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Kid-Approved Winter Vacation in Frisco

Kid-Approved Winter Vacation in Frisco
4 days
Snow tube, ice skate and learn to ski with the entire family in Frisco. Experience the thrill of a sleigh ride and the enchantment of pure, white snow while eating delicious pizza and baked goods. Your kids will rave about this trip for years to come.

Sustainability Activity

Help out Families in the Community:

If you’re visiting around Christmas time, donate some gifts to Angel Tree, an organization that provides families in need with gifts and goods for the holidays. If you are visiting at any other time during the winter and still want to help out, the FIRC (Family Intercultural Resource Center) is always accepting donations of toys and household items to help out families in our community. 

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Carbon Footprint :

Decrease your carbon footprint by using alternative transportation, like the free Summit Stage bus, to get around town. 

Day 1
Activity

Ice Skating on West Lake at Copper Mountain Resort

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Get your ice skating fix at Copper Mountain this winter! Bring your skates or rent some from City Pop right next to the lake (grab some popcorn while you’re at it!). If you want to try some other ice-related activities while skating around, make sure to try the complimentary rentals of curling and hockey equipment.
Lunch

Copper Mountain Spa

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Come pamper yourself with a rejuvenating facial and relaxing massage at the Copper Mountain Spa & Athletic Club. Facials are designed for the high altitude and the stress of the climate. Read More

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Jacks at Copper Mountain Resort: When everyone wants something different for lunch, Jacks at Copper Mountain is a great option. This cafeteria-style dining spot has everything from chicken tenders to ramen! Take a break from the cold and enjoy a plethora of options all at one location.
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Alpine Coaster at Copper Mountain Resort

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Cruise through the trees at Copper Mountain on one of the longest Alpine Coasters in North America! This 5,800-foot long coaster is a thrill ride for the whole family. Make sure the little ones are at least 36 inches tall and three years old.
Dinner

Peppino's Pizza & Subs

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Voted best pizza in Frisco by Summit Daily News readers! Here, everything is made fresg to order. We pride ourselves on a fun, friendly experience with delicious, fresh food for our guests - but... Read More

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Italian Family Dinner: After a fun-filled day, enjoy some quality pizzas from a local Frisco favorite, Peppino’s. You can grab a whole pie for the family, or enjoy pizza-by-the-slice. This restaurant also has great salads, subs and pasta dishes to choose from.
Activity

Foote's Rest Sweet Shoppe & Eatery

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Adjacent to the Sweet Shoppe The Footes Rest Eatery is Frisco’s best new hang out. Outdoor dining with fire pits, an adult beverage bar, full service kitchen, fish taco stand, horseshoes and bean... Read More

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Scoops on Main: Foote’s Rest is our local sweet shop here in Frisco and their homemade ice cream and fudge is delicious. Grab a couple scoops for an evening stroll around Main Street (and maybe some fudge to go).
Lodging

Bighorn Rentals of Summit County

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Offering the most varied inventory throughout Frisco, Breckenridge and Keystone areas. We know our properties inside and out so don't hesitate to call us if you need help finding the perfect... Read More

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For the Whole Family: Bighorn Rentals has properties all around Frisco big enough to hold the whole family. Lodging options include units that can hold a group as small as two or as large as 15. Many units also include hot tubs, the perfect way to unwind after long, activity-filled day.
Day 2
Breakfast

Log Cabin Cafe

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We have an extensive breakfast and lunch menu to please all tastes and appetites. Whether you are looking for a stick to your ribs, home style meal, or a healthy alternative, we offer it all at... Read More

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Enjoy the Homemade Biscuit: Get a good, hearty breakfast to start your day at the Log Cabin Cafe. This local diner has been serving wholesome, home-cooked food for over 40 years here in Frisco. Their menu includes sweet and savory breakfast dishes, including pancakes as big as your head and chicken fried steak with a homemade biscuit.
Activity

Snow Tubing

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Head over to the Frisco Adventure Park and ride the lanes at our tubing hill. There are six lanes with varying steepness. Make sure the little ones are at least 36 inches tall and comfortable riding in their own tube.
Lunch

Deli Belly's

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Grab some sandwiches or hot dogs at Deli Belly for a quick and delicious lunch. Make sure you have cash on you, since it is cash-only at the restaurant. Read More

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Hot Dog Time: Grab some sandwiches or hot dogs at Deli Belly for a quick and delicious lunch. It's cash only so make sure to bring your wallet.
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Tumble Bubbles

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These human hamster balls are a fun and different way to play on the snow out at the Frisco Adventure Park.
Dinner

The Uptown On Main

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Located in the heart of Main Street, Uptown on Main is a big restaurant with a big menu. The whole family will find something they’ll enjoy at this restaurant, with dishes ranging from burgers to... Read More

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Big Menu: Located in the heart of Main Street, Uptown on Main is a big restaurant with a big menu. Everyone in the family will find something they’ll enjoy at this restaurant, with dishes ranging from burgers, to pizza, to seafood.
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The Sunny Side Up Studio

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The Sunnyside Up Studio offers affordable drop-in make and take art projects, workshops and scheduled classes for the whole family. You can even drop the kiddos off for an hour to create while... Read More

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Make-and-Take Art: Located on the corner of 3rd Avenue and Main Street in downtown Frisco, The Sunnyside Up Studio offers affordable drop-in make-and-take art projects, workshops and scheduled classes for the whole family. You can even drop the kiddos off during “Kid-Free Happy Hour."
Lodging

The Grand Hotel, Ascend Collection

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Discover a gorgeous mountain town retreat at the Grand Hotel, Ascend® Collection in Frisco, CO. Enjoy impeccable service, upscale accommodations and the beauty of great outdoors at our hotel in the... Read More
Day 3
Breakfast

Butterhorn Bakery & Cafe

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From the County's ski area employees to a family from the East, the Butterhorn has been the escape of the $8 cheeseburger. Leaving everyone to enjoy wholesome, reasonably priced food, where... Read More

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Pick Up Pastries:

A favorite among locals and tourists alike, Frisco’s local Butterhorn Bakery has delicious pastries and a great cafe where they serve up the goods for breakfast. 

Activity

Ski and Ride Lessons at the Frisco Adventure Park

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The Frisco Adventure Park is a great spot for beginner skiers and riders. Take a lesson with one of the certified instructors from Copper Mountain or use our bunny slopes to perfect your technique before going to the big resorts. Rentals are not available at the Adventure Park, so make sure you bring your equipment; there are many rentals shops in Frisco to choose from.
Lunch

Ollie's Pub and Grub

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Whether you are in town for a couple days or have lived in Summit County your entire life people feel welcome and comfortable every time they visit the pub and grub. We consider our customers... Read More

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Grub and Brew: You’ll find delicious burgers, sandwiches, salads, and pub fare at Ollie’s Pub and Grub. Ollie’s is a sports bar, so it’s the perfect spot to watch the big game and enjoy a Colorado craft brew. There is also a game room for kiddos to enjoy, including a pool table, shuffle board and arcade games.
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Free Sledding Hill at the Frisco Nordic Center

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Bring your sleds over to the Frisco Nordic Center for some sledding! The hill is free, so hang out and play as long as you want. Be sure to take your sleds back home with you.
Dinner

2 Below Zero

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A delightful sleigh ride through a majestic Rocky Mountain landscape in Frisco, serving Breckenridge, Copper... Read More

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3-Course Dinner: This little-over-two-hour adventure includes a 3-course dinner and live music show. Two below Zero operates out of the Frisco Adventure Park. Dinner departure times are 5:15pm and 7:45pm. They also offer shorter hot-cocoa rides at 4:00pm.
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Frisco Escape Room

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You will receive backstory in which you are a main character and then you and your team enter a themed room. In the room you'll encounter a series of locks, hidden items, clues, secret... Read More

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Beat the Clock!: Frisco Escape Room is a fully immersive interactive game experience. Can you solve the puzzle in the 60-minute time limit? Get creative and work together to find the hidden objects, figure out the clues and beat the clock! There are a variety of rooms and mysteries to solve, with some puzzles inspired by actual historical events in Frisco.
Lodging

Summit Mountain Rentals

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Full-service property management company offering high-quality vacation lodging. Read More

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Diverse Mix of Places to Lay your Head: Summit Mountain Rentals offers a diverse mix of rentals, ranging from condos to mountain lodges, for your ski vacation.
Day 4
Breakfast

The Breakfast Deli

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Come in and start your morning off with one of our homemade breakfast burritos, cinnamon rolls, croissants, biscuit and gravy, or sausage roll. Read More

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Breakfast Burritos: This Morning-only nook (they are open 6am to 11am) offers breakfast burritos, croissants and other simple bites, plus coffee. A great grab-and-go option for people who want a delicious start to their day!
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Frisco Historic Park

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Go back in time as you wander through Frisco's Historic Park & Museum. There are 11 historic buildings to explore throughout the park, including Frisco's old schoolhouse, jail and a traditional... Read More

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Historic Park Passport: Go back in time as you wander through Frisco’s Historic Park & Museum. There are 11 historic buildings to explore throughout the park, including Frisco’s old schoolhouse, jail and a traditional tee-pee from the Ute Tribe. Cost of entry is free!
Lunch

Taqueria

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Affordable, delicious tacos the whole family will love! Make sure you save room for the yummy corn bread as well. Currently serving lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, opening at 11am. Read More

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Get the Corn Bread: Affordable, delicious tacos the whole family will love! Make sure you save room for the yummy corn bread as well. Currently serving lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, opening at 11:00am.
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Next Page

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At Next Page, we strive to keep our focus on the traditional strengths of an independent bookseller - a great selection of books, personalized and friendly service, a knowledgeable staff, and a... Read More

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Music Time: Next Page Books and Nosh is Frisco’s local bookstore with a cafe attached. Peruse the book selection, grab a nice cup of tea and enjoy one of Frisco’s favorite local shops! Every Wednesday, join legendary Randall McKinnon as he sings all the songs you know by heart from 4:30pm. to 6:30pm. They have happy-hour beer and wine specials as well as great company.
Dinner

Greco's Pastaria

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Relaxed locale for pizza, pasta, made-from-scratch sauces and hearty pub fare with TVs and full bar including beer and wine on tap. They offer happy hour, and dinner services daily. Gluten-free... Read More

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Made-From-Scratch Sauce: Relaxed locale for pizza, pasta, made-from-scratch sauces and hearty pub fare with TVs and a full bar. They offer happy hour and dinner services daily. Gluten free pizzas and pastas are available.
Activity

Gatherhouse

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GatherHouse is an artist studio and gallery located in the heart of the mountains. We specialize in teaching glassblowing classes and spreading the love of glass to the many visitors to our... Read More

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Take a Glassblowing Class: GatherHouse Glassblowing Studio + Gallery is a local studio in town that offers glassblowing classes to all levels and glassblowing demonstrations on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 2:00pm. to 6:00pm.
Lodging

Colorado Rocky Mountain Resorts

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Here at Colorado Rocky Mountain Resorts we understand what makes the best vacation possible for you, your family, small business group and friends. It starts and ends with the best and most... Read More

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Find the Perfect Property for Your Family: Colorado Rocky Mountain Resorts offers a wide selection of vacation rental properties in Summit County. The whole family can comfortably stay under one roof for your vacation.