Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tubing, biking, hiking, fishing, and more at Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie, Pennsylvania. It’s open year-round and offers onsite dining and lodging, making a mountain resort getaway easy for families. Daycare is offered December through March for children ages 6 months to 6 years, and costs $8 per child, per hour on weekdays, and $10 per child, per hour on weekends and holidays.
The Bear Creek Mountain Resort Hotel offers guests slope-side accommodations, with microwaves, mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and more. The hotel has an outdoor pool that is open seasonally and an indoor pool that is open year-round. Guests can enjoy a plethora of hotel activities, like tennis, biking, hiking, games and more, and vacation packages are offered.
The resort has four onsite dining options. The Grille offers dinner on weekdays, and lunch and dinner on weekends, with a children’s menu for both. Trail’s End Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, with handcrafted pizzas and a kids’ menu on offer. The Mountain Eatery offers breakfast, lunch and dinner items during ski season only, with sandwiches, salads, pizza, soup, and more lining the menu. Bear BItes is open for breakfast and snacks during ski season only, with specialties like ice cream and waffles on the menu.
Half-day lift tickets start from $35 for adults, seniors and children, and kids ages 5 and under are free.
Bear Creek Mountain Resort is about 80 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport and about 90 minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport. Both offer rental car services, which you will need to get to the resort. The Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown is just minutes from Bear Creek, though it services less airlines.