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Ski resorts lure sweethearts to the slopes with Valentine's Day deals

Natasha Lindstrom
| Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
This man's intentions are clear as he waits hopefully under the ski lift at Seven Springs Mountain Resort for an answer from his beloved, gliding by overhead.
Seven Springs Mountain Resort
This man's intentions are clear as he waits hopefully under the ski lift at Seven Springs Mountain Resort for an answer from his beloved, gliding by overhead.

From $14 lift tickets to buy-one-get-one-free deals aplenty, Pennsylvania's ski resorts are hoping to lure couples to spend Valentine's Day on the slopes with a slew of sweetheart deals next week.

Skiers and snowboarders can choose from several cheap lift ticket and rental options, and non winter-sport enthusiasts can opt for a romantic four-course dinner or slopeside buffet.

Sweetheart ski deals

Here's a look at some of the best discounts and special packages available on Feb. 14:

Blue Knob Resort in Claysburg: Buy one full-price day or twilight session lift ticket in person, get the second one at half-price at the resort near Altoona. Does not apply to online purchases.

Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton: $14 four-hour lift ticket special at the Poconos resort.

Jack Frost/Big Boulder Resorts in the Poconos: Buy up to two lift tickets online for $20. Must be purchased online in advance and valid only for Feb. 14.

Shawnee Mountain in East Stroudsburg in the Poconos: Buy one, get one free day or night lift tickets, rentals, beginner's packages, two-hours snow tubing passes and lunch entrees at Hickory Licks restaurant. Must present coupon available at

Tussey Mountain in Boalsburg: Buy one, get one free all-day lift ticket (noon to 10 p.m.) or snow tube pass (4 to 10 p.m.) at the slopes near State College.

Whitetail Mountain Resort in Mercersburg: Valentine's Day “Find the Heart” puzzle contest. Spend the day on the slopes searching for the missing piece of a heart puzzle and win two eight-hour lift ticket vouchers and a special gift.

Valentine's Day dinners

Blue Knob Resort: Valentine's Day four-course dinner plus dessert and champagne toast, 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Conference Center. $80 per couple. 814-239-1035

Hidden Valley Resort in Hidden Valley: Valentine's Day-themed dinner in the Clock Tower Restaurant, 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 10. $40 per person, includes salad, soup, entree and dessert. 814-443-8000

Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin Woodland Resort in Farmington: Four-course dinner at 6 p.m. Valentine's Day at Lautrec. Sparkling wine will be served with each course. $200 per person. 866-344-6957

Seven Springs Resort in Seven Springs: Valentine's Day slopeside dinner buffet from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 13-15. $29.95 for adults, $14.95 for children ages 5 to 12.

Romantic getaway

Liberty Mountain in Carroll Valley: Valentine's Day getaway package available Feb. 13-15 at the resort near Gettysburg. The deal includes: overnight stay in a king room for two, a 60-minute couples massage or a $150 resort gift card and two all-mountain packages — which comes with lift tickets, equipment rental, a lesson at any ability or a two-hour snow tubing and unlimited ice-skating for two. Also includes strawberries and champagne and a breakfast buffet. $330 per couple.

Natasha Lindstrom is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 412-380-8514, or via Twitter @NewsNatasha.

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