America's Best Family Hotels
Courtesy of Stowe Mountain Lodge
No. 14 Stowe Mountain Lodge, VT
New fully automated snowmaking machines on Spruce Peak—visible from the floor-to-ceiling windows in some of the ski-in,ski-out resort’s cabins—all but guarantee fresh powder. And you get to warm up by a gas fireplace in your room afterward. While the mountain town of Stowe is a great place to embrace winter (the plaza becomes an ice-skating rink), it has its charms whatever the season.
Parents Love: The after-dark snowshoe tour through the Spruce Loop, followed by dinner in a yurt.
Kids Love: The Mini Me Facial and Massage offered at the Chillax KidSpa Lounge, complete with aromatherapy and cucumber slices.