Top Ski Lodges in the U.S.

Top Ski Lodges in the U.S.
Most ski destinations in the U.S. have multiple accommodations for skiers to choose from. From simple motels to luxury resorts, you choose your ski trip experience. If you want to ski some of the best runs in the U.S., then get pampered with a massage followed by a gourmet dinner with your favorite wine, there are ski resorts from the slopes of Vermont to the buttes of Wyoming that will allow you to mix the outdoor adventure with comfortable luxury.

Sonnenalp Resort of Vail

Located in the heart of Vail, Colorado, Sonnenalp features 115 luxury rooms and 12 hotel rooms. All rooms offer views of either Gore Creek or Vail Village. Suites feature Bevarian furniture, gas-log fireplace and large bathrooms with heated floors. The ski lodge has a spa, indoor and outdoor pools, library and fitness center.

Vail was born the in the '60s as a European-style ski village, and today it is the largest ski mountain in North America, featuring 193 runs, 33 lifts and a summit elevation over 11,500 feet.

Sonnenalp Resort of Vail
20 Vail Road
Vail, CO. 81657
(970) 476-5656
(866) 284-4411


Stein Eriksen Lodge

Named after the Olympic Gold Medalist of Norway and nestled in Utah's Rocky Mountain Wasatch Range, Stein Eriksen Lodge has 180 rooms. Each room is decorated with distinctive luxury elements, and all rooms have jetted tubs. The lodge features gourmet food restaurants, spa, meeting rooms and a 10,000-bottle wine cellar.

Stein Eriksen Lodge is located mid-mountain at Deer Valley Resort, the official site of the 2002 Olympic Slalom, Mogul and Aerial Events and the stage of the 2003 Freestyle FIS World Championships. The resort features 88 runs,19 lifts and a summit over 9,500 feet.

Stein Eriksen Lodge
7700 Stein Way
Park City, Utah 84060
(435) 649-3700
(800) 453-1302

Sun Valley Lodge

Sun Valley is a 148-room lodge that was built in 1936. The rooms are decorated in a comfortable old-fashioned way, with fireplaces roaring all over the lodge. Sun Valley Lodge features a glass-enclosed outdoor swimming pool, an outdoor ice rink with a terrace, fine dining, spa, beauty salon, six-lane bowling alley and a kids' game room.

Sun Valley Resort is a popular ski destination for the quality runs that its two mountains, Baldy and Dollar, offer. The resort features 78 runs, 18 lifts and a summit elevation over 9,100 feet.

Sun Valley Lodge
1 Sun Valley Road
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353
(208) 622-2001
(800) 786-8259

Topnotch Resort and Spa

Topnotch Resort and Spa is located on a 120-acre wooded estate between the town of Stowe and Mount Mansfield--Vermont's highest peak. The resort accommodations range from hotel rooms to homes, all decorated in a European country style.Topnotch Resort features a luxury spa, restaurants, beauty salon, tennis courts and meeting rooms.

Stowe Mountain Resort is spread between two mountains, Spruce Peak and Mansfield Mount, offering 48 runs from beginner to expert, 11 lifts and a summit that is 4,395 feet high.

Topnotch Resort and Spa
4000 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT 05672
(802) 253-8585
(800) 451-8686


A 40-suite lodge situated at the edge of a butte and overlooking the Teton Pass in Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Amangani features fine dining, a spa, library, gallery and heated outdoor pool. All the suites in the lodge offer mountain and valley views and are decorated elegantly and comfortably.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort features 86 runs--of which 45 percent are for advance skiers, 10 lifts and summit elevation over 10,400 feet.

1535 North East Butte Road
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 734-7333
(877) 734-7333


Article Written By Candi Lemon

Candi Lemon has a passion for reading and writing. She combines her love for traveling, food and the outdoors in her personal blog and for Demand Studios. Her articles appear on eHow and Trails. Lemon holds a Bachelor of Science in medical technology from the University of Michigan.

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