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Breathe the Fresh Rocky Mountain Air this Summer in Winter Park, Colorado

wpfv logo Breathe the Fresh Rocky Mountain Air this Summer in Winter Park, Colorado

Is your family ready to escape the heat, breathe fresh Rocky Mountain air and save money on a summer getaway? Then your plans should include Winter Park, Colorado! With Winter Park Play Free, when you book 2 nights of lodging with participating merchants, you’ll get $ 50 on a Winter Park Key Card to spend on activities, shopping and dining… your choice of play throughout Winter Park & The Fraser Valley. Click here to learn more about Winter Park Play Free.  Winter Park is 67 miles from Denver, has 200+ sizzling summer events, 600 miles of trails and Colorado’s longest alpine slide.

wpfvhikingphoto Breathe the Fresh Rocky Mountain Air this Summer in Winter Park, Colorado

Winter Park, Colorado is  a great destination even for families on a budget.  They have  a page with Fun on a Dime that lists 20 summer activities all under $ 20.00 and winter is coming soon.  Here are a few of my favorites!

  1. For $ 10/day/adult (less for kids), the Grand Park Community Recreation Centerin Fraser offers an aquatic center that includes a 25-yard lap pool, hot tub, lazy river, water slide, and play structure for young children, a multi-sport gymnasium, gymnastic center, climbing wall, cardio/circuit training/free weight areas, fitness classes, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, and drop-in child care.
  2. Snow Mountain Ranch has an arts and crafts program that is included in the day fee for $ 15 (materials cost extra). They offer paint your own pottery, mosaic, tie-dying, stain glass, leather work, beading and much more.
  3. Art First Fridays: Walk, bike or drive for a taste of local art at the many open houses in Winter Park & The Fraser Valley on the first Fridays of July-Oct from 4-8pm. It’s free! Visit our site’s events calendar for details.
  4. Wine and beer tasting available at local wineries and breweries.
  5. Winter Park Resort – Come summer, the resort turns into a popular high-altitude destination with fun-filled activities including Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide, mini golf, human maze, leaps & bounds bungee, climbing wall, scenic chairlift rides and more than 33 miles of chairlift-accessible mountain bike terrain. You may purchase a single activity for $ 6-$ 15 for adults/children and $ 6 for children 5 & under.

I lived in Utah in the late 90s and really miss the majestic Rockies.  I would love to take a trip back West and show the beauty to my family.  Colorado is a perfect place to pass through on our way out West.  If you are looking for a great, family and budget friendly vacation to take the family on, why not check out Winter Park, Colorado!

I will be compensated for this sponsored post that was written on behalf of US Family Guide.   All opinions are 100% my own.

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