Best Ski Resorts In California For Families

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The Village at Palisades Tahoe

4.6
/5
North America
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usa
Palisades Tahoe offers a unique mix of challenging terrain and ski culture, with lodging and dining to suit everyone's off-slope interests.
KM of slopes
50
Beginners
85
Intermediates
65
Experts
200
Total
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Olympic Valley

4.6
/5
North America
,
usa
Olympic Valley, renowned for hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics, boasts a vast terrain with impressive vertical drops, making it a paradise for thrill-seekers and powder hounds.
KM of slopes
50
Beginners
85
Intermediates
65
Experts
200
Total
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Washeshu Creek

4.6
/5
North America
,
usa
Washeshu Creek, with its pristine, untouched powder and challenging terrain, offers an adrenaline-pumping experience for thrill-seeking skiers, while its serene, snow-laden landscapes provide a tranquil escape for nature lovers.
KM of slopes
50
Beginners
85
Intermediates
65
Experts
200
Total
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Experts
Fun
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Alpine Meadows

4.6
/5
North America
,
usa
Alpine Meadows is a paradise for powder hounds, boasting a diverse terrain with a laid-back atmosphere, and is renowned for its long, groomed runs, spectacular bowl skiing, and challenging backcountry access.
KM of slopes
50
Beginners
85
Intermediates
65
Experts
200
Total
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Experts
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Tahoe City

4.6
/5
North America
,
usa
Tahoe City is a paradise for powder hounds, boasting a stunning lakeside location, diverse terrain, and a vibrant après-ski scene, making it a must-visit for those seeking a blend of thrilling slopes and picturesque views.
KM of slopes
50
Beginners
85
Intermediates
65
Experts
200
Total
Best for
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Intermediates
Experts
Boarders
Fun
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Couples
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Truckee

4.6
/5
North America
,
usa
With its high-altitude terrain and an impressive annual snowfall, Truckee offers a thrilling ski experience, boasting a variety of challenging slopes and a vibrant après-ski scene.
KM of slopes
103
Beginners
180
Intermediates
110
Experts
393
Total
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Mammoth Lakes

4.5
/5
North America
,
usa
With over 50 years of reputation, 400-plus inches of snow annually, and a vast terrain, Mammoth ski resort is the ultimate playground for snow lovers of all levels.
KM of slopes
18
Beginners
49
Intermediates
23
Experts
90
Total
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Heavenly Village

4.3
/5
North America
,
usa
Heavenly is the life of the party for those who want non-stop action on and off the slopes, offering a range of terrains for all skill levels and a vibrant après-ski scene.
KM of slopes
18
Beginners
42
Intermediates
34
Experts
94
Total
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Heavenly California Base

4.3
/5
North America
,
usa
Heavenly California Base is a true paradise for ski enthusiasts, boasting an impressive vertical drop, diverse terrain, and stunning views of Lake Tahoe, all while offering the unique experience of skiing across two states in one run.
KM of slopes
18
Beginners
42
Intermediates
34
Experts
94
Total
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Experts
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South Lake Tahoe

4.3
/5
North America
,
usa
South Lake Tahoe is a paradise for powder hounds, boasting an impressive snowfall record, diverse terrain, and a vibrant après-ski scene, all nestled within a stunning lakeside setting.
KM of slopes
30
Beginners
65
Intermediates
45.5
Experts
140.5
Total
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