Colorado, California & Utah Ski Resorts

Colorado, California & Utah Offer An Incredible Variety Of Skiing Options

Choose a resort and make reservations today
Vail  Vail
Beaver Creek Beaver Creek
Breckenridge Breckenridge
Keystone Keystone
Canyons Canyons
Park City
Heavenly Heavenly
Northstar Northstar
Kirkwood Kirkwood

Deciding on a ski resort can be like gazing at a menu at your favorite restaurant: you know everything will be delicious, but it’s tough to choose.

Every resort has its own unique personality and offerings.

Some excel at family fun, some are perfect for fresh tracks on powder days, others have huge terrain parks, or more off-mountain activities, spas…you name it.

To help you decide, we asked visitors and industry experts which resorts are their favorites and why.

Read on and learn how to pick the perfect resort for you with our custom ski resort guide.




 

 

 

  • Gondola Rides at Vail Mountain
  • Kid's Ski School at Vail Mountain
  • Big Mountain Skiing at Vail
  • Nightlife at Vail Mountain
  • Hotels at Vail

Why Vail is different:

Known worldwide as North America’s top ski resort, Vail is an extraordinary vacation experience. Legendary powder-filled Back Bowls, miles of groomed wide open terrain, award-winning dining, world-class entertainment and luxurious accommodations make Vail like nothing on earth.

Mountain Stats:

bullet Base Elevation:  8,120 ft
bullet Summit Elevation:  11,570 ft
bullet Total Skiable Acres:  5,280 acres
bullet Average Annual Snowfall:  348 in
bullet Beginner Terrain:  18%
bullet Intermediate Terrain:  29%
bullet Advanced Terrain:  53%
bullet Number of Lifts:  32
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The Best of Vail

bullet Ski School
bullet Activities
bullet Signature Events
bullet Shopping
bullet Dining
bullet Lodging
bullet Vacation Deals
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Outdoor Fun

bullet Dog Sledding
bullet Fly Fishing
bullet Ice Skating
bullet Nordic Skiing
bullet Ski Biking
bullet Skiing
bullet Sleigh Rides
bullet Snowboarding
bullet Snowshoeing
bullet Tubing
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Cultural Activities

bullet CarniVail
bullet Snow Daze
bullet Spring Back to Vail
bullet Taste of Vail
bullet The Session Snowboard Competition
bullet Vail Film Festival

Entertainment

bullet 20 Bars and Clubs
bullet 7 Spas
bullet 52 Restaurants
bullet Apres Ski
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  • Beaver Creek Resort
  • Beaver Creek Nightlife
  • Beaver Creek Nordic Skiing
  • Spa Treatments at Beaver Creek
  • Gondola at Beaver Creek

Why Beaver Creek is different:

From the moment you pass through the gates of Beaver Creek Ski Resort, you know you’re somewhere magically different. Here, you’ll find a modern, custom-built village clustered around an ice rink in a cozy alpine square. This is North America’s World Cup Mountain where the skiing is legendary and the terrain is spectacularly varied. Intimate, exclusive, luxurious and undeniably world class. Welcome to Beaver Creek.

Mountain Stats:

bullet Base Elevation:  8,100 ft
bullet Summit Elevation:  11,440 ft
bullet Total Skiable Acres:  1,815 acres
bullet Average Annual Snowfall:  310 in
bullet Beginner Terrain:  19%
bullet Intermediate Terrain:  43%
bullet Advanced Terrain:  38%
bullet Number of Lifts:  17
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The Best of Beaver Creek

bullet Ski School
bullet Activities
bullet Signature Events
bullet Shopping
bullet Dining
bullet Lodging
bullet Vacation Deals
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Outdoor Fun

bullet Dog Sledding
bullet Fly Fishing
bullet Ice Skating
bullet Nordic Skiing
bullet Ski Biking
bullet Skiing
bullet Sleigh Rides
bullet Snowboarding
bullet Snowshoeing
bullet Tubing
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Cultural Activities

bullet Art Galleris
bullet Museums
bullet Plaza Entertainment
bullet Vilar Center for the Performing Arts

Entertainment

bullet Apres Ski
bullet Restaurants
bullet Spas
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  • Group Ski Trip
  • Kids Snowboard Lesson
  • Bed and Breakfast at Breckenridge
  • Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado
  • Freeway Terrain Park in Breckenridge

Why Breckenridge is different:

If you’re looking for a resort vacation straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting, this is it. As the largest historic district in Colorado, Breckenridge oozes with the charm and character of an authentic Victorian village. In town, you’ll find quaint coffee shops, trendy boutiques, fine dining restaurants and bustling breweries. On the mountain’s four picturesque peaks look for spectacular views, award-winning terrain parks, thrilling double black runs and 600 acres of groomed terrain perfect for laying out clean turns.

Mountain Stats:

bullet Base Elevation:  9,600 ft
bullet Summit Elevation:  12,998 ft
bullet Total Skiable Acres:  2,358 acres
bullet Average Annual Snowfall:  300 in
bullet Beginner Terrain:  14%
bullet Intermediate Terrain:  31%
bullet Advanced Terrain:  55%
bullet Number of Lifts:  30
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The Best of Breckenridge

bullet Ski School
bullet Activities
bullet Signature Events
bullet Shopping
bullet Dining
bullet Lodging
bullet Vacation Deals
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Outdoor Fun

bullet Fly Fishing
bullet Golf
bullet Ice Skating
bullet Kayaking
bullet Nordic Skiing
bullet Skiing
bullet Sleigh Rides
bullet Snowboarding
bullet Snowshoeing
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Cultural Activities

bullet Art Galleries
bullet Historic District
bullet Museums
bullet Outdoor Ampitheater

Entertainment

bullet 76 Bars and Restaurants
bullet Apres Ski
bullet Spas
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  • Keystone Ski Resort at Night
  • Restaurants at Keystone
  • Kids Skiing at Keystone Resort
  • Snowboarding at Keystone Resort
  • Cat Snowboarding at Keystone

Why Keystone is different:

From night skiing and scenic gondola rides to award-winning dining and luxurious spas, Keystone Resort has everything to make a perfect Colorado vacation all in one place. And since the resort owns most of the lodging properties, restaurants and activities, we can cater to your every whim and handle every detail of your vacation.

Mountain Stats:

bullet Base Elevation:  9,280 ft
bullet Summit Elevation:  12,408 ft
bullet Total Skiable Acres:  3,148 acres
bullet Average Annual Snowfall:  230 in
bullet Beginner Terrain:  19%
bullet Intermediate Terrain:  32%
bullet Advanced Terrain:  49%
bullet Number of Lifts:  20
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The Best of Keystone

bullet Ski School
bullet Activities
bullet Signature Events
bullet Shopping
bullet Dining
bullet Lodging
bullet Vacation Deals
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Outdoor Fun

bullet Ice Skating
bullet Nordic Skiing
bullet Rebound Trampoline
bullet Ski Biking
bullet Skiing
bullet Sleigh Rides
bullet Snowboarding
bullet Snowmobiling
bullet Snowshoeing
bullet Tubing
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Cultural Activities

bullet Art Galleries
bullet Concerts

Entertainment

bullet 2 Spas
bullet 21 Restaurants
bullet 8 Bars
bullet Apres Ski
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Why Canyons is different:

Home to The Greatest Snow on Earth®, Canyons Resort is Utah’s largest and most dynamic mountain destination boasting 4,000 acres and 182 trails across nine peaks. With North America’s only heated-seat enclosed chairlift, the Orange Bubble Express, award-winning dining like The Farm and nine hotels including the slopeside Grand Summit Hotel, comfort, luxury and adventure await you. Just 35 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, come find out why SKI Magazine readers have named Canyons one of North America’s Top 10 resorts.

Mountain Stats:

bullet Base Elevation:  6,800 ft
bullet Summit Elevation:  9,990 ft
bullet Total Skiable Acres:  4,000 acres
bullet Average Annual Snowfall:  355 in
bullet Beginner Terrain:  10%
bullet Intermediate Terrain:  44%
bullet Advanced Terrain:  46%
bullet Number of Lifts:  21
bullet Natural Half Pipes: 6

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The Best of Canyons

bullet The Farm & Dining
bullet Grand Summit Hotel & Lodging
bullet Ski &Snowboard School
bullet Canyons Resort Spa
bullet Vacation Deals
bullet Heli-Skiing
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Outdoor Fun

bullet Skiing
bullet Snowboarding
bullet Zip Tour
bullet Snowshoeing
bullet Ski Beach
bullet Horse-drawn sleigh rides
bullet Hiking
bullet Gondola Rides 
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Activities

bullet Utah Olympic Park
bullet Historic Main Street
bullet Performing Arts
bullet Salt Lake City
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  • Heavenly Skier
  • Heavenly
  • Heavenly
  • Heavenly Concerts
  • Heavenly
  • Heavenly Lake Tahoe

Why Heavenly is different:

Heavenly starts with the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe, continues with legendary tree skiing, and ends with Vegas-style casinos and all-night dance clubs. One thing’s for sure: this is not your father’s ski vacation. This is 24 hours of adrenaline-boosting action. This is Heavenly.

Mountain Stats:

bullet Base Elevation:  6,540 ft
bullet Summit Elevation:  10,067 ft
bullet Total Skiable Acres:  4,800 acres
bullet Average Annual Snowfall:  360 in
bullet Beginner Terrain:  20%
bullet Intermediate Terrain:  45%
bullet Advanced Terrain:  35%
bullet Number of Lifts:  30
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The Best of Heavenly

bullet Ski School
bullet Activities
bullet Signature Events
bullet Shopping
bullet Dining
bullet Lodging
bullet Vacation Deals
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Outdoor Fun

bullet Golf
bullet Ice Skating
bullet Kayaking
bullet Nordic Skiing
bullet Skiing
bullet Sleigh Rides
bullet Snowboarding
bullet Snowshoeing
bullet Tubing
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Cultural Activities

bullet Art Galleries
bullet Museums

Entertainment

bullet 25 Bars
bullet 5 Clubs
bullet Apres Ski
bullet Spas
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Why Northstar California is different:

A winter sport enthusiast's paradise, Northstar offers 92 ski trails spread across 3,000 acres, and award-winning terrain parks. Northstar is also home to one of the finest year-round mountain resorts in North America, a new base area village featuring 35 unique shops and restaurants, a conference center, 9,000 square foot skating rink, on-site lodging, special events and more.

Mountain Stats:

bullet Base Elevation:  6,330 ft
bullet Summit Elevation:  8,610 ft
bullet Total Skiable Acres:  3000 acres
bullet Average Annual Snowfall:  350 in
bullet Beginner Terrain:  13%
bullet Intermediate Terrain:  60%
bullet Advanced Terrain:  27%
bullet Number of Lifts:  19
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The Best of Northstar

bullet Ski School
bullet Activities
bullet Signature Events
bullet Shopping
bullet Dining
bullet Lodging
bullet Vacation Deals
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Outdoor Fun

bullet Ice Skating
bullet Nordic Skiing
bullet Geocaching
bullet Bungy Trampoline
bullet Skiing
bullet Snowboarding
bullet Snowshoeing
bullet Tubing
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Cultural Activities

bullet Candle Making
bullet Jewelry Design
bullet Wine Tastings
bullet Art Galleries

Entertainment

bullet 35 Shops & Restaurants
bullet Unique Base Village
bullet Apres Ski & Bars
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  • Skiers at Kirkwood
  • Powder Skiing at Kirkwood
  • Powder Snowboarder
  • Powder Skiing at Kirkwood
  • Expedition Kirkwood Skiers
  • Powder Snowboarding at Kirkwood
  • Powder Skiing at Kirkwood

Why Kirkwood is different:

The Kirkwood legend is one of deep, dry snow. It's a local's favorite, famous for its many exceptional powder days each winter. Remote, unique and challenging this is Mother Nature's terrain park and the real skier's mountain of choice. Two separate base facilities and a small village round out the Kirkwood experience with on-mountain lodging, shopping, dining and après ski.

Mountain Stats:

bullet Base Elevation:  7,800 ft
bullet Summit Elevation:  9,800 ft
bullet Total Skiable Acres:  2,300 acres
bullet Average Annual Snowfall:  600 in
bullet Beginner Terrain:  15%
bullet Intermediate Terrain:  50%
bullet Advanced Terrain:  35%
bullet Number of Lifts:  14
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The Best of Kirkwood

bullet Ski School
bullet Activities
bullet Signature Events
bullet Shopping
bullet Dining
bullet Lodging
bullet Vacation Deals
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Outdoor Fun

bullet Cross Country Skiing
bullet Snowshoeing
bullet Tubing Hill
bullet Air Bag
bullet Kid's Snowmobiles

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Cultural Activities

bullet Expedition:Kirkwood
bullet Historic Kirkwood Inn
bullet Rahlves Banzai Tour
bullet Freeskiing World Tour
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