Whitetail Mountain Resort

'

Editorial Review

Distance from Washington: 90 miles (About two hours)
Average snow: 40 inches
Average season length: 98 days
Price: High-season weekend lift ticket is $63 (8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.).
Best for: Quick day trips that offer something for everyone. This season's improvements include a new half-pipe, 24 new energy-efficient snow guns and a beginner adult carpet lift.

-- Becky Krystal (November 2009)