12 Best Ski Spots in America
If you're looking to take your Winter vacation to the next level, consider making some time to hit the slopes. America offers some incredible skiing locations with a wide variety of trails and lots of powder. We've rounded up the best ski destinations you can find in the country so that you can maximize your time this season. Find out what spots made the list.
Located just outside of Anchorage, Alyeska has amazing views of Alaskan terrain. What's especially great about this ski resort is that it's rarely ever crowded. You can enjoy skiing down impressive trails without hoards of other skiers getting in your way.
Getting from mountain to mountain in Stowe is easy and convenient. The area's lift system includes a gondola to shuttle guests between Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak, and its "sister" mountain, Spruce Peak. There are also over 60 restaurants to choose from in the resort area once you're ready to eat at the end of the day.
Jackson Hole, WY
Take an aerial tram over to Jackson Hole, where you can enjoy over 2,500 acres of skiing. The slopes are located within the Bridger-Teton National Forest and guests can enjoy a wide range of acitivites beyond just skiing.
With over 251 acres of skiable terrain, Snowshoe is the most popular skiing location in West Virginia. A wide variety of trails means that there's something for everyone, from beginner to expert.
Killington Resort has six peaks with some pretty crazy vertical drops. These trails are great for skiers looking for a little adventure.
If there's any ski spot that has it all, it's Breckenridge. The area has five giant peaks, four terrain parks, one superpipe, eight bowls, and the highest chairlift in North America. The mountiantop views are utterly breathtaking.
Alta always gets lots of snow and has a variety of challenging slopes. There is a lot of history to the area too — it's one of the oldest ski areas in America. Alta has been active since 1939.
Because the Apache ski terrain rises over 12,000 feet above sea level, skiers get crazy-good views of the lands below. The Apache resort, owned by the Mescalero Apache Tribe, has a laid-back atmosphere great for bringing families.