Looking for somewhere to ski this winter that will impress everyone in the family? Whether you have small children just learning to ski or easily bored teenagers, these are the best family ski resorts in the U.S. that have something for everyone.
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Park City Mountain Resort, Utah
Park City Mountain Resort offers activities for kids of all ages. The Little Adventures Children’s Center offers care for kids from 6 weeks to 6 years old. Learn to ski at any age with private or group lessons for kids, teens, and adults alike. Don’t miss out on the signature winter events, including Snowfest and a New Year’s Eve party to ring in the new year! Park City offers lots of after-ski activities for everyone, from zip-lining to an alpine coaster, to keep everyone entertained on and off the slopes.
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Keystone Resort, Colorado
Located a short drive from Denver, Keystone Resort is nestled in the White River National Forest in the Rocky Mountains. The resort has activities to keep everyone entertained during the ski season and summer alike. For the younger crowd, Keystone’s Kidtopia is a place for games, activities, and events including scavenger hunts, face-painting, and daily cookie time. Make sure to book your childcare or private family ski lessons in advance. Once you’re done on the slopes, switch out your skis for ice skates, go some snow-tubing, or take a sleigh ride. To top it all off, kids under 12 ski for free if you stay for two nights or more! Check out these other ways to save time and money on your next ski trip.
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Big Sky Resort, Montana
Big Sky Resort is a dream come true for parents with kids of all ages. Taking a ski trip with a toddler? Big Sky offers childcare at the Lone Peak Playhouse for kids 6 months to 8 years old. Children over 2 can even try a mountain sports lesson, and older kids can participate in youth group ski lessons. Have kids who just don’t want to ski? The resort offers countless activities from year-round rock climbing, zip line tours, a high ropes course, dog sledding, a new Escape Room, and seasonal events.
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Sun Valley, Idaho
Sun Valley Resort is another fantastic family ski destination. It’s one of the best places to go skiing for beginners! Sun Valley SnowSports School has talented, top-notch instructors for every age and ability. Check out the “Terrain that Teaches” program for beginners on Dollar Mountain, named “the best learning mountain in Idaho.” Not sure if your kids are ready for the mountain quite yet? Check out the Winter Playschool or daycare programs. Additional ski resort activities for kids include bowling, ice skating, sleigh rides, movies, and even ice shows. Sun Valley offers so many family-friendly events as well, like live music and fireworks shows.
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Northstar California Resort, California
Located in beautiful Northern Lake Tahoe, the Northstar California Resort has everything you could want on your family ski trip. Ski lessons are open to kids as young as 3, and childcare is available for kids from 2 – 6 years old. With group or private lessons for kids and adults alike, everyone can learn to ski here. After a full day of skiing, take some time to enjoy the fire pits and roast some s’mores. The resort also offers snow-tubing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snow biking, and various arts and crafts. Every day at 2 pm, “Tost” with complimentary champagne (or apple cider).
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