Delaware’s Best Winter Skiing, Snowboarding and Tubing
Winter time sports and activities in Delaware
One of the highlights of Delaware livingis the ample choice of kid-friendly activities and attractions, particularly around the Wilmington area. With winter in full swing, everyone is bundling up and heading outdoors to take advantage of the region’s snow-capped peaks and illustrious ski resorts. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just a beginner, the Delaware region has tons of options for skiing, snowboarding and tubing, including one-on-one lessons for children and adults.
Wilmington even boasts its own ski club, which is famous for its weekend trips and New Years excursion to some of the best spots New England and the Poconos have to offer.
Family-fun: skiing, snowboarding and more in and around DE
Located in Spring Mount, PA, just off the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Spring Mountain Adventuresis renowned for its incredible snow sports, including tubing, snowboarding and skiing. Convenient to Wilmington residents, this resort offers lessons for little ones ages 3 and up and a lift-serviced tubing hill! Featuring eight trails that cater to all abilities, four ski lifts and a full-service rental shop that carries all gear, Spring Mountain is a cure-all for the winter time blues.
Want to start your own family skiing tradition?Shawnee Mountain, about a two-hour drive from downtown Wilmington, is one of the Poconos’ most popular ski resorts. With over 23 slopes and trails and two terrain parks, this park provides group and children’s lessons, and its famous Pocono Plunge Snow Tubing Park – where tandem tubes promise hours of fun!
Get away from the big mountain crowds atRoundtop Mountain Resort, near Lewisberry, PA. While the ski runs may be smaller than others, you’ll never wait in line, and day-passes for snow tubing are some of the most reasonable around. Snowboarding and ski lessons are provided by experienced and patient instructors, who specialize in keeping kids entertained.
Closer to Hazelton, Pennsylvania snow bunnies will love the Eagle Rock Ski & Golf Resort, a gorgeous 4,200-acre ski and golf community nestled in the Blue Mountains. Featuring posh accommodations, gourmet dining and an onsite spa, Eagle Rock may be just the ticket for a couple’s only ski getaway. The resort has 14 lighted slopes ranging from beginner to difficult, professional certified ski instructors and a 1,000 foot-long half-pipe in addition family-friendly fun nights.
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If you’re ready to experience Delaware living at its finest, consider the myriad benefits of Darley Green – the region’s prime address for young couples, families and retirees who want convenient location and luxurious condos and townhomes at prices that won’t break the bank.
Centrally located just five minutes from downtown Wilmington and less than half an hour from Philadelphia, this master-planned community blends stylish architectural details with beautifully-landscaped grounds, where nature trails, jogging paths and ample green spaces create a pedestrian-friendly environment.
Come by and see our new townhouses in Delawaretoday! We invite you to browse our Montchanin Builder's model homes, which are open every day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To learn more, contact Amy Maluski, Community Sales Manager, at 302.655.2600.