Destination: Beaver Creek, CO

Why Go There: It has some of the best skiing in the country. 

Where to Stay: The Osprey, a RockResort boasts the closest location to a chairlift in North America at 26 feet. This slope side hotel welcomes guests with a sophisticated, alpine-chic ambiance that continues into the 45 luxurious accommodations and two penthouse residences. The boutique hotel features an outdoor heated pool with lounge seating, a fire pit and full-bar service in addition to a premier après scene, and posh yet playful services and amenities. Another good option is the Pines Lodge, a RockResort. The cozy ski-in/ski-out property not only has access to some of the best skiing in Colorado, but is also immersed in the world-class shopping and entertainment of Beaver Creek. The lodge provides a warm, intimate experi- ence, with just 60 rooms and a selection of deluxe condominiums and townhomes.