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Out West

 
Arizona
Scottsdale, Arizona
  Pamper yourself at one of these brand-new spas. (April 2002)
   
Tucson
  Extreme spa! Test your limits at Miraval. (March 2001)
   
   
California
Costanoa
  For honeymooners who don't mind roughing it, one of 16 post-nuptial possibilities. (April 2002)
 
Mammoth Mountain
  Tucked into Californiaís eastern Sierras, Mammoth and June offer postcard views of Yosemite, cutting-edge half-pipes and terrain parks, and A-list competitions. (October 2003)
 
Napa Valley
  Is it possible to enjoy the vineyards on just ten bottles a day? (April 2002)
   
Napa Valley: Auberge du Soleil
  Popular resort for romantics opens a boutique-sized spa. (March 2001)
 
Santa Barbara
  Place yourself in the skilled hands of masseurs and aestheticians at the Bacara Resort & Spa (April 2004)
   
Santa Barbara
  The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, just northwest of Santa Barbara, lures equine-minded families with 10,000 acres of warm-weather riding. (October 2003)
 
Sonoma County
  Wine-tasting tours without the Napa attitude. (March 2001)
   
   
Colorado
Club Med Crested Butte
  Club Med Crested Butte was made for snow and families. (October 2003)
 
Estes Park
  Snowshoe maker Tubbs rolls out 90-minute tours in the Rockies, with more destinations to follow. (November 2001)
   
Rockies
  For a true backcountry experience, wax up the X-C boards and head for the 10th Mountain Divisionís hut-to-hut trails. (October 2003)
   
Silverton
  Geared toward expert schussers and riders, Silverton limits its 1,600 pristine acres of powder to 40 patrons a day. (October 2003)
   
Telluride
  The legendary slopes are expanding, and newly accessible. (November 2001)
   
Vail
  With the shopping, food, nightlife, and massages, it'll be a wonder if you have time to hit the powder. (November 2000)
 
 
Las Vegas
Las Vegas: Shopping
  The fashionistas' vintage-clothing mecca. (March 2001)
 
Las Vegas: Gourmet Tour
  Can a finicky gourmand who hates to gamble find happiness here? Bet on it. (November 2000)
 
 
Wyoming
Cody
  Take in art and a rodeo, all in one day. (April 2002)
 
HF Bar Ranch
  Your citified children need some serious de-citifying. At the HF Bar Ranch, near Buffalo, Wyoming, kids can flat-out run amok. (April 2004)
 
Wind River Range
  Death-defying hikes, snowcapped vistas, and not a BlackBerry in sight. (May 2005)
 
 
Elsewhere
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Oregon
  Great windswept links-style golf courses with caddies, hearty comfort food, and a bar that welcomes post-round poker games. (April 2004)
 
Santa Fe, New Mexico
  Outdoor opera and a Japanese-style spa. (March 2001)
   
Seattle, Washington
  One of the cityís strengths is that you can enjoy the great outdoors all day and be back in time for a great meal and a great nightís sleep in your own bed or a hotelís. (April 2004)
   
Yellowstone
  At the rustic Old Faithful Snow Lodge, you can snowshoe or cross-country ski among bison and bald eagles, and relax by the fire at night. (December 2000)