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Best in the East 2018: Dining and Après

The results of our reader-ranked survey of the top 10 resorts for après and dining in Eastern North America. - Presented By Mount Gay Rum

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No. 1: Tremblant, Quebec

“Great food. Apres ski is unmatched.”

Photo courtesy of Tremblant.

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No. 2: Killington, Vermont

“The bar/food lodge at the top of the mountain is great for food, drinks and beautiful views.”

Photo courtesy of Chandler Burgess.

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No. 3: Sugarbush, Vermont

“The food and character of towns nearby give a fantastic Vermont experience.”

Photo courtesy of Hans Jonathon Von Briesen.

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No. 4: Stowe, Vermont

“Other parts of the country can only try to copy the beer from Stowe/Waterbury, Vermont!”

Photo courtesy of Stowe.

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No. 5: Mount Snow, Vermont

“It’s almost impossible not to love the combination of snow making, varied and well laid out terrain, lifts, food and beverage, and extremely accessible and attentive management. Three annual brewer’s fests too!!”

Photo courtesy of Priscilla Babchak.

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No. 6: Holiday Valley, New York

“The lodges are beautiful and the on mountain dining options are excellent. You can’t beat the town of Ellicottville for great apres ski.”

Photo courtesy of Holiday Valley.

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No. 7: Whiteface Mountain, New York

“The resort is excellent quality for the price. Its proximity to Lake Placid give it a wonderful ambiance and good dining and lodging choices.”

Photo courtesy of Whiteface Mountain.

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No. 8: Stratton, Vermont

“Everything is as cozy as a pair of slippers; even strangers are friendly! Excellent mountain food, but it’s not cheap.”

Photo courtesy of Hubert Schriebl.

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No. 9: Loon Mountain, New Hampshire

“Dining and lodging options are unlimited.”

Photo courtesy of Loon Mountain.

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No. 10: Smugglers’ Notch, Vermont

“Entertainment and food quality were well above expectations.”

Photo courtesy of Smugglers’ Notch.

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