BC Family Ski Trips

Where to ski with kids in British Columbia, including kid-friendly slopes, kids' lessons, teen snowboarding camps and ski daycare options.

  • Sun Peaks with Kids
    BC Family Ski Trips

    Sun Peaks with Kids: Five Reasons to Love BC’s Sun Peaks Resort

    For Presidents’ Day Weekend, Joanna Veldhuisen’s family of four (plus two teen friends) headed north to Sun Peaks Resort in Interior BC for several days of snow play and skiing. The entire family agreed this ski resort makes for a fantastic weekend. I asked Joanna what she loved so much about the destination. She sent me some great photos, and this is what she said: Size. Sun Peaks is the second biggest resort in BC, but it’s a fraction of the size of Whistler and as a result it’s very family-friendly. Many parents of older kids (12+) feel comfortable turning the kids loose to ski or at least lunch on…

  • Manning Park, a great BC ski resort for kids.
    BC Family Ski Trips,  British Columbia,  Get Outdoors! Camping & Hiking Trips

    Family Travel: Manning Resort, BC with kids

    In winter, many of Washington, Oregon and BC’s ski resorts become overwhelmed with hordes of weekend ski bums (yes, that description includes my own family). For a change of pace, smart families — like Bellingham-based travel writer Joanna Nesbit‘s family — head for the quieter ski resorts. No, the resorts aren’t filled with flash ‘n’ cash, but they’re perfect for a low-key, snow-filled getaway. We chat with Joanna to find out what she loves about Manning Park Resort, set in British Columbia’s lovely Skagit Valley Provincial Park. Located a mere 2. 5 hours northeast of Bellingham (Sumas/Abbotsford border crossing) and two hours from Vancouver, BC, the area is a fine option for a…

  • Whistler BC with kids
    BC Family Ski Trips,  Whistler

    Whistler’s Peak 2 Peak with Kids

    I thank Debbie of DeliciousBaby for hosting Photo Friday this week — and every week. Visit her site to check out fantastic travel memories, tips and photos! MORE —- To ride the Peak 2 Peak, I paid for the “sightseeing day pass” for myself and my family. Washington State and Canadian residents can benefit from the EDGE card.