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Colorado

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, snowcat rides, 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

Best Ski Resorts for Powder Days and Lively Nights

As your next ski trip approaches, avid skiers find themselves growing excited in anticipation of the ski season. Whether an expert skier, a playful snowboarder, or trying the bunny hill for the first time, the boundless choices of ski resorts can make for a difficult decision. Many fun-loving skiers are finding themselves choosing a resort based […]

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Planning a Ski Vacation? Consider Vail, Colorado

A ski vacation is fun for everyone, whether you’re going with your special someone, a group of friends, or your family, everyone is sure to have a fantastic time. Skiing is unique. No other activity can duplicate the thrill you experience on a skiing adventure. It combines fun, excitement, thrills, and beauty into one amazing activity […]

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A-Basin’s New Surprises Highlight its Classic Character

In central Colorado, anticipation was at an all-time high this season. With three early season snow storms helping out, and snow guns blasting sweet white potential every night, powderhounds are rejoicing that Arapahoe Basin has fired up their lifts for its 70th season. And this year is going to be epic. Averaging 350 inches of snow per year, […]

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Ski Like a VIP with Ski Butlers Rental Delivery

Want to make your ski vacation hassle and worry free this season? Of course you do! But why not upgrade your trip with some pampering? Ski Butlers’ rental delivery service will help you do that, affordably. This is how it works. You reserve your ski or snowboard package online before your trip; no hauling skis […]

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The Epic Pass Adds Access to Four European Countries

The Epic Pass from Vail Resorts has always been one of the best lift ticket values in the United States. If you’re not familiar with it, the benefits are many. This year’s Epic Pass offers unlimited access to all of these resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin in Colorado, Park City in Utah, […]

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10 Places To Ski In The West That Should Be On Your Bucket List

Where should you go skiing this winter? The Western USA and Western Canada are loaded with excellent resorts where you can find world-class powder, diverse terrain, and high-altitude drops. There are so many good mountains that it can be hard to choose. Here are 10 top places to ski in the West, and why they should […]

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3 Reasons Why Winter Park Should Be On Your Ski Trip Short List

When people think of Colorado, skiing is almost always at the forefront of their minds. Everyone knows the Rocky Mountains are the perfect setting for amazing winter vacations. But, where should you start when it comes to deciding where to ski? Winter Park is one of our favorites, and here are three reasons Winter Park […]

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Who Will Get First Chair? Ski Season Opening Dates 2016-2017

There’s no doubt that soon after the hues in the tree lines turn orange, red and yellow, winter fans across the continent start looking forward to the first snowflakes to grace the mountain tops, and to the unofficial start of the ski season 2016-17. Ski season opening dates 2016 go into full swing now! That time has […]

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Eldora Mountain Resort’s New Owner Has Big Plans

Recently Eldora Resort sold to Powdr Corp, a family owned company that already owns Copper Mountain, which is also in Colorado, as well as several other ski resorts in other states. Eldora’s new owner, Powdr owner and CEO John Cumming,  chose Colorado to expand the company’s presence in the Rocky Mountains by serving as an entry […]

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The Winter Park Ski Train is Back on Track

After a seven-year absence, Winter Park Resort and Amtrak are reviving the weekend ski train service between the resort and Denver’s Union Station. Beginning in 1940 and continuing for almost 70 years, the Winter Park Express transported countless skiers between Denver and Winter Park until it’s closure in 2009. Now the Winter Park ski train […]

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