Dead of winter and nothing to do while at Smith Mountain Lake? Wrong! Wintergreen Ski Resort is within 87 miles of Smith Mountain Lake. Many different types of winter sports can be enjoyed at Wintergreen. If its skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and/or ice skating that you crave then this is the place for you. Wintergreen is a family fun area with kid areas and big kid areas. Wintergreen offers lessons in skiing, boarding, golf, and tennis. This is a place for year round fun with spas, tennis, golf, skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating, and many fine restaurants, there is always something to do. For more information, check www.wintergreenresort.com. It is a good idea to purchase your tickets online prior to your day trip. After a day there, come back to Smith Mountain Lake and sit by the lake while sipping on some of the area’s fine wine.