Save Some Vacation Days This Winter for a Ski Trip in the Poconos

.tags If you enjoy skiing, what better place to go than the Poconos this winter! The Pocono Mountains in PA have some of the best skiing in the United States. There are many tempting areas for skiing the Poconos including Sno Mountain and Elk Mountain. The best part is that there is Elk Mountain lodging nearby for added convenience.

Sno Mountain

One of your best options is Sno Mountain in Scranton, PA. The “Learn to Ski Program” there is for all age groups. You can confidently bring your whole family to learn to ski. The children’s program instructors teach children ages 6 to 18. Each student is professionally taught while keeping the individual child’s skill level and special needs in mind. There are also adult ski lessons that are for all levels whether you are a beginner or have just been away from skiing for a while and need to brush up on your skills. There is also a similar snowboarding program. You will be able to rent any equipment you need for skiing or snowboarding including boots and helmets.

The exhilarating snowtubing at Sno Mountain has ten chutes available with a special “Magic Carpet” lift to take people back to the top of the hill. All ages have a marvelous time together snowtubing. After your tubing session you can rest at the fire pit near the chutes.

There is also a NASTAR (National Standard Race) trail at Sno Mountain. NASTAR was begun by SKI Magazine to allow challenging competition between recreational skiers and snowboarders. Four different categories of medals can be won in this competition at Sno Mountain. What fun to have a chance to attend!

Sno Mountain Hotels

There are several moderately-priced places to stay within five miles of Sno Mountain. These offer vacation packages. Relax and unwind at the spa and hot tub at Sleep Inn. Have a delicious continental breakfast at the Clarion. Enjoy the pub and coffee bar at the Hilton. Shop to your heart’s content at the Shoppes at Montage next to the Courtyard Marriott.

Enjoy the many other attractions of beautiful Scranton while you are on your trip. Scranton, PA is a fascinating town with a lot of interesting history. For example, it was the first town in the U.S. to have electricity in the streets and therefore the first to have trolleys. Delight in Scranton’s many superb restaurants and enjoy antiquing in this historic town.

Book a room in a PA ski lodge and take a ski trip to enjoy a winter wonderland in the Poconos this year. You will have a vacation you won’t forget.

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