5 of the best ski resorts in the United States and Canada are in New England

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They are in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.

Skiers at Waterville Valley in NH Waterville Valley Ski Resort

New England skiers have access to some of the best terrain and equipment in North America, according to Conde Nast Traveler.

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The travel publication released a list of the top 20 ski resorts in the United States and Canada as part of its 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards, and five New England spots made the list: Waterville Valley in New Hampshire ranked No. 6; Smugglers’ Notch Resort in Vermont ranked #7; Bretton Woods in New Hampshire ranked No. 8; Sunday River in Maine ranked No. 15; and Killington Mountain Resort in Vermont ranked No. 18.

The #1 ski resort is Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada.

“Whether you’re a mogul expert, terrain park shredder, or a novice still mastering blue runs, these ski resorts have ticked all your boxes,” the post wrote.

In New Hampshire, visitors to Bretton Woods can enjoy a new eight-passenger gondola and the ‘stunning’ Rosebrook Lodge with ‘stunning views of the Presidential Range’, according to Conde Nast Travelerand Waterville Valley, known for its Nordic runs, is launching a new six-person high-speed bubble chairlift.

In Vermont in Killington, which boasts six peaks and the longest season in the East, “skiers and boarders of all skill levels can find something to love,” wrote Conde Nast Travelerand Smugglers’ Notch offers “family-friendly” service, a “fantastic” ski school, and three mountains of terrain.

Finally, Sunday River in Maine is well worth a visit, according to the publication.

“Even West Coast ski snobs will be impressed by the glades of Oz and Aurora, which are considered some of the best the East has to offer,” Conde Nast Traveler wrote.

For the publication’s 35th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, readers voted for their favorite ski resorts around the world.

Ski The magazine recently published a list of the best ski resorts in the United States and also included Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Bretton Woods, Killington Mountain Resort and Waterville Valley.

Check out the full list of top ski resorts in the United States and Canada.


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