Choosing where to ski on your precious vacation time is not an easy task. Every ski resort has its own vibe. It might be luxury, laid-back, or family-friendly. Every skier has his or her own vibe, too.
When my family visited Deer Valley Ski Resort in Park City, Utah, we called it “The Happiest Place on Snow.”
If you’re lucky enough to be skiing in the Western US, you can almost always count on at least one, big March storm to dump that sweet powder! Here are six of my favorite resorts for spring skiing.
Ice Castles, a giant installation of ice mountains, caves and slides, offers families a magical way to get out and enjoy winter.
The Shooting Star Saloon in Huntsville, Utah, is the oldest continuously operating bar in the state, and a quirky stop to enjoy a delicious burger and a cold beer.
Taking a snowcat up to the top of Cobabe Canyon at Powder Mountain, Utah, I knew I’d be able to handle the terrain, even if it wasn’t a graceful run. And it definitely was not.
Despite the tasty food, the 500+ inches of superior snow annually, the vast, inviting terrain and complete absence of lift lines, Powder Mountain is not on a lot of people’s radar. And the regulars like it that way.
When visiting Moab, Utah, near Arches National Park, Jeffrey’s Steakhouse offers premium American Wagyu beef, fantastic service, and ghostly tales.
Most ski resorts offer free skiing for kids five and under, but your kids can still ski free when they are ages 6 – 12 and even as old as 17. Here are some of the best kids ski free programs in the US.