Ski / Snowboard
The North East Ski season usually starts in late November and can run till late April. There are some Backcountry areas that can be skied into may and even June! Here is a list of lift serviced ski areas in New england... All places have a variety of terrain from beginner to expert. There are also several areas where you can backcountry ski but for the most part that is advanced to expert terrain.
Lift Serviced skiing
Sugarloaf: http://www.sugarloaf.com long drive from Boston. Excellent terrain and a large vertical drop make this place a blast. The only above tree line skiing in the east!
Loon: http://www.loonmtn.com Best skiing close to Boston (2 hour drive). Decent vertical drop, nice variety of terrain. Can get crowded.
Bretton Woods: http://www.brettonwoods.com
Waterville Valley: http://www.waterville.com
Killington: http://www.killington.com Very large, lots of terrain. Try Outer Limits if you like bumps
Mount Snow: http://www.mountsnow.com
Mad River Glen: http://www.madriverglen.com Old school New England skiing. Incredible tree skiing, tight windy trails, bring your skills cus you're gonna need em. The best part is that there are no snowboarders allowed!
More sweet websites
http://www.tuckerman.org Backcountry skiing on New englands highest peak!
http://www.Telemarktips.com Free your heel. Free your mind. or more likely... Free you heel. Plant your Face.
http://www.Tetongravity.com Gnarly ski footage and an awesome messageboard.