Whistler: North America's favourite ski resort
The Canadian resort of Whistler has stunning views and great outdoor adventures
Across the pond, head to Whistler, which has been voted the best ski resort in North America for eight years in a row and a firm family favourite. Snow-covered mountains provide a spectacular backdrop to the pretty pedestrian-only Whistler Village, lined with shops and restaurants. With over 200 pistes, you’ll have to stay a while to see it all, and there really is a wealth of runs to suit all capabilities. Stay at the Four Seasons Resort with Scott Dunn for a little luxury. As your children delight in the child-sized bath robes and slippers, tuck into the fabulous children’s menu and take part in the children’s programmes, you can indulge in the world-class spa. Prices start from £4,000 per adult and £1,000 per child on a B&B basis for ten nights, including return flights with BA to Vancouver airport and private transfers.
Further south, for a mix of ski and other winter activities, try Winter Park in the Colorado Mountains. This unspoilt village has sleigh rides, ice skating and dog-sleddding. Stay at the luxe Zephyr Mountain Lodge Hotel & Condos with Inghams. From £928 per person in a two-room apartment for seven nights, including flights to Denver.
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