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Massive Skiing at Le Massif, Quebec, Canada

You can't talk about Quebec's rustic Le Massif mountain resort without understanding how it towers above Charlevoix, a ruggedly beautiful region of fjords, bays and rolling pasture designated a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. Mixed in among hearty farmers are artists, artisanal cheesemakers, and die-hard ski and snowboard fans who cherish Le Massif’s views of...

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Handy French Snow Talk for Courchevel or Quebec

If your family is headed to Courchevel, Portes du Soleil, Serre Chevalier or other French Alps hotspots, or to Mont-Sainte-Anne, Le Massif or other snowsports regions in Quebec province, bring this guide along to have a few simple French phrases on hand.Here are our key phrases for very important Snow Talk.Useful English -> French Snowsports Vocabsnowsports...

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Winter Brings On Fun And Festivals Around North America

Here's a preview of some of the top shows and festivals for the winter of 2014-2015, ones often designated as among the American Bus Association's "Top 100 Events in North America." Note that they take place approximately the same time each year.Fun Winter Festivals & Events around the USA and CanadaAnchorage Fur Rendezvous - Feb. 27-March...

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Winterlude in Ottawa

Pack your bags and head to the capital and shy star of Ontario province -- Ottawa, Canada -- for a winter wonderland.Among Canadian cities, Ottawa best straddles the nation's cultural schisms. It sits at the confluence of three rivers -- the Rideau, the Ottawa, and the Gatineau -- and right on the lingually-charged Ontario/Québec border. Queen Victoria picked it as the Canadian national...

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Ski and Stay Deals at Le Massif de Charlevoix in Eastern Canada

This winter, Le Massif de Charlevoix is offering special vacation packages for families to welcome them to one of Canada’s most beautiful mountain resorts. Book their "Happy Parents" promotion right away... or wait a bit longer, and there are still good deals to be had.Let's start with Happy Parents: if you book before February 12, 2015 and visit between February 16-March...

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Mount Titlis Engelberg Welcomes Families to the Swiss Alps

A revolutionary revolving cable car, a calendar of traditional festivals, and the world's first Hobbit Museum are putting Switzerland on top of many family travelers' wish lists for 2015. Picture this:  A glass jewelbox soaring high in the sky, spinning slowly, giving mountain lovers a 360° view of the Alps. It's Rotair, the revolutionary cable car at

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Bretton Woods Mountain Resort, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

Bretton Woods Mountain Resort in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, previously a winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Tiny Travelers award, gets a fresh look in 2015. The surrounding...

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Luxury Meets Utah Ski Resort At Snowbasin

Delivering full service and luxury amenities, high style Snowbasin in Ogden, Utah maintains a clubby, five-star hotel atmosphere which attracts a select crowd of  snowsports devotees.  This unusual mountain resort was developed by Earl Holding, long-time owner of Idaho's legendary Sun Valley resort, who still knows how to have fun in the mountains.Best yet for...

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Snowmass, Aspen, Colorado

Snowmass in Aspen, Colorado, previously a winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Tiny Travelers award, gets a fresh look in 2015. If Aspen's high class village of gourmet restaurants, elegant shops and galleries will enhance your...

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Grand Targhee Resort, Alta, Wyoming

Grand Targhee in Alta, Wyoming, previously a winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Tiny Travelers award, gets a fresh look in 2015. At the main gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, your family can enjoy a year-round mountain adventure at this isolated  "Old...

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