Last year (2014) was a huge year for holiday makers, both in the winter and summer season in Thredbo. Families and singles alike were curious about getting the best out of their Thredbo holiday time, saving them time and money and maximising the FUN. Here are 10 of the most popular topics from 2014. [caption id="attachment_7821" align="alignleft" width="200"]Thredbo Valley Track Thredbo Valley Track[/caption]

?1. The Thredbo Valley Track is here?.just don?t tell anybody.

This holiday activity post about the opening of the updated Thredbo Valley Track was the most popular of the entire year. The new and improved Thredbo mountain bike trail heralds a new era in safe family fun, in the form of 17km of stunning riverside riding between Thredbo Village and Lake Crackenback. Several suspension bridges add to the unique experience. Seeing is believing.

2. 10 Essential Tips For Skiing With Kids in Tow

Heading to the snow with the whole family for the very first time can be daunting. Our second most popular post gave you insider tips and tricks from the people who often head to the snow on family ski holidays. Remember there?s the hard way or the easy way. Take on board the clothing, food, snacks, stopover and research tips.

3. Top 10 Thredbo Holiday Tips for Kids Outdoor Action in April

It?s the little things that are often the most treasured experiences as this post for active families proved. Experiencing Thredbo in the summer when there?s no snow on the ground, enjoying the natural surrounds that abounds. Enjoying a bushwalk through the forest, skimming stones, riding bicycles, seeing animals coming out to enjoy the sun that city-dwellers might not usually see.

4. 5 Things You Need to Know to Have an Amazing Ski Trip

We outline five tips to make your ski holiday tip-top in Thredbo. Join this family in prioritising these essentials to make sure Thredbo Village, your lift ticket, ski experience and restaurants all work the best for you. [caption id="attachment_7323" align="alignleft" width="300"]Man standing on Mt Kosciuszko with an Australian Flag Aussie Day on Kozzie[/caption]

5. 7 Ways to the Summit of Kosciuszko This Summer

On every bucket list should be climbing Australia?s highest peak. Find out about the different options for climbing (self vs guided) as well as variables worthy of consideration such as weather and time of the year.

6. Top 9 Snowy Mountains Holiday Alternatives to Skiing

This post gives you plenty of options for things to do around Thredbo if you?re not a skier or a boarder and you find yourself squeezed into the backseat with a bunch of them heading to do exactly that. Look into Thredbo?s shopping, dining, museum, cultural alternatives and more.

7. Activities Queen Unlocks Thredbo?s Secrets to Fun Family Holidays

A little known secret of Thredbo in the summer is the Summer Activity Pass. So much to do and so little time as Emily our 'activities queen' discovered. Take up golfing, biking, hiking, swimming, water sliding and bobsledding to say the least.

8. Thredbo White Water Rafting

So much to do in the National Park in the summer, it?s ridiculous. Keep your teenagers or grown up children occupied with some white water rafting, find out more in our post. It is accessible from your Thredbo accommodation and worth checking out.

9. Quiet Hikes in the High Country

[caption id="attachment_4732" align="alignleft" width="300"]Thredbo-High-Country-Hiking Peace & quiet in the High Country[/caption] School holidays are fun, but for many the peace and quiet the new school year brings is opportunity enough to experience some of the more popular national park walks without any crowds. Our February post about High Country walks at the beginning of 2014 made our top 10 list.

10. How to Get Fit on a Thredbo Holiday Without So Much as a Ski Glove

Holidaymakers like to continue their fitness and not have a holiday from it as this post testified. That?s why this post made our top 10 and the plethora of classes on offer at the Thredbo Leisure Centre are worth looking at. Check out yoga, pilates, spin or TRX and swimming. Pick up gear and cozzies while you?re there.

So there you have it...

...our top 10 holiday posts for 2014, with everything from hiking and mountain biking, to skiing and white water rafting. If you're inspired to have a Thredbo holiday after reading these posts then get in touch. Here at Lantern Thredbo Apartments we're always on hand to help out with any accommodation needs you may have.