Top Destinations to Ski and Snow Tube in the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia Area
March 5, 2014


Even though spring is just around the corner, there are plenty of days for winter activities left for you and your family to enjoy. Below are the top ski resorts in the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia area that offer winter fun on the slopes for everyone. 


Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Macungie

This beautiful resort is situated on over 330 acres and offers skiing, snow tubing, and snowboarding in the winter time. When conditions allow, there is also hiking, mountain biking, boating, disc golf, and geocaching at this resort. Bear Creek Mountain Resort is the most centrally located to the Lehigh Valley.


Blue Mountain, Palmerton

Blue Mountain, located near the Pocono Mountains, is known for having the highest vertical in Pennsylvania (1,082 feet) but it also has 39 trails and 21 lanes in its own tubing park for children 36 inches and taller. During warmer months, Blue Mountain also has disc golf, mountain biking, and an adventure camp. 


Shawnee, East Stroudsburg

Shawnee, a very family friendly resort, offers 23 slopes and trails, two terrain parks, and a snow tubing park as well as all sorts of children’s programs for kids ages 3 and up. During warmer months, Shawnee holds a wide variety of events and festivals.


Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville

Camelback Mountain Resort is one of the largest resorts in Pennsylvania and has fun for the family all year long. Between skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and the various activities and events held at the resort, there is something for everyone. Camelback will be opening a brand new lodge and indoor water park in 2015.


Jack Frost Big Boulder, Blakeslee

Head to Jack Frost Big Boulder for snow tubing,, skiing, and snowboarding. Snow tubing is offered in 3-hours sessions on a first-come, first-served basis.


Spring Mountain, Spring Mount

Sprint Mountain, close to Philadelphia, is a great place for families to ski, snow board, or snow tube during the winter months but they also offer rock climbing, geocaching, zipline tours, and downhill biking. Spring Mountain also has groups and lessons specifically for kids.


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