Budget Travel

America's Most Beautiful (and Affordable!) Ski Resorts

A skier covers ground at Park City Mountain Resort, Utah, where ski & stay packages start at $89 per person per night.
This chairlift in Park City actually picks up and drops off skiers right in town, a unique and lovely experience to say the least.
A father and son check out the 3,300 acres of trails Park City Mountain Resort has to offer.
The view from the top of one of Park City Mountain Resort's "blue square" intermediate-level, runs.
A snowboarder carves one of Park City Mountain Resort’s 50 groomed runs.
Hop on a horse-drawn sleigh ride in between your four courses of Fireside Dining at Deer Valley, Utah, where lodging and lift discounts of 15 percent start on February 22 and discounts of 20 percent start on March 29.
Deer Valley’s ski season begins in December, but as March and April arrive, ever-steeper discounts become available.
Deer Valley has so many stunning views it’s hard for a photographer to keep up!
The view from the top of one of Deer Valley’s multi-level runs.
The luxurious Fireside Dining at Empire Canyon Lodge at Deer Valley.
The sun-kissed slopes of Snowbird, outside Salt Lake City. The resort offers lodging and lift tickets starting at $125 per person if you ski early in the week.
Sweet accommodations at The Cliff Lodge, a ski-in/ski-out option for guests at Snowbird.
Relaxing at the heated outdoor pool of The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird.
The view from the rooftop hot tub of Snowbird’s Cliff Lodge.
Watching sunset from The Cliff Lodge‘s Aerie Restaurant at Snowbird.
Two ski pals get ready to hit the slopes in Breckenridge, Colorado, with spring lodging and lift packages starting at $129 per person per night.
Breckenridge's snow-covered Main Street at dusk.
A white-out at Breckenridge is a great thing for skiers that love the feel of fresh powder.
Two skiers enjoy a classic aprds-ski moment after hitting Breckenridge’s famed Peak 6.
Souvenir coasters in a Main Street store boasting Breckenridge's high altitude!
Keystone Resort, Colorado, offers comfortable hotel rooms a short walk from the mountain at well under $200 per night.
The lodges, condos, and hotels at Keystone are all family-friendly and comfortable no matter how chilly it gets on the mountain!
Keystone's River Run Village sits at the base of Dercum Mountain and is a great place to grab awesome eats from burgers to fish tacos. It's a short walk from the River Run gondola up the mountain.
A lovely view from one of Keystone's comfy condos.
Kids ski for free at Keystone, with no exceptions and no blackout dates!

Yes, you CAN afford an incredibly beautiful ski vacation in the Rockies! With gorgeous snow-capped peaks, charming ski villages, cozy fireplaces, and distinctive dining experiences, these resorts are warm and welcoming.

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