Where: Squaw Valley, California
Why our readers love it: A winter playground, Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley provides lift service to Squaw Valley USA, site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, which has 30-plus chairlifts, 450 inches of snow annually and 4,000 acres of ski terrain. The resort itself has over 400 acres of Sierra Nevada Range’s cross-country skiing area.
Why you’ll love it: The on-site spa offers respite after a day outdoors whilst captivating the essence of Squaw Valley’s beauty. With interiors of birch-tree trunks, green slate flooring and cascading water features, the spa brings the landscape in to soothe and relax.
Photo courtesy of The Resort at Squaw Creek