The 11 Best Ski Towns in the U.S.

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Here are 11 of the best ski towns.

What makes a great ski town? Obviously the slopes, but it also needs to have a nice village with shops, restaurants & activities, plus great accommodation.

BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO

Nestled at the base of the Tenmile Range, Breckenridge is a top-notch ski destination with lot's of alpine excitement.

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NORTH CONWAY, NEW HAMPSHIRE

This charming town filled with pastel-hued Victorian homes & mom & pop shops is 30 minutes away from over 10 ski resorts.

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VAIL,
COLORADO

A classic Colorado ski destination with a bougie side. You’ll also find plenty of shops, bars & restaurants to keep the whole family in good spirits.

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ASPEN, COLORADO

Consistently ranked among America’s best ski towns, Aspen definitely deserves all its clout. Natural beauty and world-class skiing are just the beginning. 

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JACKSON, WYOMING

Jackson gives visitors a peek at its pioneering past with western-themed bars, restaurants, shops & galleries. Plus easy access to 3 major ski resorts. 

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PARK CITY,
UTAH

The slopes at Deer Valley Resort & Park City Mountain are the biggest draw, plus luxury lodgings & the annual Sundance Film Festival.

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TELLURIDE, COLORADO

Telluride wows as a winter escape. Surrounded by towering peaks, this former mining town offers tons to do for travelers of all ages and skill levels.

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TRUCKEE, CALIFORNIA

Truckee doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to seasonal enticements. This Lake Tahoe-area town puts 8 ski resorts within arms’, err poles’, reach. 

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STOWE,
VERMONT

Not only is Stowe one of the most charming towns in Vermont, it also boasts the highest peak in the state, Mount Mansfield so there's a lot to explore!

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KETCHUM,
IDAHO

Proximity to Sun Valley Resort, which counts 121 runs across 2,054 skiable acres, makes Ketchum a big-time destination for winter sports.

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WHITEFISH, MONTANA

The gateway to Glacier National Park, Whitefish is a small town with friendly locals & a big personality. It’s also has Christmas spirit in droves!

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