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Why Go?

America's take on an Alpine Resort: outdoorsy but sophisticated

7,100-plus acres to ski or snowboard at the two resorts

The odd but charming mania for German architecture and culture—Oktoberfest in Colorado, anyone?

What To Skip

Ski holidays during Christmas and New Year's—expect lift lines that rival Disneyland's

What For:

Active + Adventure, Family, Luxury, Outdoors + Nature, Ski + Snowboard

When To Go:

February, March, July, September


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