What’s New for Families in Park City, Utah

We just returned from a fabulous long weekend in Park City, Utah, to check out the “new” Park City Mountain Resort. Vail Resorts recently acquired Park City Resort and Canyons Resort, and over the summer they joined the two with a new eight-passenger gondola, creating the largest ski resort in the U.S. I’m thrilled to report…

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10 Vail Resorts Family Ski Vacation Highlights for 2015

Vail Resorts is one of the very best mountain resort companies in the world, and they have invested heavily in creating phenomenal ski experiences for families at all of their ski resorts. Good news: The Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass enables seamless access to each and every one of them. Here are 10 awesome Vail Resorts highlights to…


Back to Ski Week: 10 Ways to Make a Family Ski Trip Less Expensive

Welcome to Back to Ski week! It’s time to think snow — believe it or not — particularly if you want to take advantage of the great pre-season deals and discounts. Practically all of the best family-friendly ski resorts offer incentives to book tickets and/or accommodations early.

Skiing with kids adds up fast and we’re always looking for ways to make it more affordable.

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Kids’ Ski School Spotlight: Park City Mountain Resort

It’s not uncommon to watch a kids’ ski school lesson where the instructor(s) spend more time corralling kids than actually teaching them new skills. This is inevitable in larger group lessons where individual skills are likely to vary greatly. What if your kids were guaranteed a lesson with no more than five kids as part of the standard ski school program … Sound too good to be true? It’s not.

This is exactly what Park City Mountain Resort …


Three Very Good Reasons to Ski in Park City with Kids

After skiing at 18 ski resorts in 4 countries as a family, I have a pretty good idea what makes or breaks a family ski vacation. We gave Park City, Utah, a test drive last weekend and the experience wowed us in every way. In 2012, Ski Magazine included all three of the ski areas in Park City – Canyons Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, and Deer Valley Resort – on their top 10 list. After skiing at each one of them, I get it. Luckily for families, this top rating extends to parents and children of all ages.