It’s time to start planning where you’re going when the temperatures start to drop during winter vacations in the U.S. While some glampers prefer escaping to warmer climates come wintertime, we know you who can’t wait to strap back into your skis and snowboards. So, we’ve collected some of the best winter sports destinations in the U.S. for 2023!
Our top three winter travel destinations in America are; Lake Tahoe getaways in California, Aspen vacations in Colorado, and the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. All offer prime mountainous terrain to make the most of the fresh powder. You can enjoy everything from skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and sledding to ice skating.
Best winter sports destinations in 2023: South Lake Tahoe
Book South Lake Tahoe vacations this year and start looking forward to visiting one of the best winter sports destinations in the world. Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe offers some of the best places to ski in California.
For kid-friendly activities in California, head to Heavenly Mountains and Sierra-at-Tahoe resorts. Enjoy some of the best tube slides and sled rides! Interested in tobogganing? South Lake Tahoe is home to Hansen’s Mountain where kids can spend hours of fun in the snow!
Discover more of the best skiing and snowboarding in Lake Tahoe in 2023
Lake Tahoe is one of the best destinations for alpine adventures for adults and more experienced skiers. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore Lake Tahoe’s best ski resorts! For unforgettable slopes and some of the freshest snow, head to Sugar Bowl Resort, Alpine Meadows, and the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area and enjoy cross-country skiing!
Don’t forget to compliment your Lake Tahoe skiing adventures with the very best winter getaways in Lake Tahoe for days of winter fun.
Great Smoky Mountains: fun things to do in Tennesee in 2023
Avoid the crowds in spring and summer and instead, book your winter vacations in the Great Smokies! The Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers some of the most beautiful scenic hiking trails in the U.S. Try Porters Creek, Andrews Bald, and Charlies Bunion to explore the summits of the Smoky Mountains. Enjoy a stay in a cozy winter rental near Ashville, TN, and spend time exploring the Smokies in winter.
Don’t miss a winter visit to Cades Cove where you can see white-tailed deer during your next Tennessee winter cabin camping vacation!
Enjoy Colorado winter getaways: family vacations in Aspen and much more
Colorado is one of the best places to visit in the U.S. for outdoor enthusiasts. Winter getaways in Aspen are perfect for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and winter fly-fishing in Aspen.
Aspen is one of the best places to go skiing and has a reputation as one of the most exciting destinations for skiing and snowboarding in Colorado! Check out Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, Buttermilk Ski Resort, and Silver Queen Gondola.
Looking for somewhere to stay near Aspen? Camping in Colorado is the ultimate way to take your Colorado winter getaways to the next level. What better way to treat the whole family to a magical winter getaway than booking a luxury glamping rental in Aspen?
More of the best winter sports locations in the U.S: Aspen winter activities for non-skiers
Don’t be put off from visiting Colorado this winter if you don’t ski or snowboard. There’s also a variety of fun Aspen winter activities for non-skiers to choose from.
Try fly-fishing in Aspen: grab your fishing license, and head to the Roaring Fork Valley where the excellent Fryingpan River offers some fantastic fly-fishing! This is one of the very best places to go fishing in Colorado during winter and offers a fun family day out before you return to your luxury CO winter retreats!
Alternatively, go for snowmobile tours in the White River National Forest. You can even try ice climbing! There are so many things to do in Aspen during winter vacations here even if skiing and snowboarding aren’t on your list!
Haven’t gotten your fix yet? Check out our collections on Lake Tahoe and the Great Smoky Mountains to see more of these incredible cabins and book your great mountain escape!