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Tips for Multigenerational Ski Vacation

Choose a ski resort carefully to meet your family’s winter sports interests and abilities. If these vary, be sure there’s enough terrain to keep all levels of skier busy for a week. Most mountains have trails for all levels, but they may have only a few trails in some of them — especially beginner and […]

Seven Ways to Enjoy the Sierras On and Off the Slopes

Here are seven ideas for wintertime family fun in Mono Country in the Eastern Sierras this season, from gondola rides to a real-life ghost town. Kids 12 and under ski or snowboard for free at June Mountain, a family-friendly ski area with kids’ ski lessons, a terrain park and a bonfire every Saturday afternoon with Bucky, […]

Best Family Activities for a Wintertime Visit to Chicago

Headed to Chicago this winter? Here are the top activities your family should try while in the city. Ice Skating in the Park Likely the most well-known skating spot in Chicago is the Millennium Park McCormick Tribune Ice Rink. Open through March, weather permitting, it’s right next to “Cloud Gate” and an easy stop on […]

Packing Your Child for Cold Weather

Depending who you ask, packing is the worst part of travel. The tedium of airport security lines, actual travel and hotel check-ins probably come close, but if an item is forgotten during the packing phase, the rest of the trip can easily be thrown out of whack. When you are a parent, you are not […]

A Fresh Coat

Whether your family is planning a walk in a winter wonderland or an adrenaline-generating ski vacation, winter gear is a must. And if your family includes older kids and teens, style is going to be as important as the coat’s ability to fend off winter winds and snow. Beyond basic fashion, however, there are other […]

Great Family Cruises for Winter

Most people think of summer as the ideal time to take a vacation thanks to kids’ school schedules and the nice weather. Many vacations, like trips to the beach and mountains, are excellent in the summer, but don’t count winter totally out without considering cruising. At the core, cruises allow for trips all year. You […]