Ski Resorts In PA - Where To Vacation

by : Alainschuster

When carrying out a search online for what ski resorts in PA to stay at you will be astounded at just how many you have to choose from. What you will notice that these resorts are spread out over a three different areas of the State of Pennsylvania.

Many of the ski resorts in PA are situated in the eastern part of the State in the Pocono Mountains. Whilst others are to be found in the western part of the State in an area known as Alleghenies and yet more are situated in the southern part of the State close to the towns of Gettysburg and Harrisburg.

The big advantage that the resorts in the Pocono Mountains have over the others is that they are located close to many of the major cities including Philadelphia and New York City. However for those who are thinking of those to the west then these are close to the cities of Pittsburgh, Ohio and West Virginia. However, if you intend to be fly into Baltimore or West Virginia then selecting a resort to the South is ideal for you.

In this article we take a brief look at a number of the resorts which are proving to be popular with skiers not just living in the US but from around the globe.

Bear Creek Mountain Resort - Is situated in the south eastern part of Pennsylvania and is only 65 miles away from Philadelphia and 95 miles from New York City. It has many different ski runs and the longest of them all is 1.5 miles. As well as offering facilities for skiing this resort allows you to try out snowboarding and snow tubing throughout the winter months.

Camelback Ski Area - Located in the north eastern part of Pennsylvania in the very heart of the Pocono Mountains. Again as with Bear Creek this resort offers not just the facilities for skiing, but also for snowboarding and snow tubing as well. It is much closer to New York City which is just 80 miles away, but slightly further away from Philadelphia which is 90 miles away.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Resort - This one is actually situated some distance from both New York City and Philadelphia but is still one to be found in the Pocono Mountains. However, compared to some of the other resorts this is relatively easy to get to as it is situated close to the highway known as I-80 (Interstate 80). As with all the resorts mentioned in this article Shawnee Mountain has skiing facilities available to suit a wide range of skiing abilities.

Other ski resorts in PA that are worth considering along with those that we have mentioned above when planning your next winter vacation are Tanglwood Resort, Ski Sawmill Family Resort and Seven Springs Mountain Resort. As you will soon discover a quick search online and you will be able to see where they are located and what facilities they offer to each and every skier depending on the experience they have.