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Everything You Need to Know about the 2020-2021 Ski Season

When the world shut down last March, ski resorts closed abruptly in the middle of the busy spring break ski season. Ski destinations and resorts struggled mightily in those first few weeks – should they give refunds, discounts on the next season, and might there be a hope for reopening in April before the snow …

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How to Find a Truly Kid-Friendly Ski Resort

Planning to take your kids on a ski vacation? Choose wisely! When it comes to skiing with kids, all ski resorts are not created equal. Sure, most will have a few bunny slopes and usually even a children’s ski school, but that doesn’t mean they are the kid-friendly ski resorts where you should take your …

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7 Tips for Skiing with Toddlers and Preschoolers

Taking a toddler or preschooler on a ski trip can be daunting for many traveling families. Ski trips are hard enough with older kids with the gear, logistics, and weather involved. Throw in the additional challenge of a little one, and it’s no surprise that many families decide to wait a few years. What’s a …

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Skiing Tahoe with Kids: Why Diamond Peak is Perfect for Families

Living just 3 hours away from Lake Tahoe in the San Francisco Bay Area, my husband and I have skied a lot of mountains in Tahoe.  When it comes to ski resorts, Tahoe has some heavy hitters known all over the world: Northstar, Palisades Tahoe (formerly known as Squaw Valley), Heavenly, Kirkwood and many more. …

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25 Awesome Packing Lists for Every Kind of Family Travel

Welcome to the 5th and final day of packing list week here at Trips With Tykes! Family vacations require very different kinds of preparation and packing depending on your destination. General packing lists are great for the essentials but usually don’t include everything you need for a specific kind of trip. To finish out the …

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Guide to Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts With Kids

Winter is in full swing and the slopes are open!  If you are preparing to take your kids on a Lake Tahoe ski vacation, there are a lot of resorts to choose from.  Here is a guide to the major Tahoe ski resorts with kids, with information to help you make a family-friendly and budget-friendly choice. Important Features …

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