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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: Squaw Valley, Northstar, Heavenly, Kirkwood and many more. Sprinkled in among the bigger resorts …

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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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A Review of the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe in Winter

My family usually likes to travel on a moderate budget, but every now and then, we find opportunities for a little luxury travel.  One of our favorite spots for a splurge is the Ritz-Carlton at Lake Tahoe, which is located on the ski slopes at Northstar California. During the height of ski season, the hotel …

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