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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

A-Basin Taps into the Heart of Off-Piste Adventure

After opening the legendary Montezuma Bowl in 2007, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, located just outside of Keystone and Breckenridge, has not added any new terrain in the last ten years. Sure, they have done some great improvements to the lodge area, and brought in new opportunities for gear and rentals, but a decade later, with […]

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3 More Ways to Get Around Colorado Ski Towns Without Your Car

Picking out lodging, activities, and restaurants are all fun aspects of planning a ski vacation. Deciding on transportation, however, is not. It can be a hassle trying to decide how to get from airports to resorts, or how to leave the resort to do some sightseeing without renting a car for entire stay. Thankfully, you […]

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Here Are The Best Season Pass Deals for 2017-2018

If you’re even an occasional skier or snowboarder, you really should consider investing in a season pass. Though they may seem pricey at first, season passes are one of the best ways to save money on winter sports. Mountains and resorts have banded together to offer huge discounts on lift tickets if you’re willing to […]

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A-Basin Adds Thrilling Backcountry Terrain

If you’re an expert skier who’s looking for a new challenge, a thrilling place to ski, and a true mountain adventure, you’ll love the backcountry terrain addition to Arapahoe Basin ski resort. This 468-acre expansion puts Arapahoe Basin in the big leagues when it comes to expert skiing destinations. Beautiful, Adventurous Terrain This terrain isn’t […]

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Above Average Snowpack in the Rockies

Anytime is the perfect time to plan a ski trip to the Rockies. Whether you and the kids have time off from school, you and your buddies have a break from college, or whether you just aren’t ready to say goodbye to an amazing season, from March through April is a great time to get in a […]

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Enjoy Spring Break Events and Tremendous Spring Skiing at Breckenridge

After a long winter are you feeling the itch of Spring Fever? In Summit County, the mountains are especially beautiful with a canvas of color as the days become longer, the sun shines a little brighter and the season begins to change. With lodging discounts and four fun packed weeks of Breckenridge Spring Skiing, spring […]

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Smaller Ski Areas That Offer Unique Amenities

Looking for fresh tracks in untouched powder five days after the last storm? Sick of standing in lift-lines for half your visit? Ready to apres with the locals and get the inside scoop on, well, everything? How about free parking, affordable tickets, rentals and lessons? If any of these things sound like your ideal vacation, […]

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Three Top Ski Boots to Try This Season

When you really get into skiing, improve your skill, and start to hit the slopes more often, you need to take a look at your equipment. When you first start out, all you care about is staying up and getting down the slope without any incidents, but as you get better you want better equipment, […]

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10 Free Activities at Colorado Ski Resorts

Who says a winter vacation has to be expensive? Here are 10 free activities to enjoy at Colorado ski resorts this winter. Snowcat rides at Copper Mountain Score a backcountry experience without the half-day hike. Take advantage of Copper’s free Snowcat rides to Tucker Mountain and sink your skis (or boards) into Copper’s best alpine back bowls. […]

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Snow Tubing in Colorado

While skiing is the most popular winter sport, there are other ways to enjoy the beauty and thrill that snowy slopes provide. Snow tubing  is an exciting family-friendly activity that provides both the chills and the thrills. Below you’ll find a list of the places in Colorado to enjoy this simple snow adventure. Copper Mountain Copper […]

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