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Breckenridge, Colorado Hotels And Resorts

This friendly mountain town is a funky chic ski resort in winter and a Wild West, hiking and biking summer destination. Breckenridge, Colorado -- funky, reformed mining town -- has finally gone very upscale with the addition of a few gorgeous luxury properties at the mountain base, available for the 2009-2010 winter season. Families with the splurge instinct should check out the beautiful...

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Snowsports Toys And Tricks For All Ages

New snow toys makes non-skiers and too-little-to-ski-ers enjoy their day on the mountain just as much as everyone else.With every season, we become aware of new snow toys and snow fun options waiting to challenge kids and anyone else who's fit and young at heart. During the 90s, when mountain resorts turned their attention to attracting those in the family who would not ski or snowboard, we...

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Stowe Mountain Resort For Four Season Family Fun

All year round, the picture-perfect village of Stowe and the mountain resort that crowns it welcome families with outdoor adventures and activities to suit every interest. While strolling the delightful streets of Stowe Village, it is a pleasure to browse in locally-owned, small specialty shops where no chain restaurants or retail stores are anywhere in sight. Main Street has the church...

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Is Your Child Ready For Snowsports?

Great tips from professional instructors dedicated to creating, offering and maintaining the "best resort for family fun, anywhere." Winter offers many opportunities for families to enjoy recreation in the outdoors. Alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing and snowshoeing are all sports that families can enjoy together and pursue as lifelong hobbies.  If your children...

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Snowmass, Colorado In Winter: All Ages And All Abilities

Physical and cultural activities abound at the four Aspen mountains, some of Colorado's most family-friendly snowsports and adventure destinations. Physical and cultural activities abound at the four Aspen mountains, some of Colorado's most family-friendly snowsports and adventure destinations. One company in western Colorado owns and operates the mountain resorts at Aspen, Aspen...

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Top Cheap Ski Getaway: White Mountains, New Hampshire

The White Mountains of New Hampshire is a winner of FTF's Top 10 (Cheap) Getaways For Family Travelers 2008 award. Ski vacations can be expensive and difficult to plan if you don’t know where to look and ways to save.  A snowsports holiday is not usually considered a cheap family vacation because of all the components:  lift tickets, equipment rental, lessons and accommodations...

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Top Cheap Ski Getaway: Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Lake Tahoe, on the Nevada California border is a winner of FTF's Top 10 (Cheap) Getaways For Family Travelers 2008 award. Ski vacations can be expensive and difficult to plan if you don’t know where to look and ways to save.  A snowsports vacation is not usually considered budget-friendly because of all the components:  lift tickets, equipment rental, lessons and accommodations...

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Rocky Mountain High: Breckenridge With Teens Or Babies

When you're doing snowsports with teens, you need more than just a great mountain, you need a great scene. Breck delivers all-around fun plus super infant and toddler programs.What if you asked your teen how he liked his family vacation and he answered: “Breckenridge has to be the best ski mountain I have ever been to in my life. It has everything I would look for in a good ski resort,...

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Vermont’s Smugglers Notch For Grown-Ups

A Vermont mountain known for its super children's programs makes the thrill of discovery available in an adults-only camp rated M. There's something funny about Smugglers' Notch Resort, a ski area tucked away in northern Vermont at the foot of a mountain pass (Smuggler's Notch) over which the rum runners used to haul hootch at night. It's a bit hidden because the condos and base area are...

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East Vs. West: Negotiating The Family Ski Vacation

A family of avid skiers debates whether the eastern mountains or the western mountains should be their goal for the next perfect vacation. Negotiating a steep drop into a powdery glade is nothing compared to our family discussions about ski vacation destinations. It is never simple to accommodate the range of age, skiing ability and, frankly speaking, even interest among various family members...

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