10 Great Winter Ski Vacations

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — If your idea of a winter vacation is hitting the ski slopes, you’re in luck. Ski resorts all across the country and in Canada are offering great deals this season to lure you in for some snow-packed adventure.

Here are 10 of the best deals we found:

1. Bretton Woods, N.H.: You and your family may not want to spend all of your vacation on the slopes, and at The Omni Mount Washington Resort you will find plenty of other activities to keep you busy, including family sleigh rides, snow tubing, dog sledding and competing in the game room. This resort even has an indoor/outdoor winterized swimming pool for those wanting some nonfrozen water sports. Rates start at $209 per night with two complimentary ski lift tickets per night.

2. Killington, Vt.: One of the largest ski areas in the East is beckoning with great packages at the Woodstock Inn, just 20 minutes from the ski area. The Killington Express Ski Package includes all-day ski passes at Killington for two, complimentary breakfast, use of the pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and racquet and fitness club, complimentary morning coffee and tea and afternoon coffee, tea and cookies. Rates start at $369 per night.

3. Ski Apache, N.M.: If a Southwest vacation is more to your liking, you can visit New Mexico in the southern Rockies and still have access to great skiing. Inn of the Mountain Gods is offering a package that includes two lift tickets with full ski and snowboard rentals and transportation to and from the mountain, breakfast for two each morning at the Gathering of Nations Buffet and generous credits for lunch and dinner at the resort's other eateries. Weekday prices start at $499.

4. Jackson Hole, Wyo.: The wilds of Wyoming make some of the best skiing in the States, and The Lodge at Jackson Hole offers Black Diamond Ski Packages that include shuttle service to and from the airport, day passes to the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, newly renovated accommodations and a hot breakfast each morning. The lodge also offers snowmobile packages. Rates are from $191 to $220 per person per night.