The December issues of Fido Friendly and Dog Fancy magazine both listed dog-friendly ski resorts in North America.
With so many good resorts and so many hills, mountains and trails to ski with your dog, we couldn’t resist sharing!
Location: Alberta, Canada
Stay at: Fairmont Chateau, Lake Louise
Why powderhounds love it: Pet package includes a customized letter, luxury pet bed, water bowls, organic biscuits, and an activity directory. Proceeds from the pet fee support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Location: Aspen, CO
Stay at: Hotel Jerome
Why powderhounds love it: Accommodations include a pet bed, signature food, specialty menu, and dog water dishes.
Location: Aspen, CO
Stay at: The Little Nell
Why powderhounds love it: Dog beds, pet menus, Nordic trails, and even a Puppy Jet Lag kit to help Fido feel pampered.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Stay at: Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre
Why powderhounds love it: Shoppers paradise for the many pets and pet owners—in fact, Whistler boasts almost 10,000 dog-owning residents!
Location: Chittenden, VT
Stay at: Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Why powderhounds love it: Fido-friendly rustic cabins that sleep up to ten people.
Location: Grand Marais, MN
Stay at: Gunflint Lodge
Why powderhounds love it: Dog Lover’s Weekends are offered at various times throughout the year offering pet-centric outdoor and indoor activities like dog massage and training. During Dog Lover’s Weekends, the $20 pet fee is waived.
Location: Jackson Hole, WY
Stay at: Snow King Resort
Why powderhounds love it: Dog-sledding destination of choice.
Location: Lake Placid, NY
Stay at: Lake Placid Lodge
Why powderhounds love it: The Adirondack Mountains boast over 2,000 miles of hiking and ski trails, including the largest dog-friendly trail in the U.S.
Location: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Stay at: Westin Monache Resort
Why powderhounds love it: Dog-friendly cross-country trails.
Location: Pocono Manor, PA
Stay at: The Inn at Pocono Manor
Why powderhounds love it: Resort and community activities allow pets.
Location: Stowe, VT
Stay at: Stowe Mountain Lodge
Why powderhounds love it: Oversized windows make your dog feel like he’s outside even when in.
Location: Sun Valley, ID
Stay at: Tamarack Lodge
Why powderhounds love it: A doggy ski pass can be purchased that’s good for around 18 miles of dog-friendly groomed trails. A bonus: the adjacent city of Ketchum offers many dog-friendly patio-dining opportunities.
Location: Telluride, CO
Stay at: The Mountain Lodge
Why powderhounds love it: Dogs are allowed in designated gondola cabins!