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Winter Park

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Vacation in Winter Park

Located about 70 miles west of Denver, Winter Park can be found by following I-70 to Highway 40. From the highway, visitors can reach the town by passing through Berthoud Pass. Home to the well-known Winter Park Resort, this grand town has progressed quite far from its days as two small settlements. Situated in Grand County, Winter Park has much more to offer its locals and visitors than just skiing. Continue reading further about this vacation treasure that possesses multiple personalities.

Upon entering Winter Park, visitors will find a rustic main thoroughfare fringed with shops and restaurants. History is found all over, especially at the Pioneer Village Museum. Here, clothing and items from early settlers are on display. There are many shops to stroll through and enjoy with family and friends in this town hidden away amongst rolling valleys. Winter Park offers a secluded setting filled with modern amenities and conveniences that will please a wide array of travelers. Although Winter Park plays host to the longest continually running ski resort, this winter wonderland has a whole other appeal when the snow melts away.

From trekking to Adams Falls that feeds into Grand Lake to visiting the Rocky Mountain National Park, this town is an attraction magnet. With its close proximity to the Colorado River, the town is also a white water rafting haven. Another water spot to wash your cares away can be found at the nearby mineral rich pools. During spring, summer, and fall, Winter Park is bustling with activities and full itineraries. There are several dude ranches in the area that provide a unique camping experience that is truly Old West. Horseback riding, hiking, square dancing, and even tennis and volleyball can be done on these country spreads overflowing with sincere hospitality.

After spending a few days in the great outdoors, head to town for a variety of things to do and see. There are also many festivals and events that take place during the warm weather months that lure tourist and locals alike out into the Colorado sun. When winter does roll around, Winter Park's deep snow and amazing terrain beckons those for skiing and snowboarding. Whether it is a wintery visit filled with ski boots and gloves or a summer getaway with shorts and flip flops, Winter Park is a place that can't be missed out on.


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