FUN IN THE SNOW — Your Guide to Family Vacations on the Ski Slopes and Beyond
Fun in the Snow

FUN IN THE SNOW — Your Guide to Family Vacations on the Ski Slopes and Beyond

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Taking the Kids — and heading to a snow resort without busting the budget
Snowfort at Keystone Resort in Colorado

Taking the Kids — and heading to a snow resort without busting the budget

Whenever you want to ski or ride this winter you can hit the slopes on a budget — as long as you plan smart. Here's how

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Pho, sushi and street tacos – now serving at a snow resort near you!
Spruce Saddle restaurant at Beaver Creek Ski Resort offers Pad Thai and Pho

Pho, sushi and street tacos – now serving at a snow resort near you!

What happened to greasy burgers at snow resorts? At Breckenridge Ski Resort’s new Pioneer Crossing, just off the Independence Super Chair on Peak 7, there was Caribbean Chicken Stew served with Cuban con Gris rice

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Taking the Kids — and having some fun in the snow during learn a snow sport month
Cross-country skiing in Breckenridge CO

Taking the Kids — and having some fun in the snow during learn a snow sport month

Throughout the month of January, resorts across the country offer deals to get everyone to play in the snow, whether you choose downhill skiing, snowboarding or cross-country skiing and snowshoeing

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Having fun in the snow during Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
Ski school at Aspen's Buttermilk Mountain

Having fun in the snow during Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month

Sometimes it’s a good idea to let the pros lead the way — especially with so many enticing deals during Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month

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It’s time again for families to have some fun in the snow
If you’re headed for the slopes this winter, look for kids’-free deals

It’s time again for families to have some fun in the snow

Peanut M&Ms are good, too. The Aspen, Colorado, middle-schoolers I interviewed for my “Kid’s Guide to Denver and Colorado Ski Country” opine that it’s always smart to have “power candy,” in your pocket

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When someone in the family has special challenges
Adaptive skiing at Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center

When someone in the family has special challenges

Adaptive sports programs are about much more than the activities themselves, Disabled Sports USA, has some 124 chapters across 42 states, including 75 at ski resorts

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The mountain or the ranch – so many great choices
Our family group snoeshowing at Vista Verde Ranch

The mountain or the ranch – so many great choices

The staff at Vista Verde Ranch, about 25 miles outside the ski town of Steamboat Springs has obligingly left us an Evening Sky Map for this month.

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Getting the whole family outdoors in winter
Over 100 locations across the country offer WinterTrails events

Getting the whole family outdoors in winter

There’s nothing more fun than trying something new — wasn’t that one of your new year’s resolutions — especially in such spectacular country? And there’s no better time than January, which is designated Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month.

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