Ski Vacations

Top Ski Resorts for Couples

If you’re planning on taking a ski vacation in North America, here are some of the best ski resorts for couples in the United States and Canada.

Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
This outdoor picnic at 9,000 feet is one of the pleasures of Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, which also boasts Lake Tahoe’s highest elevation, longest vertical drop, and the West Coast’s largest snow-making system. Daytime activities include soaking in natural hot springs, snowmobiling, hot-air ballooning, kayaking, outlet shopping, and romantic sleigh rides.

Mont Tremblant Ski Resort, Quebec, Canada
Recently voted as one of the “Best Ski Bargains” by as well as the no. 1 ski resort in Eastern North America, it combines French charm with first-class skiing in a picturesque town designed for winter fun.

Taos Ski Resort, Taos, New Mexico
As Ski’s “Editors’ Pick” and voted as one of the most romantic spots in the West by The North American Snowsports Journalists Association, Taos Ski Resort boasts its uncrowded slopes with an array of restaurants offering everything from enchiladas to wienershnitzel. It also has an average 300 inches of snow a year and 300-plus days of sunshine.

Sundance Ski Resort, Sundance, Utah
An Intimate and eco-conscious Sundance Ski Resort in Sundance, Utah is a haven for lovers and lovers of the outdoors. This Robert Redford’s ski resort gives you much more than skiing, experience snowboarding and snowshoeing. Off-the mountain activities include classes in painting, drawing, pottery, photography, jewelry- and glass-making in the Artisan Center; fly-fishing for trout; and massages in-room or at the Spa at Sundance.

Whiteface Ski Resort, Lake Placid, New York
Whiteface Mountain has a 3,430-foot vertical drop that’s the biggest in the East and has recently enhanced its lifts, trials, grooming, and snow-making. If you’re looking for more action, you can take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled at Mt. Van Hoevenberg, site of the bobsled, luge, cross country skiing, and biathlon events during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games or ride the Lake Placid Toboggan Chute on Mirror Lake.

With these top 5 ski resorts, you will enjoy not only great skiing but also romantic settings and fun activities for couples. Plus scenic beauty, fine food, terrific accommodations, non-ski pursuits, engaging local attractions, and nightlife. So plan your vacation now to these great places and surprise your partner on a romantic ski getaway.


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