World-class snow sculptures draw crowds from all around to Breckenridge CO
Team Britain's Dancing Hippos, a kids favorite

World-class snow sculptures draw crowds from all around to Breckenridge CO

Young Colorado art critics were among the thousands who came to Breckenridge to see the results of the work of 16 teams from around the world that came to this historic mountain town to create enormous snow sculptures

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Taking the Kids — and channeling your inner-Olympian
Ski Interactive at History Colorado

Taking the Kids — and channeling your inner-Olympian

Why not take a trip to the snow where everyone can indulge their Olympic fantasies and dreams? If you have a spring break coming up or a long weekend, consider some fun in the snow

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Taking the Kids — away from the crowds to play in the snow
Special family weekends are available at Appalachian Mountain Club

Taking the Kids — away from the crowds to play in the snow

We discovered one week last winter that, despite the tumbles, it’s exhilarating for everyone in the family to have the chance to try a new snow activity like snowmobiling, horseback riding, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing or biking on “fat bikes,”

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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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Taking the Kids to Montana, which offers outdoor fun all year
Mel and Reggie snowshoeing near Old Faithful

Taking the Kids to Montana, which offers outdoor fun all year

I love Yellowstone in winter — no crowds, lots of animals and the chance to see Old Faithful and other thermal features without any crowds. (Did you know Yellowstone has more thermal features than anywhere in the world — 10,000 bubbling mud pots, hot springs and geysers?) Honestly, we felt like we had the whole place to ourselves.

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