Williams Staff Picks: Top Winter Vacation Spots

We always hear of all the great places our customers are headed to for the holidays and thought it would be a great time to let you all know what some of our favorite places are. We have some local spots, some out of state and a couple international destinations you could consider.Enjoy!


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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort: Teton Village, WY

Jackson is a classic destination resort where you can get away from major metropolitan areas. It’s in the heart of Grand Teton Nation Park with spectacular scenery right when you get off the plane. It is a place I like to go because it consistently has some of the best snow conditions in the country year after year. It also has some of the best variety of advanced to expert ski terrain in the country. There is an overall great local vibe. -MARK

Beaver Creek Resort: Avon, CO.

Beaver Creek is a hidden gem that many know about but don’t often drive 15 minutes past Vail to get to. It has great variety of terrain and is not crowded even on busy weekends.  In my opinion it has better than exceptional service from the staff at the resort to the staff at the local hotels. -CHAD

Winter Park Resort: Winter Park, CO.

My 1st experience was at Winter Park. It has great skiing with 2 connected mountains to choose from. It is a fun local town with great après ski opportunities and activities for all ages. It is only 1 hour and 20 minutes from Denver. -BEV


Alpine Valley Resort: Elkhorn, WI.

Alpine is one of the best local ski areas. They do a great job with grooming have lots of snowmaking. They even have 3 high-speed lifts! There's a nice lodge at the base. (A fun place to golf during the summer.) -JOHN

Grand Geneva: Lake Geneva, WI.

There is something for everyone. Whether you ski at Grand Geneva, or just want a day around the town, there is plenty to do. Have a winter spa day, go shopping and eat at many great restaurants. -KAREN


Val d'Isère Ski Resort: Val-d'Isère, France.

Located in the French alps the scenery is nothing short of spectacular. Every direction you look there are mountains as far as the eye can see. You can literally go at least a week without skiing the same run twice! Val d'Isère is interconnected with multiple mountain towns so there are an endless amount of places to eat and take in local experiences. The mountain has multiple gondolas, trams and funiculaires (trains that go up, underground through the mountain). It is an amazing place to experience with endless varieties of ski terrain. -BRETT