If the idea of spending hours in the car and missing that fresh morning powder fills you with dread, then this popular Jersey mountain’s location, just 47 miles from Manhattan, should make your snow bunny heart leap for joy. Book weekend trips through Sourced Adventures for $89 and up (no NYC Snow bus trips scheduled). Can also take the seasonal NJ Transit bus route. 200 Rte 94, Vernon, NJ (973-827-2000)
No car? No problem. Many of the best ski resorts for a weekend getaway are accessible through budget-friendly bus and train travel packages. Grab a hot toddy, snuggle up by a fireplace and start planning your best winter getaway ever.
Here’s how to escape the frigid city for an outdoor adventure, no driving required.
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