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.
One 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
for 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.
They 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
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!