1. SKI AT WINDHAM MOUNTAIN
Whether you’re a seasoned skier looking to shred fresh powder, or a newbie interested in learning the basics, you’re sure to love a day on Windham Mountain.
Located at the base of the Catskills Mountains, Windham Mountain offers an abundance of groomed beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain, plus several terrain parks for freestyle skiing and a snow tubing area. Bringing in over 44 inches of annual snowfall per year, you won’t beat the abundance of fresh powder and overall vibe that this mountain is known for!
Insider Tip: Guests of Wylder Hotel get guaranteed access to purchase ski lift passes, even on days they’re sold out.
2. SNOWSHOE THE WINDHAM PATH
Are you an avid outdoor adventurer looking to enjoy year-round hiking?
If you answered yes, then snowshoeing may be your jam! Slip on some toasty insulated clothes and head to the Windham Path for excellent views of snowy forests, white-topped Catskills Mountains, and rustic bridges crossing the Batavia Kill River.
Covering nearly 2.5 miles of flat terrain, you’ll enjoy this peaceful and scenic experience, plus get a great workout!
Insider Tip: Stop in one of the white-covered meadows to make snow angels or snap a holiday card photo!
3. WARM UP IN A WOOD-FIRED SAUNA
After a day of skiing, snowshoeing, or sledding, nothing beats the soothing, cozy air of a wood-fired sauna.
Nestled on the grounds of Wylder Hotel, you’ll find small rustic rooms perfect for restoring tired muscles, alleviating stress, and prepping you for a peaceful night of sleep. Once you’ve warmed up enough, we recommend slipping into the nearby heated pool and alternating for some heat and cold therapy. Trust us, you’re going to feel amazing!
Insider Tip: Wood-fired saunas are complimentary to all Wylder Hotel guests- explore stays to get access.
4. COZY DINNER & DRINKS AT BABBLER’S RESTAURANT
After an invigorating day exploring the mountains, cruise by Babbler’s Restaurant, Bar & Bakery for delicious homestyle cooking, fresh desserts, festive cocktails, and more.
Located at Wylder Hotel, you’ll find an ever-changing menu of seasonally-based dishes ranging from savory chicken and biscuits to six-cheese macaroni, braised pulled pork sandwiches, and more, plus an indulgent menu of pecan and pumpkin pies.
Insider Tip: Don’t forget about drinks! Babbler’s serves up festive cocktails around the holidays to get you in the spirit.