June 19, 2023 | Kaddy Gibson

Five Fun Winter Resorts In North America


North America is full of world-class resorts, especially if you’re looking for some frosty fun. Whether you want to snuggle up by the fire or brave the cold with skiing and snowmobiling, these winter resorts have everything you need for an unforgettable vacation.


The Arrabelle At Vail Square, Colorado

Arrabelle at VailVail Resorts

Reminiscent of a quaint European village and with spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains, The Arrabelle at Vail Square is the perfect mix of luxury and fun. The resort's large suites feature cozy fireplaces, the latest entertainment systems, and marble-clad bathrooms. With a personal butler, ski valet, and grocery deliveries, you’ll never want for anything during your time at The Arrabelle. The resort has tons of cool winter activities, but Skiing is the main attraction. You can spend the day zooming down the slopes before warming up with a lavish spa treatment or a dip in the rooftop whirlpool.

Teton Mountain Lodge And Spa, Wyoming

Teton Mountain Lodge and SpaNoble House Hotels & Resorts

With activities for travelers of all ages and lots of wildlife, Teton Mountain Lodge and Spa is truly a winter wonderland—and one of the best winter resorts in the country. In addition to downhill and cross-country skiing, the resort provides great opportunities for snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice skating, and hiking. You'll also get the chance to see some cool critters, including bison, bighorn sheep, elk, and moose. The decadent accommodations at Teton Mountain Lodge and Spa include spacious suites with multiple bedrooms, gas fireplaces, and whirlpool bathtubs. There's also a rooftop spa and hot tub, which allows for deep relaxation alongside an incomparable view of the magnificent landscape.

Hilton Whistler Resort And Spa, British Columbia

Hilton WhistlerHilton Hotels & Resorts

Situated at the foot of the majestic Whistler Mountain, the Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa is a ski-lover's paradise. There is a ski lift on-site, so you can easily get to the slopes. The resort also offers exhilarating zip-line rides and guided snowmobile tours that are great for sightseeing. After some outdoor winter fun, you can head over to the heated pool or unwind with a soothing Javanese-inspired massage. With a variety of accommodations including large suites and standard rooms, a trip to the Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa is possible on any travel budget.

Trapp Family Lodge, Vermont

Trapp Family LodgeTrapp Family

Inspired by the lodges in the Austrian Alps, the Trapp Family Lodge evokes a warm, luxurious ambiance. Along with traditional winter activities, the resort offers you the chance to embark on an unforgettable sleigh ride or explore more than 64 kilometers (40 miles) of groomed, snowy trails. You can also take a dip in the heated outdoor hot tub and pool or get a taste of Austrian lager at the lodge’s on-site brewery. All the lavish rooms at the Trapp Family Lodge have wood stoves or fireplaces, whirlpool bathtubs, and a balcony with a breathtaking view of the mountains.

Bel Air Tremblant Resorts And Residences, Quebec

Bel Air Tremblant MontrealBel Air Tremblant

Sprawling across more than 500 acres, Bel Air Tremblant Resorts and Residences is a step above most other winter resorts. Your adventure starts with your choice of room as they offer several unique types of accommodation, including cottages, chalets, and geodesic domes. In addition to snowmobiling and cross-country skiing, you can try your hand at dog sledding or spend some time with cute goats and alpacas at the resort’s farm for miniature animals. You can also visit the immense Clubhouse which contains a yoga room, fitness center, bistro, theater, and much more. All in all, it's the perfect winter getaway for the whole family.

 

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