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Family-Friendly Ski Resorts, Maine

Traveling north for an epic ski trip can be the highlight of the whole winter season for snow-bunny families. Maine just so happens to have a healthy lineup of family-focused accommodation options for those seeking natural slopes covered in fresh powder, but with the added conveniences of home, and then some. Keep this list of […]

Introducing Children to Skiing

Snow sports are a great way to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors during a time when there is little other reason to do so. Bitter cold and leafless trees do a good job of pushing people away, but winter is also the only time to go skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports. Skiing […]

Plan Ahead for a Family Ski Vacation

The week before February school vacation is not the time to begin thinking about where to spend it, especially if you’re planning a family ski trip. The time is before snow flies and the rest of the world gets excited about skiing. Choose a ski town or resort and lock into a suite or a […]

A Ski Experience for the Family

When considering a family ski trip a few must-haves come to mind — incredible slopes for all levels of experience, breathtaking views, family-friendly accommodations and local attractions. That may be more than a few things, but that’s really no issue for Montana. It has it all. Between the state’s famously beautiful natural parks surrounded by […]

Summer Fun at New Hampshire Ski Areas

Ski mountains aren’t just for winter. Most larger ski resorts repositioned themselves as year-round recreation areas, taking advantage of the base facilities, ski lifts and mountain terrain for thrill rides and activities for all ages. Gravity-assisted activities — mountain coasters, zip lines and even tubing packs — use the steep slopes, canopy tours take advantage […]

Spring Skiing Fun for the Whole Family

“It’s like you’re at the beach, but you’re on the snow,” a 10-year-old skier at Smugglers Notch in Vermont told us when we asked how she liked spring skiing. Skiers here and at other New England ski mountains take a laid-back approach to spring, with informal tailgate parties in the parking lot and ski-in picnics […]