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America’s Prettiest Towns in the Winter

It’s October, and that means — in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway — winter is coming. This is the season when even the most popular summer destinations look drab and make you want to duck under the covers. But many charming towns across the U.S. know how to do winter right. From cozy ski villages in…

11 Freebies You Didn’t Know You Could Snag at Hotels

No matter how well-traveled you are, you’re bound to forget something at home sooner or later. Or, perhaps your luggage will go missing. Either way, hotels are stepping up and standing ready to supply little necessities that their guests may find themselves without. Of course, we’re talking about essentials beyond the expected shampoo, conditioner, body…

Our 5 Favorite Hotels for Family Ski Trips

With additional reporting by Rachel Klein. For many of us, family ski trips are some of the fondest memories from our childhoods; they often involved fire pits, heated pools, hearty meals, and, well, maybe a few kamikaze-style downhill runs as well. We know from experience that kids always have a great time in the snow,…

The Best Lodges in Vail

Aspen may be a touch glitzier, but Vail is nonetheless one of the most luxe resort towns in the Rockies. It’s also one of the most popular ski destinations in the U.S. Vail Mountain soars nearly 3,500 feet above its base, and its slopes offer some of the best intermediate and advanced trails around. Once…

How to Experience Europe Without Leaving North America

Photo courtesy of Flickr/Artur Staszewski You want to hop on a flight to gaze at the gorgeous architecture in France, sip on refreshing beer in Germany, and ski down mountains in Switzerland, but there’s a catch: you lack the cash and vacation days to cross the Atlantic. Sound familiar? Don’t worry — North America is…

North America’s Best Ski Resorts, Ranked

Calling all snow bunnies! For some people (admittedly, not me) winter isn’t the time to flee down to Florida or the Caribbean for some sun and sand, but rather it’s finally the season when they can hit the slopes. When deciding on a destination, it’s no secret that the best skiing in the U.S. is…

The Most Charming Ski Chalets

Although skiing is actually an activity available year-round (ever been to Chile? Or Austria?), winter is the season most people hit the slopes. Skiing in the daytime and then soaking in a hot tub, or drinking cocoa by a fire, at night is the epitome of a ski vacation – in our minds, at least.…

10 Luxurious Ski Resorts We Love

We all love a little kitsch, and ski resorts in particular are known for them; throughout our travels, we’ve seen more antler chandeliers and bearskin rugs than we know what to do with. And while that can be great for a fun ski getaway with friends, sometimes you’re looking for something a little more refined:…

13 Amazing Ski Hotels (That Will Make You Forget About Skiing)

Now that it’s peak ski season in wintry locales, we’re busy deciding on which destination we’ll choose for hitting the slopes. But a day spent skiing, snowboarding, and sledding can be exhausting, so picking a hotel that offers more than just a ski-friendly location is a must — for us, at least! Some ski resorts…