Head upstate or fly across the country to enjoy the winter wonders of skiing season. From long curvy hills to steep and challenging trails, these destinations cater to all levels and abilities. After snaking down a snowy trails, take part in fine dining, live entertainment, guided dog sled tours and snow tubing. Seven ski trips make for the ultimate winter getaway.
Windham Mountain Resort, New York
Regular blankets of natural snow and recent improvements to the artificial snowmaking system make the slopes at Windham Mountain a skier’s delight. Catering to all levels, the winter resort offers everything from tricky trails to bunny hills, and experts are on hand to give training courses and assist with equipment rentals. Located about two hours and 30 minutes from New York City, this winter wonderland is the perfect destination for your next escape.
Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, New Hampshire
The Red Jacket Mountain View Resort sits atop the Moat Mountain Range and Saco River Valley, which means you should brace yourself for some breathtaking views. Also renowned for exciting winter sports and the state’s largest indoor water park, the skiing sanctuary offers fun for the whole family.
Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont
Head up to Vermont this season and enjoy 97 snowy trails at Stratton Mountain Resort. The resort is a popular New England ski and snowboard destination, and also offers exotic experiences like snow tubing, guided snowshoe hikes and dog sled tours. Frost covered buildings and snow coated streets will make you feel like you’ve found an enchanted icy paradise.
Bromley Ski Resort, Vermont
Also located in Vermont, is Bromley Ski Resort, a smaller, family-friendly skiing destination. Award-winning training programs and KidsRule Mountain Camp lessons make this resort the go-to place for beginners learning to ski or snowboard. Take advantage of the slope-side lodging and after hitting the trails, warm up with hot cocoa and coffee at the mountain’s centralized base area.
Camelback Resort, Pennsylvania
Located in the Pocono Mountains, this winter resort is only two hours from New York City and has the largest tubing park in the country. Camelback was voted Pennsylvania’s No. 1 resort for four consecutive years and has trails that cater to every skill level. Hit the slopes after dark for a fun new skiing adventure.
Sundance Mountain Resort, Utah
For those looking for a change in scenery, search no further than Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah. Skiers at this winter destination will climb more than 2,100 feet for the chance to coast through the resort’s 45 trials, from beginner to expert. After hitting the slopes get toasty in the lodge and take in magnificent views of Mount Timpanogos.
Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen Snowmass
Aspen, Colorado is the ultimate destination for skiers and snowboarders alike. Ditch the lines this season and enjoy ski lifts with the capacity to handle more than 32,000 riders every hour. Snowmass includes 94 trails over 3,332 acres and terrain designed for the perfect winter getaway.