Tremblant -- Quebec
Located north of Montreal, this popular ski area boasts a colorful pedestrian village, French-Canadian ambience, and some of the best family amenities around.
Why kids love it: They can explore the pottery shop and ride the funicular to the main square.
Why parents love it: They can choose from dozens of restaurants, some with outdoor seating warmed by roaring heaters.
Why families love it: At the Aquaclub La Source, kids can swing from a rope into an indoor pool while Mom and Dad luxuriate in a Jacuzzi.
For non-skiers: Enjoy the favorable exchange rate at shops that line the main square.
Lodging: Hotels include Le Westin Resort and the Marriott Residence Inn. 88-TREMBLANT; www.tremblant.ca.