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Where to Find Outdoor Adventure This Winter

by Mary Melnick

Nov 9, 2023

© The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort, Vail

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Looking for the perfect winter outdoor adventure? Here are three properties offering perfect snow-covered getaways filled with fun on the slopes.

 

The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort, Vail

There is no place more perfect in winter than Vail, Colorado. As one of the largest ski destinations in the world, Vail offers travelers everything from winter sports to cozy apres-ski experiences. Nestled in the heart of the snow-covered Rocky Mountains, The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort, Vail offers a curated alpine experience for winter travelers. As the setting to world-class skiing and snowboarding, visitors of all levels can experience the superior terrain. Travelers who want to step up the thrill level should check out the resort’s partnership with Adventure IO, which offers everything from heliskiing with an Olympian to guided backcountry skiing and snowboarding. After a long day on the slopes, unwind by relaxing at Well & Being Spa or sipping delicious hand-crafted cocktails at the lobby bar, 10th Mountain.

 

Kulm Hotel St. Moritz

Often referred to as “The Hotel that Made Winter,” Kulm Hotel St. Moritz remains a snow lover’s paradise. With more than 165 years of legendary heritage, the hotel offers luxury accommodations at the center of a winter wonderland in Switzerland. Take advantage of the on-property ski shop and concierge services, allowing travelers to go directly from the lobby to the mountain for a day filled with gliding down the slopes. For alternative activities, take a ride down the St. Moritz-Celerina bob run for 75 seconds of an adrenaline rush or speed headfirst down Cresta Run. After a day on the slopes, enjoy the delights of the winter-only Bob Restaurant, offering views of the Olympic Bob Runs, or indulge in a warm meal at Kulm Country Club.

 

Grand Hotel Kronenhof

Breathe in the Swiss mountain air at Grand Hotel Kronenhof. With its proximity to some of winter’s best activities, guests are encouraged to try new experiences like cross-country skiing across silver trails, a unique snowshoe tour under the moon or bundling up for a horse carriage ride into Val Roseg valley. For travelers looking to stay warm inside, check out the hotel’s indoor bowling alley.

 

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