The Perfect Ski Getaways

            With winter quickly approaching, skiing is definitely at the forefront of everyone’s minds. Fresh snow falling from the sky, sitting around fire pits, and enjoying the natural beauty make ski trips a fan favorite. Whether you like to spend all your time on the slopes, or simply walking around the ski town and enjoy the shops and restaurants, there are a few locations that take the cake when it comes to the perfect ski getaway. Keep on reading for the best locations to plan your family’s next ski getaway.


            Aspen is a ski resort located in Colorado. From high end boutiques and restaurants to abundant outdoor activities, there is no shortage of things to do in Aspen. Skiing is one of the most popular winter activities to partake in while visiting Aspen. While there are many challenging slopes, there are also enough slopes available for skiers who want to leisurely make their way down the mountain. Aspen is absolutely beautiful and is a must for any avid skier.

Where To Stay:


Little Nell: The Little Nell is the perfect place to stay for a ski getaway to Aspen. From premium bedrooms to luxury suites, the rooms offer a trendy and comfortable place to recuperate after a day spent in the cold. Whether you need an airport transfer, a ride to one of Aspen’s four ski mountains, or a ride back from a night out on the town, The Little Nell offers guests convenience and ease when it comes to getting around the city. From massages and a gym to the in-hotel boutique and top of the line dining experiences, you will feel like you never need to leave the hotel.

Hotel Jerome: Hotel Jerome is part of the Auberge Resorts Collection and offers luxury in every aspect. It has been an Aspen landmark since 1889. Whether you are looking unwind from a day full of skiing at the spa or are in the mood for some colorful stories from the bartenders at one of the bars, Hotel Jerome is quintessentially Aspen and is a must visit during your time in town.


Where To Eat:


Caribou Club: The Caribou Club is a members only dining facility. However, some hotel concierges are able to get reservations for their guests. Top of the line food and service make Caribou Club a must if you are able to get a reservation. If you are looking for a more private dining experience, guests can dine in the wine cellar.

Bosq: Bosq is a chic new restaurant with subtle Spanish and Mediterranean undertones with a splash of Asian influences. Be sure to call ahead to order the Peking duck, which is an absolute must try, and tends to sell out, especially during peak season.


What To Wear:

            Aspen, like any other ski mecca, gets chilly during the winter. This is especially true at night, where temperatures can reach 10-13 degrees Fahrenheit. While it is cold outside, restaurants and shops tend to keep inside locations nice and warm. As a result, it is important to wear layers. Fortunately, you can still layer up, and stay warm, while still looking cute and fashionable. Think over the knee leather boots, leather leggings, capes, warm hats, and scarves.

Jackson Hole

            Jackson Hole is a beautiful ski town located in Wyoming. There are three primary ski locations in Jackson Hole including Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Snow King Mountain Resort, and Grand Targhee Resort. Jackson Hole is also home to the National Museum of Wildlife which houses artwork by Andy Warhol and Georgia O’Keeffe. Picturesque mountains make for awe-inspired skiing, and gorgeous hotels leave guests feeling like they just stepped into snow mountain paradise.

Where To Stay:


Four Seasons Jackson Hole: You can never go wrong with a stay at any Four Seasons, and Jackson Hole is no exception. The Four Seasons Jackson Hole offers everything from top of the line service to help with transportation, spa amenities, and top of the line dining options. For parents who are hoping to hit the slopes for the day, the Four Seasons Jackson Hole offers babysitting options so experienced skiers can enjoy the toughest slopes. The Four Seasons Jackson Hole offers everything needed for the perfect ski getaway.

Caldera House: Caldera House is a luxury resort in the middle of Jackson Hole. Located just a few steps from the tram in the middle of Trenton Village, this boutique hotel offers guests everything they could ask for from a Jackson Hole stay. Guests can choose from a four bedroom suite or a two bedroom suite, which makes the hotel perfect for guests traveling with their families or friend groups. All suites have their own chef’s kitchen, dining area, living room, and mountain-view outdoor space. Caldera House makes all guests feel as if they are staying at their home away from home while in Jackson Hole.


Where To Eat:


Snake River Grill: Snake River Grill has been a fixture in the Town Square for over 25 years. This New American restaurant offers unique and trendy plates served alongside craft cocktails. Be sure to make a reservation in order to avoid a long wait and secure the dinner time slot you find ideal.

Trio: Trio is an American Bistro created by local chefs, Will Bradford and Paul Wireman. A relaxed atmosphere combined with good eats makes Trio a local favorite. From blue cheese waffle fries to grilled corn risotto and short rib pasta, you cannot go wrong with a trip to Trio.


What To Wear:


            Jackson Hole is a casual town, even at the upscale eateries in town. Think black jeans, a trendy shawl or cape, cute sweaters, and dark jeans. Heeled boots are a perfect way to stay warm while still looking fashionable during a night on the town.

Park City


            Park City is another highly frequented ski resort located in Utah. There are three main ski parks in Park City including Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, and Utah Olympic Park. From the Sundance Film Festival to the Kimball Arts Festival, there is no shortage of fun activities to enjoy in Park City. Aside from skiing, vacationers can also enjoy fly-fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, golf, and hot air ballooning. Park City is the perfect place for a ski getaway.

Where To Stay:


Waldorf Astoria Park City: Located only 4 miles from Downtown, Waldorf Astoria Park City offers plush rooms ranging from one to three bedrooms in order to accommodate a romantic getaway or the whole family. Relax at the spa after a long day on the slopes or enjoy elevated comfort food at Powder.

Stein Erikson Lodge Deer Valley: The Stein Erikson Lodge is the perfect location to enjoy the skiing in Park City along with Downtown. With two outdoor heated pools, beautiful fireplaces, grocery delivery, and ski-in/ski-out access, guests have it all while staying at the Stein Erickson Lodge Deer Valley.


Where To Eat:


Firewood: Firewood is located in the middle of the action on main street. Whether you are in the mood for meat or seafood, you cannot go wrong with a plate ordered at Firewood. All cooking is done over a firewood grill that can be seen through glass panels in the middle of the restaurant. After dinner, head downstairs for a drink at Nickel Bar.

The Farm: The Farm has been cited as one of Utah’s “Top 25 Restaurants.” Locally sourced ingredients have diners eating the best and freshest food Utah has to offer. Phenomenal cocktails and tomahawk pork chops make The Farm a must visit for any Park City travelers.


What To Wear:

            Park City is similar to any other ski resort. Dress casual yet trendy. and you will be good anywhere you go. From warm boots to cardigans and cashmere scarfs, casual luxury is the way to go with fashion when you take a trip to Park City.

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