CORTLAND, NY (January 19, 2016) - Escape this winter to the Ski Cortland Experience, a vacation designed with families in mind. Greek Peak Mountain Resort, one of New York's best kept alpine secrets, offers an ideal mix of beginner, intermediate and expert terrain on the slopes, as well as snowtubing and snow biking, while nearby Historic Downtown Cortland boasts great restaurants and shopping - creating a Ski Cortland experience that offers the best of winter adventure and the energy of the city.
Available throughout the 2016 season exclusively, Ski Cortland's Ski, Splash & Stay Package offers a comprehensive mountain getaway starting at $249/night for a family of four. The package includes accommodations at Hope Lake Lodge, four waterpark passes to Greek Peak's Cascades Indoor Waterpark, and two one-day ski/ride lift tickets.
At Greek Peak Mountain Resort, trails are open and ready not only for skiing and riding, but snow biking, cross country skiing and snow tubing as well, creating a fun winter getaway on and off the slopes. Start planning a Ski Cortland getaway with the Family Adventure sample itinerary on www. SkiCortlandNY.com, featuring trip suggestions for where to eat in downtown Cortland, as well as where to find the best family-friendly entertainment on and off the slopes.
Don't miss the 9th Annual Chill-a-Bration, a family-friendly winter food festival slated for February 27 featuring a massive chili contest, and special winter sampling menus at over 20 businesses in Cortland. The festival will run from noon to 4 pm, and a Chill-a-Bration tasting map will be available at several Historic Downtown Cortland businesses, including the Cortland Beer Company.
Check out www.SkiCortlandNY.com for the latest events and winter festivities, and for additional travel information and suggestions on lodging options and what to do.
About Ski Cortland:
Greek Peak Mountain Resort, located six miles from downtown Cortland, is Central New York's largest ski resort, offering 33 trails for all levels of skiers and riders, affordable lessons and rentals, as well as off-hill activities including Nordic skiing and fat bike rentals for snow biking. Hope Lake Lodge at Greek Peak Mountain Resort, one of USA Today's "10 Best Hotels for Water Fun in the Winter," features upscale accommodations, and boasts several on-site restaurants, an après ski lounge, a full-service spa, and the Cascades Indoor Waterpark & Arcade, spanning 41,000 square feet.
Historic Downtown Cortland offers an ideal après ski experience or home base during a ski and stay retreat in Central New York. Enjoy street festivals, performances at the Cortland Repertory Theatre, and live music and dancing in the arts district. Savor diverse dining options that run the gamut from family-friendly diners to elegant restaurants. Boutiques and stores offer unique gifts emphasizing regionally sourced and locally produced goods like the Cortland Beer Company, Finger Lakes Tasting Room, and the Local Food Market.
Visit www.SkiCortlandNY.com for more information and to start planning a getaway today.