Hotel Collection

Altapura

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

At 2,300 meters, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in the Alps making Altapura the highest “Skipalace” in Europe. This lively description says it all. Altapura is a skier’s dream with instant access to what Val Thorens is famous for — incredible alpine skiing. Moreover, Val Thorens is part of Les 3 Vallées, the…

Arthur’s Pass Wilderness Lodge

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This property is a wonderful place for hands-on farm experiences for children (holding baby sheep, shearing, learning about farm life, etc.) The area has both wonderful, easy hiking appropriate for preschool age children and above as well as excellent day hikes available for adults. Connecting rooms and baby equipment are readily available, and they accommodate…

Auener Hof

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Auener Hof is a special place tucked into the Dolomite Mountains in Northern Italy, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Family owned and operated, the personalized service is impeccable and a property highlight. The spacious rooms and bathrooms have a modern-meets-rustic feel and are quite comfortable. Children are welcome with open arms, and you may even…

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel has a wonderful indoor pool and fantastic mountain views. Although this is one of Switzerland’s landmark luxury hotels, it is very child-friendly. My kids enjoyed the Heidi House – a supervised play area with activities and movies. There is special attention paid to families, with a kid’s welcome gift and the staff…

Bavarian Forest Holidays

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  • Category: Apartment
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Contemporary

Beautifully maintained self-catering apartments with plenty of extras thrown in. Gorgeous views, fantastic local food and drink, wonderful hosts and lots of interesting activities in close proximity. The owner provides toys, games, DVDs, and a fabulous activity folder for kids.

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Set on nine acres of open land adjacent to the commercial center of Banff, the Buffalo Mountain Lodge makes a wonderful home base for exploring the magical scenery of the Canadian Rockies. The mountain-style architecture and handcrafted decor are warm and inviting. Guest rooms are comfortable, with fireplaces and either private balconies or patios; some…

CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

There is a very good reason why CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort in Zermatt has a fast-growing fan club. This 36-room boutique luxury hotel offers a unique, highly personalized guest experience in a town that lives for tourists. The brilliant brainchild of Zermatt local Daniel F. Lauber, CERVO is stylish, convivial, and comfortable. Part of the prestigious Design…

Chaa Creek

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Chaa Creek is located in a private nature reserve and offers cottages, suites and tents. We stayed in a cottage and a tent and the kids loved the tent! There are wonderful services and activities including horseback riding, canoeing, a butterfly farm, day trips to ruins, miles of trails for hiking and birding and a…

Chalet RoyAlp Hotel & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Some of Switzerland’s smaller villages have a fantastic ski set up for families, like Villars-sur-Ollon, located just 45 minutes from Lake Geneva and Lausanne. Chalet RoyAlp Hotel & Spa makes a wonderful winter or summer home base with a variety of resort amenities including an indoor pool, winter kids’ club, a game room, spa, and…

Clay Brook at Sugarbush

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Hands-down, the best feature of Clay Brook is the location for skiing – guests can literally walk off the slopes, drop their skis with the valet, and that’s it. The property even has boot warmers available – talk about luxury! Kids love the outdoor heated pool and get a kick out of swimming and jumping…

Deer Valley Ranch

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Our children ask to go back to Deer Valley Ranch every summer, and we are happy to say yes because we love it there too! It’s a breath of fresh air for our suburban family in more ways than one. First of all, it’s beautiful! Stunning mountains surround you, a creek runs nearby and the air…

Equinox Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Equinox is lovely! Starwood purchased the property and did a major renovation—it is now more sophisticated and very pretty. The food is delicious at both the steakhouse and the tavern, and we love the gorgeous fire-pit and terrace. Despite all the upscale features appreciated by the adults (spa, driving school, golf), there are many…

Evergreen Lodge

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

What makes the Evergreen Lodge special is the variety of summer camp-style activities. Everything is organized around a central plaza with many entertainment options for all ages, including horseshoes, table tennis, and an outdoor fire pit. It is a safe and fun setup for families. The hotel has a toddler play area, board games, a…

Fairmont Banff Springs

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This hotel is known as the “Castle in the Rockies,” and it lives up to that title. Nestled in the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park, it is a very special place to stay. It offers one of the best year-round outdoor pools anywhere, with breathtaking views and scenery. There is a great little…

Firefly Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Firefly stands out as a truly exceptional boutique hotel experience in a village that is jam-packed with accommodation options. The highlight for families is the massive apartment-style rooms with one to four bedrooms; these suites sleep up to eight people, making them ideal for extended family or small groups. Stylish, modern design meets mountain…

Flathead Lake Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Flathead Lake Lodge is set on the shores of Flathead Lake and surrounded by gorgeous mountain scenery. This location means families get the best of a lake and dude ranch vacation. Warm and welcoming hosts, the owners set the tone of casual excellence in the entire experience from customer service to the food. The time…

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole does a beautiful job of creating a meaningful connection with this quintessential Wild West destination. The atmosphere is mountain elegant with a plethora of cozy spaces for family gatherings, including wonderful fire pits with Adirondack chairs overlooking the gorgeous mountain scenery. Four Seasons Jackson Hole is walk-out, ski-out,…

Hotel and Spa Rosa Alpina

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel and Spa Rosa Alpina is a family-owned Relais & Chateaux property set in the Dolomite mountains in the village of San Cassiano. The hotel has an award-winning spa, an indoor pool, and a two-star Michelin restaurant plus a delicious casual restaurant. The staff is warm and wonderful. The 51-room hotel is tastefully decorated and…

Hotel Bodmi

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel Bodmi is an excellent example of a Swiss three-star hotel that would be classified as a four-star property in any other part of the world. Located on a grassy/snowy knoll above the town of Grindelwald, it has magnificent views of the Eiger and surrounding peaks. The hotel’s position is ideal, as it allows guests…

Hotel Eiger

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A mountain lover’s dream come true, Mürren is dramatically perched above a steep valley at 1,650 meters (5,413 feet) with the ultimate view of the Eiger, Jungfrau, and Mönch peaks. Accessible only via cable car or train, this car-free village is wondrous for all ages. Run by the same family for four generations, Hotel Eiger…

Hotel Les Grands Montets

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Boutique

This mountain view hotel has cozy, individually decorated rooms and suites, some on two levels. The atmosphere is casual yet classy, and the location provides easy access to the ski resort. There is a kids’ game room, swimming pool and outdoor Jacuzzi. The hotel has great breakfasts and there are good restaurants just a 10-minute…

Hotel Meierhof

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel Meierhof is an excellent year-round base for a family vacation in Davos. It’s all about easily accessing the plethora of incredible outdoor activities in this area, and the hotel location in the heart of city is extremely convenient. The ski bus stops outside the front door. A wide variety of shops and restaurant are…

Hotel Silvana

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel Silvana offers families an authentic and unique way to experience Zermatt. This family-owned gem is located in the outside of town in the mountains below the Matterhorn. Electric taxis are available to transport luggage, but guests can hike, take the gondola, or ski the door. The owners have created a cozy space inside with a cute…

Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

There are few views more spectacular than the one from the porch of the Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch – the dramatic peaks of the Sawtooth Mountains dominate the setting. The 80-year-old ranch is authentic on the outside, but modern and comfortable inside. Cozy cabins with connecting doors are optimal for families. There are endless outdoor…

Les Fermes De Marie

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

If you’re looking for the ultimate chalet-style luxury experience, this is it. Les Fermes de Marie is a spectacular boutique hotel that manages to successfully merge adult-focused relaxation with a kid-friendly vibe in an intimate setting. A lovely spa featuring their exclusive mountain plant-derived product line is paired with a kid-friendly indoor pool. The delicious,…

Lone Mountain Ranch

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The location and views from Lone Mountain Ranch are amazing. The property is very family-friendly, with a children’s program and extensive year-round outdoor activities. Guests stay in cozy log cabins scattered throughout the property. Summer activity favorites include fly fishing, hiking, and horseback riding. The horseback riding program is exceptional with horses for every type…

Marriott Timber Lodge

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Marriott Timber Lodge has an incredibly convenient location – guests can walk to great skiing, restaurants, a grocery store, coffee shops, and much more. All areas of the property are ultra-clean. Beds are comfortable; villa units have full kitchens and washers/dryers. Both the pool and the sidewalks are heated. Best of all, the resort…

Mirror Lake Inn

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This hotel in the Adirondack Mountains has a beautiful setting, and the location is wonderful – just a 2-minute walk from the town of Lake Placid and a 10-minute drive to the ski area. The property is set right on Mirror Lake with a private beach. There are a million activities to choose from throughout…

Monteverde Lodge & Gardens

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The geometric architecture of Monteverde Lodge & Gardens is as unique as the protected Cloud Forest Reserves that make this area a magnet for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Built using sustainable woods, the eco-conscious lodge is designed to frame the  forest and garden around it. This is a good thing as there’s as…

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Overlooking the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Mountain View Grand’s striking façade and majestic setting distinguish this hotel from the other properties in this area. The long list of amenities at this eco-friendly resort for families includes two swimming pools, a game room, a movie theater, pony rides, tennis, and board games. In addition,…

Mystic Springs

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Mystic Springs offers accommodations with apartment amenities in a resort setting. Guest units are spacious, clean, and well-equipped including complete kitchen facilities. The “hot” outdoor pool is constantly filled with kids. This is a good option for families that want an alternative to a traditional hotel with easy access to Banff activities. Canmore has mountain…

Nira Alpina

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Nira Alpina, a new boutique hotel in the St. Moritz resort area, offers something fresh and modern to luxury-seeking families. The eclectic and cozy interior design is hip and fun. Guests will never forget they’re in the mountains, as large windows in both rooms and public areas provide wonderful Engadine Alps views. Spacious Junior Suites…

Omni Mount Washington Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This historic property has many fantastic amenities and services for families. The Omni Mount Washington Resort offers rooms, suites, and townhouse units where guests have access to all hotel facilities yet enjoy more living space and kitchens. Featuring a wide range of activities for all ages, including a kids’ club and a nearby zipline, the…

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is in an incredible location with ideal access to chair lifts, ski school, restaurants, and shopping. The hotel overlooks the ice skating rink in town, and countless activities are just steps from the hotel’s door. A favorite feature is the kid-friendly lobby, with an enormous fireplace where people of all…

Pitcher Inn

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This beautiful inn is located in a quaint Vermont town. Each room is unique; two-bedroom suites are especially comfortable for families. Bathrooms are lovely. The staff are amazing and very attentive; they’ll be happy to start the fireplaces found in some units. The inn’s fabulous, upscale restaurant will prepare special dishes for kids. Young guests…

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn is one of the few upscale, boutique hotels in the north Lake Tahoe area. Indoor public spaces include a cozy cafe with excellent food and wine, and more of the same in the intimate fine dining restaurant. Standard double rooms with two queen beds are available, plus there are a few…

Red Horse Mountain Ranch

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A week at Red Horse Mountain is one of the best family dude ranch vacations you can take. The accommodations are not fancy, rather they are true to the spirit of the West. The range of activities, including horseback riding, mountain biking, kayaking, challenge courses, campfires, yoga, and archery keep everyone busy. The ratio of…

Resort at Squaw Creek

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Resort at Squaw Creek is one of the few full service resort properties in the North Lake Tahoe area. Set at the Eastern end of Squaw Valley, the setting and mountain views from this vantage point are spectacular. Although the hotel is very modern on the outside, rooms and public areas are traditional and…

Riffelalp Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Zermatt has no shortage of luxury hotels. The Riffelalp Resort stands out, however, as the only option located on a 2,222-meter/7,290-foot summit with front and center views of the Matterhorn. Accessing the hotel requires a 20-minute ride on the Gornergrat train, but the tradeoff is that guests enjoy a reprieve from the sea of tourists…

Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa and Cultural Hideaway

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Schloss Elmau – one resort, two hotels – is comprised of a historic castle tucked deep in the calm of the Bavarian Alps. A cultural hideaway and a spa retreat, Schloss Elmau offers an ideal combination of family fun and relaxation for parents. This grand hotel has many activities for families with kids of all ages,…

Sky Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

In an unbeatable location right at the mountain’s base, The Sky Hotel makes you feel ongoing après ski even with kids in tow. Part of Kimpton Hotels, it’s boutique feel and kids welcome—including pint-sized robes upon request—can tempt you away from the mountain for some downtime. The pool offers great play and people watching during…

Smugglers’ Notch

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Smuggs is a place for families who really enjoy doing things together. They didn’t earn the number one spot for Family Programs (for the 12th year!) in the 2010 SKI Magazine Reader Survey for nothing. In addition to top notch skiing, Smuggs offers a huge list of activities including a waterpark, zipline canopy tour, mini…

Sonnenalp Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Staying at the Sonnenalp is akin to staying at a European mountain lodge – warm and inviting with a high level of personalized service. The majority of the rooms are spacious suites and ideally configured for families. Located in the heart of Vail Village, the resort is steps away from restaurants and shops and a…

Sorensen’s Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

With or without kids, Sorensen’s Resort provides a perfect base to explore the gorgeous scenery in and around Hope Valley, located 45 minutes south of Lake Tahoe. Nestled in a grove of aspen trees, accommodations are simple but comfortable log cabins. Some have kitchen facilities and are large enough to accommodate four to six people…

Spring Creek Ranch

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Families love the experience at Spring Creek Ranch. With amazing views of the Teton Range and incredible wildlife sightings, the casual but luxurious accommodations are perfect with kids. The many family-oriented activities offered here include horseback riding, swimming, spa, and tennis. Guest accommodation options range from rooms and condos to individual homes with in-house chefs.

Squaw Valley Lodge

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  • Category: Apartment
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Squaw Valley Lodge’s location and simplicity are hard to beat. It’s walkable to the lifts, complete with kitchenettes, and outfitted with a spa and fitness facility. The basic decor and worn-in feel can be overlooked for the price and convenience. Condo-style rooms include kitchen facilities and living space.

Stowe Mountain Lodge

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Stowe Mountain Lodge is located within Stowe Mountain resort at the base of Mount Mansfield. The hotel has a beautiful, big lobby with fireplaces where guests can sit and have a drink, read a book, or play a game. Guest rooms are spacious and wonderfully appointed. The outdoor swimming pool is heated year-round and perfect…

Stoweflake

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Stoweflake offers hotel rooms as well as townhouse units with full kitchens, laundry facilities, and plenty of space for families to spread out. Families appreciate the fact that the townhouse accommodations have daily maid service, which helps take the work out of vacation. Although Stoweflake is not ski-in/ski-out, parking is easy at the ski hill…

Sun Valley Lodge

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Sun Valley is known for phenomenal skiing, but it’s also an amazing destination for year-round outdoors-oriented activities. The historic Sun Valley Lodge is an iconic resort property with a long list of onsite activities including an ice skating rink, bowling alley, game room, and year-round heated swimming pool. The hotel is located in an intimate…

Sunriver Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in a high mountain meadow, this resort has everything active families could want. Highlights include multiple accommodation options, such as lodge rooms and home rentals, and a wide variety of different activities to experience together: fishing, horseback riding, biking, and hiking. There are a few swimming pools and a fun kids club. The location is…

Tatra Chalet

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Tatra Chalet, nestled in the Tatra Mountains of Zakopane, Poland, is a wonderful retreat for families. Comprised of just seven suites, the chalet is inviting and intimate. Kid-friendly spaces include indoor and outdoor play areas, as well as a drawing room with a fireplace, movies and books for the whole family to enjoy. The restaurant, Cinq[sek], offers…

The Alpina Gstaad

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

The Alpina Gstaad offers one of our favorite luxury hotel experiences in Europe. Despite its five-star status in a coveted jet-set Swiss village, the service and ambiance are relaxed, approachable and inviting. Children are warmly welcomed and pampered by the staff at every turn. The extraordinary design pairs natural, handcrafted textures from the region with…

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious

Between the service, design, and proximity to central Vail, families are in good hands at The Arrabelle at Vail Square, managed by RockResorts. Offering 81 rooms, 24 luxury condos, and Game Creek Chalet 2,000 feet above Vail, accommodations are spacious, cozy, and easily fit families in a variety of configurations. Stressed parents will appreciate the…

The Cambrian

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

The Cambrian is an exceptionally well-designed hotel in the popular Swiss ski resort of Adelboden in the Bernese Oberland region. Although the exterior of the hotel is traditional, the interior has been thoroughly renovated. The decor is modern and fresh; huge windows highlight magnificent alpine views. Despite the sophistication of the interior design, the ambiance…

The Chedi Andermatt

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The new Chedi Andermatt has quickly established itself as one of the top luxury properties in Switzerland. Extraordinary effort went into creating this unique 105-room contemporary design masterpiece. The Alpine chic interior is breathtaking, pairing wood and granite with plush upholstery and dramatic accents. Subtle Asian influences make it feel exotic. Guest rooms — a property highlight —…

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in the spectacular Canadian Rockies, the Jasper Park Lodge is a full-service resort property with easy access to a wide range of activities for every age. With four hundred forty-six rooms, guests have a wide range of accommodation options to choose from including independent cabins with complete kitchen amenities. The historic main lodge has…

The Gant Aspen

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

It’s hard to name a nicer or better-run condo hotel in Aspen than The Gant. Many guests return year after year, and there are always kids of all ages around. A big part of the appeal is that it feels like home – the property is well-appointed, with an ideal combination of condo amenities and…

The Lodge at Steamboat

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

There’s a good reason that Steamboat is one of the top family-friendly ski areas – in addition to ideal ski terrain for kids, it has an enormous array of condo accommodations with ideal setups and price points for families. The Lodge at Steamboat stands out as an excellent choice for those seeking upscale rooms paired…

The Lodge At Sugar Bowl

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  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

The Lodge at Sugar Bowl is one of the few moderately priced Tahoe accommodations that is ski-in/ski-out. The historic lodge is casual and comfortable – kids of all ages are everywhere. Rooms are quirky and somewhat dated, but the phenomenal, convenient location makes up for any lack of polish. The staff is young, friendly, and…

The Osprey at Beaver Creek

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

The home-away-from-home vibe at The Osprey in Beaver Creek, Colorado, makes it ideal for families with kids of all ages. This 45-room boutique hotel owned by Rock Resorts is just steps — literally — from a ski lift and adjacent to the village with shops, restaurants, and a fantastic ice skating rink. Rooms feature modern…

The Resort at Paws Up

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Paws Up offers families 37,000 acres of Montana vacation bliss. Accommodations include independent luxury homes in variety of sizes, as well as incredible tented wilderness camps adjacent to the iconic Blackfoot River. The original “glamping” experience was created here, pairing camping with decadent creature comforts like bathrooms with heated floors, fantastic beds and a camp…

The Sebastian – Vail

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Vail, Colorado, is a fantastic place for a family vacation any time of year and The Sebastian – Vail makes a great base with kids of all ages. The Sebastian is located in Vail Village and very convenient to all that Vail has to offer. The property offers a wide range of luxury accommodation options,…

The St. Regis Deer Valley

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

We didn’t think the opportunity to ski with our children and have a relaxing and luxurious vacation at the same time existed until we found the St. Regis Deer Valley. Located 40 minutes from the airport in Salt Lake City, the slopeside resort is easy to access with ski-in/ski-out accommodations. The 171 guest rooms include spacious…

The Village at Squaw Valley

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Village at Squaw Valley offers condo accommodations with limited hotel services right at the base of the ski area. The property has immediate and easy access to lifts, ski school, shops, and restaurants. Although condos are individually owned, standard corporate decor is used throughout the complex and guest units are comfortable and well-appointed. Most…

The Village Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in the heart of The Village at Mammoth, the condo guest rooms at The Village Lodge provide the space and amenities families need, with convenient access to everything, including the gondola. The village is always lively with jazz and music festivals in the summer and s’mores by the fire in winter. In addition to…

Topnotch Resort and Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

As guests head through Stowe, past town and up Route 108, they encounter the tucked-away Topnotch — a Preferred Boutique, Four-Diamond resort and spa. Cozy and inviting, it features large leather chairs, couches, and rustic-chic furnishings. Families have lots of accommodation choices, from deluxe double-bedded rooms to three-bedroom Overlook resort homes. Topnotch is a wonderful…

Trapp Family Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This picturesque Alpine-style hotel feels straight out of Austria. Handcrafted decor, toasty fires, and exceptional service create a warm and cozy atmosphere for all ages. Even the guest room experience is like staying in the Alps – what a treat! There is an incredible array of things for families to do, from cross-country skiing to…

Vail Mountain Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Vail Mountain Lodge is comprised of luxury rooms, suites, and two- to three-bedroom condo units. Guest units are well-furnished, comfortable, and enormous, with loads of room for one or more families to spread out. The unbeatable location is just steps from the shops and restaurants in Vail Village, and there’s a complimentary shuttle available for…

Vista Verde Guest Ranch

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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Vista Verde is a stellar vacation experience for families. The staff is phenomenal and cater to both adults’ and kids’ needs in every way imaginable. The ranch-style accommodations are cozy and inviting, the setting is absolutely beautiful, and the food is delightful. The horses are fabulous and well-trained. Every level of riding is available here;…

Waldhaus Sils

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

The position of this hotel in a forest above a village is magical, and the landscape is gorgeous. Many guests have grown to love the family that runs Waldhaus Sils, as well as the staff and the people who go there. This is not one of those kids’ hotels where guests are surrounded by animation.…