Make Family Memories that will last a Lifetime at a Park City Resort with FAO Schwarz Toys

park cityResorts West Brings FAO Schwarz to Park City with “Holiday Memories Package”

Families arrive to home filled with exclusive gifts by legendary toy company

Families can experience the magic of FAO Schwarz® outside of New York this holiday season with an exclusive ski vacation package presented by Resorts West. The package, available at select Resorts West ski homes, features a surprise selection of age-appropriate holiday gifts from the iconic toy store, FAO Schwarz.  Ahead of each family’s arrival, toys will be shipped, wrapped and arranged, making the magical display of imagination-inspiring toys the first sight kids see, all in the setting of a winter wonderland chalet.

“We know that for many families, the holidays are often the only time of the year that they can reconnect and spend quality time together,” said James Ballstaedt, President and Co-Founder of Resorts West. “We strive to create unforgettable holiday experiences for our guests and we are excited to share the enchantment created by FAO Schwarz.”

The Resorts West Holiday Memories package is available between Dec. 4 and Dec. 31 and includes seven nights’ accommodation at a private chalet, all Resorts West services, advanced toy purchase, delivery and staging prior to arrival, as well as shipment back to guests’  residence within the United States. The package starts at $40,000 plus taxes and fees. International shipping is available at an additional cost.

Resorts West offers slope-side mountain homes at each of Park City’s three world-class ski destinations, including Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort. Properties include gourmet kitchens, en-suite baths, ski-in/ski-out access, game rooms, theaters, fitness rooms and saunas. All guests receive hotel-like services including daily housekeeping, complimentary car service throughout Park City and private concierge service.

About FAO Schwarz Since 1862, FAO Schwarz has been a brand synonymous with quality and innovation, offering an unparalleled selection of one-of-a-kind toys that have enchanted generations and cultivated a loyal clientele. In 2012, the brand commemorated its 150th anniversary as one of the most cherished retailers in the country with a year-long celebration of its storied history. The famous FAO Schwarz flagship store in New York City, which attracts millions of visitors annually, is the only one of its kind in the world. The complete assortment of the company’s extraordinary merchandise, including a line of unique toys marketed under the FAO Schwarz brand name, can be found in-store and online at The iconic FAO Schwarz brand is exclusively operated by Toys”R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and juvenile products retailer.

About Resorts West

Established in 1999, Resorts West offers luxury accommodations at all three of Park City¹s world-class resort areas, including Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort. Properties range from 2-bedroom slope-side condos to 8-bedroom ski-in/ski-out chalets. In addition to luxury lodging, Resorts West offers daily housekeeping, complimentary shuttle service, in-home spa treatments, luggage shipment and private concierge service.  For more information about Resorts West, please visit

And for those of you who are questioning, Connextions Magazine has specifically asked about gay families at these Utah resorts…  Here is the response we received: “Absolutely, all families gay or straight are more than welcome at Resorts West”

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