TRAVEL AND LEISURE
Skiers from the Western part o the country have often said that those from the East are great because of the “garbage” they ski on. The amount of natural, fresh powder that falls in the East can hardly compare to Utah, New Mexico and Colorado.
They are right about one thing. Eastern skiers and riders are great and it's not because they are skiing or riding on sub-par slopes. While the amount of snowfall may be far less than Park City or Vail, resorts in the Northeast have learned how to make virtually every experience a memorable one.
Winter sports enthusiasts from the New York Metropolitan area and New Jersey have a variety of resorts within easy reach for a day trip. One of the best is barely two hours from the New York/New Jersey border.