You’ll find plenty of fun things to do in the Catskills this winter!  The Catskills are winter ready with snow-capped mountains offering unparalleled skiing, snowboarding, and entertaining activities both on and off the slopes. New York offers the most ski areas in the country, and the Emerson Resort & Spa is a leisurely drive away from the top four ski mountains in the Catskills – Windham, Belleayre, Hunter, and Plattekill.  And, don’t forget – a winter stay at the Emerson includes discount lift tickets to Belleayre and Hunter. So bundle up and enjoy a Catskills winter with us at the Emerson!

Ski and Shred

Some fun family things to do in the Catskills include exploring the great outdoors. Alpine skiing and snowboarding are traditional winter sports, and our Catskill mountains offer outstanding skiing and snowboarding lessons for all ages, so you have no excuse to try your luck on the slopes. Windham Mountain offers over 300 acres of groomed trails, making it an easy spot to experience winter activities. Belleayre Mountain is a local favorite and now boasts the Catskill Thunder, a high-speed gondola lift that gets you to the top of the mountain in no time. Hunter Mountain has completed an expansion and has added five new trails, four new glades and a six-passenger chairlift across 80 new acres. Plattekill Mountain caters to families with tubing, lessons for all ages and kids camps.

Winter Things to do in the Catskills

If you’re not interested in extreme sports, you can still enjoy the snow with excellent off-hill activities or relax with a soothing treatment at the Emerson Spa. With all the things to do in the Catskills, you’ll have the best winter family OR couples getaway at the Emerson Resort & Spa.