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Hotel Jerome and Aspen, Colorado

In a winter skiing Mecca and flourishing cultural center on par with Europe's finest, families will adore the historic and very luxe Hotel Jerome. Aspen’s origins were sparked in 1879 when the cry of “Silver!” sent prospectors flocking across the Continental Divide into Ute City.  By spring, the city, with its awe-inspiring natural beauty and stunning panorama of mountains,...

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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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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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Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte is one of the last family-owned ski areas. The pricing is excellent for families there. The kids pay a fee equal to their own ages (from ages 5 to 12) for a lift ticket, and it has a very cute little town.There's a free shuttle bus and numerous restaurants.  Other things to do in the area include free guided mountain tours, dogsledding, and ice-skating.

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The Broadmoor, Colorado

In 1998, Family Travel Forum asked a dozen top travel writers to share their "favorite family resorts" with readers. Here's one of their picks.When a (temporarily) inexpensive airfare to Colorado Springs was announced, it seemed to be the solution to the question: "What are we going to do over spring vacation?" We chose to stay at The Broadmoor...

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Aspen – Snowmass, Colorado Hotels And Resorts

From classic Western hotels to Colorado's contemporary condos and mountain chalets, families will find a wide range of lodging.From classic Western hotels to Colorado's contemporary condos and mountain chalets, families will find a wide range of lodging. Families looking to hit the slopes this season -- whether for skiing in the winter or hiking in the summer -- can look to Colorado's...

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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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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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Telluride And Mountain Village, Colorado

Telluride's summer festivals, hiking, mountain climbing, and nature walks make for a warm-weather getaway that's even more popular than its ski season.Telluride's pristine mountain valley location, rich history, and proximity to world-class snowsports took the area from ghost town to bustling tourist destination around the 1970's. Over the years, Telluride and the adjacent Mountain...

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Family Fun at Sundance Trail Ranch in the Colorado Rockies

My family and I had never been to a dude ranch before. All my life I had dreamed of horses, of actually getting the chance to know one, to learn how to take care of it, and to learn how to ride.  When I was a child, we couldn't afford such luxuries, but Sundance Trail Ranch in Red Feather Lakes (about an hour from Fort Collins) changed all that, and my life, forever! What did it?  Everything,...

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