Winter

Fitness

Lake Placid: Winter Sports Heaven

After my trip to Lake Placid, I’ve been eager to try new fun ways to get a workout in. With an itinerary full of activities like downhill skiing on Whiteface mountain and cross country skiing on the Olympic Biathlon trail in the Adirondacks, I was in a white, snow-covered heaven where working out was more [...]

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Greetings from Lake Placid!

The view of Mirror Lake from my room at Mirror Lake Inn. According to an old lift ticket on my ski jacket, I hadn’t been skiing since September 3rd, 2003. I was rusty, to say the least, and since I miss the mountains and the skiing of my native Pacific Northwest, I jumped at the [...]

Fitness

Top 10 Best Getaways for Winter Sports

This season, let one of these getaway spas, voted top ten best for winter sports for SpaFinder’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, be your very own winter wonderland. These ten spa resorts are a haven for wintry weather enthusiasts, where snow takes center spotlight. Thrill seekers can schuss the daring slopes (one property boasts a vertical [...]

Beauty

Winter Dry Skin Warning!

Those of us who live in parts of the world where winter means baby, it’s cold outside, know that our skin needs extra care to combat the drying indoor heat and lack of moisture in the air during these frigid months. And here are some things you can do to pamper yourself and keep your skin soft and supple all winter long.

Travel & Play

Vancouver Olympics Winter Spa Escapes

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games are under way in Vancouver, British Columbia, and as the athletes gear up for their sporting events, spas in the surrounding area are also commemorating the spirit of the Games. These spa services, inspired by the celebrated international sporting spectacle, are tailored toward spectators and athletes alike and will leave you feeling like a champion, even if you’re not on the medal stand.

Travel & Play

Top 10 Ski-In Ski-Out Spas

What could make your ski vacation more delightful than being able to step right outside your door onto the slope? These ski-in/ski-out resorts boast some of the best ski terrains around the globe, and extensive activities menus offer plenty to do après ski. There are full-service spas to go to, nightcaps in comfy lounges to [...]

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Spa Après-Ski

Traditionally, the thing to do after hitting the slopes was always sit around a cozy fire with pals, drinking hot cocoa or noshing on bread bowl of chili. The trend now is spa après-ski. You stay cozy and comfy, but instead slip on your spa robe and relax those tired muscles at the spa. Check out the new TOP 10 SKI SPAS below plus great winter specials.

Editors' Picks

Spa Après-Ski

Traditionally, the thing to do after hitting the slopes was always sit around a cozy fire with pals, drinking hot cocoa or noshing on bread bowl of chili. The trend now is spa après-ski. You stay cozy and comfy, but instead slip on your spa robe and relax those tired muscles at the spa. Check out the new TOP 10 SKI SPAS below plus great winter specials.