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4 Stunning Ski Resorts Within Driving Distance To Lancaster, PA [Day Trips]

Melissa Frost
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There hasn't been a ton of snow in Lancaster County this year. The winter isn't slipping away from us quite yet, though. If you like action-packed winter fun, there are a handful of ski resorts within a doable day trip from Lancaster, PA.

Here are four of them:

Roundtop Mountain Resort

Roundtop Mountain Resort is a large winter sports complex in neighboring York County. Roundtop has been around for over 50 years and welcomes guests for skiing and riding on 21 trails with 9 lifts, as well as snow tubing, zip lines, paintball, summer camps, and many more family friendly activities.

Distance from Lancaster City: 1 hour.

Address: 925 Roundtop Rd, Lewisberry, PA 17339

Bear Creek Ski and Recreation Area

Bear Creek is a ski resort in Longswamp Township, Berks County. The resort opened in 1967 and was known as the Doe Mountain until 1999. With the mountains at its doorstep, you can bike, ski, hike, and explore our 330 wooded acres, or admire the views.

Distance from Lancaster City: 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Address: 101 Doe Mountain Ln, Macungie, PA 18062

Spring Mountain Adventures

Spring Mountain Adventures is a year-round outdoor activity center hosting biking, zip-lining, snow sports, and much more. They offer several specials, such as Ladies' Day Thursdays with $25 lift tickets, and Men's Mondays, also with lift tickets for $25.

Distance from Lancaster City: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Address: 757 Spring Mt Rd, Schwenksville, PA 19473

Blue Mountain Resort

Blue Mountain Resort is an outdoor adventure destination located in the Poconos. The resort area is best known for skiing and snowboarding, but is also home to the largest Snow Tubing Park in the United States - and the longest and fastest lanes in Pennsylvania.

Their hours are weather-dependent, so check their website before heading to Blue Mountain.

Distance from Lancaster City: 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Address: 1660 Blue Mountain Dr, Palmerton, PA 18071

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