Resort Survey Categories: Travel Ease + Grooming + Down Day Activities + Charm + Family Friendly
Got the little ones with you this winter? These resorts have got you covered on where to take your little groms this year. These are the top 10 family-friendly resorts that are whole-heartedly approved by the families who love them.
1. Smugglers’ Notch, Vt.
No shortage of fun diversions at Smugglers' Notch.
Smugglers' Notch Resort
“A great place to hang out with the extended family and everyone has something to do, at their own pace. Day and night there are many family activities and a nice variety over a week, with the skiing our primary focus during the day.”
Read more about Smugglers' Notch 2. Tremblant, Qué.
"Great family resort, good value which keeps us coming back, great atmosphere and lots to see and do even if you don't ski."
Find out what's new at Tremblant this season 3. Mount Snow, Vt.
This kiddo is definitely enjoying their time at Mount Snow
"Best family mountain around! You can be comfortable to have your children ski on their own with friends. Terrific ski and snowboard camps/lessons and programs."
Learn about everything that is Mount Snow 4. Bretton Woods, N.H. Read more about Bretton Woods 5. Whiteface Mountain Resort, N.Y.
All families are welcome at Whiteface.
Photo courtesy of ORDA / Dave Scmidt
"First time at Whiteface and it was fantastic! My son and I had a great time."
6. Holiday Valley, N.Y.
"Perfect place to take my seven-year-old. The lifts are outstanding and the town of Ellicottville bumps Friday and Saturday night."
Check out more about New York's Holiday Valley 7. Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, Mass.
The kids are loving their time as Wachusett.
"Wachusett is a great mountain to hang out with friends or family. The snowmaking and grooming are top-notch. The mountain is a perfect size to let the kids off on their own with no worry of meeting up at the lodge. A stop at the warming stone hut off of Tenth is a quaint and unique treat!"
Read more about Wachusett 8. Okemo Mountain Resort, Vt.
Okemo offers great programs to start your little ones skiing
"Great resort. Extremely family-friendly. Snowmaking is taken to the max. Wonderful staff and kids programs."
Check out the latest news from Okemo 9. Mad River Glen, Vt.
"Don't let the hype scare you away. The snow conditions were wonderful and there is terrain for all. Friendly big family feel with a cult-like following of MRG stewards."
Find out more about Mad River Glen 10. Magic Mountain Ski Area, Vt.
"Magic is one of a kind! The mountain has a great variety of runs that satisfy the kids and adults alike!"
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