(CNN) â€” Imagining a snow-filled wonderland in the blistering days of August is almost impossible.
Amazingly enough, in eight short weeks, ski resorts around the Northern Hemisphere will start opening their doors for the regular season. But you can take advantage of a ski town in all its off-season, late summer glory.
From five-star dining to world-class spas and bucket-list hikes, these nine destinations are perfect for a ski-resort vacation without having to travel in the snow and sub-zero temperatures.
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