Looking to Ski this Winter? Long Islanders Don’t have to go Far!

There are many ski mountains within just a few hours of Long Island.

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There may not be any mountains on Long Island, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get out and hit the trails. There are a lot of ski resorts within just a few hours drive from Long Island. Many of these mountains are great for both beginners and more experienced skiers and snowboarders.
 
Although you may not be getting the biggest or best mountains in the North East, you definitely can’t beat the convenience of being able to hop in the car for just a few hours to take a day trip or weekend excursion.
 
CamelBack
Pocono Mountains, PA
Average Drive: 2 - 3 hours
Number of Trails: 34
Number of Lifts: 16
Weekend/Holiday Lift Ticket Price: $65 adults*; $47 seniors and children*
Weekday Lift Ticket Price: $53 adults*; $40 children and seniors*
Night Skiing: Yes
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*discounts available when purchasing online
 
Blue Mountain
Kittatinny Ridge, PA
Average Drive: 2.5 - 3.5 hours
Number of Trails: 39
Number of Lifts: 16
Weekend/Holiday Lift Ticket Price: $63 adult; $48 children
Weekday Lift Ticket Price: $53 adults; $43 children
Night Skiing: Yes
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Montage Mountain
Scranton, PA
Average Drive: 3 - 4 hours
Number of Trails: 24
Number of Lifts: 7
Weekend/Holiday Lift Ticket Price: $59 adults; $45 children
Weekday Lift Ticket Price: $50 adults; $35 children
Night Skiing: Yes
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Tuxedo Ridge
Sterling Forest, NY
Average Drive: 1.5 - 2.5 hours
Number of Trails: 8
Number of Lifts: 4
Weekend/Holiday Lift Ticket Price: $60 adults; $50 children
Weekday Lift Ticket Price: $25 adults; $18 children
Night Skiing: Yes
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Mountain Creek
Vernon, NJ
Average Drive: 2 - 3 hours
Number of Trails: 44
Number of Lifts: 8
Weekend/Holiday Lift Ticket Price: $67 adults; $53 children and seniors
Weekday Lift Ticket Price: $67 adults; $53 children and seniors
Night Skiing: Yes
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