Whether you prefer to relax by the fire in a chalet or get outside and tear up some fresh powder, these great winter resorts are bound to impress. Liven up the season with a fun-filled adventure the whole family will love.
As winter draws to an end, balmy temperatures and bluebird skies make for great spring skiing at Brimacombe! Ditch cabin fever and enjoy the crisp fresh air. Add to the mix tons of fun events and you’ve got plenty of reasons to hit the slopes.
Spread over more than 60 acres of skiable terrain, Brimacombe has 21 trails and 10 lifts — which includes a Magic Carpet for beginners! What’s more, Brimacombe offers the convenience of an on-site snow school, rental facility and slope side retail store.
White Face: Lake Placid
Escape to the Winter Sports Capital of the World and indulge in all that this two time Olympic Village has to offer. Take advantage of a wide array of Olympic-style sports such as bobsledding, ice skating, cross country skiing, and ski jumping. Seek thrills at shows, concert and events such as World Cup racing and spend your down time enjoying world-class lodging and dining. With so much going on, it’s no wonder that for 20 years straight, Whiteface Lake Placid has been named the #1 ski resort in North America for off-hill activities by the readers of Ski Magazine.
Holiday Valley: New York
Family-friendly Holiday Valley Resort is nestled in the Allegheny Mountains of Western New York, just 3 hours south of Toronto. From the snowy winter ski slopes to picturesque cross country skiing trails, families who are looking for adventure, excitement, fresh air and fun will find it by the bucket load.
Spread over 4 different mountain faces, five terrain parks are open to all, and for general cruising there are 58 trails boasting a variety of terrain. Enjoy slope side dining at John Harvard’s Brew House or Mountainside Grill, or savour great beer with a view at Holiday Valley Lodge.
If you are looking for great skiing and boarding without the attitude, then Jasper’s Marmot Basin is it. With fantastic conditions and a mellow, crowd free, and unpretentious vibe, it’s the kind of place that the whole family will feel welcome.
When you’re done hitting the slopes, hit Jasper. It’s an authentic mountain town where the locals are always quick with a smile and even quicker with advice on how to make the most of your trip.
Sugar Bush: Vermont
Nestled at the foot of some of Vermont’s tallest peaks and divided by the shimmering waters of the Mad River, it’s no wonder ‘the valley’ was voted ‘Best ski town in the East” by Outside magazine.
The resort boasts 2600’ of vertical, 4000 acres, 111 trails and 16 lifts, so whether you are just learning the slopes or are an old pro, you will find the ideal hill just for you. Sugarbush’s trail network is designed for easy navigation so beginners, intermediates and experts can start and end their run at the same starting place. Explore breathtaking scenery on miles of trails that wind and weave through Vermont wilderness.