Squaw’s renown as a ski destination for experts and extreme-seekers shouldn’t deter a family from heading to Squaw for a family ski vacation. Squaw is especially perfect if parents are advanced intermediates to experts and the children are still learning. Everyone will be pleased on a Squaw family ski vacation.
A plethora of condominium accommodations make a Squaw family ski vacation an easy choice, and at the top of the list you’ll find the Resort at Squaw Creek. Ranked by Conde Nast Traveler magazine among the “Top 50 best resorts in North America,” the Resort at Squaw Creek lives up to its acclaimed repute. This ski in, ski out property is just steps from the heart of Squaw Valley base area, which makes getting the kids out the door in the morning a breeze. Resort at Squaw Creek offers 365 resort rooms, including suites and penthouses, which features residential kitchens and LCD flat-screen TVs, ensuring family meals and movie night are a hit. Families also appreciate the outdoor, heated pool and hot tub.
Youngsters just picking up skiing or snowboarding will love Squaw’s beginner area, which is located on the outskirts of the resort; the entire zone is called Squaw Kid’s. This area combines fun and valuable on-mountain skills allowing kids to develop a true love for skiing or snowboarding. The area features gentle slopes for first timers, and three magic carpets, perfect for comfortable progression. Plus, the Tucker magic carpet next to SnowVentures Activity Zone accesses a beginner terrain park, which is an absolute blast for little ones with a bit more experience under their belt.
If there are two don’t-miss things on a Squaw family ski vacation, they’re an afternoon at the SnoVenture Activity Zone, which features a mini snowmobiling track, and tubing for the whole family. Wilderness Adventures operates dog sledding and horse-drawn sleigh tours throut Squaw Valley Meadow. Experiencing this winter wonderland around sunset is a memory that will stick for a lifetime.