Pennsylvania Adventure Tourism Awaits
Pennsylvania is an outdoor lovers winter paradise. Whether you are already an avid skier or snowboarder, a newbie or simply want to enjoy some weekend thrills on the snow tubing trails, you will find a resort to cater to every outdoor passion and also have the opportunity to enjoy some breathtaking views along on the way.
Nordic Cross-Country Skiing – Cross country skiing is a great way to get fit and also take in the picturesque Pennsylvania winter scenery including the gorgeous views of the Laurel Highlands. So, grab your family and friends and get ready to burn some serious calories on the extensive trail systems at Blue Knob Ski Area and Laurel Mountain, Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin. Rental equipment and lessons are also available.
Terrain Parks – Whether you’re just entering the world of freestyle or ready to take on the Superpipe, Pennsylvania ski resorts offer a diverse collection of terrain parks for the beginners to advanced skill levels. Many resorts feature multiple parks with varying levels of progression, allowing riders to hone their skills with short distance rails and low elevation tables before moving on to more advanced jibs and halfpipes. Get your adrenaline pumping at Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Big Boulder, Blue Knob Ski Area, Blue Mountain, Camelback Mountain, Elk Mountain, Hidden Valley Resort, Jack Frost Mountain, Liberty Mountain, Montage Mountain, Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Shawnee Mountain Resort, Ski Sawmill Family Resort, Tussey Mountain and Whitetail Resort .
Halfpipe – Drop-in to some of the best halfpipe’s in this part of the country at Camelback Mountain, Hidden Valley Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Ski Sawmill Family Resort and Whitetail Resort . And, if you’re up to the challenge, unleash your skills on the 22-ft Superpipe at Seven Springs, named “The Best Terrain Park” by USA Today Readers in 2016.
Snow Tubing – Want to enjoy the outdoors this winter, but not quite ready for skiing or boarding? Snow tubing is a nice alternative and a great way to enjoy the slopes with family and friends. It’s good old-fashioned wintertime fun with lots of thrills and no skills needed. And, Pennsylvania makes the experience even better with a ride back to the top, so it’s like traditional sledding without all the extra work. Many of the resorts also offer nighttime tubing specials and awe-inspiring galactic LED light shows. Please check with each resort for age or height restrictions. Adult supervision is required.