Check With Your Favorite Ski Resort
Make it a point to check the web sites of your favorite ski resorts as you may be pleasantly surprised at all the features many resorts offer during the summer and early fall seasons.
Most any kind of summer fun and activities are available at many ski resorts including mountain biking, hiking, boating and water sports, camps for kids and adults, concerts and much, much more.
Summer Ski Resort Vacations
Ski resorts offer clean, cool mountain air and a calendar of events and activities to choose from that are only a short drive away. The major destination ski resorts around the country swing into summer with a host of similar activities and events that bring in world class entertainment, arts and artists - and offer summer lodging and packages that you will find hard to resist.
Summer Ski Resort Activities
If you have never hiked around a ski resort, or rode lifts, gondolas or trams in the summer, believe me, it's a whole new experience. Pack a lunch and take long, leisure walks through the resort trails. for a little more excitement, ride a mountain bike down one of those easy "blue square groomers" you used to rip up in the winter then tell me how easy it is!
In addition, many ski resorts offer discounts and events for summer vacationers. Here's a sampling of ski resort summer activities on the calendar for this summer:
Park City, Utah
From hiking and mountain biking at the ski resorts, the Olympic Park, the USSA Center for Excellence, slides and rides, swimming, fishing, and boating at nearby state parks, the Farmer's Market at the Canyons, concerts, and shopping, to the Park Silly Market there is something for everyone in Park City in the summer.
Mammoth Mountain, California
Visit Mammoth Mountain's Mammoth Bike Park, Adventure Center, and enjoy concerts, parties, and festivities throughout the summer. A variety of packages are available. Stay & Bike Packages include lodging and a bike park ticket for each night stayed. Stay & Golf Packages start at $175, include lodging and a day of unlimited golf for each night stayed.
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Jiminy Peak, Massachusetts
Visit Jiminy Peak's to rider the Mountain Adventure Park Alpine Slide or try out the Mountain Coaster. There is a Kids Zone for the little ones, where they can climb the Spider Web and master Rope Adventures.
The Omni Mount Washington Resort - Bretton Woods, NH
The Omni Mount Washington Resort guests will enjoy creating their own itinerary with this package which includes selection of the property's newest offerings including: accommodations at The Mount Washington Hotel, golf, and/or spa services.
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Sunday River, Maine
Sunday River's summer activities include new scenic Chondola rides, 26 miles of Maine's only lift-serviced mountain biking terrain, and direct access to guided fly-fishing, ATV and Ranger tours from the resort's South Ridge Base Lodge.
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This summer, Whitefish will feature new Zip Line Tour that provides speed (up to 50 mph or more) combined with an terpretive tour through the alpine forest. The U-shaped Alpine Slide takes riders on a wheeled sled up the lift, on the track, and then down to the bottom as fast as they dare to go.
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