The 13 most scenic US mountain towns

1. Telluride, Colorado

Colorado is known as Rocky Mountain Central, and Telluride is the best base in the state.

2. Park City, Utah

Park City is best known as a ski and snowboard destination, but it is also a wonderful all-around mountain getaway.

3. Sitka, Alaska

Yes, non-fans of The Proposal have a reason to visit this modest Alaskan town. There is no other location in the United States with a comparable landscape.

4. Aspen, Colorado

Aspen, another Colorado favorite, is ideal for all types of nature enthusiasts. This is the ideal location for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fishing, hiking, and biking.

5. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson Hole, located at the base of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, is a beautiful, relaxing location.

6. Leavenworth, Washington

If you are unfamiliar with this German jewel in the Washington Cascades, add it to your itinerary immediately! It is an excellent starting point for camping and trekking in the Enchantments.

7. Lake Tahoe area

Lake Tahoe is a magnificent region that straddles California and Nevada. Against the Sierras, crystal clear lakes and waterfalls are an incentive to visit.

8. Asheville, North Carolina

The Blue Ridge Mountains may not be everyone's first consideration for a vacation destination, but Asheville is an excellent vacation destination.

9. Stowe, Vermont

Stowe, the East Coast's snow sports capital, is where vacationers from New York, Washington, and Philadelphia spend their winters.

10. Bend, Oregon

The Cascade mountain community in Oregon is well-known as a fantastic base for outdoor excursions.

11. Big Sky, Montana

The town that gave the state its appellation, "Big Sky Country," contains the largest ski area in the United States.

12. Ketchum, Idaho

Ketchum, a charming town near Boise, is a popular destination for snow activities in the winter and hiking in the summer.

13. Taos, New Mexico

This municipality near the Sangre De Cristo mountain range in the southwest is home to a world-renowned ski resort as well as other amenities.