Big photos below.With the mountains getting more snow, Arapahoe Basin already open for the season and additional resorts set to follow soon, it's time to start planning trips.
But what's the best destination if you've got a family? The folks at the Colorado.com website have some ideas. They've listed seven ski areas sure to keep the entire brood happy. Look below to count them down, complete with photos and Colorado.com text.
Number 7: Steamboat Springs
Number 6: Keystone"Taking children's programming to the next level, Keystone Resort offers a Kids Ski Free program with no blackout dates, no lift ticket requirement for adults, availability on all weekends and Holidays and only a two-night minimum stay required. This season the resort is introducing the first-ever family ski trail. The Schoolyard will debut on Keystone's signature green cruiser, Schoolmarm. The resort is also introducing Free Family Front-Row Parking in its main parking lot, just steps from Keystone's gondola. Other family-oriented amenities will include convenient wagons and gear chauffeurs available throughout the resort to help guests easily transport skis and snowboards to and from the lifts. Throughout the season, visitors can enjoy special family programming including a weekly Kids Après gathering, a Sunday morning Ripperoo Brunch, a mountaintop Snowfort and the fourth consecutive year of the resort's popular Kidtopia programming."