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“great family fun”
Review of Homestead Ski Area

Reviewed October 11, 2013

Has a lot to offer for the whole family, especially if you have young ones. We've always enjoyed the lodge as well. Nice view of the ski area from the lodge and perfect for viewing with a hot cocoa on hand. Staff are awesome!

1  Thank TeamCrowder
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

We visited the Homestead ski area while staying at The Homestead. It was my four year old son's first time skiing and this was the perfect place for him to learn. Not a place for advanced skiers, but if you are a beginner or just want to ski for a few hours while staying at The Homestead, it is a nice activity option. Basically, it is one long slope, the top of the mountain being the black diamond, the middle being intermediate and then a nice size beginners area at the bottom. There is an outdoor seating area with a fireplace at the bottom of the slope where you can sit by the fire and watch the skiers coming down the slope. They were about to close for the season while we were there, so the only food options in the cafe were a few cold sandwiches/ salads and a couple soups. They were ok. Typical ski resort fare. Below the cafe/restroom area there is a ski rental shop as well as lockers for rent . Although there is shuttle service from the hotel, we drove because we brought our skis with us. It took less than five minutes by car.

2  Thank mtandhpd
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

The skiing is the important thing here. Always a good spot to grab a hot chocolate -- or a beer. The food is expensive for what it is, but then again, it is a resort.

Thank Leighann B
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

We took our child for his first ski trip. The instructors and the slopes were perfect for this. The slope is a short bus ride from the hotel.

1  Thank William H
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

The ski area is really a nice setup for a small, Eastern ski resort. It is a nice activity to enjoy as part of a larger stay at the Homestead. The rental equipment is top-notch, and the food (as everywhere at the Homestead) is great. This is not an area for the Double-Black Diamond skier. It is fun, and it is great for kids and a few hours of fun. The destination is the resort - and an afternoon or morning of skiing can really complete a terriffic stay.

Thank rpdc
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