100 hot and cold winter getaways [Pictures]
By now we're all three layers deep into our down-filled parkas and up to our ankles in slushy, cold white stuff. Perhaps a winter getaway is not in order. Maybe a beach vacation? But whether you like it hot or cold, here are 100 destinations sure to hit the spot.
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Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Pennsylvania( Bear Creek Mountain Resort Photo / December 28, 2011 )
Distance from Baltimore: 143 miles, about a two-hour drive
Why it's cool: A 9,000-square-foot outdoor rock garden. The resort also offers 21 trails for skiing and snowboarding, six lifts and three progressive terrain parks, all spread over 330 acres. Indoor and outdoor hot tubs and pools are open year-round.
Don't miss: The snow-tubing park - it's billed as the region's longest.
Information: Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center, 101 Doe Mountain Lane, Macungie, Pa., skibearcreek.com, 866-754-2822