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Skiers Love Nurseries

There are now more ski nurseries to choose from than ever--find out some favorite resorts of skiing parents with tiny travelers. It's a common situation: you want your infant son or daughter to learn how to ski as soon as possible, but you'll just have to wait for that.  In the meantime, should you have to wait on a family ski vacation together?  Thanks to ski resort nurseries, the answer is...

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Top Teaching Programs at Family Ski Resorts

Which North American ski resort has the best children's program? For 2008, Ski Magazine and Kidznsnow.com look at different aspects of what makes a snowsports destination great for families.Children's ski programs are becoming a mainstay of major winter resorts, but which destinations have the best? When researching the choices for your next ski vacation, it always helps to look to the...

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Beaver Creek, Colorado With Snow Bunnies

Join a family travel specialist and her family as they introduce their 4-year-old to the joys of snowsports at this upscale Colorado resort.Spring turned out to be a perfect time for us Floridians to experience our first family ski trip. Lured by bright sunshine and mild temperatures, we ventured to Beaver Creek, Colorado for the resort's last week of...

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Skiing And Learning In St. Anton, Austria

A lifelong skier and his son explore the sport's Austrian roots at the modern resort of St. Anton, home of the founders of many New England ski resorts in America.A short walk from the main cable car that spirits skiers to St. Anton’s Galzig summit, there is a high-end restaurant tucked into a suitably traditional alpine chalet.  Although the food and decor at the Arlberg...

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British Columbia And Alberta: Canada Winter Adventures

Wherein the author, a city dweller, communes with ice canyons, snowshoes, and civilized travel amidst freezing temperatures in one of the most magnificent parts of North America…. Ah winter!  The bane of one’s existence if you live in the northeast -- rain, fog, hail, wind…and snow.  All the ingredients for slipping, sliding, and making those dark winter days...

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I’m In Heaven: Toting Toddlers To Heavenly Resort, California

What's in store for your tiniest travelers headed to Lake Tahoe, California? A lot of fun, if you're hanging out at Heavenly Ski Resort.For the first two years that we were in San Francisco, my husband and I longingly studied the wonderful snow reports at Lake Tahoe ski resorts.  We were unable to consider a family ski vacation there because of the lack of daycare facilities for...

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Introducing Skiing And Snowboarding

A seasoned pro shares advice on when and how to introduce skiing and snowboarding -- both great family sports -- to your kids. The sports of skiing and snowboarding can provide an excellent opportunity for the entire family to enjoy winter together. Yet many parents, even from skiing families, have important questions when it comes to getting their child on the snow for the first...

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Overland Across Switzerland And Italy

Enjoy skiing, hiking, biking, leisurely drives, and many more on-the-ground adventures as the slow-paced way to get to know Switzerland and neighboring Italy. Mix stunning scenery with a new culture, wonderful cuisine, eons of history and the majesty of the Alps, and you'll understand why France, Switzerland, Germany and Italy are some top destinations for active on-the-ground vacations...

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SIDEKICK Pro Is The Must-Have Bag For All Hitting The Slopes

The SIDEKICK Pro can easily hold all of your skiing gear as you glide down the mountain this season.Transpack debuted its newest addition to the Pro-series of carry-all ski/snowboard-boot backpacks in Fall 2008. The SIDEKICK Pro seems to be able to hold everything but your skis. With two padded side pockets with air/water drainage holes for your boots, a large central compartment (1400 sq.in./23...

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Quebec City’s Winter Carnaval

Ever since 3rd grade I have wanted to go on this school trip to Québec City, Canada. In 5th grade in 1997, it was so cool to be able to go on such an awesome trip with my friends, I couldn't resist. Ever since 3rd grade I have wanted to go on this school trip to Québec City, Canada. In 5th grade in 1997, it was so cool to be able to go on such an awesome trip with my friends, I couldn't...

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