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best luxury resorts for a safe ski vacation in winter 2021

The 14 Best Luxury Ski Resorts for a Safe 2021 Vacation

Given all of the travel restrictions related to the coronavirus, what are the best hotels and resorts for a safe and relaxing luxury ski vacation in 2021? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has researched this pressing matter, and she’s sharing our list of the 14 best luxury ski resorts in the U.S. where you’ve got good odds for a safe family ski resort vacation, romantic holiday, or girls trip this winter 2021.

The 12 Best Snowboarding Luxury Resorts in the World

The 12 Best Snowboarding Luxury Resorts in the World

Lots of people ask about the best places for a ski vacation in America or in Europe, and we’ve shared our insider’s guides on both of those pressing matters. But what are the best places for a luxury snowboarding vacation? You know, places with great terrain parks, monster half-pipes, a chill vibe and respect (not resentment) for the sport. Our intrepid correspondent and long-time snowboarder Lindsey Graham shares her research on the 12 best places in the world to find luxury snowboarding resorts. Ready to ride?

The best Christmas decorations in New York this year

The Best Christmas Decorations in New York this Year

If you’re dreaming of New York City during the holiday season, but can’t make it here in person, why not take a virtual vacation? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a photo journal of the best Christmas decorations in New York this year, including iconic store windows, lights and light shows, and towering Christmas trees. Here’s a glimpse of our sparkling city during one of the best times of the year.

2020 Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden. Photo Credit: Dandelion Chandelier.

Stunning Photos From the Holiday Train Show at The NYBG

There’s whimsy, joy, playfulness and grandeur at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) right now. And it’s all only a 20-minute train ride away from midtown Manhattan. Which is totally on-point, actually. ‘Cause we’re talking trains. Specifically, the annual Holiday Train Show at the NYBG. We visited recently, and we’re sharing photos and what you need to know before you visit the annual Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), a must-see for families with kids. And those who love trains, or flowers, or the holidays. So basically, like, everyone. It’s a magical holiday experience that you really need to have – this year, more than ever. All aboard, let’s go!

The Best Farms in the Nation to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

The Best Farms in the Nation to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

The most wonderful time of year is upon us. And you know what that means: it’s time to decorate your tree! But first, you have to pick one. And if you’re focusing on an environmentally sustainable holiday celebration this year, one way to contribute to the health of the planet is by going to a “cut your Christmas tree” farm. Preferably one where you can return your tree after the holiday for composting. If you’re in on this as a great holiday adventure, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 best Christmas tree farms to cut your own tree this holiday season.