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, 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

5 Colorado Mountains to Ski on the Epic Pass

Much like the changing of the clock each Spring, the annual spring sale of the Epic Pass is becoming a tradition that marks the closing of one ski season and starts the planning for the next. For those who are already day dreaming of next season’s multiple ski getaways, the Epic Pass provides such a […]

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All Aboard to Revive the Historic Winter Park Ski Train

Winter Park Resort celebrated its 75th Anniversary by going back to its railroad roots with round-trip ski train rides from Denver on March 14 & 15, 2015. Ticket sales were announced for the March 14th trip in late February and sold out in a day.  An additional date was announced, and that sold out within hours. With […]

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You Get a Brand New Pair of K2 Skis!

We serve people who love to ski, and live to ski. And those of you with good jobs work hard to get enough time off to ski more. The only thing better than skiing for Ski Coupons members, is free skiing, and free gear to go along with the all the swooshing and slicing. One […]

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Save on Lift Tickets With Early Epic Pass Buy

The frenzy to grab the early release of the 2015-2016 Epic Pass is on – and for good reason. If you plan to ski or ride more than four days next winter, plan on getting in on this sale, it’s too good to pass up! Here’s why: All Access to 11+ World-Class Ski Resorts With […]

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5 Reasons to Ski North American vs. European Resorts

The French have their champagne, but we’ve got Champagne Powder ® It’s not just a brand, but a for-reals thing, and North American ski resorts get lots of it. Skiers are hooked on carving through the legendary dry fluffy white stuff in Steamboat, Banff and many other regions up and down the Rocky Mountain range. […]

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Day Tripping With Benefits for Colorado Commuters

We in Colorado are fortunate to live near one of the most beautiful mountain regions on the planet. But locals know that with traffic and cramped vehicles on I70 on Sunday, commuting between Denver and the mountains can make for a very long ski day. Now locals have a base camp to break up the […]

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6 Ways to Après

One of the best aspects of ski culture is the après – what you do after a day of skiing and riding. Ask anyone what their ideal après looks like, and you’ll get responses as diverse as the people you’re asking: It could be relaxing by a cozy fire with friends, partying with celebs, or […]

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Powderhorn’s $5M in Upgrades Increases Local’s Love

Powderhorn Mountain Resort is getting ready for its biggest upgrade in two decades by investing $5M in improvements for 2016 that includes a new chairlift, snowmaking, mountain biking trails and off-season lift service. The 48-year-old struggling ski area was purchased in 2011 for $1.4 M by the Gart brothers (of Gart Sports) and their business […]

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Ski Free This Season with Lift Ticket Giveaways

Wouldn’t it be great to get one or two more trips in this season, and not have to pay for the extra lift tickets? Or perhaps you’d like to treat some friends to ride with you, without quadrupling your bill? The good news is that this year you can, and it’s all legit. One way […]

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A Primer for the Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail Valley

The FIS World Ski Championships couldn’t happen at a better time in Colorado. With $58M worth of improvements at Beaver Creek and Vail last summer, and two local competitors, Vail Valley is primed to host the exciting event and accommodate the big crowds. The races kicked off on February 3 and run through February 15 […]

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