Skiing at Windham Mountain with the Family

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Last weekend we were faced with ten days ahead of us of no school for the kids, so we decided to pack our bags and head north for a few days of skiing.  We headed to Windham Mountain, just 200 miles from NYC (2 hours and 45 minutes by car), in the Catskills. My kids were psyched as we don't ski as a family all that often.  My husband and son go regularly, but my daughter  and I are lesser skilled and I knew we would require a warm-up before taking off on the slopes. Windham is a very popular slope for New Yorkers, but we were still surprised to see as … [Read more...]

Home Away from Home at the Elkhorn Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colorado

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I recently discovered a true gem for families in Beaver Creek, Colorado.  It's the Elkhorn Lodge, a ski-in/ski-out lodge situated just minutes from the village.  It's clean, spacious and comfortable and ideal for a family staying for more than a few days.  It has everything to suit a family's needs: location, free shuttle service to the resort, fully equipped kitchens, jetted bath tubs and more.  The lodge is actually a condominium with wholly owned condos, but you can pay per night while the owners are away. They are immaculate and the lodge truly … [Read more...]

Family Travel: 10 Reasons Why to Visit Beaver Creek Resort

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If you're looking into planning a ski trip this winter with the family, you should definitely consider Beaver Creek Resort in Beaver Creek Mountain, Colorado, as a top option on your list.   Known as a village in the mountains that offers the promise of "not exactly roughing it," it is a place that offers the perfect amount of rustic luxury for any family to travel comfortably and affordably. From the moment you step into the crisp air with mountains gazing at you from every direction, you will be transported. The views are stunning and the resort is … [Read more...]