Many ski towns are just starting to come into their own as year-round resorts. Not Breckenridge. Its rare combination of a thriving Victorian town at the base of a mammoth mountain resort has long drawn faithful summer crowds.
Ski resorts across the New World celebrate the 190 year-old German tradition of Oktoberfest with Bavarian music, food, dancing, beer, and other festivities in autumn alpine settings. Check out our top picks for an Oktoberfest near you.