Copper has a great ski mountain, but the lodging scene at the base of its 2,450-acre hill has long been a work in progress. The good news is that progress is indeed being made, with the resort's first true luxury accommodations opening this season. And Copper makes it easy to stay here, with extras such as the Beeline Advantage—in which skiers snag first tracks every morning and bypass liftlines all day—included in every lift-and-lodging package. Yes, you want to ski Copper. Especially if you know where to unwind when Union Bowl gets through with you. Here are our picks.
Ski-in/ski-out lodging can be more than just a convenient spot to hang your ski hat.
There's ski-in/ski-out lodging, and then there's roll-out-of-bed-onto-your-skis lodging: You know, those gargantuan trailside homes that could be mistaken for midmountain day-lodges, the places with which you find yourself eye-level as you ride a lift along the edge of a trail. That's the kind of ski-in/ski-out we're talking here. These six dream homes will redefine your notion of staying "slopeside. Drool away.
Near the slopes of Park City, Deer Valley and The Canyons, the Hotel Park City's guests never quibble about location—they hardly have to leave the grounds.
Near the slopes of Park City, Deer Valley and The Canyons, the Hotel Park City's guests never quibble about location—they hardly have to leave the grounds: Designed in circa-1900 national-park-lodge fashion, the 1-year-old hotel comprises 11 miles of cross-country trails, two championship golf courses and an 8,000-square-foot spa, opening this spring. The resort's 54 suites have kitchens, fireplaces and balconies; beds are piled with down pillows; and marble baths feature jetted tubs.