Are you ready to grab your prescription goggle insert or your favorite pair of ski goggles? Below are the top seven must-go destinations for your next ski trip in the United states. And for those globe-trotting skiing enthusiasts, we have also compiled a list of ski destinations in Europe! Gear up and have some fun on these slopes this winter.
Banff National Park
We’re starting with Banff National Park in Alberta. The stunning ski resort is located at the outstanding Lake Louise with a cumulative area of 7,700 acres when combined with its neighbors Sunshine Village and Ski Banff at Norquay. Put that all together, you get wide-open bowls and tree-lined glades.
The weather is great all year round, boasting of one of the most vibrant nightlife on snow complemented by the occasional epic snowfall. Must visit resorts are Sierra, Homewood, and Northstar for the best of the best stays.
Whistler in British Columbia
The next ski resort is the dynamic Whistler in British Columbia. On its resume is hosting the 2010 winter Olympics. It slopes down sparkling Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, bouncing off forested curves that are ideal for snowmobilers.
Park City in Utah
What do you get when you put together three ski resorts and Sundance? The most memorable hippest film festival in the world. This has escalated its classification to a premier destination. The sumptuous fresh air and meticulous snowfall ensure your complete emancipation into the slide downhill.
Vail in Colorado makes another spectacular destination. Pumped with international chic and sunny weather, skiers have access to 5,300 acres to glide away. Cross-country skiing is available for the experienced.
Anchorage in Alaska makes the list as well. Boasting over a thousand skiable acres to accommodate every level of skill inclusive of 68 runs, nine lifts, and an enormous 2,500-foot rise.
Breckenridge in Colorado sums it up for the Americans, which is by far the most dynamic for the serious snow bunny. Sensational nightlife can only be complemented by the pleasant snowfall with shopping malls open 24 hours every day.
This one tops our european list in both altitude and side.
Coming in a close second with its serene outdoors to its plateaued nature on an altitude high of 1,860 meters in the Grandes Rousses range.
Megeve is our third choice with its ideal location in the heart of Mont-Blanc massif. This makes quality snow cover guaranteed, with old historical farmhouses to glance upon as your go down the slopes. Hotel services are sublime as well.
St. Francois Longchamp
St. Francois Longchamp is our fourth recommendation located in a unique setting bridging the Mont Blanc mountain range from the North to the Glacier of Etendard on the south. It’s ideal for family holidays with amenities for every member to enjoy.
La Plagne is the fifth destination in our list, which is an ideal family destination for summer and winter sports in the spectacular location of the French Alps.It is internationally known for decades for its vast ski area with the eternal fresh atmosphere.
Sixth is Avoriaz, which can be found in the center of the Portes du Soleil ski area, providing an impressive altitude. One can get a chance to lay their eyes upon the most beautiful panoramas that are Dents du Midi and Dents Blanches.
Finally, is the 200 snow covered kilometers of pistes that are Saalbach Hinterglemm. Its modernized structures include 55 new cable cars and lifts. Comfort and style are the policy at the fun-filled resort. Annual sports activities are held here such as the Asitz Run and Sports Run Asitxkogel. This is the perfect destination to experience ski circus collaborated with Hollywood glamour.