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Whiskey a Snow-Go

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Rachael Oakes-Ash

We hadn't planned on visiting the 10th Mountain Whiskey Spirit Company in Vail, Colorado. If I hadn't got the lurgy on my third day of what was originally a five-night visit to town, then I would have already been back home safe and sound in Sydney wishing I was still in Colorado.

The Burden of Expectation: Another Lesson from an Olympic Champion

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.29.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

The bottom line is that, unless you do something to change your perspective on expectations or to help you let go of those expectations, you have very little chance of doing your best and getting the results you want.

A Pair of Skis and a Toyota Highlander Hybrid, That's Colorado

Rita Cook | Posted 11.08.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

My mission was to put together an itinerary that was heavy on the cold weather fun, but minus the downhill activities that most folks come to the Rocky Mountains to enjoy.

Top 10 Ski-Town Golf Deals

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.29.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

Ski towns are called ski towns for a reason. I get that. But you'd be surprised by just how many golf addicts live in those towns and can't wait for those courses to melt each spring and show their true colors.

You MUST Get To Vail So You Can Live This Perfect Day

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel

Whoever said Vail was just a "winter city" is seriously confused. The town is gorgeous when dusted in snow (see video for proof), but those same s...

5 Affordable Places to Hide From Summer Crowds

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

While it's true that the price of a vacation and volume of domestic travelers have increased since 2013 (according to a recent survey conducted by, a summer getaway isn't out of the question for budget-minded travelers.

Which Colorado Mountain Is Right For You?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel

Ski season in Colorado is gloriously lengthy: most mountains are open until early or mid-April. Yet in a state with so much skiiable terrain, it ca...

10 Incredible Million Dollar Ski Houses

Home Away | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Home Away

The best ski homes don't just sit near the best slopes, they ooze luxury and tempt you to never leave. With style, comfort and amazing views, these 10 ski homes let you live like a local -- a very wealthy local -- in the best ski resorts in the world.

Away for the Holidays: Sun or Ski?

Quia Querisma | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Timing a family vacation or much-needed couple time over the Christmas to New Year break can be a major stress reliever. The idea of trading host duties of cleaning, decorating, and cooking for a relaxing beach escape or a luxurious ski holiday is definitely a tempting thought.

Here's How Climate Change Will Ruin Your Winter Vacation

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Snow sports enthusiasts may need to transition into water or rock sports in the near future because the era of long, cold winters with heavy snowfall ...

The Best of Summer Travel

Gogobot | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

Fireworks displays, Slip 'N Slides and soft serve ice cream: summer's here. Check out the best seasonal destinations.

Best Places for a Bachelor or Bachelorette Bash

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If movies like "The Hangover" or "Bridesmaids" have taught us anything, it's that pre-wedding festivities usually involve a combination of alcohol-ind...

PHOTOS: Ski On Ski Off Spas

Oyster | Posted 04.18.2013 | Travel

What's better than crawling into a soft, warm bed after a long day of skiing? Well, very few things, but an après-ski spa session may just top it! It...

How To Travel With An Entourage

Christine Drinan | Posted 04.02.2013 | Travel
Christine Drinan

Traveling with an entourage is no longer reserved for the likes of the Jolie-Pitt brood and their handlers. Travel with friends can create some of your most memorable experiences, as long as the logistics, group dynamics and, of course, the place is right.

Vail's Early Days: What the Famous Ski Resort Used to Look Like

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

In honor of Vail's 50th anniversary, we asked Morrie Shepard, the original director of the Vail Ski School, to recall the destination's beginnings.

What Ski Resorts Are Doing To Make Post 50s Happy

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.01.2012 | Fifty

Have baby boomers, who made skiing popular in the 1960s and 1970s, reached their demographic peak on the slopes? After all, what person over 50 wants ...

PHOTOS: A Parking Garage Plays Canvas In Colorado

Renee Blodgett | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

When you look at the drawings, you see masks, mammals, human forms, weapons, statues, night sky insects, birds, elementary math, reptiles, feet and hand prints.

Spring Skiing at A-Basin

Connie Lawn | Posted 06.17.2012 | Denver
Connie Lawn

Though it may not seem like it from the 70-degree weather in Denver, there is still some fun spring skiing to be had nearby and resorts are offering spring deals.

Springtime in the Rockies 2012

Connie Lawn | Posted 06.02.2012 | Denver
Connie Lawn

We are now in Vail, Colorado, and it is as glorious as it was the many times I have been here before. I am grateful to live to ski another day.

Man Convicted Of Killing 1, Hurting 3 At Colo. Bar

AP | Posted 03.18.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press GEORGETOWN, Colo. -- A jury has convicted a man of killing one person and wounding three others at a Colorado bar. The Vail ...

Kirkwood to Vail in Latest Round of Ski Resort Consolidation

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.30.2012 | Denver
Todd Hartley

There's no real reason to fear the corporatization of the ski industry in general. Yes, much of the sport's old-time charm has vanished, but the experience of sliding on snow -- regardless of other resort trappings -- just keeps getting better.

Alicia Ciccone

Without Much Snow, Ski Businesses Are Suffering | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 01.11.2012 | Small Business

While many in the Northeast and other cold-weather locales may be enjoying a string of balmy, springlike January days, a lack of snow at the nation's ...

HuffPost Guides: Vail Ski Resort

The Huffington Post | John Csiszar | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Vail Ski Resort in Colorado is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers ou...

PHOTOS: $8.4 Million Ski Chateau Penthouse

Posted 12.22.2011 | Denver

A skier's dream penthouse is listed on the market for a whopping $8.4 million. It's location, Beaver Creek, even topped off the Conde Nast voter's cho...

Vail Summers: 7 Ways To Have Fun Sans Snow

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 10.12.2011 | Denver

A Greg Norman course, hot summer concerts and a trampoline at 10,000-plus feet… Summer in Vail will keep you as busy as riding on a snow day. Here a...