Peak Season: A Guide to Family Skiing

Snow Much Fun!

Slopes offer more than skiing. These wintry-weather activities are fun for the whole family.

Tubing This souped-up version of sledding is an affordable alternative to skiing: A two-hour pass is about $15 at most places.

Snowshoeing Children as young as 3 can try this winter walking activity, and many resorts have designated trails for tour guide-led treks.

Dogsledding Kids love racing along in sleds pulled by speedy Alaskan Huskies or enjoy just stopping to pet the pooches.

Fun zones Many resorts are creating adventure areas just for kids; Utah's Canyons Resort features snow-castle building and ice forts.

Originally published in the March 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and availabilities are subject to change. Please contact each hotel and attraction for up-to-date rates and information before taking your trip.

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