Stay & Ski travel packages include vouchers for skiing, boarding or tubing and lodging at one of 11 participating hotels

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (Thursday December 20, 2012) – Nestled between the bases of two challenging mountains, Lehigh Valley, Pa. is a ski-lover’s haven. Discover Lehigh Valley, the area’s designated destination marketing organization, 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 11 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 12, 2012 – March 13, 2013. Here is some information on both locations:

Bear Creek Mountain Resort

101 Doe Mountain Ln.

Macungie, PA 18062

610-682-7100, 866-754-2822

Bear Creek is a family-friendly resort featuring skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. Stay & Ski packages start at just $95 per person at the resort’s slopeside hotel.

New this year: Expanded teaching area. Increased snowmaking efficiency and a new outdoor Rock garden dining room.

Features of facility: Spacious lodge, mountainside hotel with slopeside views, three dining facilities, resort spa, banquet and meeting facilities.


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


Blue Mountain Ski Area

1660 Blue Mountain Dr.

Palmerton, PA 18071

610-826-7700, 877-754-2583

Ski or ride Pa’s highest vertical of 1,082 feet. With 13 lifts and five terrain parks, 21 tubing lanes and three lodges to meet all your needs.

New this year: Remodeled Summit Lodge upstairs Vista, added Magic Carpet Lift to ski school and revamping beginner lesson options.

Features of facility: Highest vertical in Pa. at 1,082 feet, 39 trails for all abilities, 13 lifts – including the area’s only detachable high-speed six pack, three lodges with many amenities – restrooms, bars and “eateries,” huge snowtubing park with 21 lanes.


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

Eleven participating lodging properties are offering savings to those taking advantage of this promotion. Travelers can plan their custom Stay & Ski travel package online at


About Discover Lehigh Valley

Discover Lehigh Valley is the designated destination marketing organization (DMO) 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 $1.5 billion in annual revenue and accounts for more than 22,000 jobs in Lehigh Valley. For more information on Discover Lehigh Valley and its activities or to request a Lehigh Valley Official Visitors Guide, call (800) 747-0561, or visit the official tourism website of Lehigh Valley at