UPDATE: You've got seven days to plan your long weekend getaway (thanks, President's Day!), so here's a little help for the slope-inclined. This story was originally published on January 11.
Our metropolis is as flat as it gets, but that doesn't mean you have to hop on a jet to access good skiing. Whether you're heading north to Wisconsin or east to Michigan, you can find yourself on the slopes after just one cycle of your Spotify playlist.
So you can focus on deciding what to wear vs. where, we've done all the location scouting for you. Ahead are five of our favorite Midwest resorts, for everyone from bunny-hill beginners to serious snowboarders. Now all you have to do is load up your gear and start daydreaming about those aprés-ski cocktails.