Love the OUTDOORS and the SNOW? Winter Park is the Place to Go!
Colorado’s Favorite Playground
Known as Colorado’s Favorite Playground, Winter Park packs a lot of fun! Therefore, Find Rentals has named Winter Park #4 of our top ten Family Vacation Destinations. Winter Park boasts of the perfect combination of outdoor adventure and indoor relaxation. With over 600 miles of trails and 300 inches of snow, select your favorite activity! You may mountain bike, hike, ski, and play anywhere. Winter Park is Brimming with adventures from an alpine slide to hot air balloon rides, zip lining to ski biking.
Outdoor Winter Adventures
Winter Park hosts any mountain adventure you can imagine including winter and summer sports. With FUN as its theme, Winter Park is sure to delight each member of your family of any age. For winter, chose from snowboarding, sledding, skiing, dog sled and cart rides, ice skating, snowmobiling, snow scoots, and snowshoeing. You may also try fat biking, ski biking and sleigh rides.
Indoor Winter Fun
Indoor winter fun includes arts and crafts programs, archery, swimming, or the spa. Available for indoor activities are art galleries, museum and history tours, The Foundry Cinema & Bowl. The Foundry is a state-of-the-art movie theater and bowling alley. Features eight bowling lanes, the Foundry includes a bar, handmade wood fired pizza, pool tables, shuffleboard, air hockey. But best of all check out the mega screen theaters, complete with leather reclining seats and in-theater meal service. If you are done with the cold, or someone in your family is indoors focus, this is the way to go!
For more indoor winter activities send Mom and girls to the spa. Winter Park offers day spas for massages, craniosacral therapy, and reflexology. Plan a relaxing spa retreat for a day or two.. Dad may enjoy visiting one of Winter Park’s breweries or wineries, or all the great happy hours in the area.
Summer Activities in Winter Park, CO
Summer activities are impressive. Chose from the alpine slide, fishing, camping, hiking and boating. The fun doesn’t end there! Enjoy art galleries, golfing, horseback riding and hay rides, river rafting trips and tubing. Chose from rodeos, train rides, mountain biking, and zip lining. This area also hosts summer disabled programs. Experience the rush of sliding down Colorado’s longest alpine slide. This slide transports you over 3,030 feet and 26 winding turns. This is an unforgettable thrill for children, teens, adults and grandparents! In summer, the outdoor climbing wall is spotted with people testing their climbing skills. The wall is 24-feet tall with three routes of varying difficulty. Here you can safely learn to climb.
An annual outdoor rodeo attracts cowboys and cowgirls from the Rocky Mountain area Saturday nights in July and August. Evenings begin with a genuine western-style barbecue. Yum! For detailed info on summer activities in the Winter Park Playground try the town’s website.
Where to Stay Near the Playground
Dubbed as Colorado’s Favorite Playground, it had potential as one of our top family vacation destinations. After exploring the fun in this area, we see why this it is called a playground! We suggest, that when visiting Winter park book a comfortable vacation rental home. This way, the entire family may enjoy space, privacy, common areas, and the opportunity to cook family dinners, when restaurants are not in the plan.