Top Family Friendly Ski Areas in North america

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

Best kept secret in VT. This mountain has a great old school vibe and a great mountain community.

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Titus is a great confidence builder! They keep safety first and have incredible snow conditions.

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Inexpensive, good terrain, not overly populated.

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Mild slopes, few crowds and very friendly staff.

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

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Amazing variety of terrain and phenomenal views of Mt. Washington.

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With a variety of terrain and progression-based approach, Smuggs has a great beginner-friendly resort culture.

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Not well known by many.

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Good beginner deals, ski school, and rental equipment. All trails meet at same place so it's easy to find the other people you are with.

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Easygoing, beautiful hill, affordable prices, great teachers.

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