Washington has no destination ski resorts like its neighbors, so it can be a considerably cheaper place for a family vacation.
The News Tribune called for slope-side accommodations at the most popular destination resorts in Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia as well as Crystal Mountain, Washington’s largest ski area.
The rates below are based on a family of four staying three nights and hitting the slopes for two days with a teenager and a child in lessons.
Whistler Blackcomb Lift
$308 $296 $438 $346Hotel
$570 $627 $1,167 $1,680Lessons
$130 $190 $230 $268Total
$1,008 $1,113 $1,835 $2,294*
* U.S. dollars