1. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
"Whistler is a world-class destination ski resort! The restaurants are excellent, as are the multiple options for après and nightlife. The village has an energy and vibe that is truly compelling!"
2. Aspen Snowmass, Colo.
"I enjoy skiing Snowmass and staying in Aspen. The food in the town of Aspen and the nightlife is great."
3. Heavenly, Calif.
"Heavenly is a great resort. You can ski in two states in one day. The village is easily accessible. The bus system in town is fantastic and easy to use. The nightlife with the casinos provides good variety. Overall great resort."
4. Breckenridge, Colo.
"Breck has it all, great bowls, bumps, trees, shopping, and nightlife. A one-stop ski vacation experience."
5. Vail, Colo.
"I love Vail. Great assortment of good restaurants and bars and shops and other stores...can't get bored at Vail."
6. Telluride, Colo.
"We stayed in town and could walk to plenty of bars and shopping. All in all, Telluride is a cool town with lots of historic charm and some pretty amazing terrain."
7. Park City, Utah
"Park City is super-convenient with tons of nightlife and dining."
8. Sun Valley, Idaho
"Sun Valley is great for skiing and for vacationing. Baldy Mountain for skiing is amazing, the lift lines are always short and the lodges are second to none. The historic town of Ketchum has many great restaurants, bars, and shops. We love going to SV."
9. Jackson Hole, Wyo.
"Fantastic terrain variety. Beautiful mountain. Love the Jackson town square—food, bars, and brewery!
10. Steamboat, Colo.
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