Steamboat Springs in Colorado is an excellent family ski resort. The airport is only thirty minutes drive away which means access is simple and convenient to this family ski resort that boasts of a ski school and which also provides plenty of excellent blue terrain in the vicinity that ensures perfect skiing adventures.
Winter Park, Colorado One Of The Best Family Ski Resort
Winter Park is another great family ski resort and one that too is situated in the state of Colorado. The nearest airport is Denver that is a two hour drive away; or you can take a train from Denver. Winter Park provides outstanding blue terrain and it is also the closest major family ski resort to Denver and one that is worth checking out.
Big Sky in Montana is another great family ski resort and one that can be reached easily by air. This family ski resort provides ski schools and an after-hours club for kids. The ski terrain is both massive and you have many terrain types to choose from. There are also excellent restaurants that serve the needs of families in a most friendly manner and Yellowstone too is quite close by.
Utah state has an excellent family ski resort in the form of Deer Valley which can be reached by landing at Salt Lake City airport and then a one hour drive is all that it takes to reach this ski resort. However, if you are planning on snowboarding then is not the right family ski resort for you because it is a resort that only offers skiing. It is of course a ski resort that was ranked number one in 2007 by SKI Magazine.
Copper Mountain in Colorado is yet another excellent family ski resort that is ninety miles away from the closest airport (Denver) and it can also be readily accessed by the freeways. However, be prepared to put up with lots of crowds over the weekends and the traffic during the weekends is also quite bad.
Idaho too offers an excellent family ski resort in the form of Grand Targhee where mercifully there are few people and so no crowding to mar your family outing.
A few of the best luxury ski resorts include names such as Badrutts Palace Hotel in St. Moritz in Switzerland and Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado. Here you can find the most outstanding skiing facilities, amenities and best slopes as well.