Tuesday January 23, 2018

I am proud to serve one of the most dynamic and desirable areas in the country — Northern New Jersey. On these pages, Town & Country Properties has compiled valuable information for you about its top attractions and highlights — things I think you would like to know when considering buying or selling a home in the area.

Ski Mountains

Mountain Creek Resort, New Jersey

This ski resort includes four mountain peaks covering 167 acres with 41 trails and 8 lifts. It is located 47 miles outside of NYC. They have the highest vertical in the region at 1040 degrees. The mountain has full snowmaking coverage and offers night skiing on all trails as well as terrain parks on two of the peaks. Snow tubing is also available at the resort for an additional fee. There are two resorts located a few minutes away from the mountain - the Grand Cascade Lodge and the Mineral resort & Spa. The Appalachian offers slope side accommodations. During the summer, there is a large water park, mountain biking and golf are all available.

For more info, visit: http://www.mountaincreek.com/

Camelback Mountain, Pennsylvania

Voted #1 favorite resort in Pennsylvania. This resort offers many activities both in the winter as well as in the summer. The ski mountain includes 37 trails with 15 lifts servicing many different activities including skiing, terrain parks, snow tubing and a ski/snowboard learning area featuring a magic carpet. In the summer months , the resort turns into a waterpark called Camel Beach which offers over 20 water rides for all ages. There is also CBK Mountain Adventures which offers disc golf, euro bungee, mountain segways, hummer adventure tours, tree top adventure course and zip lines.

For more info, visit: http://www.skicamelback.com/

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Pennsylvania

Shawnee Mountain includes 23 trails, 2 terrain parks and snow tubing. There is 100% snowmaking coverage with 6 lifts. There are many choices for lodging including the Shawnee Inn and Golf resort which is the closest lodging available to the mountain. During the off season there are many festivals that are held on the mountain including the Poconos Wurst Festival, Mountain Mud Run and a Rodeo & Chili Cook off to name a few.

For more info, visit: http://www.shawneemt.com/index.html

Windham Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Windham Mountain is a resort with terrific snowmaking, a cool base lodge, a quaint village, loyal and passionate guests and staff and it’s easy to get there. With 1600 vertical feet of skiing, Windham Mountain is a big mountain – with trail lengths and vertical descents comparable to most resorts in the Northeast. Ninety-seven percent snowmaking coverage and nightly grooming ensures the best possible snow conditions each day. Ten lifts – including two high speed detachable quads – get you to the top quickly.

For more info, visit: http://www.windhammountain.com

Hunter Mountain Ski Area, New York

Hunter Mountain is a ski resort located about 3 hours up the NY thruway. The resort offers a 1,600-foot vertical drop, lodging, snow tubing and snowshoeing. Hunter Mountain also features two terrain parks and holds freestyle events throughout the ski season.

For more info, visit: http://www.huntermtn.com