Planning Your Winter Wonderland Vacation

Cold-weather months provide fun family activities that everyone can enjoy together, especially at winter-weather resorts. If there's snow on the ground, there's something fun to do.

  • Snowshoeing

  • Snowmobiling

  • Sledding and tubing

  • Cross-country skiing

  • Skiing

  • Snowboarding

  • Dog sledding

  • Sleigh rides

  • Gondola rides

  • Ice skating

These and other activities can be found at most cold-weather resorts, so your decision on where to vacation during the winter months is not limited to resort activities. Families who want to vacation at a resort that offers winter activities can choose from several ski and snowboarding resorts. You don't have to ski or snowboard to enjoy fun in the snow.

However, many ski resorts are frequented by serious skiers who can afford the sport and all it entails. Therefore many ski resorts are wildly expensive and some are not well-suited for children. Choose a resort that boasts that it is family-friendly and offers special programs for children, as these are most likely to be less expensive and have more for kids to do.

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