Families will also enjoy the Sunday River Outdoor Center — Photo courtesy of Mark PechenikFamilies seeking kid-friendly hotels will find a welcome destination at the Grand Summit Resort Hotel at Sunday River Ski Resort (www.sundayriver.com) in Bethel, Maine. This lodging destination does a great job of creating ski-friendly family vacations. Of special note is the hotel’s Black Diamond Family Entertainment Schedule. Throughout the ski season, Black Diamond features a full schedule of child and family focused stage presentations and presentations including magical acts, acrobats, clowns, balloon artists and even a rainforest reptile show.
On the slopes, Sunday River offers a comprehensive ski school which provides youngsters with lessons from beginners to advanced. Another option is the Sunday River Outdoor Center where Nordic Skiing experts can have children up and gliding on the center’s expansive cross country ski trails in no time. It all makes for a great family ski vacation in one of the best ski resorts in the Northeast.