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Vail Hotels And Condominiums

We look at Vail's three base villages to find the top-value lodgings that will make you open your wallet for an elite vacation at this famous Colorado mountain resort. What is most surprising to a first-time visitor to Colorado' s legendary mountain town of Vail is its long and narrow shape. Nestled into a narrow valley between I-70 and the steep slopes of Vail Mountain, the town stretches...

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Free Lodging, Lift Tix and Air Offers at Snowy Mammoth Mountain California

Savvy skiers and snowboarders have known that Mammoth Mountain offers some of the best and most scenic skiing in the West.  It's been a tough start to winter for many mountain resorts, but now that the snow has arrived in northern California, Mammoth is celebrating with winter vacation packages. Woohoo! The mountain's magnificent setting was recognized as...

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Top 10 Family Ski Resorts

Looking for the top ski resorts for a family ski or snowboarding vacation? The following are winners of FTF's Top 10 Getaway awards in the snowsports category, honored for their top family facilities and instruction. Our "Top 10 Getaways" award winners, selected annually since 1998, combine the facilities for a top family snow sports vacation with a commitment to services and amenities that...

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Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts For Family Vacations

Want to go on a vacation where you don't have to carry your wallet around? Here are FTF's winners of our "Top 10 Getaway" awards in the category of Top All-Inclusives. Want to go on a vacation where you don't have to carry your wallet around? Here are FTF's winners of our "Top 10 Getaway" awards in the category of Top All-Inclusives. The following list of all-inclusives, compiled from a...

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Sundance Resort, Where Stars Go To Play

Bathed in the glamorous glow cast by its annual film festival, the Sundance Resort is, at heart, an unpretentious mountain hideaway.  This central Utah development founded by actor-director Robert Redford in 1969 with "just $500 and a dream" as he says, is defintely a country chic getaway favored by Hollywood elite. But it's also a restful, environmentally sensitive...

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Dream Big Ski Aspen Snowmass On Your Colorado Family Vacation

Our Families Dream Big promotion is featuring a fabulous family ski vacation to Aspen/Snowmass   in Colorado.  Pack your woolies and join us in the hunt to win a family of four vacation to Aspen/Snowmass courtesy of our sponsor, Ski.com Note:...

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Families Dream Big Ski at Aspen/Snowmass Prize Package Details

Is this your year to introduce the family to the pleasures of winter recreation? Make your dream a reality by participating in the Dream Big Ski Vacation in Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado. This trip giveaway is being offered by partners TravelingMom.com,...

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Star Trekking: Jeremy Jones Rides for the Climate

It's not hard to get behind a group that calls itself  Protect Our Winters.  Maybe snowbirds and Mayor Bloomberg would disagree, but in general, beautiful mountains covered in pristine snow is an image that has universal appeal. And we all remember those polar bears falling off of crumbling glaciers; who wouldn't want to stop that? At a recent press...

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Extreme Family Adventures In Ogden, Utah

Ogden, Utah has two vital assets --  warmer winter temperatures than much of Rockies and low-altitude mountain resorts -- that make it a special destination for active families. Snowsports fans come for winter days that rarely drop below 10°F, an extraordinary amount of fresh, fluffy powder that falls continuously, and bargain prices. The clear mountain skies,...

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A Ski Utah Dream At Powder Mountain

Funky Powder Mountain resort in northern Utah is known for the 500" of powder dumped during the season and left for skiers and riders to discover. It's the perfect family destination for those traveling with expert skiers, powder chasers or the snow-seeking groupies who use SkiUtah's Powder Alert smartphone app to learn when and where the storms have hit.

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