If you are looking for a great resort in western Massachusetts, look no further than Jiminy Peak Resort. This mid-sized resort has great terrain, a 1150 ft vertical drop and a summit elevation of 2380 ft. It receives 100 inches of snow and has a 93% snow-making capacity to ensure that virtually every slope is ski-able all winter. The resort can be found at the heart of the Berkshire Mountains which are located in southern New England.
Jiminy has 170 acres of ski-able land area which is laced with as many as 43 great trails. The trails are serviced by eight different lifts which are well-maintained and provide easy access to the top of the mountain. The trails are rated 22% beginner, 45% intermediate, 25% advanced and 8% expert which means it caters for every skill level. In addition to all this, eighteen of the trails are lighted at night to provide night skiing for the whole family. Snowboarders can enjoy three different terrain parks and a half pipe, while young and old can enjoy a bit of snow tubing. You can arrange private or group lessons with one of the resort qualified instructors for both snowboarding and skiing, and snowboarders are most welcome on the mountain. Older children might want to enrol in the children’s programs available while younger children can be dropped off at the resorts childcare facility for the day. Moms can enrol in one of the resort’s women’s programs and enjoy the company of other women whilst hitting the slopes.
When your insides start to grumble and your outsides are all damp and cold, you can head indoors to one of the great restaurants available. You’ll find that John Harvard’s Restaurant & Brewery, Christiansen’s Tavern and The Country Store all have great food on offer. You’ll also find plenty of cosy accommodation both on the mountain and in the nearby surrounding areas. In summer Jiminy offers mountain biking, scenic chairlift rides, wall climbing, miniature golf, bouncy bounce, giant swing, bungee trampoline, jousting, alpine slides and a mountain coaster.
The Jiminy Peak Resort is open for winter activities between mid November and April. Book your stay at this great resort now and relax knowing you’ve booked your family a stay at one of the ultimate family vacation spots in the state.