Family-Friendly Guide To Deer Valley Resort

A family-friendly winter travel guide to Park City’s Deer Valley Resort. I’ll tell you where to stay, what to do and where to eat. Perfect for skiers and non-skiers alike!

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

Last month I returned to one of my most favorite ski resorts in the country: Park City’s Deer Valley Resort. While I’ve been to Deer Valley and Park City multiple times over the years, this trip was extra special because it was my first time returning with my entire family.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

Like so many families, we do not all ski at the same level. I’ve been skiing since I was 7 and would consider myself an intermediate level skier. My husband on the other hand? He has only skied a handful of times in the past and the same goes for my children.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

Whether you’re a family full of avid skiers, only one spouse skies or you’re all beginners looking to learn or improve, Deer Valley has plenty of activities and opportunities to make all of your ski trip wishes come true.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

Before we into the activities, let’s talk about lodging. Our family of four stayed in a beautiful two bedroom condo located inside The Lodges at Deer Valley.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

As you can imagine, when traveling with kids it is always nice to have plenty of room to spread out and relax. The boys shared a bedroom with two twin beds and we had our own master bedroom with a king bed.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

What’s even better is the condo came with a full kitchen and dining area – perfect for relaxing with cookies and coffee after our day of fun in the snow.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

While there are many lodging options at Deer Valley, we highly recommend the Lodges, especially when traveling with kiddos.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

Now that we’ve covered lodging, let’s talk about winter activities at Deer Valley! If you’re never gone snowshoeing before, I highly recommend the snowshoe and s’mores tour.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

Lead by the team at All Seasons Adventures, this one hour tour included an easy, flat path to snowshoe followed by make-your-own s’mores by the fire.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

Perfect for kids of all ages, I highly recommend this activity if you’re looking for something to do other than skiing at Deer Valley.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

(Don’t worry, we skied!! We will get to that shortly!) How gorgeous is this snowshoeing view?!

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

The next activity we crossed off our bucket list was snowmobiling! You’d think living in Michigan that we would be experts but this was our first time.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort
I would recommend this for kids ages 6 and above. Our boys absolutely loved it and this was my husband’s favorite activity of the entire trip.

Family-Friendly Guide to Deer Valley Resort

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