Ski Trips

The thought of sparkly flurries falling through the fragrant evergreens always gets me at this time of year. I pine away for a winter getaway with my family, enjoying the exhilaration of a perfect run at my favorite resort.

My family started a family ski trip tradition years ago, knowing that families that ski together will travel together even after the kids hit college. The best advice: start young and keep it up.

Lake Tahoe

 

Granlibakken features the fastest sled hill in Lake Tahoe
Granlibakken Ski Resort, minutes from Tahoe City, has one of the fastest sled hills around.

 

The snow is unbelievable and 15 ski resorts within a 45-minute drive are enough for me to love Lake Tahoe.
The snow is unbelievable and 15 ski resorts within a 45-minute drive are enough for me to love Lake Tahoe.

 

Free sledding hill near Lake Tahoe and Carson City
Spooner Summit Sledding Area offers a FREE place to sled.

 

Carful of kids, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, Family Ski
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe: a Great Family-Friendly Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe

 

Grandlibakken-Tahoe: an intimate ski hill that's easy for Mom and her wallet. Lake Tahoe, Family Ski Destinations,
Grandlibakken-Tahoe: an intimate ski hill that’s easy for Mom and her wallet.

 

The Tahoe Meadows Trailhead is a great FREE place to sled with the kids in Lake Tahoe.
The Tahoe Meadows Trailhead is a great FREE place to sled with the kids in Lake Tahoe.

 

What to Pack & Where to Go

What to pack for a Family Ski Trip--marshmallows for the fire pits. Lake Tahoe, Family friendly ski destination.
What to pack for a Family Ski Trip–marshmallows for the fire pits.

 

This is a happy kid after his two-hour lesson at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, carful of kids, family friendly ski destination
Finding a Family-Friendly Ski Resort.

 

Taking a break before another run.
Not too Early to Plan the Winter Ski Trip

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Pecos National Historical Park is an easy stop off of I-25 to stretch your legs and your mind.
Pecos National Historical Park and Santa Fe for your Winter Break Trip

 

Take a moment to take a family picture at Ski Santa Fe.
Ski Santa Fe–My Favorite Family Ski Resort

 

Free sledding in the Santa Fe National Forest at the Big Tesuque Campground.
FREE sledding in the Santa Fe National Forest at the Big Tesuque Campground.

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