Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Top Two Most Awarded Colorado Skiing Resorts

Colorado is well known for the huge culture they have built up around winter activities,

especially skiing and snowboarding. Some of the most famous skiers and snowboarders call

Colorado home and some legends have made sure to leave their mark on the mountains they

loved. Because of the deep connection to winter sports, Colorado has also produced more

Olympic athletes than any other state. And when it comes to resorts, the Colorado skiing resorts

are most definitely some of the premier ski resorts in the United States. According to

skimag.com, Colorado is home to two of the top five resorts in the Western United States, and

many more within the top thirty.

Image result for vail toursdesportOne of the highest ranked Colorado skiing resorts is Telluride. It probably helps that this

resort is nestled among one of the highest concentrations of fourteen thousand foot peaks in

North America. Ski Magazine has given Telluride numerous honors for 2016. Some of those

awards include some of the best scenery, character, lodging, service, dining, and challenge.

Overall, Ski Magazine ranked Telluride forth in the west. This stunning resort has also been

awarded with WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award in 2015 based on customer reviews.

Telluride is also consistently considered an excellent family vacation area, with one of the best

Halloween’s, and consistently ranking number one for family friendly hotels, music, and

Christmas lights. The Huffington Post raves about Telluride and has ranked it the best ski town

Image result for telluride toursdesportfor year-round mountain fans. Men’s Health considers Telluride one of the best guy’s getaways

as well. Telluride has certainly made an impact in many people’s lives, have you visited this

beautiful area yet? If not, be sure to check out the wonderful packages available on


And then there’s Vail, Colorado. Vail is a name that every winter enthusiast knows and

has on their list of Colorado skiing resorts to experience. The website powderhounds.com

consistently ranks Vail towards the top of their favorites and have given the resort many

recognitions. They consider Vail to have the best advanced piste terrain, off-piste terrain, lift

infrastructure, shopping, nightlife, and evening restaurants, and this is coming from a large

group of experienced skiers and snowboarders that pride themselves on traveling the world to

get you an honest review. Ski Magazine ranked Vail as fifth overall for ski resorts in the West.

The travel site kayak.com considers Vail as one of the Top Ten Most Popular Apreś Hotels.

Image result for vail toursdesportThey have also been awarded their certification for being actively green by Sustainable Travel

International and Walking Mountains. Vail is also on the Reader’s Choice Gold List for Condé

Nast Traveler.

Whichever of these two highly awarded Colorado skiing resorts you choose to go to, you

won’t be disappointed. Each of these resorts offers you something a bit unique. The whole state

of Colorado is an experience all its own. Even when you need a break from the slopes Colorado

skiing resorts have you covered with many other activities and, of course, lots of different food

to try. Book your trip to Colorado today with tourdesport.com!

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