Ski Resorts in USA

This winter, ski USA and whether you go East or West coast, get a great skiing and snowboarding holiday for less this year! The US ski resorts are largely at high altitude so you get great snow, amazing service and internationally renowned ski schools.

What's The Atmosphere Like?

The US ski resorts may not have the quaint charm of some European villages, with some modern and purpose built, while others have evolved from former mining or cowboy towns. All the resorts however offer a good selection of places to eat and entertainment to suit everyone. For a real taste of the Wild West, you can even stay on a working ranch. Whatever you choose, you will find high standards and service with a smile.

How Many Resorts Are There?

There are c600 ski resorts here.

Who Is It Best For?

Ski resorts in the USA are immaculate, with well groomed slopes that are often fairly quiet in the mornings. USA ski holidays are ideal for families and most major resorts offer excellent tuition and runs for all abilities. Slopes are often wide and tree lined, which is reassuring to beginners. There are also challenging runs and some awesome back country for off-piste and powder hounds.

Staying Here

 Ski holidays in the USA offer accommodation in hotels, apartments, condos, chalets and lodges.

Getting Here

You have a good number of choices. Boston for example which has good flights from the UK will get you to Killington in under 3 hours. If you fly into Denver you could be in Vail, Keystone or Copper Mountain in only 2 hours.

 

Ski Resorts

Resort NameLow AltitudeHigh AltitudeVertical DropLongest RunEasyIntermediateAdvancedExpert/ExtremeSkiingBoardingAprèsFamiliesOverall
Alpine Meadows2080 m2630 m550 m5.0 km25401718Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Reno/Tahoe (0h 54m)US Sacramento (1h 51m)
Aspen2470 m3813 m1343 m9.0 km421326791Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 51m)US Denver (2h 37m)
Beaver Creek2255 m3488 m1233 m4.0 km28643126Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (0h 35m)US Denver (2h 13m)
Big Sky2070 m3399 m1329 m10.0 km1273395Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Bozeman (1h 46m)
Breckenridge2926 m3963 m1037 m6.0 km22482956Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 20m)US Denver (3h 9m)
Brighton2669 m3280 m611 m9.0 km14261313Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Copper Mountain2926 m3769 m843 m5.0 km28691212Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (0h 51m)US Denver (1h 38m)
Crested Butte2775 m3620 m845 m10.0 km2565Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Deer Valley2002 m2916 m914 m0.02741248Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Gore Mountain1500 m3600 m2100 m4.0 km84724Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Burlington (2h 27m)CA Montreal (3h 9m)US Boston (4h 34m)
Heavenly1993 m3060 m1067 m9.0 km1944295Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Reno/Tahoe (1h 19m)US Sacramento (2h 0m)
Jackson Hole1924 m3185 m1261 m7.0 km1246526Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Bozeman (4h 29m)
Jay Peak553 m1209 m656 m5.0 km1531030Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Burlington (1h 26m)CA Montreal (2h 22m)US Boston (3h 59m)
Keystone2819 m3782 m963 m5.0 km2643660Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 11m)US Denver (1h 41m)
Killington355 m1285 m930 m10.0 km3946055Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Burlington (1h 35m)US Boston (2h 52m)CA Montreal (3h 54m)
Lake Tahoe1890 m3060 m1170 m19.0 km124291217Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Reno/Tahoe (0h 58m)US Sacramento (1h 55m)
Mammoth2425 m3370 m945 m5.0 km38603022Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Reno/Tahoe (3h 6m)US Sacramento (4h 24m)
Mount Bachelor1737 m2743 m1006 m3.0 km11182517Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Park City2100 m3048 m948 m5.0 km1959360Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Bozeman (6h 51m)
Powder Mountain2101 m2871 m770 m6.0 km3658464Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Smuggler's Notch315 m1110 m795 m4.0 km1539195Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Snowbird2440 m3355 m915 m4.0 km16164721Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Snowmass2422 m3813 m1391 m9.0 km5441028Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 1m)US Denver (3h 20m)
Squaw Valley1889 m2499 m610 m5.0 km44803518Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Steamboat2100 m3221 m1121 m5.0 km2369730Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 49m)US Denver (3h 8m)
Stowe620 m1200 m580 m6.0 km1968029Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Burlington (0h 51m)CA Montreal (2h 28m)US Boston (3h 30m)
Sun Valley1752 m2788 m1036 m4.0 km3339200Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Reno/Tahoe (0h 14m)US Sacramento (2h 37m)
Telluride2659 m4059 m1400 m7.0 km1537410Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Vail2476 m3427 m951 m6.0 km35564854Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (0h 37m)US Denver (1h 57m)
Whiteface Mountain372 m1400 m1028 m3.0 km1730362Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Burlington (2h 8m)CA Montreal (2h 30m)US Boston (5h 40m)
Whitefish Mountain Resort1361 m2078 m717 m5.0 km15343910Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingCA Calgary (5h 37m)US Bozeman (5h 26m)
Winter Park2743 m3676 m933 m8.0 km3632687Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Denver (1h 46m)US Eagle County (2h 9m)

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