TOP 5 WINTER RESORTS YOU’VE (PROBABLY) NEVER HEARD OF.
The winter months are in full effect for the snow sports enthusiasts this season. Thousands of vacationers will flock to the slopes in order to experience the best of what the winter has to offer. Are you tired of your local winter resorts and are seeking to expand your winter adrenaline fix? Fear not! Start packing your snow boots and your warmest winter attire because we’ve listed the perfect mountain resorts to plan your next vacation:
DESTINATION #1: GSTAAD, SWITERZLAND
A resort lost in time, Gstaad is true winter wonderland that lives and breathes with all things snow related. Known for being one of the largest and most diverse winter sports regions in the country, Gstaad offers skiers and snowboarders the chance to experience a truly magical ride.
DESTINATION #2: GULMARG, INDIA
No, you aren’t seeing things. India might not be the first place that comes to mind, but you would be surprised on how majestic this gem truly is. Nestled high in the Himalayas, Gulmarg is India’s leading ski resort. Housing the second highest cable car in the world, the views alone are something to consider.
DESTINATION #3: NUUK, GREENLAND
Greenland is a hidden gem that can easily hold its own amongst the more popular countries. With enough slopes to fill even the most avid of snow athletes, conditions are almost always perfect for the cross-country and alpine skier. Offering a wide range of diverse snow sports from dog sledding to ice mountaineering, you will wonder why you haven’t considered Greenland before.
DESTINATION #4: RUSUTSU, JAPAN
One of the leading ski resorts in Japan, Rusutsu is heaven for skiers who prefer the rugged terrain and tree infested trails. Covering three separate mountains, this gigantic resort offers a plethora of trails for all levels and abilities. Don’t forget to visit one of its natural thermal springs to warm your limbs after a long day of winter activities.
DESTINATION #5: TRYSIL, NORWAY
One of the largest ski resorts in Norway, and even the world, Trysil is a popular destination for vacationers from around the world. With over 40 lifts and 70km of runs, the lack of activities is definitely out of the question. Located in the heart of Scandinavia, we highly recommend this world-class destination for your next winter trip!
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