Only one resort in the Empire State is owned and operated by the state itself: Belleayre Mountain, which sits in Highmount in the heart of the Catskill Mountain Forest Preserve on a site declared "forever wild" by the state of New York back in 1885. This bold proclamation made New York one of ...
Just one hour north of Philadelphia, Blue Mountain boasts 1,082 feet of verticalthe region's largestas well as some serious skiing ambience.
The trails are serviced by 13 lifts, including the region's only high-speed detachable six-seater. For newbies, Blue Mountain also ...
With one of the highest vertical rise of any ski mountain between the Adirondacks and the Rockies, 138 skiable acres, two terrain parks, and a mountain lit for night skiing, Bristol rivals any ski resort in the region. A proud forerunner of the snowmaking industry back in the 1960s, Bristol's ...
This is the Pocono's largest ski area. The recent additions of high-speed quad chairlifts has eased lift lines, while additional trails have helped to spread skier traffic. The resort offers destination amenities, night skiing on all 34 trails, and a multi-chute snowtubing facility. But it's ...
Fifty miles south of Buffalo in western New York, Holiday Valley is as well known for its location in the quaint town of Ellicottville as for its ski mountain. But this mountain delivers: Readers of SKI Magazine rated Holiday Valley Resort as the sixth best winter resort in eastern North ...
Although they consist of separate resorts, Jack Frost/Big Boulder offers an interchangeable lift ticket and, together, call themselves "The Big Two." Between them, The Big Two offers a full range of skiing, and a pair of snowtubing parks that will entertain all ages. Jack Frost's base lodge is ...
Shawnee on Delaware, PA
With a 700-foot vertical drop and 50 inches of snow each year, Shawnee Mountain's numbers don't exactly designate this resort as the beast of the east. But don't let its modest stats mislead; Shawnee's reputation for quality snowmaking, some of the nation's best children's programs, and ...