SKI’s writers have traveled to some pretty nice—and pretty exotic—places. Like the Lyngen Lodge in Norway, where a yacht transports you to untracked lines. Or the Igloo Dorf in Switzerland, where everything—even the hot tub—is made of ice. Here’s a roundup of our favorites.

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Presidential Peaks

As our great nation's birthday approaches, it's time to ask: How will you honor your independence? We recommend a nice hike or even a ski down one of the peaks named for the visionaries who established our freedoms. If you would still rather spend the 4th kickin' it at your friend's house with beer, BBQ, and fireworks, that's ok. It's a free country, after all. Here, a photographic nod to some of the most scenic American peaks named for our most beloved presidents. By Connor Davis and Molly Stevenson

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Deer Valley® Knows Details

As a resort consistently rated #1 in guest service, Deer Valley knows a thing or two about details. And, it’s the details that keep guests coming back every year. Deer Valley still upholds the vision of its founder, Edgar B. Stern, by providing an experience at a ski resort that would mirror a five-star hotel.