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10 winter resorts near NoVA offering snow tubing

Take advantage of the cold months by visiting resorts—all in drivable distance from NoVA—that offer snow tubing activities for all ages.

Snowshoe Mountain

The Coca-Cola Tube Park at Snowshoe consists of a six-story, eight-lane hill that offers two-hour sessions. Have all the fun of sliding down the snow, without the trouble of having to walk back to the top. // Snowshoe: 10 Snowshoe Drive, Snowshoe, West Virginia: $5-$65

Liberty Mountain Resort

Built for all ages to enjoy (5 years old and up), snow tubing at Boulder Ridge at Liberty Mountain Resort includes 15 lanes and a moving, carpeted conveyor belt that takes you and your tube back to the top. Boulder Ridge also has a lodge, where you can warm up and enjoy its three party rooms, snack bar, arcade and wrap-around deck. // Liberty Mountain Resort: 78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania; $9-$33

Whitetail Resort

Ride solo or link up with your friends as you race down Whitetail’s 16 tubing lanes. Tickets are sold in one- or two-hour sessions. All riders must be at least 5 years old for the main lanes, but Whitetail also offers a kiddie tubing run for children ages 2-4. // Whitetail Resort: 13805 Blairs Valley Road, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania; $8-$31

Roundtop Mountain Resort

Featuring up to 14 large tubing lanes for ages 5 and older, snow tube runs at Roundtop are 800 feet long, and have a vertical drop of 80 feet. There is also kiddie tubing, a special area for children 4 and under. The main tubing area includes a lift, but the kiddie area does not, meaning parents and kids either walk back up together, or parents pull their child back up in the tube. // Roundtop Mountain Resort: 925 Roundtop Road, Lewisberry, Pennsylvania; $8-$33

Massanutten Resort

With 16 lanes that are 900 feet in length and offer a drop of 120 vertical feet, Massanutten Resort offers two conveyor lifts to allow more people to enjoy snow tubing with less waiting time on its busiest days. The resort is also offering Northern Lights Tubing this year, a new experience at the resort. Every night, the tubing hill becomes aglow with neon lights and music. // Massanutten Resort: 4620 Massanutten Drive, Massanutten; $25-$30

Wintergreen Resort

The largest tubing park in the state of Virginia, The Plunge at Wintergreen Resort is 10 stories high and longer than three football fields. Riders can gain up to 30 miles per hour of speed going down the lanes. Tubing at Wintergreen is recommended for ages 6 and up, and riders must be at least 42 inches tall to ride. For children that don’t meet the height requirement, tubing is available at Ridgely’s Fun Park. //Wintergreen Resort: Route 664, Wintergreen, Virginia; $19-$29

Wisp Resort

With 12 tube shoots each 750 feet long, Wisp Resort’s snow tubing offers two conveyor carpets, designated helpers and its own snow-making and grooming machines to keep the lanes pristine. In order for children to participate, they must be at least 4 years old and 42 inches tall. // Wisp Resort: 296 Marsh Hill Road, McHenry; $9-$34

The Omni Homestead Resort

Featuring a new tubing area conveyor called the Penguin Express, snow tubing at The Omni Homestead Resort offers one-hour sessions on well-groomed lanes. The resort is a little further away from other winter resort options close to NoVA, but other offerings there make it a great weekend trip for the whole family. // 7969 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, Virginia; $15-$19

Heritage Hills Golf Resort

AvalancheXpress Snow Tubing at Heritage Hills includes 10 lanes, fire pits, a pub and restaurant and packages that include snow tubing and ice skating. // Heritage Hills Golf Resort: 2700 Mount Rose Ave., York, Pennsylvania; $10-$35+

Bryce Resort

Snow tubing sessions at Bryce Resort last for one hour and 45 minutes each, and feature 800-foot tubing lanes, with three lanes in total. Every session is limited to 120 participants, making the experience a little bit less crowded than at other resorts. // Bryce Resort: 1982 Fairway Drive, Basye, Virginia; $20-$27

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