New England's best skiing is most notably in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
But the Bay State has some legit skiing and snowboarding - albeit smaller, lower elevation
mountains with a shorter ski season. Still Mass ski areas have efficient lifts,
top learn to ski and ride programs for kids and adults,
and excellent snow making to assure you quality turns in the winter. And the
convenience to Boston is a big benefit for those that want to squeeze in a day
or night skiing and riding but can't travel to the northern New England mountains.
In the Berkshires, there are some romantic ski inns for a Massachusetts’ ski and
stay weekend from Boston.
has a self contained resort with ski services and a country inn providing on
slope lodging for
the weekend, you can walk to the lifts, the skier services and ski lessons. the
ski resort is modest in size, but efficient and well-organized.
Ski Area is good day trip for Boston and Worcester families, but there is
also a country inn a few miles from the slopes, and you can take a
train from Boston to Wachusett. Wachusett continues to invest heavily in
snowmaking and learn to ski and ride programs to serve beginner families and
kids first learning the sport of skiing.
Other smaller Massachusetts ski areas include Nashoba, Butternut, Ward, Blue
Hill - these are very small, offering learn to ski lessons, tubing, not
But for real destination skiing in New England, we suggest you drive north to
Hampshire and Maine for the weekend or a week.