Top 12 Kid Friendly Ski Resorts in the United States

Big Sky, Montana

Our lifts are scheduled to run daily from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm depending on weather & area of lift.

Located in Montana, Big Sky Resort, is the largest ski resort in the US, offering over 5,800 acres, 4,350 vertical, and 300+ named runs.

Guests get miles and miles of endless terrain under beautiful big skies where they come to get away from the noise and sounds of the city. Four mountains are connected by 22 chair lifts offering access to all terrains, for the beginner to the double-black diamond slopes. The Northern Rockies provide consistent snowfall for great powder stashes. At Big Sky resort provides limitless opportunities as guests enjoy a variety of activities that go beyond skiing.
Where: 50 Big Sky Resort Rd, Big Sky, MT 59716

Phone: (800) 548-4486

Deer Valley, Utah/Arizona

Deer Valley Resort was ranked 1st for five consecutive years between 2007 and 2011!! Deer Valley was also ranked 3rd overall in SKI magazine’s 2015 and 2016 and 2nd in 2012, 2013, and 2014!!

As an alpine ski resort in the Wasatch Range, 36 miles east of Salt Lake City, in Park City, Utah, this resort opened in 1981 on Bald Eagle and Bald Mountains they now have grown to 6 mountains. Come ski the best slopes at Little Baldy Peak, Bald Eagle, Bald, Flagstaff, Empire and Lady Morgan The Greatest Snow On Earth! Deer Valley receives an annual average of 300 inches – offering a thrilling day for skiers on the very runs skied by Olympians during the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games. Take a ski lesson, go snowmobiling, or treat yourself to Deer Valley’s award-winning cuisine.

Deer Valley uses more grooming equipment than other Wasatch ski areas and limits access to avoid overcrowding. Deer Valley’s total uphill lift capacity of 50,470 skiers per hour, with 21 chairlifts. There are plenty of snowy activities, including dog sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides, Nordic skiing, hot air ballooning and much more. Experience the excitement of NASTAR ski racing.

Where: 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, UT 84060

Phone: (435) 649-1000

Grand Targhee, Wyoming/Idaho

For a truly laid-back ski vacation with almost guaranteed powder, Grand Targhee comes to mind. For budget-minded people looking for quality on and off the mountain, Grand Targhee ski vacation you won’t forget. Those looking to try powder skiing will love Grand Targhee. Expert, extreme skiers, and snowboarders will celebrate Grand Targhee’ s cat skiing, side country, and backcountry skiing options.
Located in the heart of the Tetons, come experience some of the best powder skiing anywhere in the US – they get an amazing 500 inches of powder a year, ranking it as one of North America’s top.

Where: 3300 Ski Hill Rd, Alta, WY 83414

Phone: (307) 353-2300

Snowmass – Aspen, Colorado

Aspen Highlands avoids the spotlight, which is perfectly fine for those seeking uncrowded slopes. Hike the ridge to Highland Bowl for one of the best runs ever! Or enjoy the view as you cruise along the mid-mountain groomers from the Cloud Nine chairlift. The views are breathtaking: this is Colorado at its best.

Where: 45 Village Square, Snowmass Village, CO 81615

Phone: (800) 525-6200


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