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Ouray

Explore Ouray, Colorado

A Victorian winter wonderland or summertime exploration of hiking trails, historical off-road mining routes, and some of Colorado’s best natural hot springs. Ouray is a unique mountain destination for world travelers for over 100 years, with quality lodging, restaurants, shops, and activities available year-round. Ouray is home to hundreds of miles of historic Jeep roads, natural sulfur-free hot springs with stunning views, the world-renowned Ouray Ice Park, and spectacular back-county and cross-country skiing.

Take a step back in time and experience our legends and unique landscape. Enjoy Victorian architecture, friendly mountain people, and a peaceful atmosphere that runs on its own time—more about Ouray and the neighboring town Ridgeway.

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Ouray Valley

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Crested Butte

Visit Crested Butte, Colorado

Perhaps best known for world-class skiing at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, winter enthusiasts also enjoy Nordic skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing and more.  Art lovers are inspired by unique signature events throughout the year—from art walks and music and film festivals to art fairs and outdoor concerts.  Fair-weather activities include mountain biking, hiking, wildflower and wildlife viewing, photography, boating, whitewater rafting, kayaking, fly fishing, camping and horseback riding.  Year-round visitors enjoy distinctive restaurants, unique shops, stimulating cultural events and festivals galore.  Western heritage; dramatic, unspoiled natural beauty; genuinely friendly, unpretentious people; and “Colorado’s Last Great Ski Town” await.

Crested Butte Attractions

Adaptive Sports Center > Year-round recreation for people with developmental and physical disabilities. Alpine skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, ice climbing and more. 866-349-2296, adaptivesports.org

Crested Butte Mountain Resort > Home to Colorado’s best corduroy, with 15 lifts accessing 1,547 acres of terrain, from beginner areas to the famous “Extreme Limits.” Private and group ski lessons for all abilities and ages. Try the Prinoth Snowcat Driving Experience, terrain parks, Adventure Park with tubing, Coke Zero Gravity airbag and Zipline Tour. 888-223-2631, skicb.com

Crested Butte Nordic > Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and covered ice skating. Rentals, lessons, guides, groomed trails, moonlight yurt dinners, and huts available. 970-349-1707, cbnordic.org

Culinary Delights > Our mouthwatering menu of savory culinary events is sure to please any connoisseur. Plus there are more than 80 restaurants, nearly all locally-owned and one-of-a-kind. VisitGCB.com

Destination Weddings > Let your imagination wander to the pristine Rocky Mountains for an inspirational backdrop, no matter what the season. Wildflower meadows, golden forests, crystal-clear streams and snowy ski slopes provide endless options to make your dreams come true.

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Town of Frisco Colorado

Frisco

Things to Do in Frisco, Colorado

Frisco is located at the epicenter of winter adventure less than 35 minutes from 6 world-class ski & ride resorts including Copper Mountain (7 minutes) and Breckenridge (15 minutes). Yet, Frisco stays true to its laid-back vibe with a charming Main Street and a great sense of humor. Frisco’s festivals celebrate everything from ugly holiday sweaters to dogs in their Mardi Gras best. Frisco knows how to have a good time and everyone is invited to join in on the fun.

Frisco’s unique Main Street offers some of the best local shopping and inspired dining in the Rocky Mountains. A great cup of joe, extraordinary views, and unusual finds are around every corner. Downtown Frisco is a perfect central location for everything in the area. Our lodging recommendations are: The Frisco Lodge and The Frisco Inn on Galena.

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Frisco’s Adventure Park

Every activity in Frisco is in the audience of stunning snowcapped peaks and Frisco’s Adventure Park is no exception. The Adventure Park boasts an 8-lane, lift-assisted tubing hill, a beginner ski/ride hill, 45 km of cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails, and horse-drawn sleigh rides. It is the perfect place to soak in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains while getting outside together. And wherever the day takes you, Frisco’s small-town character and central location make it easy to feel right at home.

Things to do Frisco

Dillon Reservoir

The heart of this town beats for a love of the outdoors. The Dillon Reservoir is the icing on the cake for Frisco and the other surrounding communities such as Silverthorne and Dillon. The reservoir spans 3,300 acres, making it one of Colorado’s largest reservoirs. The Frisco Bay Marina is a draw for many people who enjoy sailing, SUPs, and other watercraft activities.

Frisco is a Community

In addition to finding all things Colorado in Frisco such as hiking and mountain bike trails right from town, plus camping on the lake, and a cross-skiing touring center next to the Adventure Park. Frisco has all the usual amenities of any town and a local population base that brings familiarity to daily life.

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Estes Park

Things to Do in Estes Park, Colorado

The awe-inspiring natural beauty of the Estes Park Valley and the surrounding forest will lift your spirits while the cadence of the mountain environment relaxes and invigorates you. Mountain and lake activities await in nearby Rocky Mountain National Park, Roosevelt National Forest, and Lake Estes. Local shops, restaurants, and galleries line the streets. Festivals, live music, and events fill the calendar.

Hike, bike, horseback ride, camp, shop or just laze about, enjoying the fresh mountain air. Visit in the winter to snowshoe, backcountry ski, cross-country ski, or to find some much-needed solitude.

Find the perfect place to stay – lodges, cabins, resorts, hotels, and campsites with varying amenities are plentiful.

This area offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventurers and appreciators.

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Lake Estes Park

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Durango

Durango

Things to Do in Durango, Colorado

Located in Southwest Colorado at the foot of the San Juan Mountains, Durango is an escape from the ordinary. This mountain town has many claims to fame, including mountain bike mecca, the best water town, the best scenic train ride, top family ski resort, and even the dog-friendliest destination. Discover for yourself what makes this area a unique and memorable place for people of all types to visit and enjoy.

All Seasons in Durango

Durango’s southwest location and proximity to the mountains ensure the seasonal experience. Even better, during seasonal transitions, you can participate in winter and snow sports at higher elevations or take a short drive further southwest and jump into summer fun. Locals appreciate this feature, and Durango does a great job of promoting seasonal events. You will surely find something going on at any time of year in Durango.

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Durango Scenic Train

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Delta County

Visit Delta County, Colorado

Rich in culture and history with bountiful orchards, lake-strewn mountains, vast forests and desert canyons. Delta County includes the communities of Cedaredge, Crawford, Delta, Eckert, Hotchkiss, Orchard City and Paonia.

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Buena Vista

Explore Buena Vista, Colorado

Buena Vista is a mix of a quiet mountain community and a vital tourist town known for its friendly people bound together by a love of the outdoors, clean-air and small-town living.

Located in central Colorado on the Arkansas River, rafting and kayaking are two exciting activities that draw people to the area. The whitewater park at the end of East Main provides great family fun. Cross the footbridge in the park and you can mountain bike or hike right from town. Like to fish? Recently this part of the river has been designated a Gold Medal fishing area.

Over ten 14,000′ mountains within 30 minutes provide wonderful, scenic hiking and mountain bike trails. Hot springs are open all year.

Quaint shops, galleries, museums, a variety of restaurants, historic re-enactments, concerts in the park, farmer’s markets, and a full calendar of events make Buena Vista a fun place to vacation.

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Breckenridge

Things to Do in Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge is known as a world-class ski and snowboard destination, and for good reason – Breckenridge Ski Resort spans four peaks and more than 2,300 acres that include five terrain parks, two half-pipes, eight bowls and the highest chairlift in North America.  Beyond the runs?  Signature winter parties, indie shopping, an award-winning arts district and locally-made libations await.  After all, Breck delivers on diversity.

Prospectors discovered gold when they founded this mountain town in 1859.  Today, Breck is a quaint mountain town tucked away in the Ten Mile Range.  The 154-year-old Victorian town includes one of the state’s largest National Historic Districts with 249 Historic District structures.

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Beaver Creek

Things to Do in Beaver Creek, Colorado

With heated walkways, escalators to the slopes and immaculate grooming, slope-side accommodations, warm après-ski cookies and the Ivy League of ski schools, you really are “not exactly roughing it” in Beaver Creek. Despite 300 days of sunshine and 1,805 acres of Colorado grandeur, Beaver Creek also boasts the intimacy of an alpine village, featuring mouthwatering cuisine, blissful spas and captivating performing arts.

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Colorado Winter

Colorado Winter

Colorado's central location and 25 world-class ski resorts attract skiers and snowboarders from around the world. With convenient non-stop flights, regional airports, discount travel packages, and other means of getting around the mountains, snow enthusiasts are quickly placing Colorado at the top of their must-visit lists. Colorado's ski areas span the state, covering more than 40,000 acres of terrain beginning at the sky-scraping Continental Divide and unfolding north, south and west deep into the Centennial State's majestic mountain ranges. Learn more about skiing and snowboarding in Colorado. Colorado's world-renowned resorts and accommodating ski towns beckon travelers of all backgrounds, ages and interests, with every ski resort offering something different. From the family of four looking for lessons and a laid-back day on groomed runs to the hardcore backcountry hike-it crowd, there's a resort that will exceed expectations

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