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Dogsledding with the Family

Anyone with young children or who is a Disney fan knows of at least four films about dogsledding. There are other movies featuring the animals, but movies like Iron Will and Snow Dogs are memorable enough and recent enough to sit close to the surface. Dogsledding is much more than fodder for inspirational family films, […]

Put Your Stock in Woodstock

“Wax on or wax off?” It’s what my patient ski instructor Jack keeps asking as I hiccup down the bunny slope the first two times, starting and stalling like the car I had in high school. Jack’s wondering if the snow conditions, equipment prep and nip in the air are affecting my glide down, but, […]

Climb Every Mountain: the Right Hotel for the Best Ski Experience Matters

Ski resorts have a mystique that transcends the slopes and trails, from crackling fireplaces and après-ski, hot chocolate to spas, kids’ programs, ice skating, cooking classes and boutique-packed streets waiting to be explored. Private cabins and winter vacation homes, on the other hand, draw families with wonderfully cozy and home-y settings. However, picking the wrong […]

Brrring it on: Igloo Hotels

Okay, so it may mean you can’t exactly cozy up in front of the fireplace, but you’ll earn bragging rights about staying in an igloo in nifty locales ranging from Canada to Romania. At the aptly named Hotel of Ice in Romania, in the heart of the Fagaras Mountains, lies a magical castle crafted of […]

Best Family-Friendly Winter Fun in New York State

From outdoor fun to warm escapes, there’s plenty for the family to enjoy when you make a winter getaway to New York State. Hit the Slopes While you might be tempted to head to Vermont or New Hampshire to fit in some ski time with the family, you should consider the slopes of New York. […]

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 […]