There’s no substitute for a Colorado winter vacation, where having so many of America’s best ski resorts makes Colorado the nation’s No. 1 ski and snowboard destination — and blue-bird skies and tons of fresh, dry powder reign supreme. From family ski trips with leisurely days spent gliding down the slopes to intense, expert-only terrain for adventurous skiers and boarders, there’s a slope in Colorado for everyone in your group.
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Closest Airport: ASE 4 miles. Aspen is our top resort and a favorite for nightlife, extreme skiing and romantic getaways.
Aspen Mountain, and its famous black-diamond terrain, has kept our mountain on the map since 1947. In bounds Aspen Mountain offers a variety of glades, bumps and steeps. For an out-of-bounds experience, Aspen Mountain Powder Tours will hook you up with fresh tracks on the backside. While the mountain hasn't changed much, you'll appreciate the new gondola, great views and food at the Sundeck at the summit and Ajax Tavern at the base, where the apres rivals the skiing and snowboarding. Come visit Aspen Mountain today.
Closest Airport: ASE, 6 miles. With tons of slopeside lodging and one of the best ski schools in America- Snowmass is a top choice for families.
At 4,406 vertical feet, Snowmass has the most in the country. And with 3,132 acres of terrain, 91 trails, 21 chairlifts and access to your choice of cruisers, glades, steeps, terrain parks, and halfpipes, you'll have to come back for more. Grab seconds at our restaurants too; on-mountain at Sam's Smokehouse at the top of the Village Express chair, or in the base village at Sneaky's Tavern adjacent to The Treehouse Kids' Adventure Center.
Beaver Creek, CO
Closest Airports: EGE, 27 miles; DEN 132 miles. A Beaver Creek ski vacation is all about sophistication, luxury and class.
"The consummate kid-friendly resort." That's what SKI Magazine has called Beaver Creek, and strolling through the square you can see why. It is a modern, custom-designed resort with the cozy, unhurried feel of an Alpine village, perfect for family ski vacations. Beaver Creek regularly wins awards and accolades for its food, wine, service, lodging, safety standards and environmental efforts. It's a resort where the staff are trained to not just provide what guests want, but to anticipate it.
Closest Airports: EGE, 40 miles; DEN 122 miles. Vail's expansive terrain, never-ending backbowls, and service and luxury combine to make it one of Colorado's best.
At 5,289 acres, Vail is one of the largest single Ski Mountain in North America, featuring seven powdery bowls, the backcountry skiing of Blue Sky Basin and the front side. 1,500 acres of corduroy each day means the most groomed terrain on the planet. Combined with a yearly average of 346 inches of snowfall and 300 days of sunshine, Vail is a skiers paradise. But more than that, off the slopes, head to Vail Village with world-class dining, shopping, galleries, après ski, nightlife and spas all just steps from a range of accommodations to suit every budget and task
Closest Airports: EGE 45 miles; DEN 105 miles. Great town, fantastic terrain, amazing bars and restaurants, affordable lodging- Breckenridge is a top choice for travelers looking for a do it all vacation on a moderate budget.
With four huge peaks spanning 2,358 acres, Breckenridge has something for all abilities and interests. Every beginner and intermediate trail is groomed nightly so you can enjoy endless turns throughout your day. Or, ride North America’s highest chairlift, the Imperial Express to breathtaking views and pristine terrain. Breckenridge has more to offer than just skiing. As the largest historic district in Colorado, the town of Breckenridge features a wide variety of shops, activities, culture and attractions to entertain.
Closest Airports: EGE 45 miles; DEN 96 miles. Friendly, easy to navigate village + night skiing make this a top choice for budget minded families.
See for yourself. Keystone offers the largest amount of terrain in Summit County, Colorado. It is also home to the longest ski day in Colorado, operating from 8:30am-8pm. We've also got the top ranked terrain park, A51, in the state and one of the best in the country. Keystone has a newly rennovated, luxury spa, a 5-acre ice-skating rink, 100,000 square foot conference center and that isn't the half of what Keystone has to offer.
Closest Airports: EGE 45 miles; DEN 75 miles. Easy access from Denver. Naturally divided terrain. Copper is a local Colorado favorite.
On slope, Copper Mountain's terrain is naturally divided for all abilities and includes fantastic bowl skiing. Off slope, Copper features three recently completed base villages that have redefined the Copper experience with accommodations, restaurants, bars, shops, and a kids-only lodge. Come visit Copper Mountain today. Everyone deserves a snow day!
Crested Butte, CO
Closest Airports: GUC, 31 miles; GJT 86 miles. Real hill. Real town. You feel like you’re actually on a vacation.
Located in the heart of Colorado's Rocky Mountains, Crested Butte is the place to inspire your passion for adventure. With vibrant Victorian store-fronts and expressive local characters, the small historic town remains true to its heritage and radiates an unparalleled welcoming and inviting spirit that takes you back to a simpler life and time. Whether you are arriving for the first time or a frequent visitor, you immediately feel a difference that sets Crested Butte apart from other mountain locations
Closest Airports: HDN, 24 miles; DEN 180 miles. Small-town vibe and some of the country's best snow combine to make Steamboat a must-visit.
The unmatched combination of abundant Champagne Powder® snow, western hospitality, industry-leading Family Programs, legendary trees, off-mountain activities, lodging options and the historic town make Steamboat one of the premier winter destinations. Ski Town, U.S.A.® is known for producing more Olympians than any other place and celebrates winter adventure on a mountain sprawling with nearly 3,000 acres and 3,668 vertical feet. In addition, North America's #1 Family Resort is leading the way in sustainability with its award-winning Zero Waste Initiative.
Closest Airports: TEX, 5 miles ; MTJ 65 miles. Big terrain and a soulful town make Telluride a hotbed for skiers.
Nestled among the highest concentration of 14,000 foot peaks in North America, Telluride blends historic buildings and local watering holes with world-class hotels, restaurants, shops and spas. With legendary terrain, revered as some of the best in Colorado, the region receives more than 300 inches of snow each year and offers over 2,000 skiable acres that cater to all abilities.
Winter Park, CO
Closest Airports: DEN 75 miles. Casual, relaxing ski town, well-varied terrain for every skiing level, kids’ activities, lodging accommodations for just about every budget- Winter park offers up a huge bang for your buck!
With a 73-year history, Winter Park Resort is Colorado's longest continually operated ski resort with the newest experiences. Averaging over 320 inches of annual snowfall and 300 days of sunshine, paired with 3,081 acres of award-winning terrain including groomers, terrain parks, deeps, steeps, trees and most definitely world-famous bumps at Mary Jane. Located just 67 miles northwest of Denver, Winter Park Resort is the closest major destination resort to Denver International Airport.
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