OR, stay warm and relax at one of the cozy Albany bed and breakfasts, ski resorts or inns and enjoy a soothing winter getaway. Discover lodging specials in the area that will make your escape even more affordable. Prefer indoor fun during the colder months? Explore the many Albany attractions including historic museums, tours, theaters, and much more!
Albany has several mountain ranges and ski centers nearby, perfect for a day or an evening out skiing or snowboarding on the slopes
From as close as twenty minutes to as far as three hours, some of the best ski slopes in New York, Massachusetts and Vermont are within reach. Below is a sampling of downhill ski centers in the Capital / Saratoga Region, just a short drive from Albany NY.
Capital - Saratoga Region Downhill Ski Centers
Ski Areas Near Albany New York
Enjoy the magic of skiing in New York State! There are plenty of ski resorts near Albany! The Capital Region and surrounding areas offer both family-friendly and all-inclusive ski and snowboarding resorts. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will enjoy the powdery slopes in NY!
Minutes from anywhere in the Capitol Region,Maple Ski Ridge has been just outside of Schenectady for 50 years!Weekend Ski or Snowboard lesson programs,Private lessons and school vacation programs. Come for a day and learn to love winter again.
Enjoy premier winter activities close to home at Catamount Ski Center. Skiing and riding that's fun for the whole family. 1000' vertical, 33 trails & parks, 99% snow making and $29 lift tickets Monday - Friday, non holiday!
McCauley Mt. is BIG skiing in a small package. Challenge enough to spawn two Olympic skiers, yet friendly enough to be "New York's Best Family Mountain". Featuring easier trails from the summit, as well as steep bumps to feed skiers and snowboarders.
Beautiful Burden Lake Country Club in Averill Park offers family, individual, junior and senior memberships as well as daily rates. Club restaurant offers relaxation, great food, and can accommodate all of your entertainment needs!