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Our family trip back to Crested Butte, where memories were made


Mel snowboarding in Crested Butte circa 1997
The 6 year old was determined to set herself apart from her older brother and sister on vacation. My youngest daughter declared she was a “big girl” and could decide for herself what fun she would have in the snow that week in Crested Butte CO more
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New National Parks Foundation Guide – “Winter Wonderlands”


The National Parks Foundation has released a new guide “Winter Wonderlands, spotlighting top winter activities at 15 national parks. more
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Off the slopes snowshoe fun at Northstar California


Northstar California - Lake Tahoe View
Rather than ski, I’m going to have some fun in the snow a different way—hiking on snowshoes in the woods, though the lack of snowfall does impede us a bit. more
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Prescott Farm in New Hampshire – free sledding


New this year - Prescott Farms on White Oaks Road in Laconia N.H. is offering free sledding parties every Saturday in January and February from 10:00 - 3:00 pm, Bring your own sled. more
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At Northstar CA, moms get pampered with special ski progam


Champagne toast at the end of the day
This program at $295 is less than an all day private lesson. The women are grouped according to their ability, no more to four to a group. They might end up with a private coach all day. The day includes a lift ticket, the latest demo equipment and at the end of the day, champagne and canapés during a “tech talk” about equipment. Considering that a lift ticket is over $100 and demo equipment $70, this is a bargain. more
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Winter is a great time for a family visit to a zoo or aquarium


Children’s Zoo at Saint Louis Zoo
The human kiddos laugh and giggle at the antics of the animals all day at the St. Louis Zoo. It’s one of three major free zoos left in the country along with the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. more
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Come to The Farmer’s Cow Annual Winter Farm Tour in Connecticut


The Farmer's Cow is kicking off its 10th anniversary year with the annual Winter Farm Tour. more
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15th Annual National Ice Carving Competition Returns to Stowe Mountain Resort


The country’s best amateur and professional Ice Carvers will compete at Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont this Saturday, January 24. more
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Fun off the slopes: learning to build a snow sculpture in the mountains


Ziplining at Big Sky Resort Montana
Mountain resorts across the country offer an ever-growing array of off-the-slopes activities where the kids — and you — can get inspired to build your own sculpture either at home or near where you are vacationing in mountain country more
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Don’t Miss the Sausalito’s 27th Annual Lighted Boat Parade and Fireworks


Join San Francisco Bay Adventures for the Sausalito’s 27th Annual Lighted Boat Parade and Fireworks on Saturday, December 13th, 2014. more
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