by Liz Jones | December 19, 2017 6:07 am
Check out these regional places, listed in order of distance from Dulles International Airport, to take the kiddos snow tubing! An excellent family opportunity because the youngest to the oldest can participate!
Liberty Mountain Resort | Carroll Valley, PA
About 75-miles from Dulles International Airport
No matter your age, snow tubing is fun for anyone who enjoys the thrill of zipping down a snow-covered hill! Snow tubing at Boulder Ridge, at Liberty Mountain Resort, is available for adults and kids ages 5 and older. There is a special tubing area – Pebble Ridge Kiddie Tubing – especially for younger guests ages 2-4. You can access the 15 tubing lanes via a covered moving carpet lift. Plus, for large groups, the climbing wall and zip line are available for bookings!
Whitetail Resort | Mercersburg, PA
About 85-miles from Dulles International Airport
Adventure Snow Tubing at Whitetail Resort has up to 10 tubing lanes available to race down! Riders ages 5 and older are allowed to ride solo or link up with family and friends. Kids ages 2-4 are welcome at their kiddie tubing park with a special Kiddie Tubing ticket valid for the Kiddie Hill only. Great for all ages and abilities, a magic carpet lift (think: a flat escalator) will deliver you effortlessly to the top each time!
Bryce Resort | Basye, VA
About 105-miles from Dulles International Airport
Talk about some quality family time! Moms and Dads, race your kids down Bryce Resort’s 800-foot tubing lanes! Adults and children, at least 4-years-old and 36″ tall, are invited to ride solo or link up! An energy-saving magic carpet lift will deliver you back up to the top for your next run. Bryce Resort’s state-of-the-art snowmaking system ensures that there is always plenty of packed and powdery snow for the best sledding conditions!
AvalancheXpress at Heritage Hills Resort | York, PA
About 110-miles from Dulles International Airport
This 80-foot-high hill boasts up to eight snow-covered tubing lanes that are groomed daily for maximum speed and fun! Don’t worry about getting too tired to climb the hill; tubers can get towed to the top via two powered rope lines. But when you do need a break, enjoy warming up by the fire pits (don’t forget supplies for ‘smores!). The tubing park is even lit up for nighttime fun! There is no age requirement for tubers; however, anyone tubing must be able to get in and out of their tube by themselves. Parent/child tandem tubing rides are allowed. Learn more about the park’s features here.
AvalancheXpress at Heritage Hills Resort has other family-friendly amenities and opportunities including ice skating and laser tag, as well as a spa and salon for Mom.
Roundtop Mountain Resort | Lewisberry, PA
About 110-miles from Dulles International Airport
Grab a tube and let the fun begin! Roundtop Mountain Resort snow tubing features up to 14 wide tubing lanes for adults and children ages 5 and older. Get up the mountain serviced by a covered magic carpet lift — often something the kids find just as fun! The runs are 800 feet long and have a vertical drop of 80 feet. For younger riders ages 4 and younger, a kiddie tubing area is available with smaller, child-sized tubes. Open all day and into the night, snow enthusiasts can enjoy this high-speed sledding. Roundtop Mountain Resort’s experienced snowmaking team uses the latest state-of-the-art equipment, so you can always count on the best snow conditions in the region.
Massanutten Resort | McGaheysville, VA
About 130-miles from Dulles International Airport
Massanutten Resort is a popular destination for Northern Virginia families. Their Family Adventure Park allows you to snow tube on a 900-foot-long hill! Virginia’s first snow tubing park, open since 1998, offers 2-hour tubing sessions. Guests are encouraged to buy early, as sessions sell out quickly, sometimes more than a day ahead of time.
Families are also encouraged to stick around! More than just winter sports recreation like skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing, Massanutten Resort is also famous for their giant indoor waterpark! In addition to multiple slides, some more than 250 feet long, enjoy a multi-level climbing structure complete with spray features and water dumps, as well as the Blue Ridge Rapids, the Frog Pond for young children, and the Pipeline, the first and biggest Flowrider in Virginia!
Wintergreen Resort | Wintergreen, VA
About 135-miles from Dulles International Airport
The Plunge, Wintergreen Resort’s tubing park, is the largest park of its kind in Virginia! The slopes are over ten stories tall and three football fields long, and some guests can reach speeds of 30 miles per hour! Snow tubing is recommended for kids 6 and up, and guests must be 42″ or taller to ride. For smaller guests, tubing is available at Ridgely’s Fun Park, where you’ll find a mini-tubing carousel, bear paw snowshoes, tunnels, and a gentle hill for tubing.
The Resort offers so much more than snow tubing, though! Enjoy year-round fun, and in the winter, skiing, snowboarding, and the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center, which offers (weather permitting) a bungee trampoline, a climbing tower, and miniature golf.
Wisp Resort | McHenry, MD
About 155-miles from Dulles International Airport
Boasting up to 12 tube shoots, there is fun available for everyone at Wisp Resort! Available for all ages with a minimum 42″ height requirement, families are invited to zip along their 750-foot-long hills! Race your friends solo or link-up with someone to get a little more speed! Plus, if you like it thrilling and fast, take a trip on their Mountain Coaster! The special ride is a gravitational hybrid of an Alpine Slide and a Roller Coaster boasting a 1,300-foot uphill track while twisting, turning, dipping, and rolling for 3,500 feet downhill over 350 vertical feet on the eastern side of Wisp Mountain!
Blue Knob All Seasons Resort | Claysburg, PA
About 160-miles from Dulles International Airport
Bundle up and get ready for a winter thrill at Blue Knob All Seasons Resort! As part of their all-season package, Blue Knob offers up a great snow tubing destination for the young and the young at heart! On the weekends, adults and children ages 5 and up can fly down a snow-covered hill amidst the beauty of the resort. Each tubing session is 2 hours and is open to the public Friday through Sunday.
Canaan Valley Resort | Davis, WV
About 165-miles from Dulles International Airport
The new Tubing Park at Canaan Valley Resort is sure to be the hit of your winter! Boasting the longest lanes in the Mid-Atlantic (each lane is 1,200-feet!), this winter ride can’t be beaten! Visitors will want to take a ride, cozy up in the warming hut or outdoor fire ring, and then do it all over again! Each session is 2-hours in length and are open to both children ages 4 and up (minimum 42” tall) and adults.
Seven Springs Mountain Resort | Seven Springs, PA
About 185-miles from Dulles International Airport
Families will have “snow” much fun at the Seven Springs’ snow tubing park! The largest snow tubing park in the region includes 11 wonderfully thrilling chutes to plummet down! Grab your boots (or rent some) and plan a day plunging down the hill! Then, take the magic carpet lift back up the hill and do it all over again. This park is open to adults and children ages 4 and up. The resort also offers special weeknight events such as Tuesday Night Tube-a-Palooza.
Just a little farther away…
The Omni Homestead Resort | Hot Springs, VA
About 205-miles from Dulles International Airport
Snowshoe Mountain Resort | Snowshoe, WV
About 215-miles from Dulles International Airport
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