Whether you’re touring the ski resorts of the East Coast or just fancy some winter sport action as part of your American odyssey, the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York can offer some great value resorts.
For great value this season check out Big Tupper, as the not-for-profit ski resort is offering super-cheap day ski passes for just $15 (£9.50).
Perfect for beginners looking to try out some skiing on an American tour without breaking the budget, Big Tupper boasts shorter queues, varied terrain and friendly volunteer staff.
Skiers can explore 17 trails ranging from beginner to expert over a total vertical drop of 1,200 feet. For more information, go to www.visitadirondacks.com
Further North, Beartown Mountain in Beekmantown is a great mountain for travellers coming into the area from Canada. Tentatively scheduled to open on Boxing Day, lift tickets cost just $18 (£11) for a non-member, adult full-day pass.
For more information on Adirondack cross-country skiing and downhill options, visit: www.skibeartown.com