The Whiteface Lodge sits just miles from White Mountain, rated the #1 Ski Resort in the Eastern United States by Ski Magazine. If you are not looking for a downhill skiing getaway, you will find hundreds of miles of cross country skiing trails available in New York’s 180 state parks.
New York has the largest number of operating ski areas of any state in the US (50) and is typically fourth in terms of total snowsports visits (3.8 to 4.0 million). Thus, the ski resort industry is very important to the state, particularly during the time of year when such businesses operate...
+ Located in New York’s Northern Catskills, approximately 150 miles north of New York City and 50 miles south of Albany, Windham Mountain resort is known as a family friendly resort offering an authentic ski experience and spectacular views in the Northeast region.
In fact, at last count there were around 50 different ski resorts in New York state, more than any other state in America. Many of these resorts are just a short drive from New York City or neighboring states.
In January, I Ski NY launches Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month when participating resorts will offer specially priced learn to ski packages for all ages. Here’s a breakdown of where we love to ski with kids in New York