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Colorado Ski Country USA Welcomes Skiers, Riders With Improvements On and Off Mountains

Colorado Ski Country USA Welcomes Skiers, Riders With Improvements On and Off Mountains

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member ski areas will welcome guests this season with a slew of l improvements and programs to delight guests of all ages, abilities and interests levels. “Guests to…

Vail Resorts Continues Expansion with Acquisitions of Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Crested Butte & Stevens Pass

Vail Resorts Continues Expansion with Acquisitions of Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Crested Butte & Stevens Pass

By Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Vail Resorts is continuing its buying spree, giving it more reach and penetration in New England with the acquisition of Okemo Mountain Resort, Vermont, which had been owned and operated by the Mueller…

Mountain Top Inn & Resort: The Perfect Vermont 4-Season Family Retreat

Mountain Top Inn & Resort: The Perfect Vermont 4-Season Family Retreat

by Karen Rubin, Dave E. Leiberman & Laini Miranda Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   There are subtle things. Little surprises. Like shortly after our arrival at the Mountain Top Inn & Resort, I peek outside to see the horse-drawn sleigh gliding…

Killington, ‘Beast of the East,’ is Roaring into 2018 With Powder Snow

Killington, ‘Beast of the East,’ is Roaring into 2018 With Powder Snow

By Karen Rubin, Dave E. Leiberman & Laini Miranda Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Whoa, what a Christmas present: December has been very kind to Killington which already had a decent base when we arrived just before Christmas, then had nearly…

New York State’s Ski Areas Span Gamut from Destination Resorts to Cozy Family-Friendly Day Trips

New York State’s Ski Areas Span Gamut from Destination Resorts to Cozy Family-Friendly Day Trips

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com New York State has the most ski areas of any state in the nation and the range is marvelous, from high-end, full-service destination resorts to cozy family-oriented areas ideal for day trips to hone…

New York’s Olympic Regional Development Authority Continues to Make Improvements at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre Mountains

New York’s Olympic Regional Development Authority Continues to Make Improvements at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre Mountains

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Believe it or not, New York State, with more than 50 ski areas, has more ski areas than any other state in the country and the biggest vertical ski drop east of the Mississippi;…

Here’s What’s Up on Vermont’s Mountain Resorts Slopes for 2017-18 Season

Here’s What’s Up on Vermont’s Mountain Resorts Slopes for 2017-18 Season

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The big news for Northeast skiers is that the behemoths of the ski industry have all taken up residence in Vermont – Vail Resorts with its acquisition of Stowe Mountain, and Aspen Skiing/KSL buying…

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