If you live in New York City, you do not have to travel far to have an enjoyable ski holiday. There are some super ski resorts in the nearby Hudson River Valley, at the most an hour and a half drive from the city. Be sure to check with the resorts for any special deals. They all have ski instruction and are family friendly resorts.
Mt. Peter Ski Area A Hudson Valley Ski Resort
Rte. 17A & Old Mt. Peter Rd.
For Postal Mail use PO Box 425
Warwick, N.Y. 10990
Mt. Peter Resort is just one hour north of New York City, a great place for a day trip. They have free beginner lessons for skiing and snowboarding. That is something you will not find anywhere else. They have a lodge and tavern, cafeteria, outside pavilion and grill, full rental shop and a retail shop and they do make their own snow.
There are some great places to stay in the area, so come for a weekend or longer and enjoy the beautiful Hudson Valley.
Bed & Breakfast
24 Maple Avenue
Warwick, New York 10990-1025
Warwick Valley has 5 rooms available with rates stating at $120 a night
Inn At Stony Creek
34 Spanktown Rd.
Warwick, NY 10990
E-mail: [email protected]
Every room at Stony Creek has a private bath and sitting area, queen size four poster or sleigh bed. Rates start at $120 a night, but they do have specials. Be sure to check them out. Breakfast is included and coffee, tea and soda are available all day.
Thunder Ridge A Hudson Valley Ski Resort
Route 22, Patterson NY 12563
Thunder Ridge Resort is just 90 minutes north of New York City. Thunder Ridge Resort has 30 trails, 3 chairlifts, a t-bar, a handtow, and a magic carpet. And they can make snow. They have many special events all season long. Check the site and see if you can come for one or more. There are some great places to stay in the area.
Route 22, Brewster NY
Heidi’s Inn has 40 rooms, some with kitchenettes. Rates start at less than $80.00 and the serve a continental breakfast.
Pineridge Cross-Country Ski Area A Hudson Valley Ski Resort
1463 Plank Road
Petersburgh, NY 12138
For those who prefer cross country skiing, there is Pineridge Resort. It is a bit further north, but there are not many resorts devoted to cross country, and when you find a good one, you want to come back again and again even if it is a little further drive. They have 35km groomed trails, 15km ungroomed trails for snowshoeing & skiing, 4km lighted trails for night skiing and
20km skating trails. Try one of these inns when you come to stay.
The Sedgwick Inn
The Gregory House
Averill Park, NY
Mattison Hollow B & B
Cherry Plain, NY