Stay & Ski travel packages include vouchers for skiing, boarding or tubing and lodging at one of 12 participating hotels

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (Wednesday December 1, 2010) – Located at the base of two challenging mountains, Lehigh Valley, Pa. is the perfect central location for a skiing adventure. Discover Lehigh Valley, the area’s designated tourist promotion agency, has made planning a ski trip to Lehigh Valley hassle-free with Stay & Ski travel packages that include vouchers for skiing, boarding or tubing combined with lodging at one of 12 participating hotels.

Stay & Ski travel packages include winter sport adventures at two area mountains: Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie and Blue Mountain Ski Area in Palmerton. Booking a Stay & Ski travel package is a simple three-step process; just pick a mountain, select a hotel and book the trip. Reservations for Stay & Ski travel packages can only be made by phone and discounted rates are valid from December 1, 2010 – March 31, 2011. Here is some information on both locations:

Bear Creek Mountain Resort

Bear Creek is a family-friendly resort featuring skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. Stay & Ski packages start at $89 per person at the resort’s slopeside hotel featuring indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.

Open for Winter Season: December 2010 (exact date dependent on weather). Visit http://www.bcmountainresort.com/ for updates.

New this year: A variety of custom-built features in the terrain parks.


  • Spacious lodge
  • Mountainside hotel with slopeside views
  • Three dining facilities
  • Resort spa
  • Banquet and meeting facilities

Blue Mountain Ski Area

Ski or ride the highest vertical (1,082 feet) and most trails (37) in Pennsylvania. Ride the region’s only high-speed detachable six-passenger lift. The mountain includes five awesome terrain parks and 21 snowtube slides.

Open for Winter Season: December 2010 (exact date dependent on weather). Visit http://www.skibluemt.com/ for updates.

New this year: Blue Baumer and Sleepy Hollow glades and Pioneer Pass children’s learning trail.


  • Highest vertical in PA (1,082 ft)
  • Hi-speed detachable quad
  • Hi-speed detachable six-seater
  • 37 trails
  • 21 snow slides for snowtubing

Twelve participating lodging participants are offering savings to those taking advantage of this promotion. Travelers can plan their custom Stay & Ski travel package online at www.LehighValleySki.com.

About Discover Lehigh Valley

Discover Lehigh Valley is the designated tourist promotion agency of Lehigh and Northampton counties. Its mission is to promote and develop Lehigh Valley as a leisure and business travel destination. Created in 1984, Discover Lehigh Valley assists in promoting regional tourism, an industry that generates $1.2 billion in annual revenue and accounts for more than 26,000 jobs in Lehigh Valley. For more information on Discover Lehigh Valley and its activities or to request a Lehigh Valley Map & Guide, call (800) 747-0561, or visit the official tourism website of Lehigh Valley at http://www.discoverlehighvalley.com/.