Best places to go skiing this winter

Winter is now here in full swing and some people might be starting to feel the winter blues. This often makes people forget how much this season has to offer! There are so many incredible winter activities taken for granted that can honestly give you so much joy and exhilaration! Between downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and dog sledding, the possibilities are endless to find something that appeals to you. Below are listed a couple of our favorite places to partake in winter activities in North America (and the world!).

Castle Mountain, Alberta - Canada

Castle Mountain will truly make you feel like royalty as you look down from the beautiful peaks at the magnificent landscape before you. With ski and snowboarding trails that rival the best peaks in the world, Castle Mountain is a must visit for winter activity lovers. Castle Mountain is also home to the Castle Mountain Resort which is highly rated for various reasons. It has wonderful lodging, beautifully maintained hills and lifts, and the most welcoming community that you could imagine. Castle Mountain is home to - you guessed it - stunning mountain scapes with plenty of snow for all your winter activities. With tons of lodging for all price points including: hostels, hotel rooms, and gorgeous rentable cabins on Airbnb (all accessible through the official website). The Castle Mountain Resort even hosts a highly rated Moonlit Snowshoe adventure accompanied with a Fine Dining Experience. Have an experienced guide lead you down the beautiful mountain trails and finish it off with a short break to freshen up and then experience the exquisite cuisine prepared by professional culinary artists. Perfect for adventurers and foodies alike, and suitable for all ages!

Whistler, BC - Canada

Who says that magic has to fade after Christmas? If that,'s the rule, then winter wonderland Whistler, British Colombia did not get the memo. Home to the Whistler Blackbomb, North America's largest ski resort, and the Olympic stadium, there are so many unforgettable experiences just waiting to happen here! Take your cross-country skis through the remote winding trails and vast forests of the beautiful BC wilderness. Or journey down the beautiful mountain slopes on your toboggan, snow shoes, snowboard, or downhill skis! There is also a wide expanse of trails perfect for dog-sledding and powdery snow dunes fit for snowmobiling! After a long day of adventuring, sit back in a cozy recliner with a hot chocolate in front of a warm fire in the heart of the village. Then start the next day up with more activities because you won't be able to do them all in one day! 

Telluride, Colorado

Last, but certainly not least, is Telluride, Colorado. Not only can you do all the usual winter activities here, but there is also ice climbing and snow-biking available! Take a trip over to the Telluride Ski Resort and partake in one of their short classes and open your world to a whole new avenue of wintry fun! There is an infinite amount of terrain for all abilities so don't feel as though you will be behind everyone! There are gentler areas for newcomers and also areas to provide a challenge for experienced individuals! Take a look at the 24/7 webcam display on Telluride Ski Resort's website for an idea of what the wintry conditions are like and then come and see for yourself and experience the exhilarating thrill that this snowy wonderland has to offer!

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