For the Southern US, daffodils and narcissus flowers are already sprouting. On the West Coast, winter rains have helped trees to bud. These are sure signs that winter will be gone before we know it even though it seems to have just started. Much of the US has experienced an unusually mild, even warm winter. This is your last chance to hit the slopes and really enjoy the snow. The high season has come and gone, so you can enjoy uncrowded mountains.
What does every corner office exec have on his desk? A family ski vacation photo. Head to picturesque Breckenridge to get that perfect shot and down hill run. This four bedroom lodge on the mountainside is cozy, luxurious, and right on the slopes. You’ll have enough space to bring some friends along as this cabin sleeps 11. After a long day on the mountain, unwind in the hot tub over looking the Rockies. This is the vacation destination for ultimate relaxation. Other family friendly features like the game room and outdoor fire pit will bring the kids together and keep the TV off.
If a hard hitting week of winter workout is in order, head north to British Columbia. This condo is a true ski-in/ski-out so you’ll be on the snow in seconds. No waiting in lines or hustling to get to the fresh powder first. If that New Year’s fitness resolution is sneaking up on you, this is the place to be to get back on track. After a day of skiing or snow boarding, heal those muscles up in the hot tub. Counterbalance that cardio with weight training in the fitness center. If you want a lower impact day, try snow shoeing or a winter hiking tour. This spot is near enough to Vancouver that a day trip to the coast, a ferry tour, or a visit to some of the city’s finest coffee shops and bistros is well within your reach.