Get the Family Out Skiing!
Outdoor recreation promotes healthier, more active lifestyles. And adventure sports provide an additional excitement while at the same time strengthening self-confidence and providing the mental and physical health benefits that come participating in outdoor recreation. Studies show that kids who participate in outdoor recreation year round perform at higher academic levels. Luckily, Tahoe is a short drive away, so pack the family up and head to Tahoe for family time in the snow.
Here are our tips, straight from the locals, to planning your trip, so that time spent it Tahoe is packed with fun, quality family time.
Plan ahead for the best selection of lodging options closest to the resorts you want to ski at or the events you want to attend.
The best deals on lift tickets and lessons are found when you purchase tickets online in advance. See our list of the best Tahoe ski deals.
With over 12 ski resorts around the Lake, Tahoe offers many options to find the best resort to suit your family. Explore your options. If you aren’t needing all of the amenities and options that the larger resorts offer, check out our favorite hidden gems for a quieter (and often less expensive) experience.
Check the calendars for fun family events you may want to participate in while you are in Tahoe.
Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows hosts Kid-O-Rama, February 17–24, 2018, with a week-long kid’s extravaganza featuring kids’ concerts, games, crafts, parties and more.
SnowFest! will take place all around Lake Tahoe’s North Shore from March 1–11, 2018 with 10 fun-filled days and nights jam packed with events and activities for all ages, including parades, fireworks, pancake breakfasts, wacky contests, cook offs, races, arts & crafts, parties, and more! (Adults can dare to enter the 30th Annual Polar Bear Swim at Gar Woods!)
Family-Focused Northstar offers on-mountain Kids Adventure Zones, ice skating and a bungee trampoline in the village, and daily s’mores in the village around the fire pits so that the family fun continues after the day of skiing.
Stay with Tahoe Luxury Properties and enjoy all the concierge services and luxuries of a five-star resort in the privacy of your own home. Over 150 vacation homes range from charming and elegant ski cabins to dramatic lakefront estates, so that you can find the perfect home for your family!
Join the Key Club loyalty program and earn points for every night you stay! Redeem your points for rewards like a day of family fun at the Granlibakken adventure park or convenient services like groceries delivered to your home!