GETTING AROUND: It's best to rent a vehicle at the Salt Lake City airport. The drive to Ogden is 30 to 40 minutes. Some hotels and condo rentals in Ogden offer shuttle service to the resorts.
SKIING: At Snowbasin (888-437-5488, http://www.snowbasin.com), adult all-day lift tickets are $63. Multi-day tickets start at $159 for three out of five consecutive days. At Powder Mountain (801-745-3772, http://www.powdermountain.com), adult all-day tickets are $56; multi-day passes are $48 a day. Powder Mountain also offers one of the few opportunities in Utah for night skiing; a 3-9 p.m. night pass is $15.
WHERE TO STAY: At Powder Mountain, the Columbine Inn (801-745-1414, http://www.columbineinnutah.com) has five hotel rooms from $110 a night, as well as two condos (two and three bedrooms) for $300 and $350 a night. Want a luxury condo or single-family home? Contact Wolf Creek Utah (801-745-3787, http://www.wolfcreekutah.com) for off-mountain accommodations.
Snowbasin is closer to downtown Ogden, so city hotels are within easy reach. The Hampton Inn (2401 Washington Blvd., 801-394-9400, http://www.ogdensuites.hamptoninn.com) has rooms starting at $109. Rates at the Marriott Ogden (247 24th St., 801-627-1190, http://www.marriott.com) start at $79. Outside town, Lakeside Resort Properties (6486 E. Highway 39, Huntsville, Utah, 866-745-3194, http://www.lakesideresortproperties.com) offers luxury condos, with one-bedrooms from $175 a night. Condos with up to four bedrooms are available.
WHERE TO EAT: Choices abound along Historic 25th Street. Try Roosters (253 Historic 25th St., 801-627-6171, http://www.roostersbrewingco.com) for the turkey enchiladas or whitefish tacos; dinner entrees $8.95-$21.95. Nearby is Tona Sushi Bar and Grill (210 Historic 25th St., 801-622-8662, http://www.tonarestaurant.com); dinner entrees $10-$17. Up for a real culinary adventure? Head to the Shooting Star Saloon in Huntsville (7350 E. 200 S., 801-745-2002) and try the signature Star Burger, a double-decker topped with a split knackwurst.
INFORMATION: For more on Ogden,
visit http://www.ogden.travel or call the Convention and Visitors Bureau at 866-867-8824. For more details about skiing in Utah, go to http://www.skiutah.com or call 800-754-8824.