People dream of heading to the to the top ski resorts. In Colorado, consider Aspen. Also, with so many skiable acres and high mountains, many know one ski resort, Snowmass, as a legendary place to vacation in winter.
Many American Christmas traditions have roots in German holiday celebrations. In Berlin, the holidays come with the chance to shop Kris Kringle markets, see holiday lights, and experience many other festive elements of German Christmasculture.