The temperatures have dropped, snow is falling and it’s getting harder and harder to pry yourself away from Netflix. We get it. To get you moving (after a brewery visit with your besties, perhaps?) we’ve pulled together 15 ski resorts that are the perfect spot for your next girls-only long weekend. So grab your BFFs, pull out the snow boots and get ready to hit the slopes.


1. Alta Peruvian Lodge: A European-style ski lodge in Utah? Yep. This all-inclusive resort has been drawing in visitors and delighting locals for more than 65 years. The reason for standing the test of the time is simple: The place is filled with people seeking adventure, fun and a sense of community. (Photo via Alta Peruvian)


2. Sun Valley: Anchored by Bald and Dollar Mountains, Sun Valley, ID is a pioneer of destination skiing. Snowboarders and skiers can ride more than 2,000 acres of terrain and at the end of the day cozy up in one of their quintessential ski lodges. (Photo via @sunvalley)


3. Squaw Valley: Home to the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, Squaw Valley, CA has over 6,000 acres of diverse terrain surrounded by Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevadas. More than 300 days of sunshine make this an Instagram-worthy getaway. (Photo via Squaw Valley)


4. Cataloochee Ski Area: You and your girls not skiers? Not a problem at this southern site in North Carolina. With 50 acres of skiable area and an elevation of just 5,400 feet, your beginner crew can enjoy the trip without constantly worrying about running into expert-level athletes. (Photo via Cataloochee Facebook)


5. Keystone Ski Resort: This Colorado favorite is conveniently located just two hours west of Denver, making it an easy long-weekend getaway. Plus, the interconnected network of gondolas and ski lifts makes sure that you never get too big for your ski boots and provides some of the best views of the mountains. (Photo via @keystone_resort)


6. Telluride Ski Resort: Bring the whole crew here, because there’s something for everyone at Telluride, CO. Looking for more than just great slopes (which they have)? Telluride offers dog sledding, cat skiing (as in Snowcat, not feline cats!), fine dining, a robust nightlife and more. (Photo via @telluridemtn)


7. Breckenridge: You can’t have a list of ski resorts without some of the classics. Breckenridge, CO encompasses close to 3,000 acres and boasts five peaks and four terrain parks. Still not impressed? Catch a ride on North America’s highest chairlift, the Imperial Express, for views you won’t soon forget. (Photo via @breckenridgemtn)


8. Whistler Blackcomb: Adventure seekers, look no further than Whistler Blackcomb in Vancouver. Its two mountains have been graced by Olympians, elite athletes and Après Ski fans alike. Ever since seeing its beauty during the 2010 Olympics, we couldn’t pass up putting this mountain town on our list. (Photo via Whistler Blackcomb)

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9. Jackson Hole: Really you’re going to need at least a week if you want to come close to experiencing all Jackson Hole, WY has to offer, but the main Mountain Resort sits in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, with more than 2,500 acres of some of the best slopes in North America. (Photo via Jackson Hole Mountain Resort)

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10. Holiday Valley Ski Resort: Looking for a group getaway for you and your friends? This western NY spot can accommodate all skill levels, produces fresh snow and brings the buzz with a hometown, come-have-a-beer-with-us vibe. (Photo via @holidayvalley)

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11. Steamboat Resort: Six mountain peaks, two terrain parks and almost 3,000 acres of skiable slopes? Safe to say we could spend forever finding our way through Steamboat, CO. (Photo via @steamboatresort)


12. Killington Resort: If you can’t find something to do at this Vermont-based resort, you’re doing ski trips wrong. From ice skating and cross country skiing to more than 100 bars and restaurants, Killington defines having it all. (Photo via Killington)


13. Stowe Mountain Resort: If you’re looking for the classic New England ski experience, Stowe is the place to go. Top-notch accommodations and lots of great mom and pop stores are abundant. Plus, the tallest mountain in Vermont and the Von Trapp Family Lodge both call Stowe home. (Photo via Stowe Mountain Resort)

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14. Whiteface Mountain: Located in the Adirondack Mountains in Lake Placid, NY and the home of the 1980 Winter Olympics, Whiteface offers visitors original Olympic landmarks to enjoy while they try out the slopes. Oh, and did we mention it’s home to the tallest mountain in the Northeast? Gold medal for Whiteface. (Photo via @whiteface_mtn)


15. Mont Tremblant Ski Resort: Feel like you’re skiing in the Swiss Alps, but never leave North America. Besides great skiing for more experienced snow bunnies, you’ll be living a seriously chic French lifestyle in Quebec, complete with great food and a certain je ne sais quoi. (Photo via Mont Tremblant)

Are you taking a ski trip this winter? Tag us in your snow bunny pics on Instagram at @BritandCo!