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SkiNet Partners with Resort Destination Marketing to Offer Ski Vacation Bookings


Resort Destination Marketing has partnered with SkiNet as the exclusive vacation planner for all ski vacations.

Nub's Nob, Mich.: Rank 2 East of Lake Michigan, 1998


Nub's Nob wrestled El Niño to the mat last winter and pinned it. While other resorts were whining, Nub's had its best year ever, which may explain why readers ranked it as the top ski-only (no lodging) resort in the Midwest.

Making it work: Inn Business

Mountain Life

Fleeing the corporate life, Bill Vines and Mary Furlong started a Vermont country inn. Their only regret? Not having done it sooner.

2002 Number 1 Resort in the Midwest: Nub's Nob, Mich.


Nub's Nob finishing No. 1 in the Midwest is the biggest upset since Apollo Creed's lights were turned out by Rocky Balboa. One reader says Nub's is the "Midwest's best-kept secret." That's about to change.

Little Gem: Trails Of The City

Travel East

Blue Hills has been keeping Boston kids off the streets since the Thirties. Now new managers are bringing much-needed upgrades to a bustling urban playground.

Escape From Purgatory: The Man With The Plan

Escape From Purgatory: The Man With The Plan
New name, new owners, same stunning scenery: Can Purgatory-now Durango Mountain Resort-break through to the big time?

"The thing is, what does someone from Florida know about skiing?" It's a tough assessment from a longtime Purgatory local, but the answer might be, "Everything."

Chuck Cobb, new owner of Durango Mountain Resort, knows resorts. As owner of Arvida, a former real estate subsidiary of Walt Disney, he successfully developed the Sawgrass residential/recreational community in Florida, was a partner in the upswing of Telluride, now owns Kirkwood and has acquired Durango. Cobb's dream is to own, in the end, about eight resorts, some in the ski industry, others in golf and marina venues.

Traveler: The Last Minute


Procrastinators be proud: Putting travel plans off can save you money. (Illustration: Jeremy Salyer)

Intrawest Plans Big Expansion on Whistler's South Side


After three years of planning and consultation, Intrawest moves forward with plans to revitalize the southernmost base of Whistler Mountain.

Will Ski for Straight A's....


Students in the South Lake Tahoe area can earn free skiing at Sierra-at-Tahoe and Heavenly Ski Resort for academic achievement and effort in the classroom.

Discovering the Basin


This Montana gem is a classic homespun resort--complete with a mom, a pop, their three sons, and an authentic mining town just down the road.

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