Follow off-duty staffers to the best meals. We tailed them to Foxfire Grille, where the upscale mac and cheese was delish and our tabletop s'mores drew admirers. Splurge at Ember (pictured), a trendy bistro with inventive food, Fed-Ex fish specials, and sushi even a snob could love. Warm up at Starbucks with free wireless Internet and an indoor-outdoor fireplace.
Where to Stay
Choose from 1,400 properties in Snowshoe's rental program. Many condos sit slopeside. Prices can fit almost any budget. The newest lodge, Soaring Eagle, offers luxury suites with wireless Internet, underground parking, a fitness center, market, and a 15-person outdoor whirlpool.