New England has grown to become the capital of the East Coast snowboarding and skiing world of North America. New England is endowed with cold weather, rugged terrain, and the down to earth attitude of the locals. Looking for the best place to ski in New England? Here are some of our top recommendations.
Okemo Mountain Ski Resort
This ski resort offers the highest vertical drop in southern Vermont. Okemo Resort is both family-operated and family-oriented. It is great for skiers of all kinds and levels. Moreover, it has multiple terrain parks and a Superpipe which helps freestylers enjoy the experience. The ski resort is located 12 miles from Londonderry, and 120 miles from Boston. It is about two hours away from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and Bradley International Airport.
Loon Mountain Ski Resort
Loon Mountain ski resort is located in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within a two-hour drive of Boston and Manchester. The ski area has a reputation for being a great family destination that provides visitors with an easily accessible mountain with spectacular scenery and planned activities. It is serviced by the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.
Killington Ski Resort
This ski resort is nicknamed “The Beast of the East” due to its 1,509 skiable acres. Killington Peak summit is at 4,241 feet. It also has a base elevation of 1,165 feet. This means it has the largest vertical drop in all of New England. Killington’s terrain is diverse, ranging from learning areas to some of the best terrain parks in the Northeast.