The respite from winter is over at most Colorado mountain resorts, and it’s time to fire up the zip-lines, mountain bikes, and barbecues.
The Australian resort of Perisher Blue, in the Kosciuszko National Park, opens its 2012 season Saturday, June 2. Heavy early snowfall, low temperatures, and continued snowmaking have enabled the ski resort to open a week early.
Gas prices have dipped significantly in most of the country as Memorial Weekend came to a close. That means, for many people, an escape to a favorite mountain resort is literally a “staycation” – a tank of gas away.
Ariel Quiros, a significant landowner in Vermont’s quiet, scenic Northeast Kingdom, and Bill Stenger, Jay Peak Resort President and co-owner, have acquired Burke Mountain Resort. Jay is about an hour’s drive from East Burke.
It’s the true start to the summer season at mountain resorts across the nation. Memorial Day Weekend brings music festivals, mountain bike races, special events, and golf. Here’s a selection of things to do.
Minnesota’s Arrowhead with Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains rising 1,000 feet above the coast offers a variety of outdoor activities not often found in the Heartland.
In 2007, Echo Mountain Park in Idaho Springs, Colo., became the last brand-new ski and snowboard mountain to open in the United State -- until now. Enter Cherry Peak.
Thinking about a summer getaway to your favorite mountain resorts? MTRiP, a company that tracks year-round lodging, says the summer season is looking strong. Better book your reservations.