Resort Guide 2020 West: All-Around Vacation - Ski Mag

Resort Guide 2020 West: All-Around Vacation

Got some non-skiers in your crew? These are the Top 10 ski resorts with something for everyone.

Resort Survey Categories: Lodging + Dining + Down Day Activities + Scenery + Charm

For those of us looking for the resort that has everything, these ski destinations have got you covered. These are the top 10 resorts for everyone—non-skiers included—looking to explore the mountains this winter.

1. Sun Valley, Idaho

Sun Valley Top 10 Value

From ice-skating and fat-biking to tubing and snowshoeing, Sun Valley has as much to do off the slopes as on.

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2. Aspen Snowmass, Colo.

Aspen Snowmass Top 10 Activities

Aspen Snowmass offers a variety of activities the whole family will enjoy. 

"Aspen Snowmass has an incredible charm to every aspect of its winter life. Amazing terrain that accommodates all skiing levels, beautiful town with lots to do if you're not a skier, easy access to all four mountains, close to the airport, and very picturesque scenery. A very fun destination."

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3. Steamboat, Colo.

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4. Whitefish Mountain Resort, Mont.

Groms enjoying the fresh snow at Whitefish.

Groms enjoying the fresh snow at Whitefish.

"Whitefish mountain resort continues to maintain excellent terrain, lifts, food, and service. The downtown makes this an ideal resort for families with varied abilities and interest in downhill skiing. Its a diamond... and it's not in the rough..."

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5. Telluride Ski Resort, Colo.

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6. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.

Whistler has terrain for all abilities making it the perfect family friendly resort. 

Whistler has terrain for all abilities making it the perfect family friendly resort. 

"Whistler Blackcomb is my absolute favorite ski resort on the planet. The mix of amazing terrain, endless runs, fantastic hotels and an amazing village to do dinners, aprés ski or activities inside is hard to beat."

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7. Deer Valley, Utah

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8. Park City Resort, Utah

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9. Breckenridge, Colo.

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Don't feel like skiing? No worries! Plenty of activities for everyone in Breck.

"Breck is amazing. I've never had a bad day skiing there. It can get crowded at times, but there is lots of terrain. The lifts move you quickly around the mountain. The above treeline areas are truly magical. The town is charming with lots of great dining options."

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10. Taos Ski Valley, N.M.

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