Nothing but High-Altitude and Beautiful Views: Best Mountain Destinations Around The World
Give your lungs a workout and let your brain slow down for a bit. Vacations in mountains offer a high-altitude way to decompress from daily life, no matter what the season. Take in a big breath, look at the views in these featured mountain destinations, and imagine yourself heading out for your own trip to the peak. Our list of mountain getaways will help you find the spot that’s just right for you.
“Go Breck” and you’ll have a terrific time, whatever the season. This gold rush town says that it’s the “perfect mountain town where culture abounds.” The four peaks of Breckenridge Mountain are the focal point for most of the town’s high-energy activity, but there are also plenty of opportunities for relaxation, too.See vacation rentals near Breckenridge, CO
While it’s one of the top ski locations in North America, this mountain town is just as much fun in the summer, with the opening of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, a foremost destination for freeride mountain-bikers. Whistler is the place for wide open spaces and unspoiled wilderness views, whatever your sport.See vacation rentals near Whistler, BC
This was the area that was used for much of the filming of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and its beauty truly seems surreal in every season. The town offers spectacular views of nearby mountains such as The Remarkables, Cecil Peak, Walter Peak and just above the town, the peaks of Ben Lomond and Queenstown Hill.See vacation rentals near Queenstown, New Zealand
Bavaria’s premier mountain town is actually two towns that have been connected - Garmisch-Partenkirchen (called GaPa by the locals). Home to the tallest mountain in Germany, Zugspitze, the area boasts a number of traditional spots where you can dine at communal tables and enjoy hearty Bavarian food and beer.See vacation rentals near Garmisch, Germany
In the foothills of the Andes, you can ski, hike, bike and enjoy and then unwind among terrific food and wine.See vacation rentals near San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina