crested butte wins best ski town!Congratulations Crested Butte!  Based on popular vote, ski towns were nominated from all over to compete in USA Today's Best Ski Town.  Towns were rated based on their small town appeal, apres'-ski options, accommodations, restaurant scene and entertainment off the slopes - all the qualities of a great ski town!

USA TODAY 10Best readers voted from a pool of 20 nominees for the past 4 weeks for their favorite town.

 hand picked by our panel of pro skiers and snowboarders. The polls are closed and the results are in!

The top 10 winners in the category Best Ski Town are as follows:

1.  Crested Butte, Colo.
2.  North Conway, N.H.
3.  Truckee, Calif.
4.   Lake Placid, N.Y.
5.   Steamboat Springs, Colo.
6.   Taos, N.M.
7.   Bozeman, Mont.
8.   Whistler, B.C.
9.   Stowe, Vt.
10. Bend, Ore.