Best Family Resort for 2016: Deer Valley

1st November 2016 | James Robles

News Regions: Utah

Resorts in this article: Deer Valley Resort

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“Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?” If this is the usual soundtrack played while en-route to your winter ski vacation, do yourself a favor and head to this year’s winner for Best Family Ski Resort, Deer Valley.

This isn’t Deer Valley’s first win in this category, and for good reason. Excellent customer service, family-friendly amenities, on-site childcare, ski valets and uncrowded slopes are just a few of the reasons why Deer Valley continually leads the pack in family skiing.

Through OnTheSnow App’s firsthand comments tool, skiers had this to say about the resort:

“Excellent resort. Service was just fantastic, from first arrival to staff assistance with unloading skis and getting kids situated with excellent ski school staff. Thank you Deer Valley for always making the experience better than the last time. You'll always be number one with me and my family.”

“I travelled from Australia with my kids and put them into the ski school program. The Adventure Club manager was an absolute delight. She was lovely and helped myself and my children throughout our trip—she was a real credit to Deer Valley. Thank you Deer Valley for an excellent holiday and experience!”

“Deer Valley is comprised of six mountains spread across 2,026 acres of skiing. From the top of five of these mountains is a green run, allowing beginners and families of mixed skiing abilities to navigate the entire resort and easily find the appropriate ski run for each person,” Emily Summer, senior communications manager, explains. “Deer Valley's ski school offers lessons for any age starting at two years old. Our Gold Standard of Instruction includes over 500 professionally trained instructors who provide personalized attention for all abilities while creating meaningful experiences on the mountain.”

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