Average Inches of Snowfall? 30
Number of Slopes? 9
Skiable Acres? 42
$169 individual child (12 & under)
Opening Day Date? December 23
Number of lifts? 2
Longest run? 1/2 mile
Base/summit elevation? 2,500 ft/ 3,200 ft
Driving Distance to Nearest Major City/Cities?
- Washington, D.C. – 3.5 hours
- Richmond, Va. – 2.5 hours
- Charlottesville, Va. – 2 hours
- Roanoke, Va. – 1 hour
- Lexington, Ky. – 6 hrs
- Charlotte, N.C. – 4.5 hrs
- Winston Salem, N.C – 3.5 hrs
- Atlanta, Ga. – 8 hrs
- Chattanooga, Tenn. – 5 hrs
What are the best après ski activities at the resort and in the area?
After a day on the slopes, visit the resort’s new Virginia Wine Experience where you can enjoy a specially curated flight of Virginia wines or purchase a bottle to take home. Kober’s at the Mountain Lodge offers barbecue favorites and Virginia craft beers. Jefferson’s Taproom features soups, salads, burgers and entrees such as shrimp scampi and Allegheny trout as well as ten regional brews on tap Or, make reservations for dinner in Jefferson’s where the menu features favorites such as Highland County rack of lamb, pan-seared duck breast and sea scallops and tiger shrimp. On Friday and Saturday nights, relax by the fireplaces in the Great Hall with a high-end bourbon, Scotch, gin, or wine from the Lobby Bar.
What activities are available beyond the slopes?
The Omni Homestead offers a host of activities, including carriage rides, trap, skeet, sporting clays, ice skating, archery, and The Homestead S’mores Express. Unwind and rejuvenate at The Spa at The Omni Homestead with a massage, facial, manicure, pedicure, or body treatment. The adults-only Serenity Garden, adjacent to the Spa, features the Octagon Pool which is fed by two natural hot springs.
What do you offer beginners who want to learn to ski?
The Omni Homestead offers a comfortable, relaxed, and uncrowded area ideal for beginners. Home to the Sepp Kober Ski School, The Omni Homestead maintains an experienced team of ski and snowboard instructors who offer private lessons for all levels.
How many beginner, intermediate, and advanced trails are there?
3 beginner, 5 intermediate, 1 advanced
What are the best runs and why?
Our best run is Upper Main, which offers a spectacular view of the valley. Plus, it is just steep enough to provide a bit of confidence building for our novice skiers and riders.
Do you offer any family-friendly activities?
The Homestead offers a variety of family-friendly activities including indoor and outdoor pools, ice skating, archery, carriage rides, and historic tours. One of the most popular family pastimes is making s’mores on the lawn. Families also enjoy challenging each other in DownTime, our family game area which features mini bowling, air hockey, arcade games, and more.
Are there activities available in the off-season?
In the warmer months, The Omni Homestead offers falconry, horseback riding, golf, hiking, carriage rides, zip lining, archery, mountain biking, tomahawk throwing, and other activities.
Where is the best place to stay in the area?
The iconic Omni Homestead Resort offers unparalleled charm and genuine hospitality. Located in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia, the resort features a wide array of outdoor activities along with award-winning golf and a luxurious Spa.