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Booking your youth group ski trip. Best places to go. Best company to use. Nexstep Travel

It’s that time of year. Students are returning to school and your youth group is getting ready for the upcoming events. For many, a winter ski retreat is on the horizon. Now is the best time to start planning for the winter, since the best lodging options sell out first. The first thing to do is pick a date. If you’re close enough ( less than 4 hours ) to a ski resort, any non holiday weekend will always work best ( in Friday, Ski Sat, Depart Sun ) This will allow more affordable options as well as being far less crowded.

If you need to drive more than 6 hours, then a holiday weekend seems more appropriate ( in Friday, Ski Sat & Sun, depart Monday ) MLK ( JAN 17-20) and PRESIDENTS ( FEB 14-17 ) are popular weekends as well as Christmas break dates. Once you have the dates in mind, just give us a call. Our Nexstep Travel Adventure Specialist will put together various package options based on your budget, ideas and drive time. We work with 13 ski resorts and have hundreds of package options. It’s never been so easy and affordable to book your next winter ski retreat!

Compare rates to resorts in WV ( Winterplace, Snowshoe, Canaan Valley), MD ( Wisp ) NC ( Beech Mtn, Wolf Ridge, Cataloochee, Sugar, Appalchian ) VA ( Massanutten, Wintergreen) IN ( Perfect North) and CO ( Keystone, Winter Park, Sunlight ).


Get a quote today 800.275.2095 #easypeasy

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"Cheap" Group Ski Trips. Easy & Affordable retreat options to Winterplace, Wolf Ridge, Beech Mtn and more!

Although we really don’t like using the word “Cheap” to describe our ski retreat packages and service, sometimes people do use this term when looking for the most bang for their buck. We understand that being a good steward of your youth finances is important!

Simply put, Nexstep Travel offers the best group rates and service in the industry. We offer more options to make sure our customers are getting the best discounts available. Contact one of our Adventure Specialist today for expert advice and sample options to meet your groups dates, drive time and budget.






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Compare Rates to Winterplace, Snowshoe, Beech Mountain, Sugar, Cataloochee, Wolf Ridge Nexstep Travel

It’s never been so easy to compare group rates to 14 ski resorts with 1 call…. Contact Nexstep Travel today for expert advice & the best deals for your lodging, lift tickets, tubing tickets, ski/snowboard rentals, meals, meeting space, transportation needs.

Winterplace, WV Snowshoe, WV Canaan Valley, WV Sugar Mountain, NC Beech Mountain, NC Wolf Ridge, NC Cataloochee, NC Massanutten, VA Wintergreen, VA Wisp, MD Perfect North, IN Keystone, CO Winter Park, CO & Sunlight, CO

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Yes, We're Open! Winter Storm Diego

1st… we hope everyone is safe.

2nd… in this business, we just love us some SNOW! Excited to see that all of our ski resorts are off to a great start of the 2018-2019 ski season.

3rd.. if you haven’t booked your winter retreat, now is ( definitely ) the time to give us a call. Let one of our Adventure Specialist put a few options together to meet your dates/drive time & budget.

Contact us today! 800.275.2095 NEXSTEP TRAVEL

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Winterplace, Snowshoe, Timberline, Beech, Sugar, Cataloochee, Wolf Ridge, Massanutten and more! Compare group rates.

It’s never been so easy to compare group rates to 14 ski resorts. With just one call, you’ll have instant access and expert advice for the best package options for your group. Contact Nexstep Travel today and save! Lodging, Lift Tickets, Ski & Snowboard rentals, Meeting space, Meals, Transportation and more! ONE CALL. ONE LESS TASK. ONE HAPPY LEADER!

Nexstep Travel A Travel Service for Youth Ministry. 800.275.2095


Youth Pastor Retreat Ideas. How to plan for your next trip.

It's never been so easy to get ideas & options for your next youth group retreat.    With Nexstep Travel,  you'll have instant access and expert advice to hundreds of package options with just one call.     From lodging to lifts and everything in between ( Meeting space, transportation, meals, tubing, rafting, zip lining and more )   

Hope to plan your group retreat.  

1.  Pick A Date

2.  Call Nexstep   800.275.2095  or visit us online


Call today and let our Adventure Specialist  put together a  few ski ~ raft ~ zip package options based on your dates, drive time and budget.   

Winterplace, Snowshoe, Timberline, Canaan Valley, Ski Beech, Wolf RIdge,  Cataloochee,  Wisp, Massanutten, Wintergreen, Keystone,  French Broad, Pigeon, Nolichucky and more!

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Last Minuet Ski Trip Planning. Group Rates / Discounts . Church youth group ski packages. Nexstep Travel

Haven't planned your ski trip yet?   No Problem!  Just give us a couple of weeks prior and we can make it happen!   We offer more options and packages deals than any other company in the south.   Are you looking for....... Close and Affordable?  Best tubing hill?  Meeting space for a large group?  Best rates on lodging?   Well, Look No Further!      Contact Nexstep Travel today and let one of our Adventure Specialist walk you through the best option for your groups dates , drive time and budget.    #easypeasy

Wolf Ridge, Winterplace, Beech Mountain, Cataloochee, Massanutten, Wintergreen, Snowshoe and more.   ONE CALL. ONE HAPPY LEADER!    800.275.2095


WV Ski Retreat. Group Rates. Youth Ministry Ski Trip 2018. Get your free quote today ! Nexstep Travel 800.275.2095

Now is the time to start looking at options for your 2018 youth ministry ski retreat.

#endlessoptions       800.275.2095

 Nexstep works with 15 ski resorts, which gives you access to hundreds of packages options and discounted rates.   Let us put together a few options for your review. We can help find the perfect retreat to meet your drive time, dates, ideas and budget.    Call today and get started!

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how to book your ski trip.... 2 easy steps.. Nexstep Travel

Booking your youth group winter retreat is easier than you think!    We'd like to show you just how easy & affordable your next adventure can be with Nexstep.      

1st step...... choose your dates  ( concrete or potential )

2nd step.....  contact Nexstep Travel.    toll free 800.275.2095 oremail 

With just your dates, we can put together hundreds of options that meet your dates, drive time and budget.

Winterplace, Snowshoe, Timberline, Canaan Valley (WV)  Sugar, Beech, Wolf, Cataloochee (NC )    Massanutten, Wintergreen (VA),  Wisp ( MD),  Perfect North ( IN ),  Winter Park , Sunlight, Keystone (CO ) 

Looking forward to hearing from you!    #happytohelp 




TAKE A LESSON! Nexstep Travel is all about keep your group safe & happy on the slopes!

Nexstep Travel highly recommends that all first time skiers/boarders take a lesson. Our Adventure Specialist know just what you'll need to keep your group safe & happy on the slopes. Contact us today to learn more about resorts & options that are best equipped to meet your groups needs & budget.

Ask us about  our resorts that offer FREE lessons.  

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Nexstep Tips for your First Day of Skiing / Snowboarding / Tubing #happyleader

Tips for Your First Day

Take a lesson!!! Like anything, you'll improve the most when you receive some guidance. The best way to become a good skier or snowboarder is to take a lesson from one of our professional instructors. You'll safely learn more in a 90 minute lesson than you will all day on your own.   

  • If you have never skied or boarded before, having the proper equipment is the first thing to get you started.  Skis and snowboards have changed over the years with technological advancements that make learning to ski or snowboard easier than ever.  Be sure to have your ski or snowboard bindings adjusted correctly.    
  • Dress in layers. Layering allows you to accommodate your body's constantly changing temperature. For example, dress in polypropylene underwear (top and bottoms), which feels good next to the skin, dries quickly, absorbs sweat and keeps you warm. Wear a turtleneck, sweater and jacket.
  • Be prepared. Mother Nature has a mind of her own. Bring a warm hat, headband, gloves or mittens. (Mittens are usually better for those susceptible to cold hands).  Covering up exposed skin with proper clothing will keep you warmer and allow you to enjoy the slopes longer.
  • Know your limits. Learn to ski and snowboard in control. 
  • If you're tired, take a break.  Injuries usually result from fatigue. Have a seat, relax, get a bite to eat and enjoy the people around you. Most of all, have fun!

What To Bring

Here is our list of recommended items for you to bring skiing or snowboarding in order to guarantee a fun first day on the slopes. 

  • Hat / helmet - if your head is warm the rest of you is likely to stay warm.
  • Water proof insulated gloves/mittens - mittens are warmest.
  • Goggles/Sunglasses - Goggles are strongly recommended on cold or snowy days for warmth and increased visibility.
  • Jacket/Parka (water resistant)
  • Synthetic or wool base layers for top & bottom - it's better to be warm than cold, you can always shed layers. Synthetic materials help to wick moisture away from your skin. Once again, do not wear cotton as a base layer.
  • Snow/Water resistant pants - helps keep your lower body warm and dry.
  • Warm, dry socks - Moisture wicking ski/snowboard socks (wool or fleece) are the best. No cotton.  Wear only one pair of socks.
  • Sunscreen - SPF 15 or higher
  • Lip Balm
  • Snack, Fruit, Energy Bar
  • Trail Map -  
  • ID, Wallet, Cash
  • Extra Clothes, Shoes - to change into when you're all done, in order to go out and celebrate your first day of skiing or snowboarding!
  • Equipment -  

BOO Nothing but treats when booking with Nexstep Travel. #easypeasy

Happy Halloween everyone.    Just a short time and the slopes will be open ( Snowshoe, NOV 23rd)    Now is a great time to contact one of our adventure specialist to get expert advice and free candy!  

We still have a few great options for the Holiday dates ( Christmas  DEC 27-30,  DEC 28-31  New Years JAN 1-3, JAN 1-4,  MLK  JAN 13-16  and PRESIDENTS Holiday weekend FEB 17-20 )

Let us show you just how easy & affordable your next adventure can be!



At Nexstep Travel,  we take care of all the details for your next group adventure.   Not only do we make all the calls and set up all the options,  but we do it at no additional cost to you!   ( can't beat that)  

When you ready to look into options for your next retreat,  we hope you'll give us an opportunity to show you just how easy & affordable your next trip can be.

Nexstep Travel.  Professional, Smart, Available, Experienced, Customer Focused.

Ski , Raft, Zip Trips.   Hotels., lodging, slope-side, lifts, rentals, meals, meeting space, transportation and more!    ( one call. one less task. one happy leader )