Top 5 Ski Resorts Near Philadelphia

Skiing Near PhiladelphiaAs the weather gets colder in Lansdale, Philadelphia, and Doylestown, residents are starting to plan their winter getaway to the nearby mountains. However, with so many mountains in the nearby, it’s hard to choose one that’ll give you a great time on the slopes. So Montgomeryville Acura is lending you a helping hand by listing some of the mountains that can provide you and your family with a great time.

Jack Frost

Located in the Pocono Mountains, Jack Frost has about 20 trails that beginners, experts, and those in between can choose from. There are also 100 ski-able areas, 10 chairlifts, snow tubing, and a 600 foot vertical. Plus this area includes great local attractions that can help you fill up your spare time when you’re not out on the slopes.

Big Boulder

Big Boulder is Jack Frost Mountain’s companion mountain and is also located right in the Pocono Mountain area. Here, there are 15 slopes ranging from beginner to expert, so everyone can have fun on the slope of their choice.  There are also great areas for snowboarders to enjoy like the Mountain Dew Terrain Park and halfpipe.

Bear Creek Mountain

Bear Creek Mountain includes 21 trails great for all skier levels to enjoy. For those who are new to the sport, there is an expanded beginners area with carpet lift and triple chair. For the more seasoned skier, there is the black diamond trail, “Sasquatch” that has a 50 percent slope. As an added bonus, Bear Creek Mountain includes a complimentary ski check at the bottom of the mountain. Plus for those looking to perfect or learn a little more on the tips and tricks of skiing and snowboarding, there is the Snowsports School that can help you with private lessons and children’s lessons.

Camel BackCamelback Ski Resort

The Camelback Ski Resort is located right in the heart of the Pocono Mountains. It features 160 miles of skiable trails and 34 trails for those looking for some time on the slopes. Plus there are also lessons for those on the mountains for the first time. Best of all, this resort is open year round, so if you enjoy your stay here long enough in the winter, you can plan a quick vacation at Camelback Ski Resort in the summer as well.

Spring Mountain Ski Area

Located just an hour from Philadelphia is Spring Mountain. It is complete with a terrain park, half pipe and about 8 trails. One of the trails even includes a 420 foot vertical. There is also the Ski and Snowboard School to help those who need a little extra lessons, or for those just looking to perfect their technique. Also, you and your family can stop by and enjoy the canopy tour, rock climbing and GEO Caching.

In the Philadelphia, Lansdale, and Doylestown area, skiing is a great past time, and the mountains around the area are great destinations for you and your family. So when you’re planning your winter vacation, be sure to take a look at the nearby mountains above for great skiing and snowboarding fun with the entire family.

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