Ski Resorts: The Ideal Travel Destination The World's Top Ski Resorts
The World's Top Ski Resorts
A skiing excursion is a great way to spend a vacation or weekend getaway. The world is filled with beautiful ski resorts that offer challenges to skiers of all levels. From the majestic Alps of Europe to the rugged Rocky Mountains of North America, the world certainly has no shortage of world-class winter resorts. Here are just a few of the top skiing and snowboarding resorts all across the world.
Big Sky Resort, Montana Set in the heart of the rugged Rocky Mountains in Montana, Big Sky Resort is among the finest resort in Western North America. Known for its stunning mountain views and topnotch snow quality, Big Sky Resort offers 3,600 acres of prime skiing terrain, including more than 2,000 acres for advanced-level skiers. In addition, the resort boasts a multitude of shops, cafes and restaurants as well. One of the top resorts in the West, Big Sky Resort is perfect for skiers looking for fun and adventure in the Rockies.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Another premier ski resort in the Western United States, Jackson Hole is Wyomingâ€™s flagship resort and a fantastic place for a ski trip. The resort plays host to striking mountain scenery and more than 2,500 acres of rugged terrain. Along with its worldclass restaurants, shops, boutique stores and nearby hotels, Jackson Hole is always a great place for skiers of all levels.
Vail, Colorado One of the worldâ€™s most famous and celebrated ski and snowboard resorts, Vail boasts 174 world-class ski trails as well as fine shops, trendy restaurants and spas. With its European atmosphere, worldclass skiing and breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery all around, Vail is the definition of a world-renowned ski resort.
Blue Mountain, Canada
One of the premiere ski resorts in Canada, the famed Blue Mountain Resort offers a gorgeous array of skiing terrain and spectacular mountain chalets all around. The resort is home to a terrain park, half pipe, as well as downhill and cross country trail. From skiing to snowboarding, snowmobiling to cycling, Blue Mountain Resort has it all.
Aspen, Colorado Known far and wide for its ritzy atmosphere, Aspen is an elite resort that still manages to offer broad appeal. Itâ€™s winding slopes and rugged hills offer the perfect skiing terrain, all set amidst the natural beauty of the Colorado Rockies. For skiers looking to schmooze with the rich and famous while skiing down some of the most spectacular terrain in North America, Aspen, Colorado is just the place to be.
Set in the idyllic French Alps, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc offers world-class skiing and snowboarding in one of the world’s most beautiful settings. ChamonixMont-Blanc boasts one of the world’s tallest vertical drops at 9,209 feet and one of the world’s longest runs, the 13.7 mile Vallee Blanche. One of the leading winter resorts in Europe, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is both naturally beautiful and thrilling for skiers of all skill levels.
Published on Oct 21, 2012
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