Its enviable blend of snow, service and the scenery offered in this
huge, diverse country make it an unparalleled experience. If you like empty slopes and superb lodging then you have chosen the right country.
With average snowfall for many resorts being in excess of 25 feet per season, the snow rarely disappoints and in all our featured resorts, there are ample opportunities for all ability levels, including
Much of the skiing is at high altitude, especially in Colorado – where the base area sits above 8,000 feet (2,400 m) and the ski areas rise to around 12,000 feet (3,600 m). Consistent snowfall and light, dry powder are a trademark feature of our featured resorts; they are also customer service obsessed which means premium experiences in all aspects of your holiday,
including lift systems, lodging, restaurants, equipment and ski schools.
Ski Tuition in particular deserves a mention due to the exceptional standards as well as their fantastic daycare for young children.
The enthusiasm shown by instructors in our featured resorts is second to none and if you want to learn quickly, North America is where to do it.
One aspect about skiing in the U.S. is that an ideal solution is to select a number of resorts to visit, moving on by car at the end of the ski day to maximize variety on and off slope. It’s the perfect way to get a taste of the continent’s magnificent mountain diversity too and a chance to see some of the U.S.’s famous national parks en route to your next destination, if you can tear yourself away from the skiing.
Denver is the airport closest to the both Aspen and Breckenridge & Vail For Park City, Salt Lake City is the closest airport. Aspen has its own airport – however it comes with risk as closes on bad weather fairly regularly in winter and can lead to problems so Denver by Road transfer is recommended.
Getting around the USA
Guests can easily take ground transportation from Denver International Airport (DEN, or locally known as “DIA”) to Aspen Snowmass, Vail and Breckenridge via I-70 and Colorado Highway 82. Depending on your end resort, your driving time will range between 4-5 hours.
From Salt Lake City Airport, Park City, Utah sits an easy, 35-minute scenic ride from the airport, by way of a number of shuttles, rental car services and bus services.
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