Just because the snow has melted doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite resort. In fact, the weeks between closing day and the start of summer operations are primetime to visit the mountains at a fraction of what it would cost during high season. If you know where to look, you can find incredible discounts at hotels, restaurants and local boutiques. Even better, you’ll have the entire place practically to yourself. This year’s unseasonably warm temps and early snowmelt has an upside. It means hiking and biking trails are clear and ready to explore; waterfalls and rivers are raging with spring runoff and the golf courses are open. So pack up the car and head to the hills for a discounted long weekend. Here are a just a few hot lodging deals around the country.