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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…

Ski Vacation Specialist SkiCom Assists Skiers, Riders Looking Further Afield for New Mountain Experiences

Ski Vacation Specialist SkiCom Assists Skiers, Riders Looking Further Afield for New Mountain Experiences

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Increasingly, the world is skiers’ oyster with more and more people venturing to Europe, Asia and Australia for an entirely different downhill experience. The consolidation of the mega-resort companies – Vail Resorts and Aspen/KSL…

Vail Resorts Unveils Major Improvements at Network of Ski Destinations; Deadline to Purchase EpicPass is Nov 19

Vail Resorts Unveils Major Improvements at Network of Ski Destinations; Deadline to Purchase EpicPass is Nov 19

By Karen Rubin and Eric Leiberman Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Time is running out to purchase Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass and for the first time, because of Vail’s acquisition of Stowe Mountain in Vermont – its first Eastern resort – it…

Deer Valley, Utah is Skiers’ Only Paradise with Retro, Refined Vibe

Deer Valley, Utah is Skiers’ Only Paradise with Retro, Refined Vibe

By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman & Sarah Falter Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Park City is a veritable skiing metropolis so close to Salt Lake City (35-45 minutes drive), it may well be considered the suburbs rather than this vast Nature’s…

Heavenly Mountain Resort & Hard Rock Hotel Lake Tahoe: An Epic Combination

by Dave E. Leiberman & Laini Miranda, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Set along the south shore of Lake Tahoe straddling the California/Nevada state lines, Heavenly Mountain Resort offers one of the most unique ski experiences anywhere, combining stunning views, epic…

Mount Snow’s First Ever Devin Logan Experience Provides Template for New Women’s Programs

Mount Snow’s First Ever Devin Logan Experience Provides Template for New Women’s Programs

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Mount Snow resort was abuzz – Olympic freestyle skiing silver medalist and hometown hero Devin Logan was back on the mountain where she learned to ski and compete. But what may not have been…

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