Winter ends March 20, which could be depressing news if you haven’t yet squeezed in a trip to the mountains to enjoy fresh snowfalls and steep terrain. Luckily, there’s still time to book Presidents Day traveldealsat resorts around the world. Score a last-minute Presidents Day travel deal or book at a resort that stays open into the spring (or one that’s open year-round). Choose a destination that’s close to home or one that’s halfway across the world, but, whatever you do, don’t forget to book at Ebates to get paid for your travels!
Park City has 300 trails that are almost always white with powder during late-season weeks, and are perfect for a Presidents Day vacation. When you’re beat from a day filled with making fresh tracks, you can drop off your equipment with a ski valet, who will safely store your skis and boots while you warm up by the fire. To mix up the adventure, book a sleigh ride or a dog-sledding or bobsledding trip with the hotel’s concierge. The options are limitless.
This year, the mountains at Lake Tahoe have seen more snow than they know what to do with — and the storms keep coming. Winter here will last long enough for you to squeeze in a perfect last-minute, late-season ski trip at one of Tahoe’s 13 ski resorts. Book a room at the Resort at Squaw Creek through Priceline.com for the ideal secluded resort with direct access to a chairlift to take you up the tallest mountain on the north side of the lake.
Winter snow continues well into spring at Whistler, where you can stay at a delightfully luxurious ski-in, ski-out lodge like this one on VRBO. With consistently white conditions, Whistler sees an average annual snowfall of 39 feet. If you can’t get there by the end of spring, you can always count on the Horstman Glacier at Blackcomb — it’s open to skiers and snowboarders year-round.
This mountain is known around the world for its deep powder, receiving a jaw-dropping average of 55 feet of snow per year. As the crowds dwindle during spring and the conditions stay snowy, April may be the best time to visit — and it’s certainly the best time to find lodging deals through sites like agoda.com. Stay in a modern apartment or a breakfast-included hotel, or book a boutique hotel like Chalet Ivy with natural hot springs to make the long trek overseas worth it.
This high-altitude mountain reaches 12,000 feet into the sky, and is home to some of the best late-season ski trails in Europe. With the altitude comes lots of snowfall and low temperatures that keep the snow cold and fresh into spring. With a charming village to boot, Chamonix-Mont Blanc feels like picturesque Alps country. Snuggle up by the cozy fire at Grand Hotel des Alpes apres your apres-ski glass of world-class French wine.
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