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Kid-Friendly Guide to 15 Utah Ski Resorts – Which is Best for Your Big Family and Where Kids Ski Free

    Along with some of our country’s most beautiful landscapes, the state of Utah boasts some of the nation’s best skiing. Add in a laid-back atmosphere, easy-to-reach locations, relatively reasonable prices, and what the state’s Board of Travel calls “the Greatest Snow on Earth,” and Utah may just be the perfect family ski vacation destination. To help you pick, we’ve consolidated the ski resort’s details, family-friendly amenities, kids ski free requirements, and more to help you narrow your choices down. At the bottom of this article, we’ve included a helpful summary spreadsheet for planning your ski vacation to the Beehive State.

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    Alta Ski Area, Alta, Utah

    Tucked away in the Little Cottonwood Canyon, right next to the Snowbird Ski Resort, small crowds, a rustic feel, and a laid-back vibe make Alta popular with families who take their skiing seriously. Alta’s no-snowboarding policy adds a touch of old-school charm to the mix. The Alta Ski Area also features some of the state’s lowest prices on lessons. Getting to the Alta resort takes less than 40 minutes by car from Salt Lake City. 

    Alta Ski Area Details for Families

    • Stats: 118 runs, 2,614 skiable acres, and 2,538 vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 15% beginner, 31% intermediate, 53% advanced
    • Average snowfall: 540″
    • Lifts: 3x HS Quad, 1x HS Triple, 2x Double, 1 learner’s conveyor
    • Kids Club and Day Care: Alta Children’s Center is a full-service childcare facility for children 2 months old to 12 years. Meals provided. Full-day or half-day care is available.
    • Lessons and Ski School – 5 levels of lessons starting at age 4
    • Kids Ski Free – not available
    • Parking – paid parking reservations are required on weekends and holidays
    • Price: $$

    Alta Lift Tickets

    • Discount tickets – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Alta
    • Participates in Utah Super Pass, Ikon Pass, and Mountain Collective

    Big Family Lodging Near Alta Ski Area

    Alta Ski Vacation Packages

    Travel Tips for Visiting Alta

    • Budget tip for beginners – Sunnyside at 3 Program allows you to ride the Sunnyside and Albion beginner lifts from 3-4:30 daily for a significantly discounted price.
    • Park at the Albion Base Area if you have beginner/intermediate skiers.
    • Utah Transit Authority runs two separate buses that bring riders to the slopes, the 944 runs from downtown Sandy and the 953 route originates in Salt Lake City.

    Beaver Mountain, Logan, Utah

    Located right on the Utah-Idaho border in the northeastern part of the state, Beaver Mountain, or “the Beav” as locals call it, offers something for every level of skier or snowboarder. Sixteen of its 48 trails fall into the easiest category, while 25 percent earn a black diamond. Three lifts, a tow bar, and two surface conveyors — The LittleEEZY and The BigEEZY — serve Beaver’s two terrain parks and 880 skiable acres.  

    Beaver Mountain Details for Families

    • Stats: 48 runs, 880 skiable acres, 1600′ vertical drop, longest run – 1.7-mile
    • Terrain Overview: 35% beginner, 40% intermediate, 25% advanced
    • Average snowfall: 400″
    • Lifts: 3 triple chairs, 1 double chair, 2 surface lifts
    • Kids Club and Day Care – none available.
    • Lessons and Ski School: Ski School at Beaver Mountain for ages 4 and older, adult lessons, group lessons, and adaptive lessons for athletes of all abilities
    • Kids Ski Free: Military Child Season Pass for Children 5 and under
    • Night Skiing: Check their calendar for public nights throughout the season
    • Parking: No parking pass or charge for parking. Parking is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Early arrival is highly suggested on weekends and holidays.
    • Price: $

    Beaver Mountain Lift tickets

    Day passes include Adults – ages 12-69, seniors – 70 and up, juniors – ages 11 and under, Military, and Little Beaver for beginners and young skiers.

    Big Family Lodging near Beaver Mountain

    Beaver Mountain Ski Packages

    Travel Tips for Visiting Beaver Mountain with Kids

    • For public transportation to the ski area, check out “The Beaver Bus”. The daily shuttle service leaves from the “First Dam” parking area at 8 AM and returns by leaving Beaver Mountain at 4 PM.
    • Adaptive skiing and snowboarding lessons are available through Common Ground.

    Brian Head Resort, Brian Head, Utah

    At the other end of the state, the Brian Head Resort sits closer to Las Vegas than Salt Lake City. Brian Head’s proximity to Bryce Canyon National Park — about an hour and 10 minutes drive — and Zion National Park — an hour and 20 minutes — makes it perfect for a ski and sightseeing vacation with the family. Brian Head consists of 650 skiable acres spread out over two peaks. Along with Utah’s highest base elevation of 9,600 feet, Brian Head takes tubing to the next level with two runs — the 550 feet long Navajo Tube Hill and the Giant Steps Tube Hill — with a 100-foot vertical drop over its 600-foot slope. Brian Head’s Winter Sports School offers ski lessons for kids as young as 3 years old.

    Brian Head Resort Details for Families

    • Stats: 71 runs, 650 skiable acres, 1,320′ vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 32% beginner, 35% intermediate, 32% advanced
    • Average snowfall: 360″
    • Total Lifts – 8: 2 high-speed quads, 5 triple chairs, 1 double chair
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: lessons start at age 3
    • Kids Ski Free – Kids 12 and younger ski free with the Power Kids pass – good at 8 mountains
    • Snow Tubing: Navajo Tube Hill is a 75′ vertical drop with a 550′ slope length. The Giant Steps Tube Hill is a 100′ vertical drop with a 600′ slope length. Magic carpet access to the top of the runs.
    • Night skiing: available Fridays and Saturdays, from 4 PM to 9 PM.
    • Parking: free parking
    • Price: $

    Brian Head Lift Tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Brian Head
    • Reciprocal season pass benefits at Sundance

    Big Family Lodging Near Brian Head Ski Area

    Brian Head Ski Vacation Packages

    Travel Tips for Visiting Brian Head with Kids

    • Brian Head Resort has two main peaks, Brian Head Peak and Navajo peak. Navajo Peak is beginner and intermediate-skier-friendly.
    • Take advantage of the complimentary village shuttle to get between the area’s shops, ski lodges, and stops in town.

    Brighton Ski Resort, Brighton, Utah

    While extremely popular with locals, families with young children also love Brighton for its kids under 10 ski-free policy. Along with some exhilarating expert runs, the ski area has lots of gentle and interesting beginner trails, some that even weave through the mountain’s gorgeous aspens. Located at the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon, the Brighton ski area sees a non-stop parade of winter storms, with 500 inches of light, fluffy snow each year. Many consider Brighton’s snowboard park to be Utah’s best. Getting to Brighton takes about an hour by car from Salt Lake City. 

    Brighton Ski Resort Details for Families

    • Stats: 66 runs, 1050 skiable acres, 1,875′ vertical drop, longest run – 1.2 miles
    • Terrain Overview: 23% beginner, 39% intermediate, 38% advanced
    • Average Snowfall: 500″
    • Total lifts – 7: 3 high-speed quads, 1 quad chair, 1 triple chair, 2 surface lifts
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: Private lessons for ages 3 and older. Group lessons for ages 5 and older.
    • Kids Ski Free: Up to two kids six and under ski free per paying adult
    • Night Skiing: Monday – Saturday, 4 PM to 9 PM
    • Parking: Parking is free but the lot fills quickly. You can purchase a reserved spot for $25/day and receive a guaranteed spot in the lot held until 12 PM.
    • Price: $$

    Brighton Lift Tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Brighton
    • Participates in Utah Super Pass, Ikon Pass

    Big Family Lodging Near Brighton

    Brighton Ski Vacation Packages

    Travel Tips for Visiting Brighton with Kids

    • There are two park-n-ride lots at the base of the mountain for carpoolers and ski bus users. There is one smaller lot is at the base of Big Cottonwood Canyon (arrive early to avoid a full lot) and a second, larger lot at 6200 S. and Wasatch Blvd. Additional lots are available throughout the valley.  

    Cherry Peak Resort, Richmond, Utah

    Located in the Cherry Canyon in northern Utah, Cherry Peak — which opened for skiing for the 2015-16 season — offers some of the most reasonably priced lift tickets in the state. While the hour and 45-minute drive up from Salt Lake City may seem like a hike compared to getting to most of the state’s ski areas, a range of low-priced, family lift ticket packages makes it worth the trip. Night sessions, a magic carpet lift, and reasonably priced tickets make Cherry Peak’s tubing hill extremely popular with families, as well.   

    Cherry Peak Details for Families

    • Stats: 20 runs, 200 skiable acres, 1,265′ vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 30% beginner, 45% intermediate, 25% advanced
    • Average Snowfall: 322″
    • Total lifts – 4, 3 chairlifts, 1 moving carpet
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: Group, private, and semi-private lessons are available. First Timers lessons include a half-day beginners lesson & full day pass and equipment rental
    • Kids Ski Free: Ages 5 and under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket
    • Snow Tubing: check out the Family Tubing Pass and discounted additional family members
    • Night skiing: 5 PM to 9 PM
    • Parking: free
    • Price: $

    Cherry Peak Lift Tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Cherry Peak
    • Participates in Freedom Pass

    Big Family Lodging Near Cherry Peak

    Cherry Peak Vacation Packages

    Deer Valley Resort, Park City, Utah

    For families seeking an upscale ski vacation, Deer Valley Resort promises a complete first-class experience. The resort at Deer Valley pampers its guests in all respects, including short lift lines — they limit the number of skiers on the mountain each day — to their five-star resort and Michelin-starred restaurant. The mountain’s pristine slopes hosted events at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Thanks to small class sizes and world-class instructors, Deer Valley also has one of Utah’s highest-rated ski schools.

    Deer Valley Resort Details for Families

    • Stats: 103 runs, 2,026 skiable acres, 3,000′ vertical drop, longest run – 2.8 miles
    • Terrain Overview: 25% beginner, 43% intermediate, 32% advanced
    • Average Snowfall: 300″
    • Total lifts – 21: 1 gondola & tram, 13 high-speed quads, 5 triple chairs, 2 double chairs
    • Kids Club and Day Care: Deer Valley Children’s Center is a state-licensed facility providing supervision and activities for non-skiing children ages 2 months to 12 years.
    • Lessons and Ski School: Adult group lessons and adaptive private instruction are available. Kids’ classes start at age 4.
    • Kids Ski Free: Family Value Package – One free kid’s ticket per paying adult
    • Parking: Deer Valley Resort has free parking at five base area parking lots along with a complimentary shuttle to Snow Park Lodge. Limited free parking is also available at the Jordanelle Express Gondola. Very limited paid parking is available at the Silver Lake Lodge underground parking garage. Carpoolers of three or more are allowed to park in Lot 2 during busy holidays and weekends.
    • Price: $$$

    Deer Valley Lift Tickets

    • Discount – liftopia
    • Direct link – Deer Valley
    • Participates in Ikon Pass

    Big Family Lodging Near Deer Valley

    Deer Valley Ski Packages

    Eagle Point Ski Resort, Beaver, Utah

    Situated just about halfway between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City ( three-and-a-half hours to either, give or take) and right off of Rt. I15, Eagle Point Resort attracts family vacationers for its balanced mix of terrain and family-friendly pricing. Eagle Point earned a prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2017 thanks to consistently positive user reviews for short lift lines, attentive staff, and a family-friendly atmosphere. 

    Eagle Point Ski Resort Details for Families

    • Stats: 40 runs, 650 skiable acres, 1,500′ vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 21% beginner, 36% intermediate, 44% advanced
    • Average Snowfall: 350″
    • Total lifts – 5: 1 quad chair, 1 trip chair, 2 double chairs, 1 surface lift
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: Lessons available for kids aged 5 and up, group lessons, and private lessons
    • Kids Ski Free: Kids 6 and under ski free
    • Price: $

    Eagle Point Lift tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Eagle Point
    • Participates in Indy Pass and Freedom Pass

    Big Family Lodging near Eagle Point

    Nordic Valley, Eden, Utah

    The slopes at Nordic Valley cater mostly to beginner and intermediate skiers. Nordic Valley’s gentle slopes and smaller overall size make it perfect for families with small children. The area also has a magic carpet for those not yet ready to try one of the mountain’s four chairlifts. Along with lots of packages tailored for families, Nordic Valley also lets kids 12 and under ski for free. Nordic Valley’s location, just 16 miles from Ogden, Utah, makes it perfect for day trips and extended stays.

    Nordic Valley Details for Families

    • Stats: 40 runs, 450 skiable acres, 1,700′ vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 33% beginner, 23% intermediate, 40% advanced, 5% expert
    • Average Snowfall: 300″
    • Total lifts – 5: 1 high-speed sixes, 3 double chairs, 1 surface lift
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: Group lessons for ages 8-17. Children younger than 7 require a private lesson.
    • Kids Ski Free: Kids 12 and younger ski free with the Power Kids pass – good at 8 mountains
    • Parking: free parking
    • Price: $

    Nordic Valley Lift tickets

    Big Family Lodging Near Nordic Valley

    Nordic Valley Ski Vacation Packages

    Park City Mountain, Park City, Utah

    North America’s largest and most accessible ski area, Park City Mountain Resort, offers the perfect mix of world-class ski terrain and small-town charm. Along with skiing and snowboarding, other popular winter activities include tubing, sleigh riding, fat tire biking, snowmobiling, and ice skating. Lined with a unique mix of restaurants, shops, and galleries, Main Street Park City has a free trolley that runs its length.  For mom and dad, the town has numerous spas and wellness centers for recharging after a long day on the slopes. Getting to Park City from the Salt Lake City airport takes less than 45 minutes by car. 

    Park City Mountain Details for Families

    • Stats: 341 runs, 7,300 skiable acres, 3,200′ vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 8% beginner, 41% intermediate, 51% advanced
    • Average Snowfall: 360″
    • Total Lifts – 44: 4 gondolas & trams, 6 high-speed sixes, 7 high-speed quads, 9 quad chairs, 8 triple chairs, 4 double chairs, 6 surface lifts
    • Kids Club and Day Care: Little Adventures Children’s Center welcomes kids 6 weeks to 6 years of age.
    • Lessons and Ski School: Child lessons start at age 3.
    • Kids Ski Free: Children 4 and under ski free
    • Parking: The Mountain Village base area has a parking reservation system with elements of paid parking, free parking, and carpooling and transit incentives. Make your paid parking reservation online. Vehicles with four or more occupants will be directed to a preferred area. A reservation will still be required, but it will be free to make a reservation for a car with four or more occupants.
    • Price: $$$

    Park City Mountain Lift tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Park City Mountain
    • Participates in Epic Pass and Epic Australia Pass

    Big Family Lodging Near Park City Mountain

    Park City Mountain Ski Vacation Packages

    Powder Mountain, Eden, Utah

    Locals call Powder Mountain Resort “Utah’s best-kept secret.” While not the country’s largest ski resort area (see Park City), Powder Mountain does have more skiable acreage — over 8,464 — than any other ski area in the U.S. Six lifts and three tows service the mountain’s 154 trails. Mostly, locals ski Powder Mountain, but its 38 beginner trails and short lift lines attract families, as well.

    Powder Mountain Details for Families

    • Stats: 154 runs, 8464 skiable acres, 2,519′ vertical drop, longest run – 3.5 miles
    • Terrain Overview: 25% beginner, 40% intermediate, 35% advanced
    • Average Snowfall: 500″
    • Total lifts – 9: 1 high-speed quad, 4 quad chairs, 1 triple chair, 3 surface lifts
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: lessons start at age 4
    • Kids Ski Free: Ages 6 and under ski free, tickets must be reserved online.
    • Night skiing: 3 PM – 9 PM
    • Price: $$

    Powder Mountain Lift Tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Powder Mountain
    • Participates in Indy Pass

    Big Family Lodging Near Powder Mountain

    Powder Mountain Ski Vacation Packages

    Snowbasin Resort, Huntsville, Utah

    Nestled on the backside of the Wasatch Range, just outside of Ogden, Snowbasin’s Olympic terrain and wide range of children’s programs make it popular with both experts and beginners. Three gondolas whisk skiers (and an occasional sightseer) up to one of the mountain’s three distinct terrain parks. Two magic carpet lifts and lots of open beginner terrain make Snowbasin a popular family ski vacation destination. 

    Snowbasin Ski Resort Details for Families

    • Stats: 107 runs, 3,000 skiable acres, 3,000′ vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 7% beginner, 37% intermediate, 47% advanced, 9% expert
    • Average Snowfall: 300″
    • Total lifts – 12: 3 gondolas & trams, 1 high-speed sixes, 2 high-speed quads, 3 triple chairs, 3 surface lifts
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: Ski lessons start at age 3
    • Kids Ski Free: Kids 4 and under ski free
    • Parking: Snowbasin features several options to park, with complimentary guest shuttles to conveniently access the base area. Terrace A lot is reserved for carpoolers with three or more people, while availability lasts. 
    • Price: $$$

    Snowbasin Lift Tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Snowbasin
    • Participates in Epic Pass, Mountain Collective, Ikon Pass

    Big Family Lodging Near Snowbasin

    Snowbasin Ski Vacation Packages

    Snowbird, Snowbird, Utah

    The thrill of steep runs and unforgiving terrain attracts expert skiers to the Snowbird. But families flock to Snowbird for its diverse range of lodgings, restaurants, and on and off-mountain activities geared toward all ages. Snowbird’s Mountain School offers lessons for kids as young as 3 years old, as well as ski camps for those between the ages of 5 and 18 years old. For the tired and achy family members, the Cliff Spa at Snowbird features a yoga studio, a fitness center, 21 treatment rooms, a rooftop pool, a hot tub, and a salon. 

    Snowbird Ski Resort Details for Families

    • Stats: 141 runs, 2,500 skiable acres, 3,240′ vertical drop, longest run – 2.5 miles
    • Terrain Overview: 8% beginner, 25% intermediate, 43% advanced, 24% expert
    • Average Snowfall: 500″
    • Total lifts – 14: 1 gondola & tram, 7 high-speed quads, 4 double chairs, 2 surface lifts
    • Kids Club and Day Care: Superior Childcare offers daycare for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years.
    • Lessons and Ski School: Lessons available for kids 3 and older
    • Kids Ski Free: Kids 6 and under ski free
    • Parking – Park in free lots on a first-come, first-served basis or pay for reserved daily parking in advance. Carpool-only parking areas are available for those with 4 or more passengers.
    • Price: $$$

    Snowbird Lift Tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Snowbird
    • Participates in Utah Super Pass, Ikon Pass, Mountain Collective

    Big Family Lodging near Snowbird

    Snowbird Ski Vacation Packages

    Ski run at Solitude Ski resort in Utah

    Solitude Mountain Resort, Brighton, Utah

    As its name suggests, Solitude Mountain Resort offers the perfect ski vacation destination for families to reconnect and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Solitude gets less foot traffic thanks to its small size and location next to the larger and more popular ski areas of Snowbird, Alta, and Brighton. Solitude has some excellent expert terrain as well as several easy runs and a magic carpet for the newbies. 

    Solitude Mountain Resort Details

    • Stats: 82 runs, 1,200 skiable acres, 2,494′ vertical drop, longest run – 3 miles
    • Terrain Overview: 5% beginner, 31% intermediate, 46% advanced, 18% expert
    • Average Snowfall: 500″
    • Total lifts – 9: 4 high-speed quads, 2 quad chairs, 1 triple chair, 1 double chair, 1 surface lift
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: group lessons available for ages 4-6, 7-12, 13-17, adult, private, and adaptive private instruction
    • Kids Ski Free: not available
    • Parking: paid parking, payment made at lot stations
    • Price: $$

    Solitude Lift tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Solitude Mountain
    • Participates in Utah Super Pass, Ikon Pass

    Big Family Lodging Near Solitude Mountain

    Solitude Mountain Ski Vacation Packages

    Sundance Ski Resort, Sundance, Utah

    Just an hour’s drive from Salt Lake City, Robert Redford’s Sundance Resort offers excellent skiing in a cozy, upscale, rustic vibe. Along with skiing and snowboarding, the Nordic Center at Sundance features over 12 miles of well-groomed cross-country ski trails for both classic and skating techniques. The resort has several world-class restaurants, an art gallery, and a spa, which even has a kid’s menu. 

    Sundance Ski Resort Details

    • Stats: 50 runs, 500 skiable acres, 2,150′ vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 36% beginner, 44% intermediate, 20% advanced
    • Average Snowfall: 300″
    • Total lifts – 8: 1 high-speed quad, 3 quad chairs, 1 triple chair, 3 surface lifts
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: Children aged 3-5 require a private lesson. Group lessons for ages 6-12. Adult lessons.
    • Kids Ski Free: Children 5 and under ski free
    • Winter ZipTour – For ages 10+. Enjoy a chair lift ride, a 0.5-mile hike, and 3,870 feet of zipping.
    • Night Skiing: Offered Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 4:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Parking: Free and paid parking. Discount for 4+ occupants.
    • Price: $$

    Sundance Lift Tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Sundance
    • Reciprocal season pass benefits at Brian Head

    Big Family Lodging near Sundance Ski Resort

    Sundance Ski Vacation Packages

    Woodward Park City, Park City, Utah

    With three distinct terrain parks — Learning, Experiential, and Performance — Woodward Park City attracts skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. For beginners, Woodward’s Learning Park consists of a progression of three distinct areas that guide users along as they learn to ski in a fun and safe environment. Magic carpet lifts serve the beginner’s area and Woodward’s two separate tubing hills. Woodward Park City’s location — just 20 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City — makes it popular with big families seeking reasonably priced accommodations. 

    Woodward Park City Details

    • Stats: 11 runs, 60 skiable acres, 349′ vertical drop
    • Terrain Overview: 36% beginner, 45% intermediate, 18% advanced
    • Average Snowfall: 150″
    • Total lifts – 4: 1 quad, 3 surface lifts
    • Kids Club and Day Care: none available
    • Lessons and Ski School: one-hour group lessons
    • Kids Ski Free: not available
    • Snow tubing: ages 4+, no lap riding permitted
    • Indoor Actions Sports Hub: includes trampolines, foam pits, an indoor skatepark, and acro zones.
    • Parking: Free parking
    • Price: $

    Woodward Park City Lift tickets

    • Discount – Liftopia
    • Direct link – Woodward

    Big Family Lodging Near Woodward Park City

    Woodward Park City Vacation Packages

    Utah Super Pass and Lift Pass Programs

    If you plan on skiing multiple times during the season and want to go to different ski resorts, check out the below passes.

    • Ski City Super Pass – ski at Alta, Bright, Snowbird, and Solitude
    • Ski one day at every one of Utah’s 15 resorts with The Yeti Pass.
    • Mountain Collective pass includes Park Alta, Snowbird, and Snowbasin
    • Park City is part of both the Epic Pass and Epic Australia Pass
    • Ikon Pass includes Deer Valley, Solitude, Brighton, Alta, Snowbird, and Snowbasin

    Utah Ski Resort Comparison for Families

    Ski AreaSki Lessons Daycare Kids Ski FreePrice
    Alta YesYesNo$$
    Beaver MountainYesNoNo$
    Brian Head YesNoKids 12 and under$
    BrightonYesNo2 kids <6 per adult $$
    Cherry PeakYesNoage 5 and under$
    Deer Valley YesYes Yes with package$$$
    Eagle PointYesNoage 6 and under$
    Nordic ValleyYesNoKids 12 and under$
    Park City YesYesage 4 and under$$$
    Powder Mountain YesNoage 6 and under$$
    Snowbasin YesNoage 4 and under$$$
    SnowbirdYesYesage 6 and under$$$
    Solitude YesNoNo$$
    Sundance YesNoage 5 and under$$
    Woodward YesNoNo$

    Choosing the best ski resorts in Utah for families with kids can be difficult. Fortunately, this list can help you narrow down your options based on your family’s needs and preferences. From luxury resorts with spa services for grownups to budget-friendly resorts with fun activities for kids, there’s a ski resort for every family in Utah.

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    Theresa Jorgensen

    Theresa is the mother of four including twins. She is the owner of SixSuitcaseTravel, a travel site for big families of 5, 6, 7, 8. She enjoys helping other big families build life-long travel memories. Her family's travel bucket list includes Washington, DC (done!), Yellowstone (done!), London, and anywhere in the Caribbean.