The United States stretches 2,680 miles across and 1,582 miles vertically. Basically, there’s a lot of ground to cover. Among those long miles are some of the most gorgeous mountains ideal for skiing, snowboarding, and adventuring all winter long. There’s no better place for outdoorsy lovers in the US to be than enjoying winter among picturesque snowcapped mountains. Here are our 5 favorite mountains in the US for winter adventures.
Park City, Utah
Nestled among mountains, Park City is a fantastic destination for winter adventures in the US. Bordered by Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort, two spots known for their excellent skiing, people flock to Park City for winter fun.
Tahoe City, California
Tahoe City is an excellent spot to stay to enjoy the best of the Tahoe area. There’s a variety of terrains and resorts so you can enjoy many outdoor adventures in and around Tahoe City. Hop on the slopes, go tubing, or even rent snowmobiles. You’ll easily enjoy a winter stay in Tahoe City!
Mammoth Lakes, California
One of the best winter adventure spots in California is certainly Mammoth Lakes. Mammoth Mountainboats the state’s highest peak for any ski resort and offers over 2,500 acres of wintery terrain. It’s the closest skiing and snowboarding resort to Las Vegas and a short drive for those based in LA with the option of hopping on the JetSuiteX at Burbank. Mammoth Lakes makes for a perfect winter destination with its variety of adventurous things to do and range of options for all budgets.
Snowcapped, detailed mountains and a picturesque resort town, Aspen is a renowned winter destination for its skiing, winter adventures, andcuisine. Plus, the Rocky Mountains are at your doorstep ready skiing and snowboarding all season long. A classic winter adventure destination in the US!
Head to the northeast of the US to Bethel, Maine for excellent winter adventures in a cozy alpine mountain town. The mountains at Bethel are great for anything from tubing to skiing and the town itself with charm you with its picturesque winter wonderland aesthetic.
And those are our favorite mountain towns for winter adventures in the US! Looking for more winter inspiration? Here are our favorite winter destinations in the US.
Christa Adams is a writer, photographer, and sustainable traveler based in Barcelona. She’s been traveling solo since 2014 has a passion for the outdoors, coffee culture, and exploring quaint European towns. Follow her adventures at www.thespiritedexplorer.com.