Most ski schools I am familiar with start accepting kiddos at three years old. However, can a three year old really learn to ski? I mean they can’t even effectively wipe their own bottoms, so can they really strap on skis and head down the mountain? I wasn’t really sure of the answer when I started my own three-year-old in ski school a couple months ago when we went to… Read the Rest.
To finish up my series on our most recent ski trip to the Beaver Creek area of Colorado, I wanted to cover the really good stuff…family friendly winter activities! You can read my reviews of the Westin Beaver Creek and the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek below, but you don’t go to Colorado in the winter to sit in a hotel. You go to play in the snow, and here is… Read the Rest.
On our recent ski trip to the Beaver Creek area, we spent our first few nights at the Westin Beaver Creek Resort and Spa (that you can read about here and here). Knowing that this would be the first time our daughter was to attend ski school, we planned to spend a little bit of our trip at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek since it is located literally snowball throwing… Read the Rest.
As a kid, my family would drive all night to get from East Texas to Colorado for a ski trip. It wasn’t too terrible for me and my sister as we would sleep through a bunch of the long journey, but as an adult I have no doubt it must have been exhausting for my parents to drive through the night (and probably slightly dangerous). I’m spoiled now. We used… Read the Rest.
We are in the final stretch before our family ski trip (woohoo!), and I realized I don’t think I shared the link to an article I wrote for Travel Channel on the topic. Plus, now that we are going through the motions ourselves, I have a few others notes to add. I can recite some of the prices of things related to skiing (lift tickets, ski school, equipment rentals, car… Read the Rest.