Finally, you're ready for the little winter holiday you've been planning for the longest time. All bags are packed and snowboard and skis are ready. There's only one thing left to do – these are the only holidays you have in years, and yet you don't know where to go. Here are the top five ski and snowboard spots you can choose from.
First on the list is Aspen, Colorado. Known as the rich and famous winter resort, Aspen is one of the most famous ski destinations in America. It consists of four connected mountains and has ski slopes with varying levels of difficulty, making it more suitable for skiers of all skill and experience. However, given its popularity among the wealthier crowd, prices could be above average. Some of the hotels you may want to consider while staying in Aspen are Hyatt Grand Aspen and Sky Hotel.
Next up is Stowe, Vermont. If you are looking for picturesque mountain views as you slide down the slopes, Stove is the place to go. A winter paradise on the far side, Stowe boasts the greatest vertical fall. Two resorts in the area are Spruce Park and Mansfield. The area also has over a hundred shopping and restaurants places to cater for tourists looking for a relaxing day out after a long ski day.
With the largest ski area of 5,300 acres in Vail, Colorado is also one of the best ski destinations. Called America's favorite winter resort, Wail has the fastest removable quads on a mountain. Apart from skiing, Vail can also do other activities such as balloon flying, dog sled rides, downhill skating and trips to several museums. As a result, Vail has become one of the premiere winter destinations for the whole family.
Next on the list is Lake Louis, Alberta. Known as one of the most beautiful mountain resorts in Canada, it is located in the middle of Banff National Park and has 3 ski destinations namely Lake Louise, Sunshine Village and Mystic Ridge. These resorts are attractive to most skiers because the area has some of the most difficult and challenging slopes.
Rounding out the list is the ski resort known as the world's favorite ski resort, Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia. It has everything the resort wants for every snowboarder, skier and snowboard enthusiast. It also has shops and restaurants that cater to tourists from all over International cuisine is served and the warmth and comfort of the area serves as a nice refuge from the cold, some of the area's Crystal lodge and Summit lodge and spa.
So there you have it, five of the best ski destinations. Hopefully this can help you decide where to go for this well-deserved winter holiday. However, no matter where you decide to go, always be safe and enjoy the freedom of a great winter outdoors.