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1. Park City, UT (above): Park City Mountain Resort is an easy 35-minute drive on Interstate highways from the Salt Lake International Airport, which…

1. Park City, UT (above): Park City Mountain Resort is an easy 35-minute drive on Interstate highways from the Salt Lake International Airport, which has more than 800 daily flights. In fact, there are so many direct flights, it’s possible to leave home in the morning and be on the mountain by noon.
2. Deer Valley, UT
3. Snowbird, UT
4. Wachusett Mountain, MA
5. Loveland, CO
6. The Canyons, UT
7. Alta, UT
8. Brighton, UT
9. Solitude, UT
10. Copper Mountain, CO

PHOTO: Park City Mountain Resort

1. Aspen Mountain, CO: Slopeside and downtown options abound for post-powder day drinks, including Ajax Tavern, The Cirque (above), Mezzaluna, 39…

1. Aspen Mountain, CO: Slopeside and downtown options abound for post-powder day drinks, including Ajax Tavern, The Cirque (above), Mezzaluna, 39 Degrees In the Sky Hotel, Cooper Street Pier, The Cantina, and more.
2. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
3. Heavenly, CA
4. Killington, VT
5. Tremblant, Que.
6. Vail, CO
7. Park City, CO
8. Breckenridge, CO
9. Whiteface Mountain, NY
10. Stowe, VT

PHOTO: Jeremy Swanson

1. Aspen Mountain, CO (above): Aspen tops the list again for food-related rankings, and it's not surprising.  On the downtown scene, you'll find an…

1. Aspen Mountain, CO (above): Aspen tops the list again for food-related rankings, and it’s not surprising. On the downtown scene, you’ll find an endless range of posh to cozy restaurant atmospheres and Latin to French Provincial to Pan Asian influences.
2. Deer Valley, UT
3. Tremblant, Que.
4. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
5. Sun Valley, ID
6. Vail, CO
7. Park City, CO
8. Beaver Creek, CO
9. Telluride, CO
10. Stowe, VT

PHOTO: Hal Williams

1. Snowbasin, UT (above): With Snowbasin's 12 lifts and a total lift capacity of 14,650 people per hour, you can spend more time on the mountain…

1. Snowbasin, UT (above): With Snowbasin’s 12 lifts and a total lift capacity of 14,650 people per hour, you can spend more time on the mountain instead of in a lift line.
2. Deer Valley, UT
3. Mammoth Mountain, CA
4. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
5. Vail, CO
6. Snowmass, CO
7. Sun Valley, ID
8. Tremblant, Que.
9. Holiday Valley, NY
10. Beaver Creek, CO

PHOTO: Snowbasin/A Sun Valley Resort

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1. Whiteface Mountain, NY (above): Whiteface and Lake Placid go hand-in-hand, and ever since the Olympic Winter Games were held here in 1980, the area has been host to every kind of winter sport you can imagine. Not only can you ski, you can also skate the outdoor oval, take a bobsled run on the 1980 Winter Games track, and even learn to ski jump year round.
2. Aspen Mountain, CO
3. Heavenly, CA
4. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
5. Smugglers’ Notch, VT
6. Park City, UT
7. Tremblant, Que.
8. Vail, CO
9. Breckenridge, CO
10. Deer Valley, UT

PHOTO: Olympic Regional Development Authority

1. Deer Valley, UT (above): From signature seafood buffets to European alpine fireside dining, Deer Valley's diverse culinary selections are…

1. Deer Valley, UT (above): From signature seafood buffets to European alpine fireside dining, Deer Valley’s diverse culinary selections are available throughout the resort.
2. Snowbasin, UT
3. Sun Valley, ID
4. Tremblant, Que.
5. Beaver Creek, CO
6. Aspen Mountain, CO
7. Snowmass, CO
8. Vail, CO
9. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
10. Seven Springs, PA

PHOTO: Deer Valley Resort

1. Wildcat, NH (above): Spectacular scenery surrounds Wildcat, including eye-level views of Tuckerman Ravine and Mt. Washington directly across…

1. Wildcat, NH (above): Spectacular scenery surrounds Wildcat, including eye-level views of Tuckerman Ravine and Mt. Washington directly across Pinkham Notch.
2. Lake Louise, Alb.
3. Heavenly, CO
4. Telluride, CO
5. Jackson Hole, WY
6. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
7. Alta, UT
8. Bretton Woods, NH
9. Aspen Highlands, CO
10. Big Mountain, MT

PHOTO: Wildcat Mountain Ski Area

1. Deer Valley, UT (above): Deer Valley is designed to accomodate the every needs of skiers.  You'll find on- and off-mountain service, whether it's…

1. Deer Valley, UT (above): Deer Valley is designed to accomodate the every needs of skiers. You’ll find on- and off-mountain service, whether it’s planning your vacation or getting a ski valet when you arrive.
2. Beaver Creek, CO
3. Sun Valley, ID
4. Snowbasin, UT
5. Tremblant, Que.
6. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
7. Aspen Mountain, CO
8. Snowmass, CO
9. Vail, CO
10. Smugglers’ Notch, VT

PHOTO: Deer Valley Resort

1. Loveland, CO (above): You'll find a big-mountain experience for a small cost at this mountain.2. Alta, UT3. Powder Mountain, UT4. Arapahoe Basin,…

1. Loveland, CO (above): You’ll find a big-mountain experience for a small cost at this mountain.
2. Alta, UT
3. Powder Mountain, UT
4. Arapahoe Basin, CO
5. Brighton, UT
6. Alpine Meadows, UT
7. Wolf Creek, CO
8. Cannon Mountain, NH
9. Mad River Glen, VT
10. Jay Peak, VT

PHOTO: Loveland Ski Area

1. Deer Valley, UT (above): A bluebird day is no stranger to Deer Valley.  Put together 300 inches of snow and perpetually blue skies, and you've got…

1. Deer Valley, UT (above): A bluebird day is no stranger to Deer Valley. Put together 300 inches of snow and perpetually blue skies, and you’ve got an average day at the resort.
2. Alta, UT
3. Snowbird, UT
4. Aspen Mountain, CO
5. Snowmass, UT
6. Solitude, UT
7. Vail, CO
8. Beaver Creek, CO
9. Aspen Highlands, CO
10. Brighton, UT

PHOTO: Deer Valley Resort