What comes to your mind when you think of winter destinations? New York, Florida, Puerto Rico, Panama? Well, these are all great winter destinations, but if you’re a New Jersey resident, you should know that you don’t necessarily have to go far away for a great winter experience. The Garden State has excellent winter getaway destinations. Here are a few great options compiled by our New Jersey Bus Service that you and your family can enjoy.
The Appalachian, Vernon
Head over to the Appalachian for an affordable ski getaway. The Appalachian Resort is located on the slopes of the Appalachian Mountains where guests have easy access to lifts, a fitness center, luxurious suites, a game room, and much more. Every room at the Appalachian has an in-house fireplace and a kitchen where you can make your own meals if you desire. Enjoy the outdoor Jacuzzi if the weather allows it and make use of the ski packages for an even better winter experience.
Cross-Country Skiing, New Jersey State Parks
The state parks in New Jersey offer the most affordable skiing experiences and there are several options spread out across the Garden State. The following are state parks offering cross-country skiing in New Jersey this winter: Abram S. Hewitt, Bass River, Allaire, Allamuchy, Byrne, Belleplain, Cheesequake, Double Trouble, Delaware & Raritan Canal, Fort Mott, Farny, Hacklebarney, Jenny Jump, High Point, Long Pond Ironworks, Kittatinny Valley, Norvin Green, Monmouth Battlefield, Ramapo Mountain, Parvin, Ringwood, Penn, Round Valley, Stephens, Spruce Run, Swartswood, Stokes, Voorhees, Wharton Washington Crossing, Wawayanda, and Worthington. Remember, rates vary from park to park, so make sure to log onto their website or call ahead for a detailed estimate before settling on one.
The Woolverton Inn, Stockton
The Woolverton Inn is located in Stockton. The inn has a charming bed & breakfast at your disposal but it’s the cottages that we have fallen in love with. This is one the most romantic getaways in New Jersey and we recommend that you consider the spa package if you head out there with that special someone. Also consider the Warm Up package for the winter season; breakfast and complimentary afternoon refreshments are included.
CoCo Key Water Resort, Mount Laurel
This resort is located in The Hotel ML and is the perfect place for a family winter getaway. The resort features an indoor water park that is open every weekend and select weekdays throughout the winter season. The kids will especially love the Parrot’s Perch, the water slides, and the lazy river, while the adults will enjoy the Palm Grotto, which is an indoor/outdoor warm-water spa. Other amenities and activities at the resort will include an arcade and entertaining activities such as dancing parties and magic shows. The hotel also offers guests spacious luxury accommodations and a fitness center.
Casinos, Atlantic City
All casinos in Atlantic City have special winter offers inclusive of discounted spa treatments, dining credits, show tickets, and much more. Packages at the Casinos start as low as $100 per night and are a perfect winter time pastime. Regardless of what casino or package you choose, you will get to experience the thrill of gambling, five/four star amenities, world-class restaurants, and much more.