Winter outdoor activities when visiting Colorado,

Enjoy the beauty of our fine state this winter as resorts and municipalities all around our state are kicking off the season of the winter wonderland with lights all a twinkle!  What better place to see the sights of winter, than the Grand Rocky Mountains of Colorado? Here in our home state we have some of the most beautiful natural landscape of anywhere else in the country! Seeing our cities lit with thousands of twinkling lights is just about magical. When you book your winter vacation plan to stay long enough to enjoy one of the grand celebrations of a Colorado Winter. You may not be up for trying outdoor camping during the snow falling season, but there are lots of other great options to get you closer to nature this winter in Colorado!

Pyramid Peak and Maroon Bells2 Great ways to enjoy the outdoors this winter

1. Stay in a lodge! Some spectacular lodges offer the perfect combination of outdoor experiences with the comfort of a warm fire and cozy bed to return to. One of the standout lodges we found is Vista Verde Guest Ranch – you can plan from 3 to 7 nights for an all inclusive vacation, Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, or choose to play some board games inside by the crackling fire while watching the starry night sky!

Snow Shoe rentals2. Try a new outdoor activity this winter! How about finding fun outdoor experiences away from the slopes? Colorado in winter has it all!

  • Sleigh rides. A Sleigh ride is so much more than just circling a track. A Sleigh ride is a memory waiting to be made. with warm and cozy blankets wrapped around your laps, a hot drink in hand, and the classic sound of bells jingling as your glide, you will wish the ride never ends. But when the ride does finally end you’ll be delivered to a decadent dinner awaiting fireside.
  •  Snowshoeing. For the true outdoor lover, plan an afternoon trekking through tall Aspens, with a wide open view of Colorado’s most pristine landscape. Rocky Mountain National Park is home to dozens of perfect snowshoeing trails!
  • Snowmobiling. Want to amp up the adventure level? Rent a snowmobile and fly across miles of snow-covered grasslands.

When you visit Colorado this winter, your options for quality outdoor experiences are endless. Even if you don’t plan to hit the slopes, adventure is still awaiting you around just about every corner!