Imagine relaxing with a cup of hot chocolate by the glow of a flickering fireplace, skiing down powdery mountains or ice-skating on a sparkling pond. Sound like the perfect storybook winter vacation? It is—and here are five fabulous winter getaways that will live up to your winter vacation dreams.
Crested Butte, Colorado
This picturesque mining town situated at the base of a majestic mountain is perfect for all skiers, from the savviest experts to beginners. Live in luxury at the sublime ski-in and ski-out Elevation Hotel & Spa. The cozy ski lodge with a hip urban décor features an indoor heated pool and hot tub, complimentary yoga classes and sundeck with a fire pit and outdoor bar where you can enjoy a hot toddy while taking in the snowy alpine views. Rooms start at $275 per night.