Vail Valley: ‘Top 10 Best Snow Resorts for Families’ list includes Westin Riverfront
The Vail Valley’s Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa has been named one of the “10 Best Snow Resorts for Families” by Parents magazine. The Westin Riverfront, which is connected to Beaver Creek Mountain via the Riverfront Express Gondola, ranked second in the survey.”We know that a winter vacation is a real treat, but tight budgets and the challenge of finding a kid-friendly destination can make planning a trip tricky,” said Dana Points, editor-in-chief of Parents. “The 10 affordable resorts on our list have thought of absolutely everything families could want while on vacation.”The resort’s amenities include 210 guest residences, which range in size from studio suites to three bedroom condominiums, each featuring a custom kitchen. The dog-friendly hotel also features an on-site ski rental and retail shop and offers weekly kids movie and craft nights. All families who check in at The Westin Riverfront also receive a “Kids Welcome” package, which includes safety plugs for electrical outlets, a rubber ducky and a night light for children age 2 and under, and a hat, make-your-own-postcards kits and a map of the world with activities for those 3 and older.For more information about Parents magazine’s Top 10 Best Snow Resorts, please visit: http://www.parents.com/snowresorts.The Westin Riverfront Resort opened in September 2008 has also been named to Cond Nast Traveler’s “Hot List 2009” as one of the 140 hottest new resorts worldwide. For more information, call 1-866-949-1616 or go to http://www.westinriverfrontavon.com.