Best Family Ski Resorts in America: Copper Mountain, CO
If you and your family are looking for adventure, Copper Mountain in Colorado is the ski resorts you’ll want to go to. There are four beautiful mountains that are filled with activities for all age groups. No matter if you want to ski, go tubing, skating, snowmobiling, or enjoy a nice relaxing sleigh ride, you can find it at Copper Mountain.
My favorite part of the Copper Mountain ski resort is there are so many different activities to do. Going to a ski resort is about spending time with your family, but any parent knows that your children are going to want to do many different activities as soon as they get there. This is all possible at this ski resort and there is so much to do that no one will be bored.
En Fuego is a parade, bonfire, fireworks, and much more. It’s one of the best family activities at the Copper Mountain ski resort. Every kid loves parades, and the whole family will enjoy watching some of the best fireworks together. If you’re more into relaxing, perhaps a trip to their spa would be more your style. No matter what you’re into, you’ll find it here.
Prices for Copper Mountain are $74 dollars per person, per night. If you stay more than two nights, you get a third free! To learn more about pricing and why this is one of the best family ski resorts, click here.
Best Family Ski Resorts in America: Northstar-at-Tahoe, CA
Another great family ski resort is Northstar-at-Tahoe, located in Lake Tahoe, California. Kids will love the adventure and tubing parks, and parents will love the great prices they have all season long.
Adventure Mountain is a must for any family with children. Young kids will love Jib Jab mountain, which has many different log slides for them to enjoy. Older kids can venture up the mountain to the Mountain Mindshaft, where they can ride Big Springs Gondola Express or Village Express.
The best part of this family ski resorts has to be the pool though. Fully heated and opened year round, how many other family ski resorts will let you go skiing one day and swimming the next?
Some of the other activities included at the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resorts are live music, free skating, bungy jumping, wine tasting, mountain tours, and much more!
Prices for the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resorts vary by age, but start as low as $32 per child, and include a second day free. To learn more about pricing and why this is one of the best family ski resorts, click here.
Best Family Ski Resorts in America: Okemo, VT
Last, but certainly not least, is Okemo. Located near the town of Ludlow, Vermont, Okemo is known for having some of the best quality snow around. This high quality snow covers six mountains where your family can come to ski, skate, snowboard, or take part in many other winter activities.
The snow at the Okemo resorts are known as the best around, even winning awards for having such great quality. That’s not the only thing they’ve won awards for either. In 2010, the Okemo Mountain ski resorts won the Best Workplace Safety Award, for the sixth year in a row. In addiction to that, they’ve also won the Silver Eagle award, for environmental education. Okemo works very hard to make sure that their mountains and their guests are treated in the best ways possible, making this resort shine over others.
Safety is of course important for your family, but what about the activities? Young children will love the Penguin Playground day care center, and children as young as two can take lessons to learn how to ski.
The Okema resorts have some of the best slopes around, everything from beginner slopes to intermediate. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy pushing themselves and reaching new limits. If you get bored riding the slopes, drop by the half-pipe and test your skills! Your family will love all the choices they have at this resort.
Children six and under are free to ride and ski for free, while the price for adults varies depending on what you’d like to do and how long you plan to stay. Okemo does offer some of the best deals around though. For example, Okemo Cares & Shares Food Drive Day. On December 19, 2010, if you bring in three non-perishable food items, you’ll be allowed to ski and ride all day for just $35! Plus you get the added bonus of knowing your family helped someone in need. What could be better than that?
To learn more about pricing and why this is one of the best family ski resorts, click here.