This is the season to pick up some snow gear and ski your way through the weekend!

You don’t have to go all the way to the magically snowy alps of Switzerland to experience a relaxing and fun getaway. If you are looking for an extraordinary weekend getaway packed with adrenaline, self-care, and good food, we have the perfect list for you. Here are the top 5 skiing resorts and towns that you will not want to miss! We’ll help you find the best restaurants to keep you warm and nourished.

1. Aspen Snowmass, Colorado

Take a jump into the wild side at Aspen Snowmass.

Aspen is the absolutely perfect place to go skiing! Nestled in two towns and four mountains, Aspen Snowmass has what you most desire. With over 5k acres, nothing beats skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and remarkable moments. No need to be a pro! You can take lessons there directly and even drop yourself from the chair and into the mountains. The resort is home to many racial activists, loaded with fine art and performances.

  • Trails: 362
  • Acres: 5,500 +
  • Food: The mountains have yummy sustainable restaurants! However, Plato’s Restaurant is the way to go! Chef Rachel Koppelman uses only the best local ingredients and sustainable dishes. You will get the best views of Aspen in this Bauhaus restaurant! 

2. Telluride Ski Resort, Colorado

Ski your troubles away at Telluride Ski Resort.

Colorado makes the list again! Known as one of the best North American skiing resorts, Telluride is home to miles and miles of wide-open slopes. Experience uncrowded slopes, breathtaking views, and an array of slopes from intermediate to advance. You can hike, bike, or horse sled up the mountain if skiing isn’t for you! Going to Telluride is not complete until you shop, experience the nightlife around town, and eat from the most celebrated chefs!  

  • Trails: 148
  • Acres: 2,000+
  • Food: Known for their Detroit-style pizza, Brown Dog Pizza will make you fall in love! You don’t know pizza until you have had Brown Dogs! In 2015, they won 1st place at the Pizza World Championships in Parma, Italy. Their menu consists of different pizzas, wings, pasta, salads, and a full bar. 

3. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson Hole in all its winter glory.

Wyoming is home to Jackson Hole mountain resort located in the Grand Teton National Park and just a few miles away from the national forest. The resort offers so many different types of discounts with customized packages to $300USD air credit when you fly with American Airlines or Delta! There are always packages that will make your getaway affordable while still basking in the beauty off the beaten path. The lodge offers lux houses with fireplaces, and some include an outside jacuzzi. 

  • Trails: 133
  • Acres: 2,500+
  • Food: While the mountain offers so much, there are a few places to grab a quick bite! RPK 3 will satisfy your hunger and thirst. From small bites to hearty food to a full bar, you can fill your bellies with yummy food while on your getaway! 

4. Park City Mountain Resort, Utah

With 3,200 vertical feet of skiing and a lift, you will have the most fun you have ever had in your life.

The largest ski resort in the U.S comes together with the beauty of the mountain and the delightful historical town. And as far as lodging, you can stay from condos to boutique hotels! Plus, you don’t have to worry about having your gear; you can rent it on the spot. Experience your own Olympian experience while discovering the town, snow tubing, eating, and drinking! 

  • Trails: 300+
  • Acres: 7,300+
  • Food: Five5eeds is one of the most delicious and yummy places you can eat at! Get warm and nourished after or before hitting the slopes. Eat delicious breakfast food and other dishes such as shakshuka without feeling too groggy. 

5. Big Sky Resort, Montana

Have the time of your life at Big Sky Resort in Montana!

Bask in the beauty of the wildlife, scenery overlooking 3 states, 2 national parks, and charming town. The resort is halfway between Bozeman and West Yellowstone and has excellent lodging accommodations. Ride the 1,500 ft zipline while being 150 ft above the majestic forest! You can also see the Yellowstone National Park and just relax with a scenic tour. 

  • Trails: 300
  • Acres: 5,850+
  • Food: Lotus Pad is one of the most popular places in town! Their authentic, delicious Thai and Vietnamese cuisine made from local organic ingredients will satisfy your cravings.