Ski Guide Check out our list of the best ski resorts worldwide. Tags Sports Vail, Colorado Home to more groomed terrain than any other resort on the planet, Vail is North America's top ski resort. Squaw Valley, CA Squaw Valley offers thrill-seekers 4,000 skiable acres. From easy slopes to unmarked trails and challenging bowls, Squaw Valley has something for everyone. Big Sky, Montana Located about 50 miles northwest of Yellowstone National Park, Big Sky, Montana offers majestic views and magnificent runs. Cortina, Italy Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy is one of the world’s oldest and most stylish ski resorts, sits 3 hours from Venice and can be reached via a steep and winding road. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France Chamonix, France, site of the first Winter Games in 1924, has some of the most rugged terrain in Europe. Mt. Tremblant Beautiful skiing combined with the joie de vivre of Quebec’s French heritage, minus the cost of a trans-Atlantic flight. Jackson Hole, Wyoming In the wilds of Wyoming, skiing is more important than shopping, fine dining and luxury accommodations.