If you live on Virginia’s east coast near the beach, you could be forgiven for not knowing that the northern and western areas of the state are rich with wonderful ski destinations. But for those adventurous few who venture out into the rest of the state, you will be rewarded with unparalleled skiing opportunities, particularly as you get closer to West Virginia. Read on to discover the best ski options for families in Virginia!
Wintergreen Resort may be known as Virginia’s largest tubing park, but it is also one of the best ski destinations around. Combine your tubing ticket with the opportunity to learn to ski for a special rate.
The Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre is part of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. It is located at the top of the university’s 5,000-acre mountain, and “is the country’s premier point for year-round skiing, snowboarding, and tubing,” according to the website descriptions.
The Omni Hotel and Resort is one of the most famous retreats in Virginia. The retreat sits on over 2,000 acres and has hosted 23 U.S. presidents since 1818. No matter what season you visit, there’s plenty to do, but the winter brings excellent skiing and snowboarding options.
Bryce Resort in Basye, Virginia, is open year-round, but their winter sports are well worth the trip by themselves. Stop in for skiing, snow tubing, and snowboarding for the entire family.
Massanutten Resort is one of the most famous destinations in the Shenandoah Valley, partially because of its jaw-dropping snow tubing and skiing. The resort sits on 6,000 acres and offers farm-to-table dining experiences, shopping, and a full-service spa in addition to its winter sports!