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Ski Colorado this winter! Known for the large amounts of snowfall, Colorado has been a top ski vacation state for decades. Many of the popular ski resorts in Colorado are close to Interstate 70 and a scenic drive from Denver International Airport, making them some of the most convenient and easy-to-get-to ski resorts in the country.

What Makes Colorado Skiing So Unique

With 28 resorts, it's not hard to understand why Colorado is known for its winter sports and vacations. And many of the resorts share their lift tickets and season passes, so you can enjoy different ski and snow sport atmospheres on the same vacation. Lodging at Colorado resorts range from at-resort and slope-side lodging to yurts, cabins, ski chalets, cottages, to standard hotel and motel accommodations, to luxurious accommodations like vacation rental mountain homes and luxury condominiums. Ski-in / ski-out lodgings are common, especially in areas like Vail, Beaver Creek, and Summit County, where an entire village area and network of small villages is designed for skiing and snow sports, offering shuttle services for your convenience.

Major Ski Resorts

The top ski resorts in Colorado include the cluster of four Summit County resorts known as Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin. Each of these resort areas are located in resort towns, with restaurants, lodging, and more things to do all right in a small village area.

Colorado's top quality ski resort network of Aspen \ Snowmass, Beaver Creek, and Vail (with transportation between them) have shared lift tickets and passes. These resorts are usually a little more expensive, however, you should ski here during your lifetime. They are that epic.

Additional ski resorts in central Colorado include Crested Butte, Loveland, Echo Mountain, Monarch MountainSki Cooper, Granby RanchWinter Park, Sunlight Mountain, and to the north Steamboat Springs. Some of these smaller resorts will be less expensive, but no less unworthy than the rest.

On the Western slope, you'll find Durango Mountain Resort, Wolf Creek, Silverton, Powderhorn, and world-famous Telluride. We love these resorts because they are typically less crowded, less expensive, and you have no idea how beautiful western Colorado is until you see if for yourself.

Vacation Coupons—What We Do

In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Colorado offers other activities like snowshoeing, sledding, sleigh rides, snowcatting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, and a variety of ski racing competitions and festivals for vacationers of all ages to enjoy. Truly endless possibilities—browse through the ski resorts found on this site, all of which have deals and discounts. We have also included helpful information about the area, restaurants and dining experiences, tours and activities, weather, and directions.

Featured Blog Posts

Going on a Family Ski Vacation? Save by Renting Your Equipment

If you are in the midst of planning a family ski vacation, you’re probably feeling super-excited about your upcoming trip. You might be anxious to go out and purchase all of the newest and best ski equipment so that you and your family will be prepared, but that is one thing that you might want […]

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5 Ways to Ski and Ride Aspen Snowmass for Less

The Aspen Snowmass ski area is world-famous for good reason. Set deep within the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, the ski resort offers access to four incredible mountains set between two picturesque towns. Aspen Snowmass strikes a perfect balance between sophisticated skiing/riding/après and historic charm – it’s an ideal winter vacation destination that you’ll remember for a […]

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This Season’s Colorado Ski Resort Upgrades

Besides helping you save loads of cash during your winter vacations, one of our favorite activities here is to provide you with all of the news about ski resort upgrades happening each season. This year, Colorado leads the pack with the latest in ski tech, as well as on-mountain improvements to elevate your ski experience. Here are […]

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Keystone Adds Value and Fun to Family Holiday Vacations

Keystone Resort in Colorado offers an ideal winter holiday getaway where skiers and riders enjoy world-class mountain and facilities, lots of snow, and 2,700 skiable acres of terrain across all three of the resort’s peaks. While guest will at any time during the ski season, the holidays are a great time for families to visit […]

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Affordable Learn to Ski & Snowboard Packages in the West

January marks the annual Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month at ski resorts across the country. For budget-conscious skiers, this is a great time to introduce a friend to the sport you love by taking advantage of the many affordable package deals offered for beginners. Here’s a quick list of some of the popular Learn […]

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How to Rent Snowboard Equipment

Snowboard gear is expensive. If you plan to go only a few times a year, you might want to look into renting your gear. It is fairly inexpensive, you won’t have to store your gear in the off-season, and snowboard equipment rental is relatively simple. Nearly all ski shops carry snowboard equipment, and if you […]

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A Few of the Most Popular Terrain Park Features

A terrain park is a dedicated area where skiers and snowboarders alike go to perform tricks. Enthusiasts of terrain parks range from beginner to expert riders and there are always new tricks to learn or invent, making the possibilities endless! Most resorts around the U.S. today have multiple terrain parks varying in difficulty, so whether […]

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Get Insider Savings with Exclusive Deals at SkiCoupons.com

We know you – you save your vacation days for the first snowfall, and head for the mountains to slash downhill. There’s no better way for you to spend the day. But whether you frequent your favorite ski resort, or prefer a new adventure at each turn, skiing and snowboarding requires an investment in time […]

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4 Family Friendly Resorts That Offer Great Ski Schools

Ski school is perhaps one of the best phrases in education. Who wouldn’t love going to school outside, in the beautiful mountain snow, just to learn to ski … or snowboard? If you’re looking for great places to ski as family with a great ski school for your kiddos, check out these resorts. Beaver Creek […]

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This Ski Season Gets a Jump Start!

In the race to see which ski resorts will be the first to open, the West usually gets all of the press. This year, to the surprise of many, Killington Resort in Vermont kicked off the ski season in North America on its opening day, October 19. Ski resorts around the nation are following in […]

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