Rarely seen a generation ago, helmets are now part of the skier’s wardrobe and often required gear for young skiers and snowboarders. More than 80 percent of skiers in the United States now wear them.
Whether your jam is the Super Bowl (or the commercials), college or pro basketball, or award shows on the big screen, there’s nothing like bringing friends and family together to cheer your favorite competitors on. While some families love doing pot lucks or (weather-permitting) barbecues for the occasion, there are situations where a sports bar can be your no-fuss, communal living room. However, where to find one that will allow you to bring the kids or teens?
In Southwest Germany, close to the Swiss and French borders, the Black Forest region is best known to travelers for its beautiful, half-timbered villages. But for savvy European families, the Black Forest Highlands is known for its winter sports and money-saving Red Inclusive Card.
There’s no question skiing puts a dent in your wallet, but this season Colorado Ski Country USA resorts provide affordable fun for families looking to hit the slopes, including kids-ski-free programs with complimentary or discounted lift access.