Feel the need for downhill speed but tight on time?

Upstate New York is home to some of best East coast slopes, and if you’re in the New York metro area you can easily take advantage of great skiing without sacrificing an entire weekend. No need to spend hours driving to that far-away summit when you can catch a train or take a quick drive up to one of these nearby mountain hot spots.

FoxNews.com’s picks are all just around two hours from Manhattan, making these peaks the best choices for day skiers and snowboarders. With great deals all season long, one of these mountains might just become your favorite go-to winter destination.