Hit the Slopes: Ski Resorts in the East Coast Mountains

Ski Resorts in the Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains

SPM Resorts, Inc. features properties in various locations along the East Coast and abroad, including some of the best ski and winter sports destinations in the Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains. Each year, people make their way from all over to the country to enjoy the slopes and the blankets of snow that cover these eastern mountain ranges. Skiers in search of a perfect winter getaway destination need to look no further than SPM Resorts’ accommodating locations.


1009 Sugar Mountain, Dr. Sugar Mountain, NC 28604 | www.skisugar.com/

The Sugar Mountain Ski Resort in North Carolina offers everything a winter enthusiast could hope for: skiing, snowboarding, tubing, sledding, ice skating, in addition to equipment rentals, instructional lessons, childcare, scenic lift rides, night sessions, snowshoe guided tours, a sports shop and onsite dining. The resort also provides a packed calendar of events featuring special guests, live music, refreshments and much more!

Where to Stay: The Highlands at Sugar

Avid skiers and snowboarders who stay at The Highlands at Sugar Resort, an SPM property located in Banner Elk, NC, will find The Highlands to be comfortable, accommodating and in the perfect location. Sitting within five minutes of the ski attraction, visitors are able to easily make a day trip to the slopes, or purchase a seasonal package and return for more each year! The Highlands at Sugar is happy to accommodate!


127 Cherokee Trail, Sapphire, NC 28774 | www.skisapphirevalley.com

Offering onsite equipment rentals, skiing, snowboarding, tubing, lessons and much more, the Sapphire Valley Ski Resort is fun for the whole family. In addition to taking on the slopes, guests will have an opportunity to visit the resort’s Frozen Falls Tube Park, which gives riders a 500-foot icy rush with a 60-foot vertical drop!

Where to Stay: Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley

Foxhunt Townhomes is please to accommodate your stay only minutes away from the Sapphire Valley Ski Resort. If you are planning a visit to the beautiful Western North Carolina for skiing in the winter wonderland, let SPM Resorts provide your home away from home.


1080 Ski Lodge Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751 | http://cataloochee.com

Also for skiers and snowboarders, Cataloochee Ski Area is in Western North Carolina high in the Great Smoky Mountains. Classes or private lessons are available for beginners to learn or for experienced skiers to expand on existing skills in both skiing or snowboarding. Rent the gear you need or forgot at the rental shop. Eighteen slopes are available ranging from easiest to more difficult to most difficult to freestyle. You are sure to find one you are comfortable with for your skill level. No skill is needed to enjoy an exhilarating ride down the hill at Tube World.

Where to Stay: Peppertree Maggie Valley

Within twenty minutes of the Cataloochee Ski Area is Peppertree Maggie Valley resort, managed by SPM Resorts. Centrally located, Peppertree is a great location to use as a home base for all local area attractions and nearby attractions including Asheville & Cherokee, North Carolina. At the end of the day relax by the fire in your unit and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate.


1001 Parkway #2, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 | www.obergatlinburg.com

The Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort is located in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and provides visitors with an experience they will not forget. Offering equipment rentals, instruction, and slopes ranging from easy to difficult, skiers, snowboarders and athletes of all levels will enjoy a day spent at Ober.

Where to Stay: Laurel Point Resort

Located less than two miles from Laurel Point Resort, the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort is a winter destination that is conveniently accessible to SPM guests. Enjoy a day skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating, or just enjoying the magnificent views from the lifts. And when the day is done, relax with a cup of hot chocolate in your cozy condo just minutes away at Laurel Point Resort.


1982 Fairway Drive, Basye, VA 22810 | www.bryceresort.com

Bryce Resort is a year-round activities park offering some of the best skiing and seasonal sports in the Shenandoah Valley. Providing eight unique trails for beginners and experienced skiers and snowboarders, Bryce Resort caters to all levels of athletes. For beginners, Bryce provides a top-rated ski and snowboard school for all ages, as well as private lessons with an instructor. More advanced students will enjoy taking on the more challenging slopes. Bryce Resort also offers sessions of snow tubing, as well as an array of summertime activities during warm-weather months.

Where to Stay: Chalet High or Stony Court

Located less than five minutes from Bryce, skiers will have the perfect opportunity to relax after a long day on the slopes at SPM’s Chalet High Resort. Nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, and featuring plenty of onsite amenities to make your stay comfortable, Chalet High allows guests to enjoy the convenience of close proximity and enjoy the slopes day after day!

Ski Resorts in the East Coast Mountains