Top Ski Resorts in the US

Top 10 Ski Resorts in the US

For adrenaline junkies and winter sports enthusiasts, skiing is more than just a hobby, it’s a passion. When it comes to hitting the slopes, nothing beats the thrill of carving fresh trails on the powdery snow of some of the top ski resorts in the United States. From the towering peaks to the scenic landscapes, the country boasts a variety of world-class ski destinations that cater to every level of skier. So, if you're planning your next winter escapade, here are the top 10 ski resorts in the US.

1. Sun Valley Resort, Idaho

Escape to the ultimate winter getaway in Idaho at Sun Valley Resort, a hidden gem perfect for skiing enthusiasts. With two breathtaking mountains, Bald Mountain for advanced skiers and Dollar Mountain for beginners. The beautiful town of Ketchum is just a short distance away so you can head into town after a long day on the mountain!

Sun Valley Resort Idaho
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2. Smugglers Notch Resort, Vermont

Experience the charm of a locally owned and operated ski mountain. Whether you're seeking thrilling ski rides, ski lessons, or a snowshoe adventure, then Smugglers Notch Resort has something for the whole family. When you’re ready for a break from your winter activities, head to the mountain’s dining options or do some retail shopping.

Smugglers Notch Resort Vermont

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3. Deer Valley Resort, Utah

Ready for the ultimate winter getaway at Deer Valley Resort? From ski valets and guided tours to convenient ski storage and parking shuttles, their top-notch amenities such as delicious dining options and shopping, you’ll have plenty to do. With perfectly groomed slopes waiting for you, get started planning your vacation to this luxury resort.

Deer Valley Resort Utah

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4. Holiday Valley, New York

Experience the thrill of skiing on Holiday Valley, a hidden gem in western New York. Despite its small size, this mountain packs a punch with its exhilarating slopes. Not only will you enjoy the pure fun of skiing, but you can go tubing, take lessons, or experience thrilling small roller coaster rides through the snowy woods.

Holiday Valley, New York
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5. Aspen Snowmass, Colorado

At Aspen Snowmass, you can pick from four magnificent mountains surrounding this renowned ski town. There’s Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, or Snowmass. Then you can also head into Downtown Aspen and experience luxury boutiques, entertainment, dining, and more!

Aspen Snowmass Colorado

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6. Telluride Ski Resort, Colorado

Discover a mountain paradise at Telluride Ski Resort where adventure, beauty, and amazing scenery blend seamlessly. As you go down the slopes, you’ll be able to appreciate the breathtaking vistas this resort has to offer. Check out all the mountain terrain options you can choose from whether you’re advanced, intermediate, or a beginner. Check out live webcams to see what the resort has to offer!

Ski Resort Colorado
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7. Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

Taos Ski Valley is a unique and unforgettable ski vacation destination that you should add to your bucket list. This resort goes beyond the average ski experience which offers thrilling terrain, top-notch amenities, and a rich culture. If you're up for a challenge, ski the exhilarating slopes. that will take your breath away. You can also stay, dine, or hit the spa for a great cultural experience.

Taos Ski Valley

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8. Whiteface Mountain, New York

Experience the breathtaking location of Whiteface Mountain near Lake Placid. This awe-inspiring mountain challenges even the most skilled skiers, making it a top choice for experts. The Slides are only for the most daring, offering a series of steep narrow chutes. It’s so intense that they’re open only when Ski Patrol deems them safe. If you’re not ready to take on The Slides⎯yet, there are other terrains to choose from.

Whiteface Mountain New York

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9. Vail Ski Resort, Colorado

Nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, Vail Ski Resort is a winter wonderland that attracts skiers of all levels from around the world. With over 5,000 acres of terrain, breathtaking views, and a scenic gondola ride, Vail Ski Resort offers an immersive and unforgettable ski experience. New to skiing? Don’t worry, you can book ski lessons with the best experts.

Vail Ski Resort Colorado

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10. Whitefish Mountain Resort, Montana

Whitefish has been a rising star in the top ski resorts. The ski area’s vibe and rad terrain are attracting leisurely groomers to some of the best glade skiing in the Northern U.S. It's the perfect mountain for beginners, experts, and everyone in between to ski. The scenic lift rides will give you views of Whitefish Lake, Flathead Valley, and Glacier National Park.

Whitefish Mountain Resort

Photo Credit: Whitefish Mountain Resort


We’re in the Pacific Northwest, so we have to give a shoutout to some of our favorite ski resorts: Crystal Mountain, Mission Ridge, Mount Bachelor, Mount Baker, and Stevens Pass. If you ever visit this area, be sure to check out one of these mountain resorts!

Don't forget to grab your ski apparel before you hit the mountain! Check out these fun graphic t-shirts, unisex hoodies, and hoodies for the little ones.

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