With so many family-friendly activities and as one of the most accessible ski destinations, it came as little surprise that SKI Magazine readers crowned Park City Mountain Resort 2012’s “No. 1 resort for families in North America.” On the mountain, half of the terrain at Park City Mountain Resort is made for families. Whether you and your children are beginners looking to learn from an instructor, intermediates in search of fast turns on groomed ski runs, night hawks looking for some night skiing, or terrain park addicts who want to hit jumps and rails, everyone will be appeased on a Park City Mountain Resort family ski vacation.
Off the mountain, downtown Park City is a safe, fun place for kids to roam. With all of the awesome activities for the families off the slopes, the kids will probably return home talking about the alpine coaster and zip line as much as the Park City Mountain Resort night skiing.
Park City Peaks Hotel offers families a laid-back experience with topnotch amenities and views of the Wasatch Mountains. Kids will love splashing around in the outdoor or indoor pools, while parents kick back in one of their relaxing hot tubs. Plus, the hotel is conveniently located right on the shuttle route to the ski resort, making it easy for families to schlep their gear back and forth.
Snow Flower Condominiums truly takes any speculation out of a Park City Mountain Resort family ski vacation, thanks to its ski in, ski out locale. The whole family will love the Snow Flower’s down-to-earth rustic vibe and numerous amenities, like an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub.
The family-friendly skiing at Park City Mountain Resort is bar none, so sometimes it’s difficult to kids off the slopes. Luckily there’s Park City night skiing seven days a week. Parents and kids, alike, will get a kick out of skiing on the slopes under the stars.
Skiing and riding are not the only ways families can have fun on a Park City Mountain Resort family ski trip.The Alpine Coaster is a kid favorite because it includes 4,000 foot of high-speed curves and loops. Gorgoza Park is a lift-served snow-tubing hill complete with a play area and warming hut. Gorgoza Park has lights, too, so the fun doesn't have to end when the sun goes down.