With up to 400 inches of snow a year, Idaho has some of the best winter vacation resorts you can find anywhere. There are plenty to choose from, small and large. If you are planing a winter vacation this year, and more and more people are taking at least part or their vacation in the winter, consider coming to resorts in Idaho. These winter vacation resorts in Idaho have something for everyone.
Lookout Pass Ski & Recreation Area
PO Box 108
Wallace, Idaho 83873
Lookout Pass has 23 trails and a great terrain park and with an average of 400 inches of snow a year, Mother Nature does not need much help. Check out their lodging page for a large selection of places to stay in the area, many of which will have ski and stay packages available.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort
10000 Schweitzer Mountain Road
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
Schweitzer Mountain Resort is one of the biggest resorts anywhere with 82 trails plus open bowl skiing rated Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert and with about 300inches of snow a season, it is very unlikely you will be disappointed. They have plenty of lifts with a capacity of more than 9,000 an hour- One high-speed six-pack named Stella; One high-speed quad; four double chairlifts; 1 handle tow and 1 new T-Bar. They also have half pipe, snowboarding, tubing, dog sledding, snowshoeing, night skiing an exercise center and a Nordic Center. This is just one of the great special packages they have available
Early Season & Late Season Ski Free Package – From $178
Package includes lift tickets for two adults. The luxurious slopeside lodges also offer
free access to a heated outdoor pool, hot
tubs and cardio fitness room.
Pebble Creek Ski Area
3340 East Green Canyon Road
Inkom, Idaho 83245
FAX: (208) 775-4453
There has been skiing at Pebble Creek for 58 Years. They have 54 trails rated beginner, intermediate and advanced with 1-Double Chair and 2-Triple Chairs. You can also enjoy snowboarding. They have a great deal available. Buy one, get one free, lift tickets when you stay at participating Lava Hot Springs hotels. Their lodging page list six different options.
2600 Bogus Basin Rd.
Bogus Basin has 52 groomed runs rated Easiest, Intermediate, Advanced Intermediate and Advanced. They also have tubing, snowboarding, terrain parks and nordic skiing. There are four lodges on the site.
J.R. Simplot Lodge
This is Bogus Basin’s main lodge at the resort entrance. It has
A Child Care Center, Cafeteria-style menu with grill, fresh sandwiches, beverages, a Full bar, Mocha ‘n More Espresso,
an outdoor terrace and a Pizza Hut® which is open 10:30-4:00pm Friday-Sunday
Bogus Bob’s Grill featuring made-to-order menu
Paradise Deli, featuring the Fabulous Bonanza Baker Bar
Open weekends and holidays 10:30am-2:30pm
Frontier Point Nordic Lodge
Limited food and hot/cold beverage sales (feel free to bring your lunch)
Couches in front of glass fireplace
The Beach Outdoor Deck
Located at the base of the Pine Creek chairlift #6 Outdoor-only deck. Great for food on the fly or a leisurely lunch in the sun. You’ll find your preferred beverages (sodas, beer, wine), sandwiches and snacks. Portable restrooms located nearby.
The Beach Hours Weekends & holidays 11:00am-3:00pm
Ask them about the Stay and Play packages available from local hotels.