36 hours in Winter Park CO There is much more to do than ski!

Day 1

Just a quick 30 minutes from Winter Park is Rocky Mountain National Park. Winter Park is the perfect destination for any family. There is fishing, sightseeing, wildlife, camping, hiking, biking, and many more outdoor adventures at RMNP. So in the morning, come on down and take a nice morning hike or guided snowshoe tour in the park!

Than, just 5 minutes from the park is Grand Lake, Granby Lake, and Shadow Mountain Lake which you can ice fish, snowmobile, and shop all in 1 town!

Shadow Mountain Lake Rainbow Trout

With amazing ice fishing anywhere in winter, Winter Park can fill all your outdoor needs in just 2 days! Catch some monster lake trout or some nice rainbows in any of the lakes.

Grand Lake Shopping

Then, after your day in the Rocky Mountain National Park, head on down to Grand Lake for all your shopping needs or just for some fun!

Now before you head home and go to bed the Fraser Tubing Hill is an awesome place! With night tubing or daytime tubing it is great family fun! For only $20 a person you can tube for an hour and have a blast!

Day 2

Winter Park ski trip April 4, 2016

When is comes to skiing though, Winter Park is up in the top ten best in Colorado and with the highest ski lift in North America which sets them over the top. The lift is 12,060 feet high!

Winter Parks Highest Point

With exceptional skiing and fantastic views, Winter Park is an amazing ski resort for the whole family. Put the kids in a ski lesson or take one for yourself at the ski school at the base. Mary Jane is another part of WP and has amazing experienced skier runs and great snow.

Torchlight Parade Winter Park December 24th

Every Christmas Eve Winter Park hosts a torchlight parade with all employees and snow cats. It is a really cool experience for the whole family! Come and drink some hot cocoa and hang next to the bonfire. On your second day come and watch the hill light up and have some family fun!

Day 3

After shredding it up at Winter Park for the previous day, you need to relax a little! So if you still have some of those shopping needs come to Cooper Creek Square! They have shopping, carriage rides in winter, and ice skating!


If you need to relax or workout the Fraser Valley Rec Center is perfect for family fun! There is many activities like swimming, rock climbing, basketball gym, trampolines and foam pit with gymnast area, workout zone upstairs, and a sauna and steam room in the pool area.

The Foundry Cinema and Bowl

Located right next to the Rec center, The Foundry Cinema and Bowl is a great place for some great family fun! With leather reclining seats in the theater to outstanding pizza and some delicious caramel pop corn this is the place to be. Come and bowl with the whole family for some great fun!


If you would like to, head over to Granby Ranch Ski Resort one night for some awesome night skiing! Just 20 minutes away from Winter Park a night ski ticket price is $16 each for some fun times! After you freeze your butt off skiing, you can head over to Granby Ranch Grill for some hot cocoa and a fantastic 4 star dinner.

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