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Top 10 Getaway for Family Reunions – Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont

FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award-winners highlights Stratton Mountain Resort as one of 2004's best places to host your family's next reunion.FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award-winners highlights Stratton Mountain Resort as one of 2004's best places to host your family's next reunion. In 2004, FTF evaluated businesses in the hospitality, cruise and tour sectors...

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Retreating to New England’s Lesser Known Snow Resorts

"Let It Snow" is the appropriate anthem for these traditional mountain resorts of Vermont and New Hampshire.One of the staples of the Christmas television season is the movie "Holiday Inn," starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. Crosby, a refugee from the New York rat race, moves to bucolic Connecticut and opens an inn - the Holiday Inn - where he produces nifty numbers for the city's finest. At...

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Family Snowmobiling

If your family is feeling adventurous, our FTF expert suggests you try snowmobiling, available from the winter wonderland of Maine to the vast reaches of Wyoming. If you go out snowmobiling in January, you may just catch sight of a pair of bull moose antlers, recently shed by a buck grooming a new pair for spring. That's more likely than spotting the moose itself, who will disappear at the...

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Crested Butte, Colorado At Its Best

A well-skied family goes late in the season to higher altitudes, guaranteeing the best conditions.For families, a ski trip to the Rockies is, at best, a once-a-season endeavor. With only one chance to get it right, mistakes, errors in judgment, and the vagaries of weather and airline schedules are magnified. As parents, we try to minimize such problems -- we buy the right clothing and equipment,...

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Spring Snowsports in Wisconsin

For one of the snow-iest springs ever, enjoy snowmobiling and other winter-only pursuits in Wisconsin.In hilly Wisconsin, a glacier-scarred region receiving more than 40" of snowfall each year, locals are delighted that spring is fast approaching. Not to say that Wisconsin families don’t love their winter outings but...By April, the northern part of Wisconsin has the best conditions...

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Playing With Ice – Safely

Whether you're snowboarding, fishing, skating, or just taking a slippery stroll, knowing ice safety could save your life.During the winter season, families from Maine to Siberia will take to frozen lakes and ponds to ice fish, play hockey, or snowmobile. Accidents will happen, but they can be avoided by following these guidelines from ice safety experts. Ice Safety Do's & Don't's DO...

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See and Ski Norway

Visit Oslo, Norway and enjoy family skiing packages while learning a bit of Viking history. The story of the indomitable Sondre Nordheim, credited as the 'inventor' of modern skiing, and the popular success of the Oslo (1952) and Lillehammer (1994) Winter Olympic Games have contributed to making Norway a skier's fantasy destination....

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Ski Style: Nordic? Cross Country? Ski Touring?

If you love cross-country skiing, and want to share your pastime with the kids, these helpful tips will be right up your well groomed alley!Whether it's fishing, stamp collecting, or an artistic endeavor, every parent loves to share their favorite pastimes with their children. Not only do parents want to teach their children about their hobbies, they hope that their children will also learn...

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Snowboarding for the Very First Time?

Vermont's Killington Resort gets a virgin rider back on his feet. As someone who doesn't normally ski or snowboard, I found myself having a great time when I visited Killington, Vermont in January. The Killington Resort has seven base lodges, all of them inter-connected. If you have more skills than I did, you can get to any of the base lodges from any other through Killington's extensive...

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Keystone Resort, Colorado

Find out how this skiing destination in the Colorado Rockies rates according to Family Travel Forum's ski expert. Find out how this skiing destination in the Colorado Rockies rates according to Family Travel Forum's ski expert. The Keystone Resort (800/354-4FUN) in Colorado is comprised of three mountains- Dercum...

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