The Best of Northeast Skiing Country Inn Getaways
One of the best perks of winter in the Northeast is ski season and all the great chances to get out and play in the snow. Whether you prefer cross-country or downhill skiing, romantic sleigh rides or just sitting in the lodge by the fire with your drink of choice, ski trips are something everyone looks forward to. Here are some terrific country inns that make a perfect place to stay while you hit the slopes this winter.
Cross Country Skiing in Franconia, NH
Step outside Lovetts Inn (www.bnbfinder.com/LovettsInn) and right onto the 60 kilometers of cross-country trails surrounding the inn. If alpine skiing is your activity of choice, discount vouchers for nearby Cannon Mountain and Bretton Woods are also offered where trails vary from beginner to expert. a complimentary glass of wine will be ready to great you each night as well as a 3-course dinner. Breakfast for two will wake you up every morning to round out the perfect skiing vacation.
Ski for Free in Intervale, NH
With each night’s lodging at the Riverside Inn (www.bnbfinder.com/Riverside), you receive a free day at either Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring (which they are directly trailside to and can make you a Club Member for unlimited trail access) or Great Glen Trails. Right from your front door you can ski or snowshoe various trails and scenic views all the way down to North Conway Village. With over 65 kilometers of trail that are both groomed and natural for classical skiing or skate skiing, there is a diverse selection of terrain for all abilities.
Stay at Stowe Mountain in Stowe, VT
At Green Mountain Inn (www.bnbfinder.com/GreenMountain), ask for their Ski, Ride & Stay package and receive a one night discount accommodation and a one day lift ticket to Stowe Mountain Resort. With a 2,160 feet vertical and an annual snowfall of 333 inches, Stowe Mountain Resort is a fantastic destination for skiers, especially those that are experienced. Compliment that with their state-of-the-art snowmaking operation and $4.7 million in new equipment and upgrades and you will be sure to ski on fresh powder all winter long.
Stay and Ski in Milford, PA
Serving as the perfect home base, Harrington House Bed & Breakfast (www.bnbfinder.com/Harrington) is an ideal place to enjoy nearby Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain. With 18 trails of varying difficulty, whether you ski or snowboard there is no doubt your whole family will find something to enjoy about this mountain. There are lessons for beginners and stunning views that will be sure to impress everyone you bring. Enjoy a hearty breakfast before you leave and après ski refreshments by the warm living room fireplace after you come back. Superb shopping and dining are easily accessible in Milford as well.
Hang Around Roundtop Mountain in Carlisle, PA
Located just 15 miles from Roundtop Mountain Resort, Pheasant Field Bed & Breakfast (www.bnbfinder.com/PheasantField) has discounted ticket rates for one night stays to week long guests. Kids can enjoy snow tubing while you hit their double diamond runs, whether you like to ski or snowboard. Beginners in your family will enjoy the professional ski lessons, awarded the Conversion Cup by the National Ski Areas Association for the best programs in the nation for new skiers and riders. With Roundtop Mountain’s snowmaking pond and state of the art equipment, there is guaranteed to be fresh powder all season long. Everyone can come back and enjoy some après ski refreshments by Pheasant Field’s cozy common room fireplace.
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