Winter is here and your stuck in the house with nothing to do and a fear of freezing. Well I suggest that you bundle up tight and head to main for a fun and exciting vacation.
This is a family ski resort. They have large ski houses that are available for rent. The houses are huge. The house offer a heated garage, great view of the snowy mountains, 2 mudrooms, Great room, entertainment rom, laundry room, 3 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms. This is the sure way to stay in style. You can take the whole family with you, theres plenty of room. The ski area has 8 interconnected mountains for your skiing and snowboarding pleasure. They have 18 lifts and have a 92% nowmaking ability. There are 128 trails here. 42 of them are for beginers. This is perfct when your not so sure of your self. They offer rentals and ski programs. You can send the kids to ski camp and daycare if you would like some time alone to hit the slopes. This lodge has been recently upgraded to make your experience even better then before. One of the many slopes they have are made just for snowboarding. They offer a half pipe just outside the base area. The have many bumps on this slope. The lift if a specially designated suface lift. If skiing and snowboarding is something you choose not to do, then you can have fun tubing on their tubing hills. You can also go ice skating and take a guided snowshoe tour.
Black Mountain has been acknowledged as one of the finest Nordic skiing faciilities for over 30 years now. With 17 kilometers of well groomed trauils, Black mountain has hosted many of todays us olympic team skiers. During there competitions the spectator bridge at the lodge provides a great place to sit and watch. Along with skiing on the nordic trails they encourage snoweshoeing as well. Their Alpine skiing and snowboarding area has a 1150 foot vertical drop which is lit from top to bottom for night skiing. The terrain park features a 300 foot half pipe for your snowboarding pleasure. If you dont care for skiing and snowboarding thats okay. Snow tubing at the edge is a great way to spend the day. They have a 300 foot handle tow that will transport you up tyo the hill of your choice. They offer many lessons for all of their activities including a childrens program.
Hewes Brook Lodge
If your looking for a place that has it all, then this is the place to go. They offer something for everyone including the outdoors type. Their lodging will give you the old camp feeling. Their lodge is made from wood. The living space includes 2.5 baths, 5 private bedrooms and a bigroom with 8 full size beds. There are 2 seprate dining rooms both with lunch bars. Two living rooms, recreation room with a pool table, fooseball, dart board and a satelite tv. If snowmobiling is your thing then you will want to check out their trails. They offer 2,200 miles of groomed trails. Hundreds of miles of back country trails will make this an unforgetable experience. Northern maine has all kinds of lakes, which makes ice fishing a must. The lodge is located at the mid point of two lakes. With 34 miles of pristine river it provides you with plenty enough ice for your fishing needs. Nothern Maine is knows for their large bucks. This area offers a variety of terrain, hardwood widges, clearcuts, black growth and thick ceder swamps. Moose hunting is another big hit here. WIth all these things to do, your sure not to get to board.