Ski country is home to some of the world’s most luxurious lodges, where down featherbeds and Egyptian-cotton sheets are bested only by personal ski valets and snap-to service. Because whether you’re skiing in the glades of Vermont or the bowls of Alberta, the best mountain lodges extend your ski vacation well beyond the slopes.
In today’s world “going green” means a lot, especially to outdoor enthusiasts who value nature for its recreational offerings. Ski town tourists want to recreate in the mountains, and they need a place to stay while they’re there. Here are five hotels near ski resorts in the U.S. that currently have LEED Certification, and one that’s nearly there. By Colette Maddock