One of the things everyone says about skiing at Whitefish is how much varied terrain there is, making it an ideal family ski vacation destination. Combine the ski terrain the many laidback (and affordable) lodging and dining experiences to be had and you’ve got one great package deal for families looking to make memories.
Kids and parents alike will love the Whitefish Mountain lodge’s lake side views. The Lodge evokes traditional, European chalet-style architecture and atmosphere, but features cutting edge amenities. Families can choose from spacious two- and three-bedroom condominiums. Families will also appreciate the complimentary valet parking and shuttle service. The whole family can enjoy a relaxing après-ski hot tub, steam room or pool session.
Intermediate families can explores nearly half of Whitefish’s 3,000 acres, as blue runs dominate the terrain. Everyone will enjoy Whitefish’s renowned tree skiing and taking pictures with the resort’s infamous “snow ghosts” at the top of the mountain. These “ghosts” are unique to Whitefish, and are actually ice, wind, cloud and fog forming layers and layers of ice on the trees, giving them an eerily beautiful appearance. Kids and parents alike will love skiing in and around the snow ghosts. And don’t forget the views. On clear days, you can see Glacier National Park, making Whitefish and ideal place for family photo opportunities.
For a nice family meal, with unbeatable views of Flathead Lake, head to The Boat Club Restaurant. Everything on the menu is under $30, and it offers a great variety of options from salads to sandwiches, wraps and specialty pizzas sure to please every family member.
To learn more about Whitefish family ski vacations call, or chat with, one of Ski.com’s knowledgeable Mountain Vacation Specialists.