Winter Family Activities

Family Activities

Ski and snowboard schools
Destination Residences Snowmass is a Colorado family in Snowmass offering private and group lessons for kids, young children and teens - taught by some of the world's best trained and most talented ski instructors.- we do not provide these lessons. The better your kids get, the more fun they'll have on the slopes. The Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass' 25,000-square-foot kids ski facility features lessons, day care, lunch, kids ski trails with live reindeer in an Aspen grove!

Dog sledding
There's nothing like the exhilaration and excitement of being pulled by a team of Siberian huskies through the snow-covered wilderness of the Snowmass/Aspen area. Krabloonik Restaurant & Kennel, located on the slopes of this Colorado family ski resort, features two-hour dog sled rides that end with a world-class lunch or dinner in the restaurant's rustic setting. Visit for more information.

Ice skating and hockey
Take a spin on the ice at the Aspen Recreation Center and the Aspen Ice Garden public ice skating rinks, which also offer lessons, hockey leagues and birthday parties.

Western dinner dance and sleigh rides
Enjoy an entire evening of wholesome family fun at the legendary T-Lazy-7. Start with a 25-minute horse-drawn sleigh ride through the spectacular Maroon Creek valley near the snow-covered Maroon Bells, feast on an elaborate dinner buffet, then dance your hearts out to a live band that plays both Western and popular music.

Soar over the spectacular Colorado Rocky Mountains in a hot air balloon and experience panoramic views of the rugged landscape, 14,000-foot peaks and wildlife in the alpine meadows below. You can go ballooning year-round, with each season presenting its own unique allure.

Aspen Art Gallery Workshops
The Western Slope's finest contemporary art museum, housed in a historic brick building, features year-round workshops for children and teens.

Snowcat dinner tours
Take your family on snowcat ride up Snowmass Mountain to the rustic, yet elegant Lynn Britt cabin for an evening of Western mountain cuisine and entertainment.

Campfire storytelling
Head over to the Snowmass Family Zone for a fun-filled evening around a cozy campfire with storytelling, marshmallow roasting and laughs.

Click the link below for a PDF version of the 2015/2016 Winter Activities Brochure



Find The Lodging that's Right For You.

Explore your options below

  • Top of the Village

    The spacious 2, 3 and 4 bedroom fully equipped condominiums at Top of the Village offer convenient ski in/ski out access and mountain views looking on to the slopes.

  • Villas at Snowmass Club

    Beautifully appointed 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condominiums offer stunning panoramic views of Snowmass Mountain overlooking the golf course. Guests also have exclusive access to the Snowmass Club amenities.

  • Capitol Peak Lodge

    Located in the heart of Base Village, the luxury condominiums at Capitol Peak Lodge offer ski-in/ski-out convenience and all the conveniences of being at home in the mountains.

  • Tamarack

    The two story 2, 3 and 4 bedroom condominiums at The Tamarack are perfect for families, being adjacent to the ski school, the Base Village and the Elk Camp Gondola.

  • Terracehouse

    The airy 2 bedroom condominiums at The Terracehouse are located just 100 yards from the slopes and guests have access to hot tubs, pool and fitness facility.

  • Lichenhearth

    The Lichenhearth studio and 1 bedroom condominiums offer ski in/ski out convenience next to the Base Village, ski school and Village Express lift.

  • Aspenwood

    Aspenwood features studio, 2, and 3 bedroom residences within 100 yards of the slopes and next door to the Snowmass Village Mall, as well as outdoor hot tubs, a heated pool and a sauna.

  • Interlude

    At the Interlude, the 2 and 3 bedroom fully equipped ski in/ski out condominiums are located right on the slopes of Snowmass Mountain above the Village Mall.

  • Laurelwood

    The spacious studios at the Laurelwood are perfect for couples or small families with a ski in/ski out location that is walking distance to shops and restaurants.

  • Shadowbrook

    The spacious 2 and 3 bedroom condominiums at Shadowbrook are well suited for large families with ski in/ski out access and hotel amenities.

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