Come for the winters, Stay for the summers. Home to 28 ski areas, Colorado is the nation’s #1 ski and snowboard destination. It is an awesome place to vacation year round with very consistent snowfall in the winter. Favorite resorts in Colorado include: A-Basin, Breckenridge, Vail & Aspen Highlands.


Destinations include:

  • A-Basin 
  • Aspen 
  • Beaver Creek 
  • Breckenridge 
  • Copper Mountain 
  • Crested Butte 
  • Frisco 
  • Keystone 
  • Snowmass 
  • Steamboat Springs 
  • Telluride 
  • Vail 
  • Winter Park


Home to world class resorts, California has amazing views from the jagged peaks of the Minarets to the top of Mammoth Mountain, and especially the spectacular views  of Lake Tahoe. California skiing is like California living – it has a lot to offer. Favorite resorts in California include: Squaw- Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl, Heavenly & Kirkwoods.


Destinations include:

  • Heavenly 
  • Northstar 
  • Kirkwoods 
  • Squaw 
  • Alpine Meadows 
  • Sugar Bowl


Similar to California, listed above. There are always the casinos, too. I recommend the Atlantis Casino for a more upscale Reno Casino and for the complete s^&t show check out Circus Circus on a Saturday night.


Destinations include:

  • Mt. Rose


Utah has some of both the highest quality as well as quantity of the white stuff. Utah typically receives over 500′ of snow annually. The likelihood of finding some freshie on your winter vacation is a major drawl of this winter destination. That combined with an 8 mile road trip to the mountains from Salt Lake makes this an easy spot. Favorite resorts here include: Alta, Park City, Deer Vally & Snowbasin


Destinations include:

  • Canyons 
  • Deer Valley 
  • Park City 
  • Alta 
  • Snowbird 
  • Snowbasin


Vast plains and the Rocky Mountains make up this landscape. The untamed wildness and close proximity to both Yellowstone National Park and the Teton Mountain Range make this one of the most popular ski and snowboard destinations. Favorites here include: Jackson Hole and Teton National Park


Destinations include:

  • Jackson Hole