Ski deals!

Ski deals!

Ski Deals photoThe February holiday’s are around the corner and for my daughters and me that means an awesome winter ski vacation. This season there are two California resorts offering great winter getaway packages for families.

Snow Summit and Bear Mountain are offering a program called Kids Ski / Ride for Free. It is good on weekdays all season long, including spring break! The program entitles families to one free kid’s lift ticket voucher for each paying adult lift ticket. Free kids tickets are valid for kids 12 years and under. Lift tickets are good for either or both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain. Packages are good only at Big Bear participating lodges and arrivals must be Sunday through Thursday and skiing or snowboarding Monday through Friday. Midweek skiing is especially valuable with no wait time at the chair lifts and the runs are wide open. Visit or call 800-424-4232 as certain restrictions apply. For more details about the Kids Ski / Ride for Free package or Kids. Get Outdoors. Win. program including a list of Outdoor Fun Spots locations, prize listings and official rules.

Resort at Squaw Creek™, a Destination Hotels & Resorts property, has released a Kid’s Ski, Skate, Sled Adventure Package. Now through April 13, 2013, this package includes a stay in a Deluxe Guestroom for up to two adults and two children 12-and-under, a daily free lift ticket to Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows for two children 12-and-under, free skate rentals, ice skating and sledding. New to Squaw this year is the Big Blue Express, granting access to some of the best family terrain on the upper mountain. Other activities to enjoy are cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, tubing, dog sled tours, and horse-drawn sleigh rides. The resort also offers Mountain Buddies, a supervised children’s program for ages 4 to 12. Visit or by phone at 800.401.9501 Use Promo code KIDPLAYRSC to receive this special package. Certain restrictions apply.

Enjoy the Cool Cali Chill!!

Guest Writer – Kerri Zane
Kerri is an Emmy award winning television executive producer, healthy living expert, single mom advisor, speaker, and author of “It Takes All 5: A Single Mom’s Guide to Finding the REAL One.” published by Morgan James, (November 2012). She is the family travel expert for Peter Greenberg Online, a regular contributor to What’s Up For Kids as well as various mommy blogs.



Authored by: Cindy Donnelly

Cindy has worked for What's Up for Kids for over 19 years and is thrilled to take over as owner/publisher. She loves helping South Bay parents connect with resources and working with camps, schools and other businesses to get the word out about their quality programs and services for families. For marketing information you can contact her at

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