Top 5 Ski Resorts on Trade

One of the most popular winter activities no matter where you are, is skiing. For some, nothing beats waking up on a crisp winter morning to fresh powder on the slopes and you have nothing to do all day but to enjoy it.

However, skiing and snowboarding can get expensive between travel, gear, and passes. This winter use your IMS Trade dollars to get you to the slopes instead of your cash! The IMS Travel department has created a list of our Top Ski Resorts on Trade to make it easy for you to find a place to stay and to ski!

1.) Pine Mountain Golf and Ski Resort
Iron Mountain, MI |

Pine Mountain Golf and Ski Resort recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation which offers numerous lodging options to fit every budget. Whether you are looking for a family friendly vacation sure to please everyone’s expectations, a relaxing romantic mountainside hideaway where you can unwind, or a memorable destination for your special occasion, family reunion or wedding, pine mountain will exceed your expectations with our unparalleled service which will keep you returning year after year.

2.) Swain Resort
Swain, NY |

Swain’s lodging is not only perfect for enjoying the ski season, it’s also a great destination during the rest of the year as well. Swain is right alongside the Finger Lakes Trail and less than 15 miles away from both Letchworth State Park and Stony Brook State Park making a weekend stay at our accommodations ideal for nature lovers. We are also within 15 miles of three golf courses and several breweries and wineries. Having been operated for 64 years, Swain Resort is the oldest continuously operated ski area in New York. Swain prides itself on providing families with a great skiing and snowboarding experience at affordable rates in a friendly and safe environment. The resort offers 100 acres of skiable terrain on 30 trails with 97% snowmaking capabilities. In addition to downhill skiing and snowboarding, the resort offers snow tubing and has a quality terrain park. Tickets, rentals, lessons and restaurant (open during ski season) are all on trade.

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3.) Summit at Big Sky Resort
Big Sky, MT |

The Summit is one of the finest slope side properties in the Rockies with primary high-capacity lifts only 100 yards away. The Summit combines luxury appointments with Boyne Beds and a prime location in the heart of the Mountain Village Center. Styled in modern dark wood furnishings and white linens, each room has cable TV and free toiletries in the private bathroom. One-bedroom apartments and studios offer full kitchens at Summit at Big Sky. After a day of activity, guests can enjoy the sauna and hot tub on site at Big Sky Summit. Concierge services and tennis courts are also available. Featuring Lone Peak mountain views, Carabiner Lounge offers year-round indoor and outdoor dining. Open from December - April, the Peaks Restaurant features fine dining o n site. Lone Peak Café provides a dining experience for guests on the go.

4.) The Mountain Club on Loon
Lincoln, NH |

Resting on a bluff overlooking the Pemigewasset River, The Mountain Club on Loon Resort & Spa presents stunning views of the Loon Mountain, a range of luxurious accommodations, and plenty of activities to make your Lincoln, New Hampshire getaway one you will always remember. Explore the surrounding White Mountain National Forest on 55 mountain trails waiting right outside your door, or drive down the Kancamagus Scenic Byway and soak up the incredible views. Indulge in pampering treatments at the onsite Viaggio Spa and Wellness Center, treat yourself to delicious cuisine at the Black Diamond Pub, and unwind in a hot tub under a starlit sky.

5.) Wilburton Inn
Manchester, VT |

Ski, skate, sled or snowshoe, then return from your adventures to warm yourself by the living room fireplace with a cup of tea or a glass of wine. The dining room is set with fine china, sparkling silver and fresh bouquets and the menus include classical selections plus innovative cuisine. All baked goods and desserts are made at the Inn using prime fresh ingredients. Gourmet dinners are beautifully presented in an old-world ambiance that is the perfect backdrop for romance, relaxation and camaraderie at this 20-acre grand Victorian estate.

When you are ready to hit the slopes, give the IMS Travel Department a call at 800-559-8515 ext 4 or shoot them an email at! They will help you sort out which resort is best for your dream winter vacation! To see what other winter destinations are available, check them out online at!

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