If the cold weather and snow will induce deep sleep and bad mood, these 14 dream destinations in the United States and Europe will awaken the fashionista in you between the luxury accommodations, celebrity sightings, and perfect views.

 

Starting with Europe, let’s take a look at some of the most attractive destinations:

 

ITALY

 

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CORTINA D’AMPEZZO

A UNESCO World Natural Heritage site, also known as the Queen of the Dolomites, Cortina is the usual destination of the famous Barilla, Montezemolo and Benetton families.

MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO

One of the most famous ski resort in the Alps, Madonna di Campiglio is a tourist center that accommodates non-skiers, offering snowshoeing, rides with horse-drawn sleighs and a vibrant nightlife.

COURMAYEUR

Situated in the Aosta Valley is Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Italy and across Europe. A famous ski center, it’s a popular tourist destination in the Alps for winter and summer, where you might find the jewelers Damiani taking a vacation at their house there.

 

SWITZERLAND

 

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SANKT MORITZ

Hosting celebrities who “want to be seen,” St. Moritz is a Swiss city that is famous all around the world. For this reason, we must consider that the cost there is not suitable for all budgets.

 

FRANCE

 

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CHAMONIX

This city, which received the title of Alpine Town of the Year in 2015, is located at the foot of Mont Blanc, crossing the border with France. The luxury condos found at Chamonix can also be seen at other famous resorts around the world, including Aspen in the States.

COURCHEVEL

Nicknamed the Saint Tropez of the Alps, it’s the refuge of people from the world of politics, sports and television as well, being one of the largest ski resorts in Europe.

 

FINLAND

 

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SAARISELKA

Insert Saariselkä in the list of  fabulous European destinations because of Kakslauttanen Resort, a resort that provides an igloo with a glass roof where you can see the northern lights, a sight that can be enjoyed from late August to late April.

 

Now for the United States, these are the must-sees:

 

COLORADO

 

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ASPEN

Aspen is located in the Roaring Fork Valley, and it offers both wide and easy slopes and super challenging ones for expert skiers.
Aspen is America’s most famous ski resort where you can find celebrities such as Victoria Beckham, Mel Gibson, Jennifer Aniston and Will Smith.

TELLURIDE

This town is located in the Rocky Mountains. Between the slopes and downhill rides, there is Tom Cruise’s ranch placed in the middle of a fairytale landscape, between fir trees and snowy peaks.

BRECKENRIDGE

A 140 year old Victorian town, in addition to the magnificent ski slopes in Breckenridge you will find a lively nightlife and excellent shopping.

VAIL

Skiers, snowboarders and celebrities are increasingly turning to the popular ski resort of Vail. A charming spot, especially its 193 ski runs, Vail sees the sun 300 days a year.

 

NEW YORK

 

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LAKE PLACID

Just a few steps away from the Big Apple, you won’t find any traces of the concrete jungle at the Whiteface Mountain peak, the highest mountain in the eastern United States, where the Winter Olympics have taken place twice.

 

CALIFORNIA

 

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LAKE TAHOE

Famous for its sensational snow park, Lake Tahoe also boasts 300 days of sunshine a year. On the banks of the lake you can find the most luxurious ski resorts including Heavenly, Homewood, Northstar and Sierra, as well as a lively nightlife.

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

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WHISTLER

The charming ski resort of Whistler, similar to the Swiss style, attracts skiers from all over the world. Among the activities of the area are snowmobiling, tree-climbing and stunning spas.

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