It’s the most wonderful time of the year…ski season, and it came quicker than a downhill skier on a triple black diamond! For those of us who have been coping with the quarantine by escaping into nature, don’t let the temperature drop stop you from having fun. Winter sports are the ideal way to have an exciting outdoor adventure while still keeping safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. Skiing and snowboarding are perfect socially distanced and protective activities since you’ll already be wearing gloves and you’ll want a mask and goggles to keep your face warm. Break out your jacket and book your charter so you can rush to the slopes today! Here’s our top 4 ski resorts in the United States (in no particular order) that you need to visit this winter.
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Breckenridge can be found at the top of almost every list of best ski resorts in the US. Complete with over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain across 187 trails and a summit that clocks in at 12,997 feet, the resort will have you embracing excitement and discovery. With 5 distinct peaks to explore, you’ll feel larger than life as you conquer some of the most stunning slopes you will ever lay eyes on. It’s settled inside the authentic mountain town of Breck, a community with a vibrant personality and epic views. What started as a gold rush encampment in the 1850’s has now become a modern hotspot for art, culture, and exploration. It’s only 80 miles southwest of Denver so you can get the most thrilling adventure in both the city and country landscape inside the mountains of Colorado. As a park that prioritizes safety at all costs, meals are currently being offered as grab-and-go to give you the least viral exposure and the most time on the mountain. We highly encourage you to check the availability of the Cawha Outlook Chalet in The Estates at Snowy Point. This magnificent custom home can sleep up to 12 people and boasts a private hot tub, outdoor fire pit, and a yoga room with a stationary bike. Come to Breck to experience the pinnacle of a winter vacation.
New York – Colorado
Super Midsize Jets Price Range: $18,000 – $24,000 (one-way)
Miami – Colorado
Super Midsize Jets Price Range: $21,000 – $26,000 (one-way)
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As the largest ski resort in the USA, Park City was bound to make our list. There’s over 7,300 acres and 3,200 vertical feet of dynamic terrain which you can leisurely cruise across or speedily fly down depending on your inclination and elevation. There’s 348 trails, 41 lifts, and 8 different landscape parks for you to explore. Improve your skills in ski school or even learn snowboarding if you wish. There’s also an array of lodging options ranging from homes, condos, and luxury hotels. We recommend Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley, a world renowned Forbes 5-star ski hotel with magnificent suites complete with your own private deck and hot tub along with Utah’s most elegant spa. Comfort and safety are the cornerstones of a good time at Park City so the ski resort has expressed an unbridled commitment to preventing the spread of Covid-19 among their guests. To do this, they require facial coverings, limit lift ticket sales, and prioritize pass holders so don’t wait to book your stay or buy your passes. Park City’s winter experience is something you won’t want to miss.
New York – Utah
Super Midsize Jets Price Range: $26,000 – $33,000 (one-way)
Miami – Utah
Super Midsize Jets Price Range: $28,000 – $34,000 (one-way)
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Big Sky Resort is home to almost 5,850 skiable acres, 4,350 vertical feet, and 38 lifts all packed onto one lone peak. Prepare to glimpse the big picture up at the top of the mountain, and I mean that figuratively and literally. Find the must-see view at the top of Lone Peak Tram and you’ll glimpse three states and two national parks. You’ve got to check out the 1,500 adventure zip-line and hang 150 feet above the snow-covered forest for some breath-taking excitement. Coupled with a commitment to both guests and the planet, Big Sky has pledged to incorporate sustainability and environmental responsibility into their business. By 2030, they plan to be operating at net-zero emissions so you can feel warm inside about putting your dollars toward such a noble cause. As far as skiing goes, it’s known as the Biggest Skiing in America due to it having the most consistent snowfall in the Northern American Rockies on top of the endless terrain to carve. If you’d prefer different snow-filled adventures, you can go snowshoe touring, dog sledding, and even sleigh riding for those who want to get into the Christmas spirit. If you’re wondering where to sleep, the Euro-Western Summit has been the vacation spot of President Obama and President-elect Biden along with a host of other influential people. The Summit is one of the finest slope-side properties, combining luxurious accommodations with prime location so you’ll never be far from the action.
New York – Montana
Super Midsize Jets Price Range: $24,000 – $28,000 (one-way)
Miami – Montana
Super Midsize Jets Price Range: $32,000 – $36,000 (one-way)
With an average of 460 inches of snow each year, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort will provide you with a magical carpet of powder to carve. There’s 2,500 acres and 133 trails for you to discover and traverse. Once you’ve worked up a proper appetite exploring, you can take a snack break at 10,450 feet after riding to the top of Aerial Tram. You’ll find a lovely waffle stand offering toppings like nutella and brown sugar to warm your stomach and your soul. For those who prefer wildlife adventures, you can go on a snowy safari at the National Elk Refuge and check out the local animals while riding in a horse-drawn sleigh. Jackson Hole also hosts GLOW Nights that feature art installations using white and colored light to celebrate the local flora found in the Yellowstone ecosystem. There’s even holiday events that will put everyone into that joyous mood like skiing with Santa, ice-skating with Santa, snow sculpture contests, and New Year’s Eve Fireworks. The Four Seasons offers a divine selection of places to stay at their 5-star alpine resort near the Grand Teton National Park. The Penthouse Resort residence will provide a panoramic of the Teton ranges while sheltering you under gorgeous, wood-beamed cathedral ceilings. Perhaps you may decide to watch the NYE fireworks from atop your mountain sanctuary while enjoying a glass of bubbly and toasting to 2021.
New York – Wyoming
Super Midsize Jets Price Range: $30,000 – $36,000 (one-way)
Miami – Wyoming
Super Midsize Jets Price Range: $29,000 – $36,000 (one-way)
It’s the happiest season of all so we wanted to remind you of the lively things you can do with your loved ones, but also the lovely things you can do for those in need. We encourage you to think about the countless children around the world in want of basic necessities while you’re opening presents on Christmas Day. This year we are doing our best to provide for the innocent and the helpless by donating 10% of our profits to Children International. By booking a flight with us, you’re helping to provide a child with warm meals and better healthcare, a Christmas gift that keeps on giving. Don’t wait for the snow to melt, book your ski excursion and worry-free private jet travel sooner today.