Within a 60-mile drive from Frederick County, skiing and tubing enthusiasts can find a variety of options.
Ski Liberty, Whitetail Ski Resort, and Ski Roundtop are all family friendly places that offer skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing and other amenities.
Located in Fairfield, Pennsylvania, this resort is the nearest to Frederick County. The season generally starts near the beginning of December and closes near the end of March. There is on-site snowmaking. Ski Liberty offers 100 skiable acres with 16 trails for skiers of all levels and nine lifts. Lessons are offered and visitors can enjoy the restaurants and bars on site and take advantage of childcare.
For more, head to libertymountainresort.com.
Whitetail Ski Resort
Located in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, Whitetail plunges skiers 935 feet over the course of its 23 trails that remained covered during the season by Mother Nature or the snowmaker. There are shops, restaurants and on-site childcare. Lessons are offered, as well as adaptive snow sports (skiing and snowboarding) programs for individuals with special needs.
Find more information at skiwhitetail.com.
Located just south of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Ski Roundtop is in its 55th year of operation. There are nine lifts that service 20 trails. Dining options include the Fireside Pub & Grill and a pair of food courts. Snowmaking ponds with a total capacity of 35-million gallons ensure the slopes are always covered with snow.
For more information visit skiroundtop.com.