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Bird's-eye view of slope at Winter Park Resort

What's New at the Ski Resorts of Utah and Colorado? We Have the Scoop

Ski resorts in Colorado and Utah have made a number of upgrades and additions this year, from interactive apps that track progress on the slopes to major new ski lodges featuring local cuisine. Snow accumulation is still a risky business given the unreliable climate, but there will be plenty for guests to enjoy at these 8 resorts.
Chairlifts on the Golden Peak, Vail, Colorado.

Skiing the Northern Rockies: 12 Snowy Slopes

Winter has already arrived in Colorado. Here's where to hit the slopes in the Northern Rockies.
Nighttime view of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia from the slopes of Grouse Mountain.

Holiday Escapes for Canadian Travellers

Whether you're thinking of escaping to Caribbean beaches or capturing the spirit of the season somewhere closer to home, these ten suggestions will inspire you to find a place full of good cheer.
A skier catches up to the rest of the family on a ski trip.

Packing Tips for Ski Vacations and Winter Getaways

Lighten your load by knowing what weatherproof gear to take, what to leave behind, and what equipment you can rent at the ski resort.
Snowboarders in Park City, Utah. Photo courtesy Park City Mountain Resort

5 Best Snowboarding Resorts in the U.S.

Since not all ski slopes are ideal for snowboarders, true enthusiasts will want to check out these best places to snowboard in California, Colorado, and Utah.
Yosemite Valley from Tunnel View. Photo courtesy DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc.

10 Ways to See Yosemite Without the Crowds

You already know you want to see Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls. Here are 10 more ways to experience Yosemite National Park.
The infinity hot tub at Hotel Terra in Jackson Hole. Courtesy Terra Resort Group

Jackson Hole, Wyoming: Not Just for Skiers

From snowshoeing to wildlife viewing, Jackson Hole has some of the best winter activities for non-skiers.
A rock climber in southwestern Colorado. Courtesy Matt Inden/Weaver Multimedia Group

6 Exhilarating Colorado Adventure Getaways

From camping in yurts to ice climbing, each of these Colorado adventures delivers just the right amount of adrenaline.
Plane at Yellowstone National Park

When Weather Interrupts Your Trip: 6 Things to Do

How to react when weather makes a mess of your flying plans.
Heavenly Mountain Resort, Lake Tahoe. Photo by: Corey Rich

7 Ways to Ski Lake Tahoe

If you want to say you've skied Tahoe, here are seven ski resorts that should be at the top of your list.
The Valle d'Aosta (or Aosta Valley), in Italy's far northwest, is perfectly laid out for a multicenter European ski safari.

7 Days, 7 Resorts: Skiing Italy's Aosta Valley

The Valle d'Aosta (or Aosta Valley), in Italy's far northwest, is perfectly laid out for a multicenter European ski safari.
Cypress Valley Canopy Tour

18 Adrenaline Adventures

Adventurous ideas from daredevil sports to hair-raising haunted houses to and wacky and obscure festivals and races.
Antarctica.

Cruise to Antarctica: 11 Views of the Continent

Antarctica -- hear the word, and you picture a world of ice, snow, and the plucky penguins that thrive in its extreme conditions.
A snowboarder challenges himself at Big Sky Resort. Montana

The 10 Most Extreme Snowboarding Terrains

These magical winter wonderlands are for visitors who take their hot cocoa with a shot of adrenalin. Take a look at ten challenging ski resorts, offering some of the world's most adventurous steeps, plus a year-round supply of fresh, powdery snow.
Panoramic view along the coastline near Meat Cove Area of Cape Breton Island

Best Things to Do in Canada: Month by Month

We show you how to enjoy the quintessential Canadian travel adventures, from the famous to the unique.
10 Reasons to Visit Norway When It's Cold

10 Hot Reasons to Visit Norway in the Winter

Amazing activities and unique sights you can only experience in Norway in the cold winter months.
Frommer's' Best Places to Go in 2016

The Frommer's' Best Places to Go List for 2016

Frommer's' editors select the best destinations for travelers in 2016.
Family-friendly ski resorts are memorable for everyone

10 Great Family Ski Resorts with Learn-to-Ski and Snowboard Programs

Our family vacation experts chose ten resorts in the U.S., Canada, France and Germany that offer family-friendly mountains and solid snow sports schools.

The Cold Comforts of the Kirkenes Ice Hotel, Norway

By Melissa Klurman

Hotels sculpted out of ice and snow have a become a rite of passage for adventure travelers. But is a night on the ice all it's cracked up to be?

Snowbound in Ogden, Utah

By Jennifer Reilly

When I was given the chance this January to visit the town of Ogden in Weber County, Utah, I immediately took out my mittens. My last winter was spent indoors nursing a broken ankle and, this year, my hometown of New York City has seen nary a snowflake--here, then, was an overdue opportunity to experience some good snow.