18 great snowy getaways
Where to hop on a sleigh, lace up your skates, ski deep powder, or just cozy up
The mountain is king at Mammoth, and pulling into Mammoth Lakes, 8 miles from the airport, is the proof. Since there’s no central downtown, it’s easy to have an “are we there yet?” feeling, but gems can be found if you look around. Download a map at visit mammoth.com.
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And the runs have unbroken views across a beautiful mountainscape.
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Bolstered by 200 more acres at Big Sky this year, the area is now the largest contiguous swath in U.S. ski country ― with enough greens, blues, and double-blacks to keep everybody happy.
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Celebrate an old school Colorado winter with sleigh rides, ice skating, and hot chocolate surrounded by snow-covered peaks.