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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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Top 10 Getaway for Family Togetherness – Marriott Vacation Club International

In 2005, FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award-winners honored Marriott Vacation Club International as a Top Resort Chain for Family Togetherness and it's still a winner. When FTF celebrated the 8th annual Top 10 Getaways awards, we acknowledged the latest trend -- family-together vacations. We honored hospitality, timeshare and eco-tourism businesses that have made it possible for...

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Trends – Skiing Strong, Marketing Stale

After a week of skiing in Utah at five different resorts, it's apparent that some big changes are rocking the snowsports industry today. Hopefully the work I do at FamilyTravelConsulting.com will provide some cover as I make the following statements based on observation. 1.  Skiing Bigger than...

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Canada Mountain Resorts For Smaller Skiers Smaller Budgets

Big White and Silver Star Mountain are Whistler area resorts in British Columbia, Canada where families with little ones can learn a lot and save. Big White and Silver Star Mountain are two popular Whister area mountain resorts where British Columbia locals love to ski and ride, without the wallet-aching strain of high priced lift tickets.

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France Alps Spring Skiing from 345Euros 6N All In

The Serre Chevalier Hostel in the French Alps near the Italian border is welcoming families with an amazing six-night ski and board package.  And this special promotion is something only a youth hostel could afford to do. The hostel, a collection of three stone houses, is near the base of a popular ski and snowboarding resort called...

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America’s Top 10 Snowy Cities

Think you've got it bad? Here is a list of the average annual snowfall in America’s 10 Snowiest Cities, according to The Weather Channel 1. Valdez, Alaska: (297.7 inches) Getting 180 inches of snow in just one month validates bragging rights. Valdez, AK, clobbers the competition as...

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Getting Away To Mohonk Mountain House

Your guide to experiencing this lodge near New Paltz, New York as a relaxing weekend getaway. Located 90 miles north of New York City on 2,200 acres of the Shawangunk Mountains, and open throughout the year, the venerable Mohonk Mountain House (800/772-6646) hosts generations of returning guests. Victorian furnished lounges with worn...

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