acres), a 10,000-square-foot luxury spa and two 36-hole golf courses. Keystone also offers unique activities such as sleigh-ride dining at 12,000 feet and ATV tours. The resort presents a variety of specials and packages including ski lift tickets, hotel accommodations, flights or ground transportation options. One of their 2010 packages offers a free stay at the resort and free skiing on the third night, after purchase of the first and second night at the following year’s prices. Every lodging purchase at Keystone Resort is equipped with the Adventure Passport, with free and discounted coupons for winter and summer activities.
Keystone Ski Resort PO Box 38 Keystone, CO 80435 970-496-2316 keystoneresort.com
- Durango Mountain Resort
The Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is the home of 10 lifts serving 85 runs, 1,325 acres of ski-able area and four terrain parks (skiing areas). The resort offers skiing, snowboarding, snow-shoeing, Nordic skiing, snow tubing and snowmobiling. In addition to season passes, in 2010 Durango provides five package options for guests. The all-inclusive ski package provides discounts on skiing and airfare. The Buy 3 Get the 4th Free package offers a fourth-night stay free with the purchase of three-day lodging and ski-lift tickets. The Rocky Mountain Getaway provides 2 days of lift tickets and 2 nights of lodging for $75 per person per night. For guests with children, the Kids Ski Free package provides free lift tickets for children under the age of 12 and is available with the purchase of two adult ski-lifts and lodging for four days. Durango Mountain Resort also provides military discount packaging for active members of the Armed Forces.
Durango Mountain Resort 2615 Main Avenue Durango, Colorado 81301 970-247-5715 durangomountainresort.com
Special Ski Deals and Ski Packages New Mexico
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