Although Alaska rings cold to many ears, Alyeska defies the reputation. It sits on the coastal Kenai Peninsula in the southern edge of the state and daytime temperatures average mid-20s in February and hover around the 30-degree mark in March. Go for the full-fledged Alaska experience with the Simple Pleasures Package. Try dog-sledding, heliskiing and a day-trip to view the glaciers. The package includes two nights' lodging, an in-room movie and a pizza in the Pond Café. Cost is $239 per room through May 31. A bonus: Alyeska is only 45 minutes from Anchorage, where you can explore the city or the Portage Glacier. Lift tickets for hotel guests are an additional $35. 800-880-3880; alyeskaresort.com.
Three nights' lodging, two days of skiing with a complimentary mountain tour and a Heavenly logo item starts at $199. 775-586-7000, skiheavenly.com.
SKI Magazine readers who buy a lift ticket at Mammoth will get a free lift ticket to nearby June Mountain (nonholidays and midweek only). A 20-minute drive from Mammoth, June is generally less crowded on weekends. Call 800-626-6684 and mention this SKI Magazine offer to receive the free ticket (not available at the ticket window). Offer not valid Dec. 21-Jan. 5, Jan. 18-20 and Feb. 15-17. mammothmountain.com.
Three Harbor Resorts offer Harbor Advantage Cardholders major savings (plus, you save big in Seattle, too). The $59 Harbor Advantage Card buys holders their first lift ticket plus a $5 discount on weekends and a $10 discount on weekdays. Stevens Pass: 206-812-4510, stevenspass.com; Mission Ridge: 509-663-6543, missionridge.com; Schweitzer Mountain: 208-263-9555, schweitzermountain.com.