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Lake Tahoe: A Directory of Winter Fun

Seven mountain resorts make the Lake Tahoe mountain district straddling the California and Nevada borders one of the country's most diverse and exciting snowsports destinations. Alpine Meadows, Heavenly, Kirkwood, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort and Squaw...

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Vermont’s Winter Wonderland

New England offers a wide variety of ski hills, but nowhere moreso than in verdant Vermont, whose 41 resorts with strong learning programs are easy to sample for a family winter vacation. The Vermont Ski Areas Association (it includes 19 alpine resorts) is the industry organization that invites families to celebrate winter by enjoying the state's homey villages, striking...

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Cheapest Of The Cheap Skiing At Lake Tahoe

Winner of FTF's Top 10 Cheap Ski Getaway award, the Lake Tahoe region remains a great family value for winter and spring during the 2012-13 season. Here are some of our favorite deals. Lake Tahoe, that famous snowsports destination on the California - Nevada border, boasts more ski resorts in close proximity than any other winter resort.  Modern mountain villages located on both...

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Kids Ski Free all Winter at Keystone Resort in Colorado

With multiple kids in tow, skiing and snowboarding can rack up the expenses, but Keystone Resort in Colorado is offering one deal that could have your family running to the slopes. This winter season children 12 and under can ski and snowboard free. The best part compared to other resorts trying this offer? No blackout...

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Snowbird Ski And Summer Resort, Utah

Snowbird, Utah is one of our top recommendations for skiing families because of its excellent children's learning programs, but it's a wonderful mountain resort for families in summer, too. It doesn't hurt that the average annual snowfall is 500" (that's 70% more than Park City, and twice as much as Aspen), and powder conditions just don't get any better except...

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Safety First For Learn To Ski Month And All Year Long

January is Learn to Ski Month with many discounts and deals to encourage novices, but this month also includes the ski industry's annual National Safety Awareness Week. Of course, we know common sense safety tips for skiers and riders are valuable all season long. An estimated 12 million Americans age 7 and up participated in skiing or snowboarding...

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Super Cold – 1st Aid Treatments For Hypothermia

What to do, and what not to do, when you or someone in your family is suffering from being in the cold for too long or accidentally falls into frozen water. It could be the early stages of hypothermia.Any person pulled from cold water should be treated, by medical professionals, for hypothermia. Symptoms include intense shivering, loss of coordination, mental confusion, cold and blue (cyanotic)...

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Mohonk, A Mountain House For All Ages

About 90 miles north of New York City in tranquil New Paltz, New York lies one of the nicest resorts we've ever seen -- Mohonk Mountain House. Come take a look. . . Light rain pattered mist-shrouded Lake Mohonk, and the loudest morning noises were child-like complaints. "What are we going to do now?"  The answer was not television because there are no in-room TV's at the

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Queenstown, Adventure Capital Of New Zealand

Calling Queenstown the Belle of New Zealand's South Island is scant praise to bestow upon this gorgeous lakefront town surrounded by snow-capped mountains and endless views. Instead, we compared it to our visits to other alpine adventure favorites, and found more spunk than Bend, Oregon; better scenery than Lake Tahoe; tastier restaurants than Vail; and better shopping than Banff,...

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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Lake Placid, New York

Families and outdoor enthusiasts alike will enjoy the down-home feel and state of the art eco-friendly accommodations at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in Lake Placid, New York. The town of  Lake Placid, a longtime favorite of families and adventure vacationers alike, is the heart of Adirondack Park, the largest protected land in the United States with some...

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