As winter approaches, we’re looking to find the best places in North America for skiing, snowboarding and tubing. We invited a panel of industry experts to name their favorite ski hotels, ski resorts, ski resorts, mountain restaurants, après-ski bars and cross-country skiing and snow tubing spots. We now need you to help us select the top 10 in each category by voting for your favorite.
You can vote once per day in each category until the polls close on Monday, November 21 at noon ET. The winners will be announced on Friday, December 2.
Click on each category below to vote:
Best cross-country ski resort
Cross-country skiing offers a slower experience than traditional skiing — Photo courtesy of golero // Getty Images
For a more relaxed winter sport, many turn to cross-country skiing. While Nordic trails are often offered at traditional ski resorts, some of the best cross-country trails are found at dedicated resorts. We asked a panel of ski experts to name their favorite cross-country ski resorts, and now we need your help to crown a winner.
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Best ski bar
Which après-ski bar is your first choice? — Photo courtesy of Dani Berszt // Getty Images
“Après-ski” may sound fancy, but it’s simply French for “après-ski”. After a day on the slopes, many skiers and snowboarders head to local bars and restaurants at North American ski resorts to hang out with good friends. Our editors teamed up with a panel of ski and snowboard experts to pick their favorite post-slope watering holes, and now we need your help to pick the top 10.
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Best ski hotel
These ski hotels allow you to hit the slopes all day and all night — Photo courtesy of Kisa_Markiza//Getty Images
What’s better than a day on the slopes? How about an overnight or multi-day trip? These hotels and resorts, selected by a panel of ski and snowboard experts, offer perks like stunning mountain views, serene spa treatments, convenient slopeside locations and even service. skis on foot. What’s your favorite hotel for the perfect winter ski holiday?
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Best ski resort
Which of these ski resorts is your favorite? — Photo courtesy of Kruck20 // Getty Images
Summer is officially over and ski areas across the United States and Canada are gearing up for their winter season. We research the best ski resorts in North America, so we asked a panel of ski experts to name their favorites – mountains that offer heavy snowfall, varied terrain, plenty of lift access and even more.
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Best ski restaurant
Stock up for your next ski run at these remarkable eateries — Photo courtesy of ronstik//Getty Images
Gone are the days when ski-in ski-out dining meant a sad, overpriced sandwich and a bag of chips. These days, mountain restaurants are upping their culinary game. Skiers and snowboarders will find everything from craft beer bars to fine dining establishments without having to stray too far from the slopes.
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Best ski resort
Which ski resort do you prefer? — Photo courtesy of anshar73 // Getty Images
Beyond fresh snow and convenient access to the slopes, what makes the best ski resort? For some, it’s having access to fantastic restaurants, bars and shops. For others, it’s great lodging options, a small-town vibe, or a historic feel. What is your favorite ski resort?
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Best snow tubing park
Create lasting family memories at these tube sliding parks — Photo courtesy of steverts//Getty Images
Active winter sports like skiing and snowboarding aren’t for everyone. Not every snow enthusiast has the time to learn the skills or invest in all the equipment needed for the slopes. Whether it’s their first time playing in the snow or they grew up on the mountain, everyone can enjoy a day of tubing, and we’re on the hunt for the best tubing parks in North America.
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Remember that you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10Best.com on Friday, December 2.