Last Minute Ski Holidays

last minute ski holidaysSometimes the best vacations are the spontaneous ones made up on the spot. Or maybe you've been meaning to make plans for a ski vacation but never quite got around to it, and the weekend in question is right around the corner. Whatever the case, there are plenty of excellent last minute ski holidays you can take advantage of at


Take a page from the book of Harry and Lloyd from Dumb and Dumber and head towards Aspen, Colorado. Regardless of whether or not the beer flows like wine, you'll find no shortage of fresh powder on the four huge mountains in this lush, iconic skiing town. Last minute ski holidays in Aspen include condos, apartments, and cozy houses.

Park City

Head west a ways to the best skiing in Utah—Park City. What sets Park City apart from other skiing destinations is the quality of the fresh, dry powder that skiers love. Home of the Sundance Film Festival and choice events of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City is a must for serious and casual skiers and snowboarders. With currently over a hundred vacation homes to choose from, chances are good that you'll find a place you'll love in Park City.

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A bit to the north is the massive Mount Hood, a gorgeous skiing destination that overlooks Portland, Oregon. Portland is one of the hippest towns in the country, bursting with quirky coffee shops, book stores, and outdoorsy activities to keep all active types busy all winter. Fans of the horror genre should stop by the Timberline Lodge on the slope of Mount Hood—it's where they filmed the exterior shots of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. As far as lodging goes, you can easily find a quaint and cozy cabin to rent near Mount Hood, creating one of the most authentic skiing experiences you'll ever have.


If you're on the other side of the country, don't despair—hit up Killington in Vermont, the largest ski and snowboarding spot in the east. Seven gorgeous mountains, all interconnected, provide some of the most beautiful and, for the seasoned riders, challenging slopes on the Atlantic coast. You can find plenty of affordable houses and condos with optimal distances from the slopes.


Don't even think about booking a hotel for this vacation. At, you can spend this trip in an actual home, not a tiny, cramped space that was mass produced for commercial purposes. All the listings on are unique homes that come in a variety of options: houses, condos, cabins, cottages, apartments, or suites that you can spend a few days in while you hit the slopes. You'll get more room, flexibility and privacy than you could at a hotel, and since most of them are pet friendly you won't have to worry about finding someone to watch the critters. Just one less thing to worry about if you're doing all the planning last minute.

And for once, booking a place to stay last minute can actually help you out. If someone has been trying to rent out their place for a specific holiday weekend, like Easter, they'll lower the price as the weekend approaches. Finally, waiting til the last minute to get things done can actually pay off!

If you're still looking for a good place to spend a few days on the slopes, start browsing the listings in mountainous areas. Last minute ski holidays are quite easy to book on Vacation!

For more ideas, simply explore the nearby areas. With hundreds of new listings added every day, you're sure to find something that's the exact right fit, price level and size for you and your traveling group—even if you are fast approaching your deadline.

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