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Ski Season: Experience Blue Knob Mountain

Until a 1920s geological survey proved otherwise, the massive mountain dome of Blue Knob was thought to be the highest point in Pennsylvania. Today, the mountaintop still holds the title as the highest skiable peak in the state and its ski slopes, snowmobile routes, and eighteen miles of hiking trails summon people from all over the Mid-Atlantic. With an annual snowfall of twelve feet, this ski mountain paradise won’t disappoint anyone interested in winter sports.

For an easy and relaxing winter hike, head to Chappell’s Field Trail, a 2.5 mile loop on level ground. You can also find easy hiking on the downhill Crist Ridge Trail and the wide, gentle trail called Homestead famous for its birdwatching. Expect to see white-tailed deer, turkey, red-tailed hawks, and even porcupines.

Ski season opens for the winter on Saturday, 12/17, 9AM-5PM. All tickets are $45. With its epic thirty-four trails and a vertical drop of over a thousand feet, Blue Knob offers some of the best skiing in Pennsylvania. Visit the website for hours, tickets, and a map of all thirty-four ski trails. Their website also offers anytime season passes for a discounted $195, making these a great gift in time for Christmas.

Get in touch with your goofball side on the snowtubing slopes. Open weekdays 5PM-10PM for $20 and weekends and holidays 12PM-10PM for $25 (tickets are for two hours), snowtubing is one way the winter season can make you laugh.

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort

1424 Overland Pass

Claysburg, PA 16625

814-239-5111

 

PA Inns Nearby

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The Station Inn

Cresson
Station Inn
Watch the trains from our front porch!

A resort hotel in the 1890's, today we are a destination for railfans. The Inn sits 150 feet from the Norfolk Southern Pittsburgh main rail line.

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 11.8mi

Golden Eagle Inn

Bedford
Golden Eagle Inn
A Country Inn in Downtown Bedford

Step through our doors and travel back to another time! Two dining room fireplaces warm you as you enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the morning and dinner at night.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 19.2mi

The Chancellor's House Bed and Breakfast

Bedford
Chancellor's House
Be our guest in Historic Bedford, Pennsylvania

We have lovingly restored this grand old house into a Bed and Breakfast, saving the traditional architectural features and adding all new modern conveniences.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 19.5mi

The 1788 Inn

Breezewood
The 1788 Inn
Restored Historic 18th Century Inn & Tavern

Built in 1788, the Inn served as a tavern and stage coach stop on the Historic Lincoln Highway in Bedford County.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 25.6mi

Deer Hollow Bed and Breakfast

Tyrone
Deer Hollow
Country Charm Awaits!

Take a break from the fast pace of everyday life with a stay at our quiet country bed and breakfast surrounded by the beautiful mountains of central Pennsylvania.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 30mi

The Gage Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Huntingdon
The Gage Mansion
Victorian B&B near Raystown Lake

Our historic Queen Anne Victorian home, commissioned by Colonel George F. Gage in 1896, has been restored to its original grandeur.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 30.6mi

The Inn at Solvang

Huntingdon
Inn at Solvang
Best Gourmet Breakfast

Our three story brick, southern colonial home provides a tranquil retreat surrounded by forests and spacious lawns located 25 miles south of State College.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 33.7mi

Quill Haven Country Inn

Somerset
Quill Haven
Experience country charm in the Laurel Highlands

Located in Somerset, Pennsylvania, the area is a popular destination for bikers, hikers, skiers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 33.8mi