5 Reasons You Won’t Want to Miss Visiting Canaan Resort This Winter!


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The “New” Canaan Valley Resort, located in north central West Virginia, is now open and inviting snow lovers in for an unforgettable winter season! Their Holiday Lineup of events are sure to keep you and your loved ones busy all season long, as well as their regular season activities and amenities that fit any visitor’s agenda.

Their unmatched hospitality and beautiful scenery in the mountains of scenic West Virginia are perfect for the romantic getaway you’ve been waiting to take. Their family-friendly atmosphere also make this resort a one of a kind destination for anyone looking for everything! Don’t beleive us? Read on to see why you won’t want to miss your chance taking a trip to Canaan this year!

1. Canaan isn’t just for Skiers and Snowboarders!

Their location sets them apart and their renowned reputation for its average annual snowfall of more than 180 inches is hard to beat! Their activities list is perfect for the entire family, including a family-friendly ski hill, cross country skiing trails, snowshoeing, the longest tubing park in the Mid-Atlantic region and a beautiful covered outdoor ice skating rink.

2. Christmas is more fun at Canaan- with events, games, theatrical performances, and more!

The Canaan Christmas Celebration will feature holiday buffets in the Hickory Dining Room on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Mrs. Claus will read “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” more commonly known as “The Night Before Christmas” on Christmas Eve, and Santa Claus himself will make an appearance before heading to work. Activities on Dec. 26 will include crafts, bingo, a snowmaking contest and a scavenger hunt. Entertainment will be available at Laurel Lounge in the main lodge 9 p.m.–midnight Dec. 27-30.

3. Their New Years Bash will be sure to start your 2016 year off with a BANG!

After a buffet in the Hickory Room served from 6 p.m. until midnight, guests can enjoy the Canaan New Year’s Bash from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Hosted by Grey Goose vodka, the party will feature live music by Bryan Elijah Smith & The Wild Hearts, dancing, party favors, door prizes and a toast at midnight. Tickets are $50 per couple and are available in advance by calling 304-866-4121, extension 2655. Children ages six through 12 may spend the evening entertained at the resort’s “Kidz Korner,” which will be available 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. The rate is $20 per child, and reservations are available by calling 304-866-4121, ext. 2678.

4. It’s location is a convenient hop, skip, and jump away from other popular attractions.

Canaan Valley Resort is located in north central West Virginia approximately three hours from Pittsburgh, 2½ hours from Washington, D.C. and 2¾ hours from Charleston, W.Va. No matter where your vacation may take you, Cannan is the perfect place to start or end!

5. The Canaan Resort was recently renovated and now has more affordable, luxurious room for guests like you!

The resort recently completed a massive two-year, $34 million renovation and new construction project that included construction of two wings featuring 160 guest rooms as well as renovation of public areas including the main lodge, gift shop and grab-and-go-café. All rooms feature oversized bathrooms, flat-screen televisions and in-room refrigerators. Perfect for when you are taking your break from the slopes, or simply enjoying a cup of hot cocoa and watching the snow fall!

To check out more about Canaan Valley Resort and book your stay, hustle over to!

Canaan Valley Resort in Canaan Valley Resort State Park is a four-season destination resort. For more information visit their website or call 1-800-622-4121

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