List of America’s Best Ski Destinations

Top Ski Destinations in the U.S.

So, you’ve scored that fine piece of Bogner ski jacket for men (or women) that you’ve always dreamed of owning. It’s so high-end in terms of quality, comfort, and protection that you can’t contain your excitement for your next skiing trip.

You might have a specific ski resort in mind or you may not have even a vague idea yet of your next destination where you can ‘break-in’ your new jacket.

Here, listed in no particular order are some the U.S.’ top ski resorts for your consideration:


Head off to this well-known Colorado ski destination for a weekend of pure fun and adventure whether on a ski or a snowboard. Breckenridge (or simply, Breck to the locals) is well-loved by ski aficionados for its Victorian-era aura, as well as the rich history that is anchored on it being a mining town that produced gold and silver ores by the tons. There is no shortage of other attractions here, including breweries, restaurants, bars, and other commercial establishments that cater to tourists and skiers.

Jackson Hole

This gateway to the Yellowstone National Park is frequented by skiers who are seeking extreme terrains and lengthy vertical. Jackson Hole, in fact, holds the distinction of having the country’s longest continuous vertical at 4,139 feet. It’s a ski resort that is predominantly geared towards advanced skiers but recent additions, which include the Teton lift. Have paved the way for intermediate ski lovers to also enjoy what Jackson Hole has to offer.


Once a mining outpost, Telluride is now one of the nation’s top ski destinations. It has an almost vertical box canyon that is a sight to behold and is well within reach of eateries, shops, and even old buildings that take one back to olden days. Telluride has great ski spots for both intermediate (Galloping Goose) and expert (Gold Hill) skiers. Which makes the ski destination a truly worthwhile ski option that you should include in your bucket list.

Park City

This ski destination in the state of Utah is favored by thrill-seeking individuals for its three S of fun and adventure: snowboarding, skiing, and the world-famous Sundance Film Festival. Park City is another former mining town that has in recent years become one of the nation’s top ski destinations. Aside from just skiing, visitors can also enjoy sites such as the Gorgoza Park for a snow tubing adventure or the High West Distillery and Saloon, which holds the title of the lone ski-in distillery and gastro saloon in the face of the planet.


Located right between the Sawatch and Gore mountain ranges, Vail is among the most well-loved skiing spots in the U.S. Its luxury spas and hotels attract Hollywood A-listers like Justin Timberlake and Will Smith, while its lengthy slopes. And jagged peaks are a veritable magnet to people who are into an adrenaline-pumping kind of recreation.

Are you ready for your next skiing trip with your family or friends? Just choose among these awesome ski destinations to ensure a truly memorable and fun bonding experience.