7 Winter Activities For a Unique Family Vacation

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Learn how America's First Resort can help create lasting winter memories for you and your family. Our 2,300-acre playground has something for every member of the family.

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Family Skiing at The Omni Homestead Resort

7. Skiing and Snowboarding

As the birthplace of southern skiing, The Omni Homestead Resort boasts nine trails with a variety of challenges for every level of skier.

We have been recognized as one of the top Beginner Friendly, Family Friendly and Most Challenging ski resorts in the Southeast in the 2017-18 Best in Snow Awards, powered by Liftopia.

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Spa garden and seating at Homestead Resort

6. Relaxing at The Spa

The Spa at the Omni Homestead Resort is an expansive, state-of-the-art facility for guests to experience wellness activities, decadent treatments and unique features, including our Aqua Thermal Suite and year-round, adults-only Spa Garden. Enjoy the various features of the garden, including our geothermal Octagon Pool fed by two hot springs rich in magnesium, potassium and calcium with a temperature range of 96-97 degrees.

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Snow Tubing

5. Snow Tubing

Talk about your perfect family-friendly activity...Penguin Slides Tubing Park at The Omni Homestead Resort provides all the classic thrills of sledding without the dreaded trudge back up the hill. Our tubing park features well-groomed lanes and the Penguin Express, our tubing area conveyor.

4. Hayrides

Take a tractor-driven hayride through our beautiful resort to see all the winter lights and views and then enjoy making and eating s'mores at the Mountain Lodge for an evening of family fun.

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3. Mini Snowmobiles

The Omni Homestead Resort is happy to welcome mini snowmobiles to the Mountain Lodge this year. Little ones are welcome to take a whirl around on snowmobiles made just for them.

Couple having wine dinner

2. Drinks by the fire

The Lobby Bar is conveniently located adjacent to the Great Hall and offers a great selection of signature and classic cocktails, wines by the glass and regional craft beers. Enjoy a game of pool or darts in the Georgian Room located behind the bar, or simply relax by the warm fires in the Great Hall.

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omni homestead resort outdoor heated pool

1. Heated Pools

Our magnificent indoor pool was built in 1904 and is fed by the naturally warm mineral spring waters upon which our resort was founded. It is open year round and located adjacent to the Spa. Also enjoy the large heated outdoor family pool and cozy whirlpool.

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