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THE BEST SKI RESORTS FOR FAMILIES – East Coast

Sunny Sleevez

boone north carolina ski

When it comes to ski resorts, the United States sure isn’t hurting for options. But for families, it can get tricky when trying to decide between great ski resorts, amazing mountains, and options for entertainment that the entire family can enjoy. Luckily, though, there are several options that stand out above the rest and provide for your family the greatest of all worlds when it comes to skiing, dining, entertainment, and more.

Here are two that top our list for the best ski resorts on the East Coast for families

Boone, North Carolina

Situated deep down south, Boone is one of the most underrated skiing locations if only for its unique charm. The home of Appalachian State University, Boone is a distinctly Appalachian town: part redneck, part hippie, and part country, but with a great and unique atmosphere to ski around. Plus, Boone is next door to Asheville, a truly…

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What To Look For When Shopping For Ski Goggles

Sunny Sleevez

We love skiing & are learning to snowboard this winter, but we’ve found that nothing ruins a day on the slopes like not having the right gear.

One of the most important pieces of gear  is choosing the correct ski goggles. This is absolutely vital as UV radiating from snow as well as cold air and debris when going down a mountain can seriously damage your eyes.

How to Choose

You will want to talk to a salesperson that is knowledgeable in what to look for. They will know the conditions of the mountain you will be on and what lenses are the best options.

1) Try them on – I know this sounds obvious but talking to a salesperson recently she said most returns & exchanges happen because the customer didn’t actually try them on before purchase!

2) If you wear a helmet (you should) bring your helmet along…

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Travel Tidbits – World’s best wedding venues

World’s best wedding venues
Here are some of the classiest resorts at the most stunning wedding locations … CNN

 

 

 

Who Needs Match.com When You Can Cruise?
The best cruises have to do with making matches, romantic or platonic… CruiseCritic.com

 

 

 

 

The 9 Best Cruise Lines For Weddings
There’s good news for couples who want to get married in a beautiful location without the hassle of planning a formal, sit-down dinner for 300 of their closest friends… MSN.com

 

 

Celebrity Announces Wine-Themed Cruises From Southampton For 2012  Celebrity Cruises has announced a new series of 12-night wine-themed cruises from the United Kingdom in autumn 2012… CruiseCritic.com

 

 

 

10 great places to find happiness
More than monuments, museums or Michelin stars, acclaimed writer Paul Theroux seeks out happiness when he roams the world… USA Today

 

 

 

The best chalets for food lovers
Chalets for gastronomes… Telegraph (London)

 

 

 

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