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Winter's Great Escape

Four women during winter escape in horse drawn carriage in front of Grand Cascades Lodge near NYC.

Plan that winter escape you deserve and enjoy generous Resort credit and room night savings that get better the longer you stay. Credit may be used for your choice of 2 spas, delectable dining, an array of activities or shopping.  


  • Generous Resort credit: 
    • 3 Night Stay = $300 Resort credit per stay  + 25% off package 1 night rate
    • 2 Night Stay = $200 Resort credit per stay + 15% off package 1 night rate
    • 1 Night Stay = $100 Resort credit per stay
  • $40 Breakfast credit per night, per reservation
  • Full access to heated indoor & outdoor pool complexes, Minerals Sports Club facilities and more - View All Recreation & Package Amenities Included In Your Stay 

This package is not available at this time. 

Important Details For Your Stay


Enjoy as many additional offerings as your heart desires during your getaway! Please note that some activities vary by date and season. 


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Photo Opps with Baby Goats

Come out for a meet and greet with the baby goats! These adorable friends love to dress up and play with guests of all ages. Step into their pen for some unforgettably fun photos! 

Available: Saturdays 

This activity takes place at Minerals Hotel, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Family enjoying snow pool at Grand Cascades Lodge

Heated Indoor/Outdoor Snow Pools

Grand Cascades Lodge and Minerals Hotel both include amazing indoor pool complexes featuring hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms and aquariums. In addition, you can relax in our outdoor heated snow pool regardless of the outside weather! 

Available: Daily

Both Minerals Hotel and Grand Cascades Lodge have pool complexes. GCL Guests can enjoy pools at both hotels. Minerals Guests have access to Minerals Pool Complex as featured here. 

Main gym floor at Minerals Sports Club

Cardio & Weight Center

Our newly renovated, state-of-the-art weight and cardio center will leave you feeling inspired and ready to take on your fitness goals!

This activity takes place at Minerals Hotel, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Young child riding pony during winter.

Pony Rides

There's nothing more exciting for young children than to take a ride on a friendly pony. Our guides will lead the animals and allow kids to pet the gentle ponies. {Ideal for children under 100 lbs. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.}

This activity takes place at Grand Cascades Lodge, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Woman and man look through glass in wine cellar to admire wine collection.

Wine Cellar Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of our world-renowned Wine Cellar, winner of the Wine Spectator Grand Award since 2006. Be dazzled by this architectural marvel which houses 6,000 labels. 

Available: Wednesdays - Sundays
*Self-Guided Tours available daily

This activity takes place at Grand Cascades Lodge, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Spin class.

Spin Studio

This high energy indoor cycling session will increase cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength.

This activity takes place at Minerals Hotel, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Wooden sign that says scavenger hunt starts here.

Scavenger Hunt

Amuse yourself with our fun holiday-themed Scavenger Hunt. Track down fun and unique items located throughout the Resort. Directions located at the Front Desk of your hotel.

Available: Daily

Both hotels feature a scavenger hunt.

Movie screen in tropical Biosphere pool complex.

Dive In Movies

Come watch a family-favorite holiday movie! Entertaining films, old & new, will be presented at nightfall at both hotels. Appropriate for all ages.

Available at MH: Saturdays
Available at GCL: Fridays 

Both hotels feature dive in movies. GCL Guests have access to both hotels.Minerals guests have access to Minerals Pool Complex.

People roasting marshmallows.

Marshmallow Roasting

Adults & kids alike enjoy roasting marshmallows. Gather round our toasty fire pits for this communal experience. Marshmallows & sticks included.

Available: Daily 

Both hotels feature marshmallow roasting.

Young boy riding down water slide at Biosphere Pool

Biosphere Waterslide

The 140’ water slide at the tropical Biosphere provides a high energy ride ending with a speedy splash down into our heated pool.

Accessible to GCL Guests only.

Yoga instructor leading a yoga class at Crystal Springs Resort

Yoga Classes

The morning yoga practice is the ideal way to start your day with our certified instructor. Stretch and strengthen, bring energy to the body and rejuvenate the nervous system. You'll feel invigorated for the rest of the day. This class is offered complimentary on a first come, first served basis. 

This activity takes place at Minerals Hotel, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Woman participating in bungee glow class.

Bungee Flow

Bungee Flow is a motion based resistance training class. It uses a combination of fitness training + a full body cardio workout that is high intensity all while you float weightlessly.  All levels are welcome. 

This activity takes place at Minerals Hotel, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Two people playing basketball at indoor court.

Basketball Court

Whether you're looking to shoot for fun or competitively, the basketball court at Minerals Sports Club is another perfect way to get a workout in. 

Accessible daily.

This activity takes place at Minerals Hotel, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Woman in white towel sitting in sauna.


Unwind in the relaxing ambiance of the steam room or sauna which offers the benefits of detoxification, increased metabolism and stress relief.

Both hotels feature steam room and sauna accessible to hotel guests.

Minerals Hotel Indoor Pool

Indoor Pool Complexes

Both Minerals Hotel and Grand Cascades Lodge have pool complexes. 

GCL Guests can enjoy pools at both hotels. 

Minerals Guests have access to Minerals Pool Complex as featured here. 

Accessible daily.

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Hot Tubs

Come unwind in a hot tub where soothing heated waters will ease your body’s stresses.

Accessible daily.

Both hotels feature hot tubs. GCL Guests have access to pool complexes at either hotel. Minerals Guests have access to Minerals Pool Complex. 

Instructor smiling while teaching butt and gut class

Fitness Classes

Minerals Sports Club offers fitness and yoga classes to perfectly suit your fitness goals and style. With dance class, HIIT Tabata, yoga, spin, weight classes and more, there are classes suitable for all levels, there’s no doubt you’ll find what you’re looking for.

Available daily. 

This activity takes place at Minerals Hotel, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.

Man with green frog on his forehead.

Animal Educators

Join us for a fun and educational program as professional guides share fun facts about the visiting animals. 

Both hotels feature animal shows. 

Children swimming next to aquarium with fish inside.

Swim Up Salt Water Aquariums

Get up close to a variety of active multi-colored fish at the swim up aquariums.

Both hotels feature swim up aquariums. GCL Guests have access to pools at both hotels. Minerals Guests have access to Minerals Pool Complex. 

Man running on indoor running track at Minerals Sports Club.

Indoor Running Track

If you're looking to get in some mileage, the indoor running track is the place for you!

This activity takes place at Minerals Hotel, however, it is accessible to guests of either hotel.



*Please note, activities vary by day and season. To view the schedule, please click here. 

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Glice Skating

Crystal Springs Resort is proud to offer its eco-friendly skating activity. The new high performance rink is manufactured by Glice, one of the world’s leading producers of Swiss-engineered synthetic ice rinks. Please note that the Glice skating experience occurs on a synthetic ice surface and provides an alternate experience to traditional ice skating.

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Paint & Sip

Canvas Paint & Sip

Join one of our talented local art instructors at an acrylic painting class. Have fun and be guided on using and mixing the paints, brush strokes and unleashing your creativity on a 11x14 canvas.

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Stuffed Animal Build

Meet your new best friend! Choose from a variety of animals in our animal stuffing workshop. Each friend comes complete with a Resort tee shirt, making them the perfect souvenir.

Live Musicians at Crystal Cabaret

Crystal Cabaret

Enjoy extraordinary entertainment featuring gifted singers, talented comedians and Grammy-Award winning musician, Hernan Romero.

Group of people doing curling at Grand Cascades Lodge


Compete against another team to see how close you can get your stones to the target. Equipment is supplied. A guide will be present to explain the rules of the game and assist with scoring. 

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Two children sitting in front of two tvs playing video games.

Minerals Game Lounge

Welcome to our NEW Game Lounge and Arcade at Minerals Hotel! The Minerals Game Lounge features PlayStation 5, XBox Series X and Oculus VR. Walk-in only reservations are available daily. Please see onsite activity sheet for Game Lounge hours.  

Group of three women do a wine tasting with wine sommelier, Susanne Wagner.

Wine Tasting

Enjoy a tasting of three distinctive wines selected by our Resort sommelier from our Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning cellar, along with a Q&A session. When you’ve finished, browse wines and related merchandise in The Curator.

Woman wearing hat and gloves getting ready to throw axe at target.

Axe Throwing

This modern sport involves throwing an axe at a wooden target, and attempting to hit as close to the bullseye as possible. Get your competitor hat on in this safe and fun environment.

Group of people doing yoga with goats.

Goat Yoga

Come kid around and relax during an hour-long goat yoga class plus a half hour meet & greet with our playful 4-legged friends. Must be 8 years old to participate.

Child rock climbing.

Rock Climbing

Our wall features a catch-and-hold technology which gives climbers the time they need to rest, recover, and finish their favorite route. Additionally, it has a built-in durability, safety and braking that both experts and novices trust.

Metal and hammer to make jewelry.

Metal Stamping

Learn the basics of metal stamping to create personalized accessories and gifts! Each participant will receive their choice of either a cuff bracelet or pendant. Additional pieces are available to purchase at the activity if you wish to make more than one item. 

Handpainted mason jar

Mason Jar Paint and Sip

Join one of our talented art instructors as she guides you to creatively paint on a handled Mason Jar Mug with felt tipped paint markers. Sip on a cup of comforting hot chocolate while you paint!  All ages are welcomed.

Puff paint on canvas.

Kids Puff Paint Workshop

Concoct your own homemade puff paint with assitance from our instructor, then build a snowman on canvas. Adorn him or her with buttons, sequins, pipecleaners or pompoms. The possibilities are endless! 

Group of people pointing laser clay guns at target.

Laser Clay Shooting

Suitable for first time and seasoned clay target shooters. Using a modified shotgun, participants fire an infared beam at reflective Clays. Real, deactivated guns are used with realistic sound effects that instruct the shooter when they have hit the target.

Pink drink in mug topped with marshmallows and sprinkles.

Kids Mixology

Students will create two fun 'mocktails' in this class. One hot and one cold. This week we will be creating a delicious peppermint cotton candy mocktail and unicorn hot chocolate. 

Candy being made in pop it.

Pop It Candy Bar Workshop

In this workshop students will create candy bars using Pop It toys as their molds. Choose which edible elements to add to their candy bars and go home with your creations! 

Male practicing archery.


Show off your skills using a bow to shoot arrows at a target at our scenic quarry-side archery range. Guided instruction and equipment is included. Ages 10 and over. Parental supervision is required.

Hand pouring cocktail into martini glass. on top of a barrel.

Art of Mixology

Join one of our Resort mixologists to learn how to make seasonal cocktails.                               

Two boys playing pickleball.


Come play the fastest growing sport in America - now available at Minerals Hotel!  Pickleball is a cross between tennis & ping-pong and is ideal for any age and athletic ability. Matches can be played by singles or doubles. Minerals Hotel offers three courts which are available for Minerals Sports Club members and hotel guests.

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Sommelier selecting wine at The Curator

Shopping in the Curator

At the Resort, The Curator showcases the in-depth expertise of Wine Director & Sommelier Susanne Wagner, as well as our alliances with specialty distillers. Come discover: The Sommelier’s Picks, Unique spirits, premium cigars and so much more. 

Man skiing at Mountain Creek



Everyone loves the slopes of Mountain Creek! Our neighboring fun zone has brought mountains together, used jet engines to blow snow, invented new terrain to help guests learn easier, and in doing so, created a few Olympians along the way.

*Crystal Springs Resort is not able to take reservations for this activity.

Important Details


  • Package is available from December 15, 2023 - March 31, 2024. Restriction may apply, limited availability.
  • Available Presidents week but with no Saturday, 2/17/24 check-in and 2-night minimum on Sunday 2/18/24 & Monday 2/19/24
  • Resort credit cannot be applied to room rate, must be used during this stay, and there will be no refunds for unused resort credit.
  • The breakfast credit may be used at the breakfast buffet or towards an a la carte breakfast at either the Crystal Tavern or Kites if the breakfast buffet is not available. Guests may only use this breakfast credit at whichever hotel they are staying at. Hours 8:00 – 11:00am.
  • Minimum stays apply on weekends & holidays.
  • All outdoor activities are weather permitting and subject to availability. 
  • No late checkouts are allowed.
  • Package not valid for the Presidential Suite, the Grand Villa, 2 Bedroom Suites and 1 Bedroom Suites with Fireplace Deck

Standard Policies that Apply to All Reservations

Please Review Carefully -

  • Rate for first night of stay plus tax will be secured as a deposit and charged to your credit card to guarantee your room.
  • 100% of your deposit amount will be refunded if you cancel up until 7 days prior to your arrival  
  • If your dates of stay change after initial booking, prevailing room rates will apply.
  • Activity and dining availability is not guaranteed during your stay. It is strongly recommended that reservations are made prior to your arrival.
  • This offer may not be combined with any other discount or promotion.
  • This offer is not available for groups.