Winter Park, Colorado
Tucked away in the Continental Divide, Winter Park is a carpet of snow. With hiking as its popular activity and the largest ski areas in Colorado, it makes the ideal winter destination. From golfing to hot air balloons, this place has a lot to offer. Another fun venue to see is the rodeo; the High County Stampede organizes a rodeo every weekend. With the beautiful ski areas, it is hard not to try snowboarding, skiing or snow tubing. You'll also want to head out from your Winter Park vacation cabin for some cross country skiing.
Mount Fuji, Japan
Mount Fuji is a dormant volcano located at Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and bordered by five lakes: Lake Kawaguchiko, Lake Yamanakako, Lake Saiko, Lake Motosuko and Lake Shojiko. Being the tallest mountain in Japan, Mount Fuji, fondly referred to as Fuji-san, is adored by tourists and pilgrims alike. Tourists enjoy hiking this magnificent, symmetric mountain, which is lined by several Shinto shrines and monasteries. What was once visited typically by locals is now a hot spot for tourists as well. There are several ski resorts around this mountain. While you are here, visit the Japanese style bath, the Onsen.
Bordering France, it is home to some breathtaking scenery. With the tall mountains of Pyrenees, Aneto (the highest mountain in the range) and magnificent flora and fauna, it is hard not to see why this place is the jewel of northern Spain. There are also several ski resorts sprinkled around this region. Summer also offers a plethora of activities to choose from, including mountaineering, caving for spelunkers, paragliding and white water rafting. Mountain biking is another favorite activity here. This region is not only abundant with stunning landscapes, but there are also many architectural sites and hermitages.
Located 45 miles from Marrakech, it is not the first place that comes to mind when we think of snow. It is nestled on Mount Atlas at a height of 3,268 meters above sea level. There is a ski resort here with North Africa's highest ski lifts, the alternate transport being donkeys. With the vibrant culture and even more exotic cuisine, you're sure to take home a lot of memories along with the never ending purchases made here. It is best to visit Morocco from January through late March to enjoy the snow. The ski area does not have a ski patrol, and the vertical drop is 663 meters.
Ruapehu, New Zealand
It houses one of the largest and most active volcanoes in New Zealand, Mount Ruapehu. With the most amazing flora and fauna and some of the best ski resorts in the world, Ruapehu is an absolute delight for tourists. Among other attractions, there is the Tongariro National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is a winter paradise and offers activities like skiing and snowboarding. If you're a hunting enthusiast, you could try hunting and game fishing, too.
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