At Keystone Resort, kids having fun and eating healthy are a top priority
Snow fort at Keystone Resort in Colorado

At Keystone Resort, kids having fun and eating healthy are a top priority

Keystone is Vail Resort’s most kidcentric resort, with kids-ski free (as long as you book a two night stay, night skiing tweens and teens love, daily “Kidtopia” activities. Think a parade through the village on Saturdays, with kids being twirled around in tires, free cookies and hot cider in the ice skating rink, the chance to meet and greet the avalanche dogs and ski patrollers, free kids sundaes and more.

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Snowshoeing into history at the Breckenridge Nordic Center
Snowshoeing in the Breckenridge Nordic Center

Snowshoeing into history at the Breckenridge Nordic Center

We stop at one of the three historic miner cabins that contains a letter that a woman named Josie wrote to her husband, telling him she wouldn’t move to the miner district of Breckenridge “the most fiendish place…the red light district is visible to all…” until he built them a proper home.

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Snowshoeing – the quieter side of a winter vacation, day or weekend
Skiing in the Northeast US (photo by Tubbs Snowshoes)

Snowshoeing – the quieter side of a winter vacation, day or weekend

You don’t need a gourmet meal to enjoy snowshoeing. It’s fun to take a sandwich and hot cider with you in your backpack; it’s fun just to get out and enjoy the back-country landscape away from the hustle and bustle of a snow sports resort. I try to take a day off from skiing each trip just for the experience.

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