Best Family Ski Deals in North America This Winter

It’s one of our favorite times of year on Ciao Bambino: ski season! It’s no secret that we’re big fans of ski vacations with kids — but we also know how quickly the costs for the average family can add up. Resorts know this too, and many of them court families with “kids ski free” offers, discounted lodging…


Back To Ski Week: Tips for Skiing in Lake Tahoe with Kids

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.


Where Can Kids Ski Free in 2011?

Many of the top-rated family-friendly ski resorts across the US and Canada offer kids ski and/or stay free programs for families with young children. This is a great way to cut some of the brutal expense out of skiing with kids.

We published a Where Can Kids Ski Free in 2010 list last year and it was so popular that I just updated it with 2011 promotions. Good news …