California

High Roller Terrain Park in Heavenly, California.

The Most Iconic Ski Runs at Heavenly Mountain Resort (According to the Lifties)

Heavenly Mountain Resort is the largest and highest ski area in Lake Tahoe, with nearly 100 runs covering a dizzying 3,500 vertical feet that stretches across two states. With so many options, newcomers often can’t decide where to point their skis first. Luckily, lift operators are a wealth of knowledge […]

Ice skating at Northstar in California.

10 Reasons to Strongly Consider Making Northstar California Your Next Family Ski Vacation

Juggling a family ski vacation can be easier than you think—if you choose your location wisely. While numerous resorts offer family packages and specials for children, you’ll be hard-pressed to find one that fills your day-to-day planning with ease and magic like Northstar. With everything from licensed child care to […]

Shred the slopes with views of Lake Tahoe’s pristine blue water at Heavenly.

An Insider’s Guide to Heavenly Mountain: A Must-Visit Tahoe Ski Resort

Heavenly embodies its name quite literally. Situated on the southeast side of Lake Tahoe, you’ll have otherworldly views of the sparkling turquoise water framed by the majestic, snow-capped Sierra as you hit the slopes. Initially named Heavenly Valley, the resort opened in 1955 with one double chairlift, a couple rope […]

Keystone in Colorado is very family-friendly.

What Ski Resort is Right for You?

Depending on the type of winter vacation you’re planning, some resorts are better suited than others for your particular trip. A girls’ weekend is going to have a different vibe than a family vacation, which will be different than a romantic couples’ getaway. With more than 400 ski resorts across […]