10 Best Winter Activities in Pennsylvania

Whether you’re in the Philadelphia area, in Pittsburgh, or in one of Pennsylvania’s quaint small towns, there are plenty of ways to take advantage of all that a Northeastern winter has to offer. Celebrate the season with any of these top winter activities.

Blue Cross RiverRink, Philadelphia, PA

The Blue Cross RiverRink is an icon of winter in Philly. This cherished tradition is always a fun destination for ice skating and other winter festivities along the banks of the Delaware River.

Montage Mountain Resort, Scranton, PA

Whether you’re a skiing pro or a beginner who has never hit the slopes before, you’re sure to love Montage Mountain Resort. This Scranton ski resort has a whopping 27 different trails for you to explore.

Nemacolin, Farmington, PA

Nemacolin is one of the best luxury resorts for winter fun with a variety of activities you can enjoy. One of the most unique and exciting of those activities, though, is dog sledding. Nemacolin has its own dog sledding team ready to take you on an adventure.

Eagles Mere Toboggan Slide, Eagles Mere, PA

Tobogganing is a quintessential winter outing, and many families don’t close out the winter without spending at least one day out on the hills. If you want the perfect place to toboggan, head to the popular Eagles Mere Toboggan Slide.

Pocono Outdoor Adventure Tours, Long Pond, PA

The Poconos have an abundance of opportunities for outdoor fun at any time of the year. In the winter, though, they’re also an excellent locale for snowmobiling. Get the best from your snowmobiling trip with a guided snowmobiling tour from Pocono Outdoor Adventure Tours.

Skytop Lodge, Skytop, PA

You’ll never have a dull day at Skytop Lodge, with plenty of winter activities available for the choosing. One activity you’ll find at Skytop Lodge that you won’t find at most other resorts, though, is ice fishing. Head out on the ice and try your hand at this unique sport.

Deer Path Riding Stable, White Haven, PA

If you love horses and exploring the lovely Pennsylvania landscape, winter horseback riding could be the perfect choice for your next outing. Head to Deer Path Riding Stable and embark on a guided horseback tour through the blankets of snow.

Moraine Sledding Area, Portersville, PA

For kids and adults alike, sledding is a popular way to let loose and have a good time in the winter. The Moraine Sledding Area has long been a top destination for sledding. The beautiful Moraine State Park offers a cost-effective place to take your sled and head down that hill with the wind in your hair.

Blue Mountain Resort, Palmerton, PA

Blue Mountain Resort is one of the top winter resorts across Pennsylvania. Skiing, snowboarding, and tubing await, not to mention a cozy lounge where you can relax and warm up after your adventures.

Codorus State Park Sledding Hill, Hanover, PA

If you’re in the Hanover area or if you’re looking for a fun wintertime day trip, head to the Codorus State Park Sledding Hill. This hill is a hotspot for sledders of all ages.

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