Whether your kids can schuss down a difficult run or have never set eyes on a bunny hill, family ski trips are magical. But they can also take a bite out of your bank account — lift tickets, ski school, gear and more drive the price tag upward in a hurry. The good news? Lots…
Our good friend Mara Gorman is managing a ridiculously clever “Back to Ski” carnival on her blog Mother of All Trips this week. I kicked off our 2012-13 family ski vacation coverage on Ciao Bambino with my tips for skiing in Europe with kids post in September. Of course, if you live in the US, it’s much less expensive to ski at any one of our glorious ski resorts across the country.
I’m going to join Mara’s skiing with kids celebration with some tips for skiing in Lake Tahoe. I great up skiing in California and look forward to our weekend ski getaways all year long.
Skiing is a wonderful family activity. Expense aside, it is a sport that all ages and genders enjoy, and when kids are old enough, families will appreciate the time spent on vacation together—versus a pool or beach environment where everyone may be doing their own thing.
Qualifying what makes a resort great for families is important since terrain, facilities, and amenities vary widely.