Telluride is a mountain destination without peer: lift-served ski terrain pushes above 13,000 feet; five-star restaurants share main street with dive bars; accommodations in historic downtown and in the resort-oriented Mountain Village range from luxury hotels to cozy lodges. It’s the ski vacation we dreamed of as kids, and when we finally got to take it, we stayed at the Inn At Lost Creek, a ski-in/ski-out boutique hotel on Sunset Plaza in Mountain Village.
Ski-in, relax, Ski-out
Cold weather, cold smoke, cold beers.
Most of us calculate Paid Time Off based on formulas that are too sad to enumerate. Suffice it to say those hours rarely add up to week-long ski vacations at our leisure. But parse them out just so and you can be taking long weekends whenever the heavens open up. Make the most of it by choosing mountain resorts with bankable terrain and close proximity to an airport — like any of these 10 world-class ski areas.
3652 square feet doesn’t sound like an incredibly large place, but that’s hardly the start of it. With in-floor radiant heat, gourmet kitchen, and bridge accessible parking, the Tomboy Road estate is anything but standard affair in Telluride, Colorado. [via Luxist] What this means to you: We imagine most of you may not quite have…