The most epic winter in the east!

Look no further than the Whiteface Region for your next winter getaway. Endless adventure awaits in high alpine mountains and snowy valleys. Best known for our legendary skiing and riding, we also have cozy lodgings with small town charm, seasonal attractions for the whole family, and creative cuisine that will warm you from the inside out. It's everything you could possibly want for a winter season snowcation, right here on the east coast!

Ski slope thrills & après chills at Whiteface Mountain and beyond!

Boasting the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies, Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington has everything you need for an epic day on the slopes. Whether you’re shredding the black diamonds, catching air in the terrain park, or teaching your kids to make turns, there are miles of trail for everyone to enjoy. Buy your lift tickets in advance and you can even save up to 45%! When you’re done, aprés your way with craft cocktails in cozy lounges or local brews at a laid-back bar in towns like Au Sable Forks. With conveniently located lodgings that don’t break the bank, you’ll wonder why you ever went west for snow.

Beyond Whiteface Mountain awaits a winter wonderland only the Adirondacks can provide. The adventurous will find ample opportunities for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Kids will alight with wonder when you take them to Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole. And for those who prefer to spend winter keeping warm, discover artist’s studios in Jay and Upper Jay, fireside dining, and charming cabins you might just want to hibernate in.

Plan your Adirondack winter vacation for the one spot that truly has it all — book your winter getaway in the Whiteface Region!

Frequently Asked Questions
What can I do if I don't ski?

Not only can you do other winter sports like snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling, but there are also several cozy art studios, restaurants, and scenic drives to explore.

When does the ski season start?

Ski season generally runs from late November to April, with dates varying based on the conditions. 

Are there places to snowmobile in and around the Whiteface Region?

Yes! We have the Wilmington Snowmobile Trail and the Cooper Kiln Spur Trail, among others. 

Is there anywhere to ice climb?

We have classic lines like Multiplication Gully near Wilmington Notch, and Chiller Pillar near the Whiteface Mountain toll road. 

Where is the Whiteface Region?

Get close and savor our natural beauty, just a few hours from major Northeastern cities.

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