Top Family Friendly Ski Areas in Mid west

These are the ski areas that respondents said are the best for families. Participants considered quality of instructors; terrain variety; on- and off-slope activities, amenities and attractions; and cost of lift tickets, rentals and programs.

  • #1 Magic Mountain, VT
  • #2 Titus Mountain, NY
  • #3 Bald Mountain, ID
  • #4 Eagle Point, UT
  • #5 Treetops Resort, MI
  • #6 Bretton Woods, NH
  • #7 Smugglers' Notch, VT
  • #8 Oak Mountain, NY
  • #9 Bromley Mountain, VT
  • #10 Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area, CA

Perfect size to let the kids have freedom but still be able to keep track of everyone.

Image courtesy of Treetops Resort

Good terrain and long, easy runs.

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Well-maintained and good snowmaking.

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Good variety of terrain on fairly short runs and fast lifts.

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The terrain is perfect for beginners and the lodge is picnic friendly.

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Most vertical in Michigan.

Image courtesy of Boyne Mountain

Extremely family-friendly and affordable. Provides enough terrain to get the basics down.

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