The Top Five Ski Resorts Near Baltimore

Are you looking to get out and enjoy the great outdoors this winter? For many people, winter forces them inside, almost into hibernation mode, but for others, it offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy a whole different group of activities and fun. Skiing is, of course, one of the most popular winter activities, and the area surrounding Baltimore, MD is perfect for providing residents and tourists with plenty of options.

Here, we’ll take a look at the top five ski resorts near Baltimore that are perfect for a one-day adventure or a little mini-break.

Wisp Resort - Maryland

Maryland isn’t exactly known for ski resorts, with its one and only four-season ski, golf, and recreational destination resort being Wisp Resort. With that said, it is still well worth checking out. Here you'll find 172 acres worth of skiing terrain meant for all levels of skiers. Not only that but there is the mountain coaster, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing all on-hand.

Whitetail - Pennsylvania

If you’re new to skiing, or you will be skiing with kids, the Whitetail Resort in Pennsylvania is a great option. This one is described as a relaxed, no-hassle resort that is ideal for those who enjoy a laid-back atmosphere. As an added bonus you can take advantage of the packages meant for first-timers that include lessons, lift tickets, and equipment rental. Again, this is ideal for the kids and beginners.

Canaan Valley Resort - West Virginia

If you're looking for that true taste of a winter wonderland then you will want to check out Canaan Resort in West Virginia. This one welcomes families and skiers of all levels. The on-site guest accommodations mean you can make a full vacation out of it. There are 47 slopes and trails to explore, snowshoeing, snow tubing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing.

Timberline Four Seasons Resort - West Virginia

Weather can either make or break a ski vacation, which is why Timberline Four Seasons Resort in West Virginia is so popular. Because of its high elevation, it gets an average of 200 feet of snow per season. You can stay on-site at the Slopeside Hotel, which is just a few steps away from the lifts. Key features include 37 trails, snow-making abilities for all trails and slopes, 100 acres worth of skiing, an elevation of 4,268 feet, and a very intense vertical drop of 1,000 feet.

Blue Knob Resort – Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's Blue Knob Resort has its own claim to fame, and that's the fact that it is the highest ski mountain in the state. Here you'll find snow tubing, cross-country skiing, and plenty of downhill skiing.

Ski-Related Tips and Info

Now, before you hit the slopes, you may want to check out all the latest ski information, tips, and news, which can be found on the forum. This is a place for beginners and experienced skiers to trade information and converse with one another.

Get Out and Enjoy the Winter

With such a broad list of ski resorts to check out, you’ll have plenty to keep you busy this winter.

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