Ever since I was a little girl we've always visited the Pocono Mountains. That's where I learned to “ski”, I used the quotes because I'm not very good and I mostly just try to not fall down. After all these years you'd think I'd have figured it out by now! I'm just happy to live in close proximity to the Pocono's and all the wonderful resorts they have. If you head over to Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association's site you'll be able to find out all kinds of information about all 21 member resorts our state has to offer. And you'll also be able to find all the information you'll need to plan whatever kind of trip you're looking to book from family to groups and they even have trips for those of you who like a little adventure.
Some of my most fondest childhood memories were taking the two hour drive up to the Pocono's with my family and just having so much fun skiing and sledding and just enjoying each other. It's something I want to introduce to my daughter and my husband. One of the long standing traditions of playing in the snow my husband has never done....he's never been sledding! Granted where we live and grew up in South Philly there aren't very many hills and the hills we do have if you choose to sled down them will lead you right into the middle of Broad St. and well that will put an end to your sledding real quick! I feel bad that he's never had the chance to zoom down a hill on a sled and with the Pocono's being so close and we like to find different things to do with our weekends I know we will be making the short drive up to the Pocono's and I'm going to make sure I get my husband on a sled.
Growing up it wasn't as easy as it is now to get lessons on skiing, and when you visit any of the 21 resorts associated with the PSAA you'll be open to a whole host of things to help you or someone in your family or group to get better acclimated with skiing. If you're child is in the 4th or 5th grade they'll ski free with their parents at any of the member resorts.
Yes you read that right 4th and 5th graders ski free... If you're new to the world of skiing for $39.00 you'll get a beginner ticket, lessons and rentals! You can also receive lessons on how to snowboard as well. If you're wanting and willing to learn any of the 21 member resorts will be there to help you learn. If you're looking for something to break up the monotony of the winter get away from the gloom and go skiing! My husband keeps asking if they offer a hang back at the lodge sipping hot chocolate package....not right now but who knows?
Did you know January is Ski and Snowboard month? Well it is! And that is a great time to check out all of the wonderful skiing options that are available in PA.
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Have you ever been skiing at any of these great resorts?
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