The Sapporo Snow Festival is a wintery white paradise where castles, celebrities, and the nation’s favorite anime characters are brought to life in ice and snow.
This winter, make a point to try and visit as many ski resorts as you can.
With a vibrant local food and beverage scene, endless outdoor adventures, unique shops, and nature-inspired spa treatments—all with the beautiful backdrop of the Green Mountains—you’ll want to stay for a lot longer than just a ski weekend.
For the first time in 37 years, the Sahara transformed into a winter wonderland.
This season why not explore beyond just skiing and snowshoeing and check in for an icy night at a snow hotel. These magnificent frozen structures are created entirely from snow and feature truly outstanding snow sculptures and ice carving.
Got cabin fever? Take a page from these winter festivals around the country, and celebrate the snow.
Here’s proof that snow-covered mountains and icy lakes make for some of the most captivating scenery on the planet.
Nothing says “let it snow” like winter snow sport festivals, where freezing temperatures and blizzard-like conditions become reason to celebrate. From skiing to snow sculpting to polar plunges, these festivals embody the joy of winter recreation.