Great ski and snowboard deals and discounts are all over New England this winter, and many locations— just a few hours outside of Boston— are offering unbelievable “Ski and Stay” deals that cost you about as much as a simple lift ticket!
Perhaps you and your friends have been sitting around, thinking, “Geez, this economy sucks, huh? I wish I could find something cheap and great to do during my government funded funemployment! ” Well, if you’re an avid winter sports lover, then here are some unprecedented snow-sport solutions to pass the time til the GDP and job markets bounce back!
Ski/Snowboard Deals & Passes:
Ski New Hampshire – Anywhere, Anytime Passes
These completely transferrable (ie- give to mom, dad, friends, family—or split between friends) 12 ticket packets save you 20% at every New Hampshire mountain on the list. You just decide which mountains you want, with no more than 6 tickets being purchased at any one mountain and you can ski ANYTIME with no blackout dates. http://www.skinh.com/anywhereanytime.cfm
Gunstock seems to have a deal for just about everyone—from kids to grownups. Head to “2-for-1 Monday” or buy a Baker’s Dozen pass and get 13 tickets for the price of 9!
American Express cardholder’s can get $10 off a lift ticket to Sugarloaf when they print this coupon and pay with their AMEX card: http://www.sugarloaf.com/amex/
Checkout some great deals here: http://www.stowe.com/tickets/specials/ or keep these dates in mind:
2/2/10 — Woodchuck Tuesday Lift Ticket Promo $39.00 lift tickets at any ticket window.
3/17/10 — St. Patty’s Day Ticket Promo- $39.00 lift tickets at any ticket window.
4/3/10-4/4/10 — 2 Day Lift Ticket for $99, with BBQs, music, and fun all weekend!
Located in the Northwest corner of Massachusetts Jiminy is a medium sized mountain with some big skiing. They feature online “E-coupons” that can save a bundle if purchased at least 24 hours in advance. Do-able from Boston & back on a day trip, as its just a bit off the Pike.
Check out their E-Coupons
Stay 2 Nights, Get 1 Free
Unreal Ski & Stay Deals:
Ski and Stay at the Profile Motel & Cottages for $78 per day. (Includes lift ticket and room at double occupancy) http://www.loonmtn.com/info/winter/lodging.aspx#parkers
Bretton Woods/Mount Washington Hotel: Bretton Woods has some of the most unreal deals of the season—spend a night in the gorgeous Mount Washington Hotel, and get your lift ticket for free. Packages start at $89 so head here to check it out.
To celebrate their 50th anniversary and a super crappy economy Sunday River is offering some Ski and Stay weekend packages for just $89! Their Ski and Stay packages are definitely worth looking through—with some weekday packages (2 days skiing, 2 meals, one night) going for just $109 per person!
Packages here: http://sundayriver.com/VacationPackages/Ski_Stay_Packages.html
Rates here: http://sundayriver.com/VacationPackages/SkiStayRates.html
Stay over at any one of the many hotels around Crotched Mountain and get a 3 Day pass for a 2 Day pass price! http://crotchedmountain.com/lodging2.html
With some great mid-week packages, awesome last minute deals, and some 2-7 day Ski and Stay packages for $113 per day – Killington has some of the best skiing in the East.
Have another great deal? Leave it in the comments below and I’ll be sure to add it!