With the Thanksgiving holiday rapidly approaching, it's an all-out race to get the white carpet rolled out to greet travelers on time. With the help of cooler temps and big snowmaking enhacements, Mid-Atlantic resorts are quickly joining the ranks of open terrain for the 2013/14 season.

How should you celebrate during the Thanksgiving holiday week/weekend? Ski until midnight at Appalachian Ski Mountain; ski a long four-day weekend at Sugar Mountain; or stay two nights and get the third one free at Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

You just can't beat skiing in November.