VA is for Tubers! 11 of the Best Snow Tubing Spots in Northern Virginia
What's better than spending a winter day outdoors, enjoying the snow? How about spending it tubing down a hill at top speed?
Using an inflated tube to careen down a frozen, icy road is an amazing winter activity. It should come as no surprise that.0 it is also very popular, especially given that it is less expensive than skiing, suitable for people of almost any age or ability level, and doesn't call for a lot of expensive equipment. Go snow tubing in these locations if you want some cheap thrills this winter. Wheeeee!
If that sounds like your idea of fun, then you'll want to check out our list of the 11 best snow tubing spots in Northern Virginia. From family-friendly hills to challenging courses, we've got something for everyone. So grab your friends and head to one of these great locations!
1. Snowshoe Mountain
You can use a tow rope to get back to the top of the six-story, eight-lane hill known as the Coca-Cola Tube Park. With LED lights, music, and an observation deck with heaters, fire pits, and comfy sitting, they also provide "Galactic Tubing" at night. Online reservations are required for two-hour sessions. The park is open every day; for hours, see the website. Snowshoe, West Virginia, 10 Snowshoe Drive
2. Snowflex at Liberty Mountain Resort
For a truly unique experience, try out this snow tubing center. It's the only one in the area that uses Snowflex technology – an artificial surface designed for winter sports like skiing and snowboarding.
This is an excellent spot for those looking for a little extra challenge. Snowflex is a tubing hill composed of three different lanes, each one offering different levels of difficulty.
3. Massanutten Resort
The well-known Virginia resort, located two hours west of Northern Virginia, provides 90-minute sessions at its tubing park which includes two moving walkway-style conveyor lifts to return you to the top and 16 lanes that are 900 feet long with a 120-foot vertical drop. Visitors are advised to bring glow sticks to enhance the atmosphere as the park shines with neon lights at night and plays upbeat music for its Northern Lights Tubing. Participants must be 36 inches or taller to participate. Massanutten, 4620 Massanutten Drive
This resort offers family-friendly tubing hills that are perfect for parents and children alike. They also offer private lessons if you're looking to take your snow tubing skills up a notch!
4. Bryce Resort
On its three 800-foot tubing courses, the Virginia resort is selling a maximum of 40 tickets per half-hour for 90-minute sessions. Children must be 36 inches tall and at least 4 years old. Ice skating is an optional $10 per person add-on. Virginia's Basye, 1982 Fairway Dr.
Located in Basye, this resort offers a variety of gentle hills that are perfect for tubing beginners. They also offer a few more advanced runs if you're feeling daring!
5. Wintergreen Resort
This is one of the most popular snow tubing spots in the area and it's easy to see why. With a variety of fun, thrilling runs and special events throughout the season, there's something for everyone here.
With 10 floors high and a length longer than three football fields, The Plunge is Virginia's largest tubing facility, where riders can reach top speeds of 30 mph. This results in a rapid sell-out of tickets for the 75-minute sessions. Currently, tickets can only be purchased online; they go on sale for the next Thursday through Sunday every Monday at noon. Except for holidays, they are closed from Monday through Wednesday. The minimum height limit for tubing here is 42 inches, and tubing is advised for people 6 years of age and older. There can only be one person per tube, but depending on the circumstances, tubes may be connected. 664th Street, Wintergreen.
6. Whitetail Ski Resort
Online lessons lasting two hours are offered for the 16 tubing lanes. The major runs require a minimum age requirement of 5 years old for all riders; a separate kiddie tubing run is offered for kids between the ages of 2 and 4. On every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the tubing park is open. Pennsylvania, 13805 Blairs Valley Road, Mercersberg.
This resort offers some of the steepest hills in the area, making it an excellent choice for those looking for a challenge. They also have plenty of gentle slopes to ensure that even the youngest tubers can have a great time.
7. Ski Roundtop
Ages 5 and older can use the park, which has up to 10 800-foot-long big tubing lanes, and it is served by a covered magic carpet lift. The Pennsylvania resort also features a separate kiddie tubing section for children under the age of four that is accessible by foot and not by lift. The tube park is open from Wednesday through Sunday and on holidays. Pennsylvania, Lewisberry, 925 Roundtop Road
With over 20 different tubing lanes, this is one of the best places to go if you're looking for lots of options. From gentle slopes to steep hills, there's something here for everyone!
8. Heritage Hills Golf Resort
With numerous lanes accessible with a day pass, night pass, or season pass, as well as reduced passes for parties of 20 or more, the golf resort near York, Pennsylvania offers snow tubing through AvalancheXpress. A waiver must be filled out online and passes must be reserved in advance. York, Pennsylvania, 2700 Mount Rose Avenue.
This is another great spot for those looking to take their tubing skills up a notch. With over 10 lanes, you can choose from a variety of terrain types and levels of difficulty.
9. Artesian Snow Tubing
If you're looking for a unique experience, then this spot is worth checking out. Located in Manassas, they offer a variety of fun activities like ice skating and snow tubing. Plus, they also have a snack bar to keep you fueled up!
10. Wisp Resort
At this Maryland resort, there are 12 750-foot-long tube shoots and two "Conveyor Carpets" to transport you back to the excitement. Children must be at least 4 years old and 42 inches tall to participate in the two-hour sessions, and reservations must be made online. The Mountain Coaster ride can be added for $24 for a single passenger. Maryland's McHenry, 296 Marsh Hill Rd.
11. The Omni Homestead Resort
The Penguin Slides Tubing Park at the historic resort has well-maintained lanes and a conveyor to return visitors to the top. You must be five years old and at least 42 inches tall to ride, and sessions last for one hour each. Reservations are required. Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, 7969.
So whether you're a beginner or an expert, there's something here for everyone. So grab your friends and head out to one of these great snow tubing spots in Northern Virginia. You won't regret it!
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