Winter Shines a Little Brighter in Colorado

Colorado is the ideal winter destination with unparalleled skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, fat-biking, snowtubing, seasonal festivals, a rich cultural heritage and so much more. Plan your Colorado vacation now and find out if you know how to Do Colorado Right.

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Winter Fun: Snowtubing

Get a giggle-inducing thrill of a different sort — one experienced while zooming down a hill on an inner tube or sled at the speed of light.

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29 Hot Springs: A Quick Guide

Dip into our many hot springs, where you can soothe sore muscles after a long day of hiking or skiing. Many also offer water slides and kid-friendly amenities.

Featured Destinations

Visit Montrose

Perched on Colorado’s Western Slope, Montrose is a year-round hub for outdoor adventure and to experience the grandeur of Black Canyon National Park.

Visit Boulder

A laid-back lifestyle, breathtaking views of the Flatirons and Rocky Mountains and celebrated culinary offerings are just a few reasons that make Boulder one of Colorado’s most beloved cities.

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Best Ski Resorts for Families in Colorado

Colorado ski resorts make for amazing family vacations. From magical events to ski trails just for kids and more, your family is sure to find a perfect winter escape. Here are a few options for families looking to create lasting memories in Colorado this winter.


An airstream trailor with a wooden porch sits below redrock formations at Canyon Hideout Bungalow in Cortez

Sleep Somewhere Cool

Discover inspirational places to lay your head in an inspirational state. No matter how many sleeps you have planned on a Colorado vacation, we've got someplace cool for each of them.