Planning a family ski vacation? More and more ski resorts are promising to get little tykes as young as 3 out on the slopes, but MiniTime can help you find the best of the bunch. Traveling with the family on a ski vacation is high maintenance, so you need a resort that finds ways to minimize the stress as much as possible. One clue: If the resort is full of children who know their way around from past seasons, congratulations—you're in the right place.
In the northeast, families will find fabulous learn-to-ski programs at kid-friendly ski resorts such as Smugglers' Notch and Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, Mont Tremblant Ski Resort in Quebec and Sunday River Ski Resort in Maine.
Colorado is a paradise for ski-enthusiasts with ski resorts like Keystone, Crested Butte, Snowmass, Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Steamboat and Copper Mountain all rolling out the red carpet for families. In Utah, Park City Mountain Resort and nearby Deer Valley are both super choices for families.
In the Pacific Northwest, you'll find Mount Bachelor in Oregon, Suncadia in Washington and Whistler-Blackcomb to the north in British Columbia. Further south in California, Northstar-At-Tahoe Resort is a stand-out ski resort for families. Located near Lake Tahoe, Northstar boasts off-mountain amenities like golf courses and a mountain bike park.
On MiniTime, you can plan a family ski vacation by reading reviews by real parents about kid-friendly lodging and attractions in family-friendly ski destinations around the country. The recommendations offered on MiniTime are customized to fit your profile, taking into consideration the ages of your kids, to save you time.