Wisp Resort Offers Fantastic Winter Adventures

October 20, 2008 by  
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Nestled in the mountains of Garrett County, Maryland, Wisp Resort is a popular four-season vacation destination that offers snow sport enthusiasts an abundance of exciting opportunities to enjoy the activity of their choice. Boasting more than 100 inches of annual snowfall and a high-tech energy-efficient snowmaking system, skiers and boarders are assured of plenty of action on Wisp Resort’s 132 acre winter playground.

The Wisp Resort’s slope-side hotel offers ski-in/ski-out convenience, along with a fitness center, racquet ball courts, heated indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, as well as a health spa for top to toe pampering. With 67 guest rooms and 102 two-room suites that have been newly renovated, the hotel is located close to the many mountain activities on offer. Outdoor activities during the winter months include snow skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and snowmobiling, while the resort’s Nordic Center offers snowshoeing and cross country skiing. With 32 trails and 13 lifts, skiers at Wisp Resort will never have to wait in a queue to hit the slopes and thanks to efficient lighting, many of these activities can be enjoyed at night as well. Skiing lessons are available for beginners of any age.

Whatever time of the year holidaymakers choose to visit Wisp Resort, they can be assured of activities for the entire family to enjoy. These include water sports such as waterskiing, wakeboarding and whitewater rafting, as well as mountain biking on regular trails, free-ride trails and downhill trails. Nature walks, fly fishing, flatwater kayaking, mountain boarding, disc golf, paintball adventures and scenic chairlift rides are other entertaining options available at Wisp Resort. The 20,000 square foot Street and Skate Park will challenge the most experienced skateboarder, while golfers can try their hand at the superb 18-hole golf course. The Wisp Resort Mountain Coaster is open all year round (weather permitting) to take passengers on a whirlwind ride in, out and through the forest – not for the faint-hearted.

Around the world, snow skiing, snowboarding and a host of new innovative snow sports, are enjoyed by thousands of people when they need to take a break from the stresses of modern living. Taking a much needed break in the beautiful surroundings of Wisp Resort is guaranteed to recharge your batteries.