6 Places To Ski & Snowboard Within One Hour Of Milwaukee

Updated: Jan 12



As long as your child is stable on their legs, they can begin to learn to ski! (Snowboarding typically starts later around 6 or 7.) Make the most of the snow and cold at these nearby ski and snowboard venues:

Alpine Valley Resort

W2501 County Road D, Elkhorn, WI 53121

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Located in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, Alpine Valley offers skiing and snowboarding with one of the largest beginner areas in the Midwest! New for the 2020/21 season, they've added a new trail called Snowdrift, that is 1,400 feet in length. It's a scenic run great for the entire family.

Little Switzerland

105 Cedar Creek Rd., Slinger, WI 53086

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Founded in 1941, Little Switz is one of the oldest ski hills in Wisconsin! Offering mixed terrain for all abilities, you can be sure to find yourself having a blast all winter long. Little Switz offers 18 trails, 3 terrain parks, and 100% snowmaking on the entire hill!


Sunburst Winter Sports Park

8355 Prospect Dr., Kewaskum, WI 53040

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You'll find two terrain parks and the World’s Largest Tubing Park!


The Mountaintop at Grand Geneva

7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

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Mountain Top at Grand Geneva is a favorite Wisconsin ski resort featuring 18 downhill slopes and 10 kilometers of scenic cross-country ski trails, plus full snowmaking capabilities. Mountain Top offers night ski and snowboarding all week long.

The Rock Snowpark

7900B W Crystal Ridge Rd., Franklin, WI

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Located just 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Rock Snow Park is the closes winter fun destination. They offer skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing.



Wilmot Mountain

11931 Fox River Rd., Wilmot, WI 53192

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To help keep you safe no matter which day you visit, Wilmot Mountain has re-imagined the resort experience this year. Reservations are required for skiing, snowboarding, lessons, and tubing.

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