Best Ski Destinations for Families in Connecticut

Best Ski Destinations for Families in Connecticut

Connecticut is home to well-groomed slopes that ski lovers of all ages can appreciate. The state may not be noted for its mountainous terrain but that doesn’t mean we don’t have some true hidden gems. What it lacks in altitude it makes up for in fun. Check out these family-friendly ski destinations in the Nutmeg State!  

1. Mohawk Mountain, Cornwall, CT

Mohawk Mountain is the largest—as well as the oldest—ski area in the state. There are deals of all kinds for beginners, college students, active military, and more. Check online and save big bucks with the discounts there. There are ski and snowboarding lessons for all ages, and rentals, too. Skiers can grab a bite after their day on the slopes at the base lodge.

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2. Power Ridge Mountain Park & Resort, Middlefield, CT

For loads of family fun, visit Power Ridge Mountain & Resort. Go skiing, snowboarding, or tubing, and check out their synthetic snow. It makes winter fun available all year long. Equipment is available for both renting and leasing.

3. Ski Sundown, New Hartford, CT

Ski Sundown is offering some spectacular lesson programs for all ages. If you’re unsure of your abilities or your kids are brand new to these winter sports, find a package that meets your needs and sign up. If you purchase Sundown's Midweek 12-pack option, you receive 12 uses valid for the entire season (except on weekends and blackout dates) at just $276! That is roughly $25 per visit--which is an excellent deal if you are planning to frequent the mountain. Ski teams and groups are available for kids and adults, too. Check out the after-school programs, too. Food and drinks are available at the lodge. 

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4. Ski Mount Southington, Plantsville, CT

Featuring ski slopes and a terrain park for snowboarders, Ski Mount Southington is one of Connecticut’s go-to places for winter fun. Check out the ski, snowboard, and race teams for kids and adults. Rent your equipment if you’re new to the sport or buy what you need in the ski shop. Stop for lunch, dinner, a snack or an adult beverage at the Waffle Haus, the Mountain Room or the Red Barn Cafeteria.