DAVIS, W.Va., December 4, 2015 – Canaan Valley Resort State Park is offering two winter packages combining lodging with ski lift tickets or access to the resort’s tubing park.
Packages include the Lift & Lodging Package and the Family Escape Tubing Package. Both packages coincide with the ski season and are available Dec. 18, 2015 through March 20, 2016. Package prices are per night based upon double occupancy in a standard room. Upgrades are available, and some blackout dates may occur. Tax and resort fee are not included. Advanced reservations are required.
The Lift & Lodging Package includes one night of lodging in a standard queen or king room, two one-day lift tickets and privileges at the Beech Club pool and fitness center. Midweek rates start at $128 per night. Weekend rates start at $148 per night.
The Family Escape Tubing Package includes one night of lodging in a standard queen or king room, a large pepperoni pizza from Seasons Cafe, two two-hour snow tubing tickets and privileges at the Beech Club pool and fitness center. Midweek rates start at $123 per night. Weekend rates start at $143 per night.
Canaan Valley Resort Ski Area
Located in West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, the resort is renowned for its average annual snowfall of more than 180 inches and its family-friendly ski hill featuring 47 trails and slopes with 30 percent beginner runs, 40 percent for intermediate skiers and 30 percent for advanced skiers. There are also plenty of options for cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
The ski resort has a summit elevation of 4,300 feet above sea level, 91 skiable acres, three lifts, lighted night skiing on weekends and holidays, a terrain park, ski school and equipment rentals. A webcam offers a continuous real-time look at ski conditions. New this year is the addition of glade skiing in the eastern part of the mountain between two black diamond runs.
Canaan Valley is known for its great beginner and intermediate terrain, providing a perfect place for new skiers and boarders to learn. In 2012, the resort added Critters Crawl, a dedicated beginner instruction trail serviced by its own magic carpet. The resort’s family-friendly offerings also include a slow-ski area near the base of the hill and Kidz Korner where children ages two to six will be safely entertained while parents ski on their own or with older children.
More wintertime fun
The resort is also home to the longest tubing park in the Mid-Atlantic region, with 10 lanes running 1,200 feet in length. A magic carpet takes tubers back up to the top. The park includes Bald Knob Haus with a fireplace, outdoor fire ring and concessions with hot and cold drinks and snacks. Tubers must be at least four years old and 48 inches tall. Rates for tubing are $18 midweek and $25 on weekends.
Additionally, the covered outdoor ice skating rink offers sweeping views of the valley and mountain range. Two-hour skating sessions are $7 for adults and $5 for children, and skate rentals are $3 per person.
The resort’s après ski scene takes place at the two-story Bear Paw Lodge at the base of the hill. The lodge includes cafeteria-style dining with an array of hot and cold offerings and the Quenchers Pub, a slopeside lounge with a full bar as well as soups, sandwiches and light snacks.
Canaan Valley Resort is located in north central West Virginia approximately three hours from Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. and 2¾ hours from Charleston, WV.
The resort recently completed a massive two-year, $34 million renovation and new construction project that included construction of two wings featuring 160 guest rooms as well as renovation of public areas including the main lodge, gift shop and grab-and-go-café. All rooms feature oversized bathrooms, flat-screen televisions and in-room refrigerators.
Canaan Valley Resort in Canaan Valley Resort State Park is a four-season destination resort situated in a 15-mile-long valley in West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains. The resort features 160 new lodge rooms as well as 23 cabins and cottages, 34 campsites, three restaurants, 25,000 square feet of meeting space, fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, full-service ski area with features for families as well as advanced skiers, 18-hole championship golf course, arcade, spa, kids camp, sporting clays, climbing wall, hiking and biking trails and an array of other recreational offerings. For more information visit the website or call 1-800-622-4121. Travelers can connect with Canaan Valley Resort on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr, and by signing up for special email offers and a blog.