Resort Guide 2021: Best Nightlife in the West

Top 10 resorts in the West for Nightlife, according to SKI's Reader Resort Survey.

1. Heavenly Mountain Resort, Calif.

Heavenly nightlife
Pre-COVID times at Heavenly.Photo courtesy of Heavenly

“Heavenly is a beautiful Lake Tahoe resort with great skiing and fun nightlife at the casinos and restaurants.”

2. Aspen Snowmass, Colo.

3. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.

The party never stops at Whistler.Photo courtesy of Whistler Blackcomb / Paul Morrison

“Love Whistler! The skiing is fantastic! Both hills are amazing. The nightlife is fun and the accommodations and food on the hill is great.”

4. Park City Resort, Utah

Park City Night Life
The main drag of Park City gets really fun.Photo credit: D Campbell

Park City is one of the best ski towns in the U.S. Can’t beat the nightlife and restaurants.”

5. Deer Valley, Utah

6. Breckenridge, Colo.

Breckenridge has a large, vibrant town that has options for everyone: breweries, pizza joints, fine dining, and bars/nightclubs that keep going until 2 a.m. “

7. Sun Valley, Idaho

Sun Valley is a classic ski resort that has been updated significantly in past decade. Rarely crowded. Great dining, nightlife, and shopping in the quintessential mountain town of Ketchum.”

8. Telluride Ski Resort, Colo.

Downtown Telluride
The town of Telluride loves to have fun.Photo courtesy of Visit Telluride

“The town of Telluride is buzzing with amazing food, concerts, local bars, karaoke you name it they have it! It’s also charming with colorful homes and easy access to all.”

9. Vail, Colo.

Vail Top 10 Nightlife
Vail, pre-COVID.Vail Resorts

“Really fantastic all-around experience at Vail with great skiing, nightlife, and lodging.”

10. Whitefish Mountain Resort, Mont.

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