Top 6 Winter Activities

With or without glistening snow, Pennsylvania is a winter wonderland with activities for everyone. From high-adrenaline thrills to relaxing ice boating, there are endless ways to enjoy the winter season throughout the Keystone State.

Know before you go: We recommend contacting your destination before your visit for their latest rules and regulations. Find up-to-date COVID-19 traveler resources on


Montage Mountain Resorts | Scranton

Snow is plentiful at Montage Mountain Resorts, thanks to 200 snow guns! Adventure seekers must try airboarding, the newest snow sport in Pennsylvania — only available at Montage Mountain.


Valley Forge National Historical Park | King of Prussia

The historic hills of Valley Forge National Historical Park might be remembered for the challenges they provided the Continental Army, but they become a competitive hot spot when the grounds turn white. Bring your sled and head to the many hills for a fun day of sledding!


Nemacolin | Farmington

You don’t have to go to Alaska to witness dogs pulling a sled through the snow! Dogsledding at Nemacolin in the Laurel Highlands allows you to experience dogsledding with your very own set of dogs and a tour of the dog yard that houses 24 Alaskan huskies.


Elk Country Visitors Center | Benezette

View the largest free-roaming elk herd in the northeast in a unique way during winter by taking a horse-drawn sleigh ride at the Elk Country Visitors Center.


Moraine State Park | Butler County

Lake Arthur becomes a winter scene as it freezes at Moraine State Park. Once the temperatures drops, avid boaters can be found ice boating while they enjoy a tranquil day on the lake with the winter wonderland as their backdrop.


Allegheny National Forest | McKean

Experience the thrill and beauty of snow-covered trails in Pennsylvania’s only national forest, the Allegheny National Forest. Adventurers can rent a snowmobile and accessories from Myers Motorsports to race through 365 miles of groomed trails with interconnecting loops.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on even more great ideas and places to visit around our state. Don’t forget to never miss an update and sign up for our monthly Happy Thoughts e-newsletter.

share this article

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use our website, we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies (and milk!) from Learn more about cookie data in our Privacy Policy