Nothing may be more inviting to winter sports enthusiasts than blankets of fresh powder covering the mountain trails. The great outdoors and cozy cabins beckon for a few magical months, until the snowy wonderland starts to disappear. Booking.com , the global leader in connecting travelers with the most incredible places to stay around the world, recently surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. travelers and found that nearly four in 10 people would like to take a ski trip this season. So if you haven’t booked that winter adventure just yet don’t panic, there’s still time!
Booking.com looked to the experts—your fellow travelers—to offer insights to the best resorts and places to stay that are flourishing as the ski season nears its end, so you can get a few more runs in down the mountain! Using verified guest review data that shows which properties travelers rated most highly for downhill skiing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing combined with local expert insight, Booking.com recommends these destinations as the best escapes for late-season fun on the slopes.
1. Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
Imagine a cosy B&B with all the comforts of home nestled in its beautiful surroundings. Only a 10-minute drive from Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort, Au Beau Soleil Bed & Breakfast is sure to soothe the soul after the exciting slopes.
2. Big Sky, Montana
The western stylings of Shoshone embrace the countryside with great views and private balconies to show off the majestic landscape, while placing you just a short stroll from the mountain village and several ski slopes. Also, Yellowstone National Park is only an hour’s drive.
3. Whistler, British Columbia
Whistler Lodge Hostel is full of fun with a game lounge, large open terrace, soothing sauna and even a hot tub. Not to mention it is less than 2 miles from your ultimate destination, one of the longest and greatest ski runs in North America.
4. Killington, Vermont
Killington Grand Resort Hotel offers comfort and class in stunning surroundings. And if you’re game to explore more of this gorgeous area, the famous Killington Peak is only a 3 minute drive away.
5. Sun Peaks, British Columbia
Don’t get confused thinking you’re in the Swiss Alps when you arrive at Sun Peaks Lodge. This quaint chalet provides all the essentials for a spa day and is only steps away from the chair lifts.
6. Olympic Valley, California
Tucked amongst enormous and enchanting trees, Resort at Squaw Creek is one of the highest resorts in California. Step outside to hit the mountain or take a short drive to one of California’s greatest gems, Lake Tahoe. No matter what you’re looking for, this area has plenty of lasting winter festivities.
7. Winter Park, Colorado
The gorgeous Zephyr Mountain Lodge offers spacious suites with phenomenal fireplaces and fully equipped kitchens. Take a 4-minute stroll straight to the ski lifts and start your winter adventure.