Ski Across New England
Powder Packed Adventures Await You
New England is known for its beautiful landscape of forests, rolling greenery, and serene mountain ranges. It’s no surprise to anyone that this ocean-side area gets its fair share of snow during the winter months, but it’s just that fact that makes New England a top winter resort destination for people all over the country. We’ve gathered for you a list of the top 3 ski resorts in the area.
1. Wachusett Mountain Resort
If you’re looking to venture to Massachusetts, the seat of New England, look no further than Wachusett Mountain Resort. This resort, located in Princeton, MA, is home to the highest mountain in Massachusetts east of the Connecticut River. They have premium snowmaking and grooming, offer ski and snowboard lessons, night skiing for those who are looking for extra adventure, and even have top racing coaches come by to give lessons. Those who don’t ski will still enjoy the area, as the resort is home to the only known Old Growth Forest around, and the Boston skyline can be seen from the resorts highest peak.
2. Gunstock Mountain Resort
If you look a little further north to New Hampshire, you’ll find that Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford is the best place to go. The resort is packed with activities, from traditional skiing and snowboarding to tubing, winter camping, and free-style snowboard parks. With 51 trails across 220 acres of land, you and your family will never run out of room to explore. At just under 2 hours away from Boston, this resort is easily accessible for anyone looking for a great family winter vacation.
3. Okemo Mountain Resort
Vermont is known for its skiing, and Okemo Mountain Resort is the best of the bunch. This resort in Ludlow is a 4-season outdoor playground that shines in the winter. With 96% snow making coverage, top of the line snow grooming, and over 100 accessible trails, you’ll find that no other resort offers as much trail time as Okemo. New for the 2014/2015 season, the Sunburst Six ski lifts are ready to whisk you up the mountain and keep you warm. These bright orange lifts are fully enclosed and heated, assuring you reach the top of the mountain comfortably.
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