Travel And Leisure – Winter Holiday Destinations
For any winter season, these are some of the best winter holiday destinations to visit especially for those who love skiing.
Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia
Is located in the Canadian west coast providing towering mountains for one of the best places to ski. The Whistler offers other activities including many international stores, and has over 100 restaurants that serve all tastes including French, Greek, Mexican, Thai, Mediterranean, and Italian.
Is one of the liveliest ski resorts in Europe and is considered to be the Pearl of Alps and the most famous holiday resort in Austria. The resort is 700 years old and the visitors who visit there are offered a charm of an alpine village. Skiing activities in this resort began in 1892 during winter season.
It’s a top resort in Switzerland and an amazing getaway, it has a peaceful and a car free environment. It has the world’s second biggest ski lift and offers vertical drops and has high snowfalls due to it’s high altitude.
The resort has been marketing itself as the favorite in America and it is among the five all round ski resorts. Vail has 5,300 acres of ski-able terrain and it is the largest in U.S.The resort has much to offer as it has museums, and art galleries. Special activities also include dog sledding, ballooning, ice skating, snowmobiling among others.
Banff/Lake Louise, Alberta
Lake Louise is located in Banff National park which is in the heart of Canada. The lake is known to be the most scenic mountain resort in North America. The lake offers three different ski areas that are 31 miles apart from each other.
Chamonix- Mont- Blanc, – France
The place hosted the first winter Olympic Games in in 1924 and it’s among the resorts which contend for World Most Famous Ski Resort. The resort is located at the foot of Mont Blanc and in the Alps it is the highest peak while in Europe.
It’s a resort which is most renowned and picturesque. The resort offers a traditional New England charm, and has the biggest vertical drop in the area. The resort has two skiing areas which are Spruce peak and Mount Mansfield. Stowe also offers 60 restaurants, more than 90 shops, and this helps visitors not to trek far during their stay.
Mont – Tremblant, Quebec
The resort has been there since 1939 and is known to be the skier’s paradise. In Canada it was the first resort of its kind to be opened and is not far from Montreal as it is just an hour away.
Cortina – Italy
It is the most stylish resorts in Italy and has no traffic. Cortina is known to be one of the first resort ski city in the world and in 1956, it hosted the Olympic Games.
This is the best place for skiers and known to have steeps. Its four mountains are not linked. Aspen features excellent terrain for all skiers and thus accommodating all kind of visitors.
Phil Farell loves to travel and learn. He enjoyed very much his experience with Niseko accommodation on a ski trip to japan. He is fond of sushi and loves Hibachi-style Japanese restaurants.