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Carve the Slopes: A Guide to the Best Skiing in the Poconos with Insider Tips

Happy December 1st, winter enthusiasts! If you're planning a getaway to the Pocono Mountains, you've picked the perfect time. As we step into December, many ski resorts in the Poconos are opening their slopes for the season, and we're here with the inside scoop on the best skiing destinations. In this blog, we'll not only unveil the top skiing destinations in the Pocono Mountains but also provide exclusive insider tips to ensure you make the most of your winter escape.


1. Camelback Mountain Resort: Discover the exhilarating slopes and breathtaking views at Camelback Mountain Resort. Start your day early to enjoy the fresh powder and shorter lift lines. Insider tip: For a more secluded experience, explore the less-traveled trails like "Nile Mile" and enjoy the tranquility of the mountains. And here's the insider scoop: After the sun sets, experience the thrill of Galactic Tubing! Glide down illuminated lanes as the hill comes alive with vibrant colors and music. Opens December 15

2. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area: Experience the charm of Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. The beginner-friendly Tomahawk trail is perfect for those new to skiing. For a magical experience, check their event calendar for special moonlit skiing sessions. Our insider tip: Pack a thermos with your favorite hot beverage to stay warm and cozy during your evening adventure. Opens December 2

3. Blue Mountain Resort: For those seeking a variety of winter activities, Blue Mountain Resort is a must-visit. Don't miss out on their Twilight Pass, allowing you to ski or ride from 3 PM until close. Our insider tip: Take a break at the Summit Lodge for panoramic views of the Pocono Mountains and enjoy the sunset with a cup of hot cocoa. Opens Dec. 1

4. Big Boulder Ski Area: Embrace the winter wonderland at Big Boulder Ski Area. Explore the "Gravity" terrain park for a thrilling experience. Our insider tip: Test your skills on the park's features designed for various skill levels, and don't forget to capture your jumps for a memorable winter video. Opens December 1

5. Jack Frost Ski Resort: Explore the slopes of Jack Frost Ski Resort. Hit the slopes mid-week for a quieter experience. The Sundance Trail offers breathtaking views, and the Bullwheel Bar & Grill is the perfect spot for a post-ski drink with a panoramic view of the slopes. Our insider tip: Try the locally crafted beers for a true taste of the Pocono Mountains.


As the sun sets on your thrilling day in the Pocono Mountains, the enchantment continues at Sojourn Chalet and Sojourn Lodge. Whether you're soaking in the hot tub, gathering around the fireplace, or simply enjoying the cozy ambiance, your evening promises to be as magical as your day on the slopes. If you find yourself in need of accommodations for your next ski trip, look no further. Book your stay now and create memories that will warm your heart long after winter has passed.

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