Mountain resorts are a great place to go if you are planning to take a trip, but if you have a family you need to look into where it is you may be heading. While the majority of mountain resorts are indeed family friendly, there are some that will offer up far more than others.
The only way to know if a mountain resort is a family mountain resort is by asking a few questions. To start with, you want to ask the resort what type of activities there are for children. While adults are usually more than adequately covered at mountain resorts, there may not be all that much for the kids to do. Finding a mountain resorts that has special activities for kids makes the entire process that much more enjoyable for everyone.
Additionally, you will want to be sure that there will be things for the adults to do while the kids are at play. This may sound a bit weird, but there are going to be mountain resorts that will offer many kid-friendly activities, but not offer a way for adults to break away and do their own thing. So you are then stuck being entertained based on the age of your children. Instead, see if the mountain resort you are considering has activates for the kids that are supervised so that you can go off and do some fun things on your own.
As nice as some time apart is, you also need to make certain that the mountain resort, especially a winter resort, will have things for the entire family to enjoy together. This may be a pool in the summer time and family ski trail in the winter time, but there should be something offered that everyone will be able to enjoy as a family unit.